Frankie de Jong, from the Netherlands, against Toby Alderweireld from Belgium on June 3, 2022. Photo: EFE
The Netherlands beat Belgium (1-4) on the first day of the League of Nations, in a classic match won by Louis van Gaal’s team with Steven Bergwijn, Dumfries and a pair of goals from Memphis.
The Dutch are top of Group A4 of the League of Nations after a 2-1 win over Poland against Wales on Friday.
‘Orange’ was high from start to finish in a match where the “Red Devils” failed to defend and their stars did not shine: Kevin de Bruyne warned that he was approaching a very busy season, Romelu Lukaku retired. After 25 minutes of discomfort and Eden Hazard only played in the first half, there is no figure to remember.
In the 128th edition of the “Derby of the Flat Country”, Roberto Martinez’s men offer little resistance against their neighbors in the north, where viewers search for the opponent more vigorously until the can is opened 40 minutes later.
Tottenham winger Steven Bergwin’s low shot to the right of Simon Mignolet’s goal began in the absence of Thibaut Courtois.
After the break, and Hazard’s replacement, Dris Martins, Memphis put the Netherlands second on the scoreboard in the 49th minute, with the Barcelona striker scoring and turning around with a chance to start a counter-attack with a lost ball in midfield. A goal
The third was signed by Denzel Dumfries in the 61st, who had to push only one ball which was served to him by the Daily Blind after he rejected a shot by Steven Burguis. And less than four minutes later came the fourth and last and second of the night for Memphis, who shot Mignolet with the help of the blind.
The Belgians, who saw Spanish referee Jose Maria Sচেnchez Martinez cancel a goal for offside after reviewing the video in the final stretch of the match, got the honorary goal in the 89th minute, thanks to Batshuai.
Louis van Gaal, who has announced that he is suffering from prostate cancer and will replace Ronald Koeman on the “Orange” bench after the Qatar World Cup, forcibly started the League of Nations, the predecessor of the World Championships. Will be held next November.
Belgium, which has been dreaming of giving a title to its golden generation, will have a chance to face Poland next Wednesday at the King Baudouin Stadium in Brussels when the team, formerly known as the Netherlands, will face the country. A visitor from Wales.
Ecuador’s match in the 2022 World Cup
November 21: The Three Ecuador will play against Qatar at 11 pm
November 25: Netherlands – Ecuador (Khalifa Stadium) (11:00 Ecuador)
November 29: Ecuador – Senegal (Khalifa Stadium) (10:00 Ecuador)
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