Oranje Wednesday’s 2 for 1: Germany impress in Dutch win

Holland 1 – Germany 2 (Group B Euro 2012, June 13, 2012) (Alternative highlights, More highlightsMesut Ozil tested Stekelenburg in the 7th with a volley that hit the post. Muller and Schweinsteiger combined tidily 25-yards from the Dutch goal in the 23rd, and Bastien beautifully rolled a pass into Mario Gomez who turned and scored. Germany moved 2-up in the 38th minute when Schweinsteiger again pulled the strings with a pass into Mario Gomez on the right side of th ebox, and the in-form forward lashed  a beauty into the far post. With less than 20 minutes remaining Holland got back in the match as Robin van Persie was allowed to advance to the edge of the D and the striker blasted a beauty with his chocolate leg.

Ball Popping: Joachim Löw plays a prank on a ballboy.

In GIFs: Mario Gomez’s first half brace (Germany) v Holland

Ouch! Arjen Robben has his head stapled during Germany defeat.

Post-match interview: Dirk Kuyt.