In the opening fixture of Group B, Spain were humbled by the Netherlands in a rout nobody predicted. Goals from Stefan de Vrij, Arjen Robben, Robin Van Persie earned the Dutch all three points and made the mouthwatering prospect of a second round clash between the hosts and the world champions very real.

Having recently adopted a 5-3-2 formation, soon-to-be Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal was showered with praised by fans and pundits alike.

Fans of the Red Devils were quick to take to Twitter to dream of what could be under David Moyes’ successor.

However, other fans were quick to downplay the significance of the result to United.

Regardless, the shock result produced a number of memorable tweets.

Despite the victory, Van Gaal will be quick to restore focus amongst his charges for the fixture against Australia on Wednesday, while Spain will hope to return to winning ways against Chile.

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