Robin van Persie scored the first goal in the 5th minute already with a good header in the angle of the goal. Later Arjen Robben scored with a beautiful shot outside the area of the goalkeeper. The 3rd goal was made by Klaas-Jan Huntelaar with a smart shot from nearby the goalkeeper.
After the rest Jeffrey Bruma scored with a header from a corner. The next goal was made by Arjen Robben when he shot in the corner of the goal again. The last goal was from Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, also with a shot in the angle of the goal.
Latvia didn't have a lot of chances to score. They had some shots from a big distance and a header in the area of the goalkeeper. They got 2 corners in the whole match.
The Netherlands were playing good and had 74% ball possession. They (Ibrahim Afellay and Arjen Robben) also hit two times the woodwork and had a total of 25 attempts. They also had 680 pass attempts and completed 643 of them.