Euro 2012: Germany holds off the Netherlands

The Netherlands now sit on the brink of elimination after suffering their second loss of the tournament.

Netherlands v Germany - Group B: UEFA EURO 2012

KHARKOV, UKRAINE - JUNE 13: Mario Gomez of Germany scores their first goal past Maarten Stekelenburg of Netherlands during the UEFA EURO 2012 group B match between Netherlands and Germany at Metalist Stadium on June 13, 2012 in Kharkov, Ukraine. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Netherlands v Germany - Group B: UEFA EURO 2012

KHARKOV, UKRAINE - JUNE 13: Mario Gomez of Germany celebrates scoring the opening goal with team mates during the UEFA EURO 2012 group B match between Netherlands and Germany at Metalist Stadium on June 13, 2012 in Kharkov, Ukraine. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

Netherlands v Germany - Public Viewing: UEFA EURO 2012

BERLIN, GERMANY - JUNE 13: German soccer fans cheer during the match of their team's second match during the UEFA EURO 2012 group B match between Netherlands and Germany at a public viewing zone called 'fan mile' near the Brandenburg Gate on June 13, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. Germany won 2:1 versus Netherlands. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

Netherlands v Germany - Public Viewing: UEFA EURO 2012

BERLIN, GERMANY - JUNE 13: German soccer fans cheer during the match of their team's second match during the UEFA EURO 2012 group B match between Netherlands and Germany at a public viewing zone called 'fan mile' near the Brandenburg Gate on June 13, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. Germany won 2:1 versus Netherlands. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

Netherlands v Germany - Group B: UEFA EURO 2012

KHARKOV, UKRAINE - JUNE 13: Dirk Kuyt of Netherlands clashes with Sami Khedira of Germany during the UEFA EURO 2012 group B match between Netherlands and Germany at Metalist Stadium on June 13, 2012 in Kharkov, Ukraine. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Netherlands v Germany - Group B: UEFA EURO 2012

KHARKOV, UKRAINE - JUNE 13: Mario Gomez of Germany celebrates scoring their second goal during the UEFA EURO 2012 group B match between Netherlands and Germany at Metalist Stadium on June 13, 2012 in Kharkov, Ukraine. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

Netherlands v Germany - Group B: UEFA EURO 2012

KHARKOV, UKRAINE - JUNE 13: Mario Gomez of Germany celebrates scoring their second goal with Mesut Ozil of Germany during the UEFA EURO 2012 group B match between Netherlands and Germany at Metalist Stadium on June 13, 2012 in Kharkov, Ukraine. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

Netherlands v Germany - Group B: UEFA EURO 2012

KHARKOV, UKRAINE - JUNE 13: Bastian Schweinsteiger of Germany celebrates victory during the UEFA EURO 2012 group B match between Netherlands and Germany at Metalist Stadium on June 13, 2012 in Kharkov, Ukraine. (Photo by Lars Baron/Getty Images)

Netherlands v Germany - Group B: UEFA EURO 2012

KHARKOV, UKRAINE - JUNE 13: The German team celebrate victory during the UEFA EURO 2012 group B match between Netherlands and Germany at Metalist Stadium on June 13, 2012 in Kharkov, Ukraine. (Photo by Lars Baron/Getty Images)