Van Persie praises Van Gaal after 5-1 thumping of Spain
Dutch striker Robin van Persie praised coach Louis van Gaal for the way the coach sent out the Netherlands' international side in yesterday's 5-1 drubbing of World Champions Spain.
Van Persie and Arjen Robben were both on fire during the match, with each player scoring a brace. Robin van Persie admitted that he was surprised how well the Dutch team performed yesterday.
"This is incredible and inexplicable," Van Persie told Voetbal International. "For us, this is a dream come true and we have to enjoy it -- everyone in Holland must, too.
"This is because of the coach. He has prepared us great and he predicted how the game would go. It's incredible, because it was exactly as he and the staff predicted for us."