Netherlands defeats Turkey 2-0
AA PhotoThe Netherlands beat Turkey 2-0 yesterday in their opening match in the 2014 World Cup D group, daily Hürriyet has reported.
Robin van Persi and Luciano Narsingh scored the goals for the Netherlands to give the team a home victory over Turkey.
The Dutch, who lost 4-2 to neighboring Belgium in a friendly last month, have remained undefeated in 22 World Cup qualifying matches.
Their last defeat was in 2001 when Jason McAteer sealed Ireland’s win, a defeat which kept them out the 2002 World Cup, the only time the Netherlands has missed the tournament since 1986.