World Cup 2010, Netherlands Vs. Cameroon: Robin Van Persie Puts Dutch Up 1-0

It took 37 minutes, but the Netherlands finally broke through Cameroon, the first time they’ve scored in the first half in this year’s World Cup.

Rafael van der Vaart ball through the left side of Cameroon’s defense put Robin van Persie in on Souleymanou Hamidou, the Arsenal striker sliding a right-footed shot under the Cameroon `keeper, giving Holland a 1-0 lead.

With a draw, the Netherlands clinch first place in Group E.

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