Van Persie starts for Netherlands against Hungary

(Sporting Alert) — Manchester United forward Robin van Persie starts in the forward line for the Netherlands in tonight’s World Cup European Group D clash against Hungary at Népstadion.

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Van Persie has been in fabulous scoring form so far this season for United and he was also on target in Holland’s last outing.

The new-look Dutch side also includes Inter Milan’s playmaker Wesley Sneijder and Bayern Munich’s attacker Arjen Robben for the contest tonight.

Amongst the substitutes are forwards Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, who knows his way around the box and every working Dirk Kuyt.

Fulham attacker Zoltan Gera will lead the way for the home side, while Vladimir Koman and Tamas Priskin are expected to provide valuable assistants.

Hungary v Holland

Hungary: Bogdan, Liptak, Vanczak, Juhasz, Korcsmar, Varga, Elek, Dzsudzsak, Gera, Koman, Priskin

Subs: Kiraly, Szalai, Halmosi, Szakaly, Jyombel, Gyurcso, Laczko, Koltai, Hajnal, Megyeri, Nemeth

Holland: Stekelenburg, Van Rhijn, Vlaar, Martins Indi, Willems, Clasie, Strootman, Sneijder, Narsingh, van Persie, Robben

Subs: Vorm, Janmaat, Heitinga, Mathijsen, Viergever, De Jong, Lens, Maher, Huntelaar, Emanuelson, Kuyt, Zoet

Referee: Pedro Proenca (Portugal)

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