Van Nistelrooy picked up a slight thigh injury which forced him to be substituted at the interval as the Dutch clinched their place in Austria and Switzerland with a 1-0 win over Luxembourg on Saturday.
Van der Sar heads back to Manchester United as per the terms of his agreement with national coach Marco van Basten. The goalkeeper only plays in games where something is at stake so returns to his club with Holland´s place in the finals now assured.
Copyright (c) PA Sport 2007, All Rights Reserved.
Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms