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Holland's van Marwijk admits better team won

Holland boss Bert van Marwijk admits the better team got the result in the 2010 World Cup final.

The Oranje went down 1-0 to Spain in the final in Johannesburg on Sunday and although van Marwijk was devastated with the loss, admits the better team won.

"Obviously, we're devastated by the result," he said. "We were down to ten men but almost made it to penalties. You have to say the better team won, but losing the World Cup Final is hard to take. Spain created far more chances, but Arjen Robben twice came within inches of scoring for us. If he had, I think we'd have been world champions."

Andrew Slevison
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