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France 4 - 0 Netherlands: Lemar and Mbappe to the fore as France crush 10-man Holland

Posted Thursday, August 31, 2017 by PA88 hits

Thomas Lemar and Kylian Mbappe underlined why they have had Europe's top sides chasing them all summer as they scored three goals between them in France's crushing 4-0 victory over Holland in a World Cup qualifier at the Stade de France. Lemar, who has been tracked by Liverpool and Arsenal in the close season, scored two goals after Antoine Griezmann's first-half strike, the first of them a p...Full Story »

Netherlands 5 - 0 Luxembourg: Sneijder scores on record-breaking appearance

Posted Saturday, June 10, 2017 by Goal.com72 hits

Wesley Sneijder was on target as he became the most-capped Netherlands international in a 5-0 World Cup qualifying win against minnows Luxembourg in Rotterdam on Friday. Coach Dick Advocaat was leading his country for the first time in his third spell in charge and Oranje were desperate for a victory, starting the game fourth in Group A, six points adrift of leaders France. Against such mode...Full Story »

Morocco 1-2 Netherlands: Promes and Depay shine as 10-man visitors hold on

Posted Thursday, June 01, 2017 by Goal.com78 hits

Quincy Promes scored once and set up another as 10-man Netherlands held on to record a 2-1 away victory over Morocco in Agadir. Interim boss Fred Grim was in charge before Dick Advocaat begins his third spell at the helm and he had to cope without key players Daley Blind, Arjen Robben, Kevin Strootman and Georginio Wijnaldum. But after handing a debut to Chelsea defender Nathan Ake, Grim saw...Full Story »

Netherlands sack manager Danny Blind following loss to Bulgaria

Posted Monday, March 27, 2017 by ESPN112 hits

Even before being sacked, Netherlands manager Danny Blind admitted qualifying for Russia 2018 would be a challenge. Netherlands have sacked coach Danny Blind in the wake of their World Cup qualifying loss to Bulgaria. The Dutch Football Association (KNVB) has called time on the former defender's reign after only 20 months and 18 matches. Saturday's 2-0 defeat in Sofia was Netherland's second ...Full Story »

Bulgaria 2 Netherlands 0: Delev brace leaves De Ligt and Oranje feeling blue

Posted Sunday, March 26, 2017 by Goal.com34 hits

Netherlands' hopes of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup were dealt a severe blow by a 2-0 defeat to Bulgaria as Matthijs de Ligt endured a debut to forget in Sofia. At just 17 years of age, the highly-rated Ajax central defender was the youngest player to turn out for Oranje since 1931, but it was a painful introduction to international football for a man who had made just 14 senior appearanc...Full Story »

Suarez: I miss the Netherlands

Posted Saturday, February 18, 2017 by foxsportsasia.com30 hits

Barcelona forward Luiz Suarez says he will not rule out a return to the Eredivisie in the future, claiming he misses the Netherlands. At the recent launch of his new clothing line the Uruguay international revealed his love for Amsterdam and the Dutch league where his professional football career launched him to stardome accross Europe. Suarez spent four and a half seasons in the Dutch top-f...Full Story »

Luxembourg 1-3 Netherlands: Depay double gives visitors victory

Posted Monday, November 14, 2016 by Goal.com44 hits

The out-of-favour Manchester United man ensured Danny Blind's side avoided embarrassment against the Group A minnows with two goals to wrap up all three points Memphis Depay came off the substitutes' bench to score a crucial double as Netherlands survived a major scare in 2018 World Cup qualifying to win 3-1 in Luxembourg. Arjen Robben put the visitors ahead a year to the day since his last Ne...Full Story »

Luxembourg 1 - 3 Netherlands: Memphis Depay nets twice as Holland see off Luxembourg

Posted Sunday, November 13, 2016 by PA60 hits

Memphis Depay scored two second-half goals to spare Holland's blushes in a 3-1 World Cup qualifying win in Luxembourg. Manchester United winger Depay struck in the 58th and 84th minutes after replacing Wesley Sneijder at the interval to lift Holland above Sweden into second place in Group A. It was a far from convincing display by Danny Blind's side, who opened the scoring after 36 minutes t...Full Story »

Luxembourg vs Netherlands - Must-win game for Holland

Posted Sunday, November 13, 2016 by PA32 hits

Holland know anything less than victory away to Luxembourg on Sunday will all but end their hopes of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup. Danny Blind's men head to the 8,000-capacity Stade Josy Barthel on the back of a 1-1 friendly draw against Belgium, which saw forward Vincent Janssen as well as midfielders Jeremain Lens and Stijn Schaars all get injured. The Netherlands, who failed to reach t...Full Story »

Robben receives Netherlands recall

Posted Friday, October 28, 2016 by fourfourtwo.com97 hits

After hitting form for Bayern Munich, Arjen Robben has returned to Danny Blind's Netherlands squad. Arjen Robben has been recalled to the Netherlands squad for their friendly against Belgium and a World Cup qualifier in Luxembourg. The Bayern Munich winger has earned 88 caps for his country, featuring at six major tournaments since making his debut in 2003. However, Robben has struggled wit...Full Story »

