see how the game went

The Netherlands confirmed that it’s no accident that they’ve the greatest assault in the Nations League elite and calmly beat Poland 2-0 this afternoon (22). The match befell in Warsaw.

The objectives in the match, legitimate for the fifth and penultimate spherical of the group stage of the event, had been scored by Gakpo and Bergween — one after the other.

The end result leaves Van Gaal’s aspect on 13 factors and heading in the right direction for the semi-finals of the Nations League: in the ultimate spherical, the Netherlands face Belgium, who’ve ten factors and will even end stage with their opponents to safe a spot in the subsequent part.

Lewandowski and Co., on the different hand, have misplaced any probability of qualifying and might be eradicated in the event that they lose to Wales in the ultimate spherical of the group stage. Poland has solely 4 factors in the desk.

The ultimate matches of this stage of the European event happen at the similar time and day: from 15:45 (Brazil time) subsequent Sunday (25).

Holland lose a midfielder however discover the rating

Kupminers needed to be substituted in the first jiffy of the game

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The match began with a scare. Already in the two minutes, the Kupminers midfielder collided with the Pole Linetti and fell to the grass. The Dutchman wanted medical consideration and on account of a headache left the discipline early – giving method to Berghuis.

Even with the early substitution, the visitors managed to neutralize the actions of Lewandowski’s group and commenced to command the match.

Blind, in the eleventh minute, took benefit of a cross from the proper and stretched out to complete Szczesny’s purpose, however noticed the keeper save.

Soon after, the Netherlands opened the scoring: in a triangulation arrange on the proper, Depay set Dumfries in movement. Already on the important line, the winger crossed to Cody Gakpo, who completed in the small space: 1-0.

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Gakpo opened the scoring for the Netherlands in opposition to Poland in a Nations League match

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Slow down? that nothing…

The guests weren’t happy with the partial victory, and Gakpo virtually scored a second time in the twenty fourth minute. The winger was given freedom to enter the penalty space and noticed Depay begin from the proper, however he determined to hit the purpose – he was stopped by the protection.

Berghuis on two crosses was one other who had the alternative to extend the rating however missed the goal in each makes an attempt.

Meanwhile, Lewandowski was unable to seek out himself on the discipline till the break and at most draw just a few makes an attempt on the desk together with his teammates.

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Lewandowski failed to face out in the 1st stage of the European duel

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Only the Netherlands!

The second half continued in the similar state of affairs: the group led by Van Gaal managed the motion and pressed Poland.

The end result was one other ball in the web – and once more in the thirteenth minute. After a desk with Janssen – who had simply discovered the place for the injured Depay -, Bergween changed Szczesny and continued: 2 to 0.

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Steven Bergwijn extends the lead for the Dutch over the Poles in the 2nd half

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Hot local weather!

Without a lot emotion, the game had a robust transfer in the ultimate minutes involving goalkeeper Szczesny and striker Weghorst, who was substituted Bergween.

On a deep throw, the Dutch tried to get to the ball earlier than the opponent and, after the opponent managed the game, hit the shooter’s head.

Disgusted by Weghorst’s transfer, Szczesny rapidly stood up and even pushed his opponent. The two acquired a yellow card, and the confusion was rapidly contained by the referee, who stopped the match shortly after.



competitors: Nations League (fifth spherical of the group stage)
Date and time: September 22, 2022 (Thursday), at 15:45 (Brazil time)
place: National Stadium in Warsaw, Poland
Referee: Alejandro Hernandez
Yellow playing cards: Ake (HOL), Gakpo (HOL), Janssen (HOL), Weghorst (HOL), Szczesny (POL)
purple playing cards: there was none
objectives: Gakpo, 13 min from 1st time (HOL); Bergwijn, 13 minutes into the 2nd half

POLAND: Garlic; Bednarek, Glick and Kivior; Frankovski (Bereshinski), Krychowiak, Linetti and Zalewski (Skoras); Szymanski (Klich), Zelinski (Ligowski) and Lewandowski. Coach: Czeslav Mikhnevich

NETHERLANDS: Pasveer; Wood, Van Dyck and Ake; Dumfries, Koopminers (Berguis) (Taylor), De Jong and Blind; Gakpo, Bergween (Weghorst) and Depay (Jansen). Coach: Van Gaal

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