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Little bit of luck never hurts

Updated: July 2, 2010, 1:26 PM ET
By Jeff Carlisle | ESPN.com

JOHANNESBURG -- The Netherlands knew that a lot of breaks would have to go its way if it was to beat Brazil in the World Cup quarterfinal. Little did the Dutch know that the biggest assist would come from their uncharacteristically fragile opponent.

That the Dutch fully deserved their 2-1 win at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth can't be questioned. While the Netherlands kept its collective cool, Brazil eventually lost its composure after the game's turning point -- Felipe ...

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