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Holland outplayed us today: Canada coach


The Dutch celebrate their win on Saturday

Canada coach Glenn Hoag: "Holland outplayed us today in all aspects. We couldn't produce any offense, and we can't rely on one player all the time ... There are always lessons to be learned. We are going to go back and prepare for the next match."


Canada captain Fred Winters: "It's tough to lose ... We couldn't find the same energy as yesterday. It's so hard for us to score on broken plays and off-the-net passes."


Netherlands coach Edwin Benne: "Yesterday, I said I was pleased with the level of play, but we made too many mistakes. It was different today, this is why we sit here as the winner. Also, there was less pressure from the Canadian side."


Netherlands captain Johannes Bontje: "It was a great match today. We had a different day yesterday – today we recovered. We were able to push at the right moment."


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