Diagramming the Dutch
AMSTERDAM -- Will the Netherlands, the best team never to have won the World Cup, win it this summer?
Problem 1: The striker situation.
There's a fundamental gap in the Dutch tactics. Classical Dutch 4-3-3 soccer has always relied on a target man who can hold up play, get teammates involved and be strong in the air. This team is lacking in that area.
Robin van Persie is good in the air, but he roams too much and is injured at the moment. If he's even back in time he ...
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