Netherlands 0 - 1 France: Paul Pogba's wondergoal ends Dutch unbeaten streak as France take control

Posted Monday, October 10, 2016 by PA85 hits

Paul Pogba scored a spectular long-range goal as France took control of Group A with a 1-0 win over Holland. Manchester United's world-record signing unleashed a dipping 30-yard strike in the first half to sink the Dutch at the Amsterdam ArenA, inflicting Holland's first World Cup qualifying loss since September 2001 - an unbeaten run of 33 matches. Pogba has found the net just once for Unit...Full Story »

Netherlands vs France - Holland boss Danny Blind hoping to exploit France's frailties

Posted Monday, October 10, 2016 by PA127 hits

Holland coach Danny Blind hopes to exploit the weaknesses he has pinpointed in France's team as Group A's top two sides go head-to-head in Monday's World Cup qualifier. While the Dutch were twiddling their thumbs this summer after failing to make it to Euro 2016, France were playing their way to the final on home soil but Blind does not see their opponents as being superior. Holland have drawn...Full Story »

Netherlands 4-1 Belarus: Promes breaks international duck with double

Posted Saturday, October 08, 2016 by Goal.com38 hits

Netherlands 4-1 Belarus: Promes breaks international duck with double   The Spartak Moscow winger found the back of the net twice as Oranje got themselves up and running in Group A of the 2018 World Cup qualifying phase on Friday evening Quincy Promes scored his first international goals as Netherlands sealed their first win of 2018 World Cup qualifying with a 4-1 victory over Belarus at...Full Story »

Netherlands 4 - 1 Belarus: Quincy Promes off the mark with a brace as Holland beat Belarus

Posted Friday, October 07, 2016 by PA14 hits

Quincy Promes scored his first two international goals as Holland overpowered Belarus 4-1 in their World Cup qualifier in Rotterdam. The Spartak Moscow winger struck twice in the first half to put the Dutch in control before Alexei Rios pulled one back in the Group A fixture. But any prospect of a fightback was swiftly extinguished by Davy Klaassen, and Vincent Janssen added a fourth for the h...Full Story »

Robben out of Netherlands qualifiers

Posted Friday, October 07, 2016 by Goal.com57 hits

Arjen Robben's miserable luck with injuries continued after he was ruled out of Netherlands' two upcoming World Cup qualifiers by head coach Danny Blind. The Dutch are due to face Belarus and France in the coming days and had hoped to have had Robben involved in some way for the Group A double-header. The winger missed a large chunk of last season with adductor problems and has been sideline...Full Story »

Netherlands vs Belarus - Blind: Holland can cope without Robben

Posted Friday, October 07, 2016 by PA56 hits

Holland manager Danny Blind believes his side have the ability to cope without Bayern Munich winger Arjen Robben when they look to kickstart their 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign at home to Belarus. The Oranje, who failed to reach the finals of Euro 2016, suffered a friendly home defeat to Greece before opening their Group A fixtures with a 1-1 draw away to Sweden, while Belarus earned a cre...Full Story »

Sweden 1 - 1 Netherlands: Holland frustrated as disallowed goal leaves them with a draw against Sweden

Posted Tuesday, September 06, 2016 by PA62 hits

Holland were left frustrated as a stoppage-time goal from Bas Dost was harshly ruled out to deny them victory in their opening 2018 World Cup qualifier in Sweden, which ended 1-1. The Oranje, who had failed to qualify for Euro 2016, failed to make the most of their first-half dominance as Sweden - starting life without long-time talisman Zlatan Ibrahimovic and under new head coach Jan Andersson...Full Story »

Sweden vs Netherlands - Janne Andersson confident new-look Sweden can impress

Posted Tuesday, September 06, 2016 by PA62 hits

A new-look Sweden squad will get their World Cup qualification campaign under way at home to Holland on Tuesday. Following a disappointing group stage exit at this summer's European Championships, talisman Zlatan Ibrahimovic, the country's all-time top scorer with 62 goals, decided to hang up his boots while experienced goalkeeper Andreas Isaksson, defenders Mikael Antonsson and Erik Johansson ...Full Story »

Special Cruyff tribute at Netherlands match

Posted Saturday, March 26, 2016 by Foxsports.com24 hits

The Netherlands' home friendly against France on Friday night marked the passing of Dutch great Johan Cruyff in a very special way. Cruyff, who also enjoyed memorable spells at Ajax Amsterdam and Barcelona, died of cancer aged 68 on Thursday. After 14 minutes of play, the match was stopped for a minute - a reference to the No 14 that Cruyff wore throughout his international career. It was sup...Full Story »

Kazakhstan 1 - 2 Netherlands : Holland claim first win under Danny Blind to keep Euro 2016 hopes alive

Posted Saturday, October 10, 2015 by PA18 hits

Danny Blind claimed his first victory as Holland manager as they defeated Kazakhstan 2-1 to keep their Euro 2016 qualifying hopes alive. The Dutch can only progress to France next summer via a play-off, with Iceland and the Czech Republic already through from Group A, and they began the evening trailing Turkey by two points in the race for third spot. However, with Turkey facing the Czechs lat...Full Story »

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