Denmark 1 the Netherlands 0
The Dutch take 28 shots, far too many of which flashed just wide and a few that caught the frame, and lose when Ajax youth product Krohn-Dehli does the only thing several of his former teammates and Eredivisie rivals could not do.
NSC Man of the Match: Michael Krohn-Dehli
Germany 1 Portugal 0
In another match with many more chances than the final score lets on, a classy Gómez header in the late going puts Die Mannschaft in the early Group of Death driver's seat.
NSC Man of the Match: Mesut Özil
- Greg Seltzer