The Dutch were lucky to take a 26th-minute lead after Ruud van Nistelrooy turned in Giovanni van Bronckhorst´s effort from an offside position.
Wesley Sneijder then celebrated his 24th birthday in style by adding his team´s second on the half-hour mark following a superb counter-attack.
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