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Wales 1-2 The Netherlands
1990 World Cup qualifier
Date: 11 October, 1989

The star-stubbed Netherlands side beat Wales 2-1 in a 1990 World Cup qualifier in Wrexham.

The reigning European champions take a first-half lead as defender Graeme Rutjes scored his first and only international goal before substitute striker John Bosman doubled the lead after the break.

Wales full-back Mark Bowen scored a last-minute consolation for the hosts at the Racecourse Ground as the Netherlands topped the qualifying group while winless Wales were bottom.


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