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Arjen Robben scored in stoppage time to give the Netherlands a 3-2 exhibition victory Wednesday night and leave Stuart Pearce with a losing debut as England's coach.
Robben put the Dutch in front in the 57th minute, picking up possession inside his own half, racing forward and slotting the ball past goalkeeper Joe Hart.
Substitute Klaas-Jan Huntelaar added his 31st goal in 50 international appearances, powering a header into the net within two minutes and knocking heads with Chris Smalling in the process.
Gary Cahill began England's comeback in the 85th minute, and Ashley Young lifted the ball into the net five minutes later.
Robben was set up for the go-ahead goal by Mark van Bommel.
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Arjen Robben scored in stoppage time to give the Netherlands a 3-2 exhibition victory Wednesday night and leave Stuart Pearce with a losing debut as England's coach. Robben put the Dutch in front in the 57th minute, picking up possession inside his own half, racing forward and slotting the ball past goalkeeper Joe Hart.
Stuart Pearce got off to a losing start as England's coach, with Arjen Robben scoring in stoppage time to give the Netherlands a 3-2 exhibition victory Wednesday night.