Netherlands vs Japan: World Cup 2010 Live Twitter Coverage
Netherlands vs Japan (JPN): World Cup 2010 Group E Action Continues
Netherlands takes on Japan on June 19 at 1:30pm local time (11:30am GMT, 7:30aam EDT, 4:30am PDT) at Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban. We will be providing live Twitter coverage via SCAN- just click on the widget below to see a full detail page.
Both Netherlands and Japan easily qualified for this year's finals in South Africa, and both have won their respective opening matches. However, last time Japan encountered Netherlands on the pitch, the Dutch won 3-0. Will history repeat itself? If you're stuck without a TV, follow the match along with us so you don't miss any of the action!
Players to watch
Wesley Sneijder vs Kesuke Honda
After inspiring his side to victory over the Danes, Sneijder has further underlined his status as the conductor of the Oranje orchestra. The Inter Milan midfielder also played a pivotal role in their 3-0 friendly win over the Japanese, and his vision and precise passing will continue to cause headaches for the Asians. Honda, meanwhile, is thriving in his new attacking role and grabbed his team’s all-important goal against Cameroon. Having spent a season with VVV-Venlo, he will hope to utilise his knowledge of Dutch football to impress against his side’s illustrious opponents.
Kesuke Honda is now spending the Southern-Hemisphere winter season with vvv-vuvuzela.