Nigel de Jong in action for Netherlands.
Two second half goals were enough to give in-form Netherlands a 2-0 win over Chile as they topped Group B at the ongoing 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
The Dutch, who stopped Spain 4-0 and beat Australia 3-2, made sure they kept their one hundred per cent unbeaten record intact going into the knockout stage.
After dominating the first half, Holland playing minus the suspended skipper Robin van Persie , returned strongly to run rings around Chile.
Two minutes after replacing Wesley Sneijder, Leroy Fer put Netherlands ahead with a header from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner.
Fer’s goal followed a well taken Daryl Janmaat cross following a corner conceded by Claudio Bravo.
The South Americans fought back strongly trying to get an equalizer and witnessed Alexis Sanchez’s right foot shot was saved while Mauricio Isla’s right footed shot from outside the box in the 85th minute was blocked.
And two minutes deep into added time, Arjen Robben made a fast break and turned provider for Memphis Depay to score with a right footed shot from close-range when he sent the ball into the bottom right corner of the net.
Chile, who also qualify for the knockout stage after their wins over Spain and Australia, failed to penetrate the Netherlands defence.
Netherlands had Daley Blind booked, while Chile’s Francisco Silva also received a yellow card.