Robin Van Persie follows with a knee injury for the match with Bulgaria

Robin Van Persie follows with a knee injury for the match with Bulgaria

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The Dutch national football team will Sunday in the all-important world cup kwalificatieduel with Bulgaria without Robin van Persie.

The 34-year-old attacker ran into the match Thursday against France a knee injury.

Van Persie was in the Stade de France in Paris as a substitute does not prevent that Orange won’t stand a chance with 4-0 crashed, so the team of coach Dick Advocaat should fear participating in the world cup next year in Russia.

Van Persie played against France in their first international match in two years time. The top scorer of all times of Orange (50 goals) was under the attorneys ‘ fees predecessor Danny Blind constantly out of the selection taken.

Van Persie has the training camp of the Netherlands have been abandoned. Lawyer calls no known replacement for the old hand.

The netherlands-Bulgaria starts Sunday at 18: 00 at the Johan Cruijff Arena in Amsterdam and is headed by the Greek referee Anastasios Sidiropoulos.


So can Orange after a loss against France in the world cup still get


In addition robin Van Persie is also missing Kevin Strootman against the Bulgarians, that Thursday with a 3-2 win in Sweden and Orange a great disservice.

The midfielder was during the match against France with two times yellow, and so red sent off the field. That resulted in Strootman automatically to a suspension for one duel.

Orange is on the fourth place in group A with ten points from seven games. Bulgaria has two points more, Sweden three. France is with sixteen points, the main candidate to feel like poulewinnaar for the world cup.

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