WORLD CUP 2014 : Netherlands 2-1 Mexico

Netherlands 2-1 Mexico

Klaas-Jan Huntelaar and Wesley Sneijder scored late goals Sunday to give Netherlands a 2-1 victory over Mexico and a spot in the World Cup quarterfinals.

Huntelaar, who came on as a 76th-minute substitute for Robin van Persie, scored the winning goal from the penalty spot deep in injury time after Rafael Marquez brought down Arjen Robben in the area.

Giovani Dos Santos gave the Mexicans the lead in the 48th minute, but Sneijder equalized for the Dutch in the 88th.

The victory marked the first time in World Cup knockout round history that a team trailing in the 88th minute won in regulation.

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