Ronald Koeman claimed his first victory as coach of the «orange». The Dutch defeated Portugal 3:0.
Portugal — Netherlands 0:3
Portugal: Lopes, Cancela, Fonte, Rolando (No, 46), Mário Rui Quaresma (Gelson Martins, 55), Adrien Silva (Hades, 46), Andre Gomes (André Silva, 46), Manuel Fernandes, Bruno Fernandes (João Mário, 78), Cristiano Ronaldo (Moutinho, 68)
Holland: Cillessen, Tete (til 78), de Ligt (PHOS-Mensah, 84), van Dijk, K, Villena (de Vrij, 67), van de Beek, Prepper Wijnaldum (de Roon, 68), Depay (Kluivert, 78), Babel (Berghuis, 84)
Fernando Santos decided to play polarisierung composition and miscalculated. The game in Geneva was held under the scenario of «orange». Almost one hundred percent chances. Although the advantage in terms of ball possession it was the Portuguese.
On 12 minutes the Dutch had their first attack. Van de Beek was shot. Memphis Depay (Lyon) immediately put the ball into the six 0:1. On 32 minutes, de Licht hung. Ryan Babel (Besiktas) flicked the ball into the far corner 0:2. In the last seconds of the first half, the Dutch brought the score to devastating. After filing with a penalty kick scored by Virgil van Dijk (Liverpool).
At the 61st minute of the «European Brazilians» were in the minority. João Cancela (leased inter from Valencia) has received a first yellow card.
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