Hockey: New Zealand VS Netherlands

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Olympic champions Netherlands defeated the Black Sticks in the World League semi-finals (5-2).

New Zealand VS USA at the 2012 London Olympics
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"The Dutch really showed us how it's done today and showed us up a little bit. It was a really classy effort and well done to them," NZ goal keeper Bianca Russell said.

The Netherlands will play against Germany in the final while the Black Sticks must endure a crucial match against Korea for the third place.

The winner between New Zealand and Korea will qualify for the 2014 World Cup.

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