Huntelaar gets starting spot for Netherlands
Netherlands striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar will start for the first
time at the European Championship.
Netherlands coach Bert van Marwijk still kept striker Robin van
Persie in the starting lineup alongside winger Arjen Robben,
playmaker Wesley Sneijder and creative midfielder Rafael van der
Vaart for a super offensive lineup. The Dutch need at least two
goals against Portugal to qualify for the quarterfinals.
Defensive midfielder Mark van Bommel and central defender John
Heitinga were left on the bench as Ron Vlaar got another call
Portugal left its starting lineup unchanged for the third