Just Like Brazil? Na ... Holland!

Last updated : 26 November 2014 By Footy Mad - Editor

Newcastle (and Holland) defender Daryl Janmaat says he sees a lot of the Dutch mentality at St James' Park.


Brazil 0-3 Netherlands
Netherlands 0-0 Argentina (Argentina win 4-2 on penalties)
Netherlands 0-0 Costa Rica (Netherlands win 4-3 on penalties)
Netherlands 2-1 Mexico
Netherlands 2-0 Chile
Australia 2-3 Netherlands
Spain 1-5 Netherlands

Daryl Janmaat (talking to the Gazette): “Sometimes, you just seem to get some momentum behind you and the results roll on and on.

“That is what happened with us with Holland in the World Cup.

"We started winning matches, and every time we went out onto the field, we had a feeling that we would win the game.

“We had a lot of confidence in ourselves, and that confidence comes from getting positive results and performances.

“That is what happened with Holland, and it is what is happening here at Newcastle now.

“A lot of people concentrated on our attacking in the summer (with Holland).

“Obviously, in the Spain game we scored a lot of goals, but we were very strong defensively and everything really started from there.

“A strong defence has to be the start for every team. I’m very satisfied with that side of our game.”