Marica relishing Holland showdown

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Ciprian Marica is not one to duck a challenge and the Romania striker is calling on Holland coach Marco van Basten to field his strongest team for Tuesday´s vital Group C clash in Bern.

With Holland´s place secure, Van Basten could be tempted to rest his star players and, although that could work to Romania´s advantage, Marica is not looking for any favours.

"I hope the Netherlands will respect the traditions of the game and play their best side," Marica said on

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