Blow by blow

27 min

Penalty! Stefan di Vrij catches the trailing foot of Diego Costa, who makes the most of it. Xabi Alonso makes it 1-0 from the spot.


David Silva denied by a superb save from Jasper Cillessen after a great ball from Andres Iniesta.


Oh, how costly that has proved! Robin van Persie equalises with a diving header to convert a wonderful floated ball by Daley Blind! 1-1.


No more 2010 nightmares for Arjen Robben. He’s exorcised those demons with a wonderful goal, finding space with his first touch and then finishing so well. 2-1.


It keeps getting worse. A lofted cross from Robben, van Persie smashes into Iker Casillas and de Vrij is there to head the ball over the line. Holland 3-1.


It’s getting embarrassing for Spain. Casillas dallies on a backpass, allowing the ball to get away from him and van Persie is there to slot home the fourth goal. 4-1.


It’s five. The World Cup holders have conceded FIVE in their opening game. Robben breaks, loses Sergio Ramos, dances around the hapless Casillas and smashes home another goal. What is going on?