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Australia 2-3 Netherlands: Van Gaal's men edge five-goal thriller logo 18-06-2014

Netherlands have maintained their perfect start at the World Cup after edging out Australia 3-2 in a pulsating encounter in Porto Alegre.

Oranje forward Arjen Robben opened the scoring after 20 minutes with a superb run from the halfway line, before Tim Cahill equalised within a minute.

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Australia captain Mile Jedinak then converted a second-half penalty after a Netherlands handball, before the European nation took the lead with strikes from Robin van Persie and Memphis Depay.

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