Former Netherlands national team goalkeeper and Manchester United, Edwin Van Der Sar, while a news conference his visit to Jakarta, Wednesday (16/6/2012) night.
Netherlands football Legend, Edwin van der Sar, claiming his country’s national team was eliminated was shocked in the group phase of the 2012 European Championship. According to him, the results were influenced by the problems before the final round.
Netherlands end the group phase as the gatekeeper of the 2012 European Championship Group B with a value of zero, result 1-0 defeat of Denmark (9/6/2012), 1-2 from Germany (13/6/2012), and 1-2 from Portugal (17/6/2012).
Before the match Netherlands-Portugal, Real Madrid’s Van der Sar said his country is almost impossible in the quarter-finals, remember to enter the quarter-finals should win at least the Netherlands 2-0 and on other action, Germany win over Denmark.
“I was surprised. We’ve seen a problem before (European Cup). The problem appears to be in preparation for the tournament. One or two of our players could not appear and some of the players (who entered national team) has recovered from injury. Later, during the tournament, some part of the team do not work together, “said Van der Sar to RCTI, Senin (18/6/2012) early morning WIT.
“These disappointing results, after our achievement of these last few years. I think the goalkeeper Vorm play well, but the overall performance in the second half under expectations, “he added.
After playing in a match against Denmark and Germany, Captain Mark van Bommel is reserved on action against Portugal. According to Van der Sar, that is probably the international career Zeeuw.
“I thought, this is the final journey Zeeuw in the national team. There will be one or a change in the national team, “pillowcase Edwin Van der Sar.
Against Portugal, Netherlands excelled through Rafael van der Vaart’s 11th at the minute. Portugal responded with two goals from Cristiano Ronaldo (minutes of the 28th, and 74).