Holland too strong for Belarus

The Dutch national team defeated Belarus in group 3 of the qualifying rounds for Euro 2004. Holland won with 2-0 in Minsk, through goals by substitute Overmars and Patrick Kluivert. Rafael van der Vaart played for the last fifteen minutes.

Holland now lead the group with 13 points from 5 matches, followed by the Czech republic with 10 from 4.

Patrick Kluivert is now Holland's top goalscorer of all times through his 68th-minute goal against Belarus. He has made 38 goals, one more than Dennis Bergkamp.

Belarus - Holland 0-2 (0-0). 62. Overmars 0-1, 68. Kluivert 0-2.

Belarus: Tumilovitsj; Gurenko, Ostrovsky, Lukhvitsj and Shtanyuk (90. Omelyanchuk); Shuneiko (75. Kovba), Belkavitsj, Kulchy and Lavrik; Romasjenko (51. Gleb) and Kutuzov.

Holland: Van der Sar; Reiziger (46. Bosvelt), Stam, Frank de Boer and Van Bronckhorst (60. Overmars); Seedorf, Van Bommel, Cocu and Zenden; Van Nistelrooij (76. Van der Vaart) and Kluivert.