Euro 2012 qualifier: San Marino 0-5 Netherlands

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Klaas-Jan Huntelaar grabbed a hat-trick as the Netherlands opened European Championship qualifying on Friday by coasting to a 5-0 victory at San Marino.

Dirk Kuyt opened the scoring from the penalty spot in the 16th minute before Huntelaar netted his first of the game with seven minutes left in the first half.

Huntelaar went on to complete his hat-trick and then Ruud van Nistelrooy found the target from close range in his first international match since Euro 2008.


San Marino: Aldo Simoncini; Fabio Vitaioli, Damiano Vannucci, Maicol Berretti, Alessandro Della Valle, Davide Simoncini (Simone Bacciocchi, 61); Carlo Valentini, Pier Filippo Mazza, Manuel Marani (Alex Gasperoni, 76); Andy Selva, Matteo Vitaioli (Nicola Ciacci, 82)

Netherlands: Maarten Stekelenburg; Gregory van der Wiel, Hedwiges Maduro, Joris Mathijsen, Erik Pieters; Nigel de Jong (Rafael van der Vaart, 45), Mark van Bommel; Dirk Kuyt (Ruud van Nistelrooy, 68), Wesley Sneijder, Eljero Elia (Ibrahim Afellay, 59); Klaas-Jan Huntelaar

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