|August 17th, 2008|
|M23||Pool B||8:30pm||AUS - NED||2 - 2 (0 - 0)||Final|
> Australia have taken on the Netherlands 10 times before at the Olympics, winning four, drawing one and losing five.
> At Athens 2004, the Dutch beat Australia 2-1 in the pool phase only to lose 2-1 AET in the gold medal match.
> Jamie Dwyer scored the winning goal for Australia in the Athens final, after goals from Ronald Brouwer (NED) and Travis Brooks (AUS).
> Taeke Taekema netted twice for Holland in the pool phase against Australia at Athens 2004 with Travis Brooks scoring for the Kookaburras.
> Australia saw eight different players score at least once at Beijing 2008.
> Taeke Taekma has scored 13 Olympic career goals, a record for players active at Beijing 2008.
> Grant Schubert (AUS) and Taeke Taekema (NED) have scored in three successive Olympic matches.
> Jamie Dwyer (AUS) has scored in two consecutive matches at Beijing 2008.
> Sander van der Weide (NED) has already collected three cards at Beijing 2008 (2 green, 1 yellow).