Netherlands 1 – 2 Germany

Man of the Match: Mario Gomez Two superb finishes from the Bayern Munich striker secured another three points for his side. He was a danger throughout and he is proving a handful in this tournament.

Netherlands verdict: It was claimed before Euro 2012 began that although Netherlands had a very strong attack they were suspect at the back. That was proved here as they again looked all at sea, but in truth their prowess in the other end of the pitch never came to the fore.

Germany verdict: Another efficient performance from the Germans who will fully deserve to top this group if they get a point against Denmark on Sunday.

Could do better: Jetro Willems It’s a bit harsh on the 18-year-old, but in truth he was chasing shadows and at fault for both of Germany’s goals. The loss of Erik Pieters to injury pre-tournament is looking a greater blow with every game.

Stat attack: Klaas-Jan Huntelaar and Miroslav Klose were the top two scorers in qualifying for Euro 2012, yet neither could get a place in the starting XI in either of their games.

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