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World Cup 2010: latest action

World Cup 2010: latest action
The Netherlands met Slovakia in Johannesburg to decide who would join Ghana, Uruguay, Germany and Argentina in the quarter finals of the 2010 World Cup. (Getty Images)
World Cup 2010: latest action
18 minutes into the match, Arjen Robben marked his return to the starting line up with an exquisite left footed shot, after he had twisted through three Slovakians marking him. (Getty Images)
World Cup 2010: latest action
Once they had the lead, the Dutch were rarely troubled as they sat back and soaked up what ever little pressure the Slovaks could apply. (Getty Images)
World Cup 2010: latest action
After the break, the Dutch came out with more intent, determined to wrap up their fourth win in a row at the World Cup. (Getty Images)
World Cup 2010: latest action
Six minutes from time, Dirk Kuyt collected a floated pass from captain Giovanni van Bronckhorst at the edge of the penalty box and crossed to Wesley Sneijder to score past the stranded keeper. (Getty Images)
World Cup 2010: latest action
In the fourth minute of injury time, Maarten Stekelenburg brought down Martin Jakubko and Robert Vittek stepped up to slot home a consolation goal for Slovakia. (Getty Images)
World Cup 2010: latest action
In the second match of the day, five time world champions, Brazil, took on Chile, cheered on by a confident set of fans, who fully expected a comfortable victory. (Getty Images)
World Cup 2010: latest action
For the first half hour, Chile were far from overawed by their more illustrious opponents, and Brazil were forced to dig deep to keep the scores level. (Getty Images)
World Cup 2010: latest action
But after 34 minutes, Los Seleção took the lead through a Maicon corner, which Juan met perfectly to power into Chile's goal. (Getty Images)
World Cup 2010: latest action
Four minutes later, Luis Fabiano added the second, this time through some typical samba football, as Robinho and Kaka combined to set him up. (Getty Images)
World Cup 2010: latest action
Chile threw caution to the winds and attacked desperately, but it was to no avail, as Robinho sealed the match for the Brazilians as he curled the ball past Claudio Bravo after Ramires cut through the Chilean midfield with a surging run. (Getty Images)
World Cup 2010: latest action
The Brazilians now face the Netherlands in a potentially thrilling quarter finals match, to decide who'll go through to the semi finals. (Getty Images)