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France 2 - 1 Netherlands: Giroud to the rescue for France as world champions make winning return to Paris

Posted Monday, September 10, 2018 by PA50 hits

France striker Olivier Giroud ended his 10-match goalless run with the winner as the world champions’ return to Paris for the first time since their summer success in Russia ended in a 2-1 victory over Holland.Ryan Babel looked to have spoiled the homecoming party in the capital with his first competitive international goal in 13 years to cancel out Kylian Mbappe’s opener in the Nati...Full Story »

France vs Netherlands - Deschamps wants to see France improvement

Posted Saturday, September 08, 2018 by PA55 hits

France boss Didier Deschamps wants his team to be sharper when they play Holland in the Nations League on Sunday. Les Blues got their campaign underway with a goalless draw in Germany in midweek, when Deschamps felt his players were slightly off the pace. France will play their first home match since winning the World Cup this summer when Holland visit the Stade de France and Deschamps is lo...Full Story »

Italy 1 - 1 Netherlands: Nathan Ake’s late leveller helps Holland draw against 10-man Italy

Posted Tuesday, June 05, 2018 by PA56 hits

Nathan Ake headed home his first international goal as Holland scrambled to force a draw with 10-man Italy in Turin.The hosts had looked on course to win this clash of two nations who had surprisingly failed to qualify for the World Cup when Simone Zaza marked his recall to the Azzurri squad with a goal off the bench.But, after Domenico Criscito was sent off, Holland were able to find a way thro...Full Story »

Italy vs Netherlands - Roberto Mancini hoping Italy can tighten up at the back

Posted Monday, June 04, 2018 by PA141 hits

New coach Roberto Mancini has promised Italy will get the defensive side of their game right ahead of Monday’s friendly against Holland.Italy lost 3-1 away to France in Nice on Friday night after beating Saudi Arabia 2-1 a few days earlier, Mancini’s first game in charge.“The game against France was very important for us and this too will help us learn for the future,” Ma...Full Story »

Dutch Police arrest 90 England fans ahead of Netherlands friendly

Posted Saturday, March 24, 2018 by Skysports.com85 hits

The number of England fans arrested in Amsterdam has risen to 90 Gareth Southgate condemns pre-match trouble involving England supporters and describes booing of Dutch national anthem as "unacceptable" Dutch Police arrested 90 England fans for public order breaches ahead of Friday's friendly against the Netherlands in Amsterdam. Police confirmed to Sky Sports News the number detained for offe...Full Story »

Netherlands 0 - 1 England: Lingard strike gives Southgate’s experimental England victory over Holland

Posted Saturday, March 24, 2018 by PA96 hits

Gareth Southgate’s men capped a promising display with a deserved victory as an experimental England side beat Holland 1-0 thanks to Jesse Lingard’s first international goal.Time is running out for players to prove their worth with the World Cup just three months away, while the Three Lions boss does not have many more opportunities to tweak with things ahead of the opener against Tu...Full Story »

Jack Wilshere to miss England's friendly against Netherlands

Posted Friday, March 23, 2018 by Skysports.com86 hits

Jack Wilshere has been ruled out of England's friendly with the Netherlands on Friday night in Amsterdam because of a knee injury described as "nothing serious". The Arsenal midfielder did not travel to Amsterdam with the rest of the squad but manager Gareth Southgate was upbeat on Wilshere's recovery. Wilshere was hoping to win his first cap in nearly two years in the World Cup warm-up friend...Full Story »

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

Posted Thursday, August 31, 2017 by PA168 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.com101 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.com126 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 ESPN142 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.com68 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.com48 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.com82 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 PA113 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 PA63 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.com115 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 PA122 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 PA148 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.com72 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 »

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