Spain 1, Netherlands 0

Spain 1, Netherlands 0

Spain bested Netherlands in an overtime World Cup match. The Dutch team had been undefeated in 25 previous contests. Perhaps this was payback for Holland’s defeat of Spain in the Dutch War of Independence (1648).


Image (“Philip II over William of Orange, 1-0”) by Mike Licht. Download a copy here. Creative Commons license; credit Mike Licht,

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