See how the game went

The Netherlands showed that they do not have the best attack of the elite of the Nations League by chance and calmly beat Poland this afternoon 2 to 0 (22). The game took place in Warsaw.

The goals of the game, valid for the fifth and penultimate round of the group stage of the tournament, were scored by Gekpo and Bergevin – one at a time.

The result leaves the team led by Van Gaal with 13 points and on the way to the semi-finals of the Nations League: in the last round, the Netherlands face Belgium, who have ten points, and can even draw with the opponent to secure theirs. place in the next step.

Lewandowski and company, on the other hand, have lost any chance of qualifying and will be relegated if they lose to Wales in the last round of the group stage. Poland has only four points in the table.

The last clashes at this stage of the European tournament take place at the same time and day: starting at 15:45 (Brasilia time) next Sunday (25).

Holland loses touch, but opens the goal

Copminers had to be replaced in the first minutes of the game

Photo: Andre Winning/BSR Agency/Getty Images

The game started with fear. Still at the two minute mark, the Compiners midfielder collided with the Polish midfielder and fell to the grass. The Dutchman needed medical treatment and due to headaches left the field early – he made way for Berghuis.

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

Eir, in the 11th minute, took advantage of a cross from the right and stretched to finish Szczesny’s goal, but saw the goalkeeper make a save.

Shortly after, Holland opened the scoring: in the triangulation built on the right, Depay activated Dumfries. Already on the baseline, the winger passed to Cody Gakpo, who finished in the box: 1-0.

Gakpo opens the scoring for Netherlands past Poland in Nations League match - ANP via Getty Images - ANP via Getty Images

Gakpo opened the scoring for the Netherlands over Poland in the Nations League match

Photo: ANP via Getty Images

Slowed down? It’s nothing…

The guests were not satisfied with the partial victory, and Gekpo almost scored a second in the 24th minute. The winger was given freedom at the entrance to the box and saw Depay open from the right, but decided to shoot at the goal – he was stopped by the defense.

Berghuis, with two crossed shots, was another who had a chance to extend the score, but missed the target in both attempts.

In the meantime, Lewandowski was unable to find himself on the field until the break and at most drew a few attempts on the table with his friends.

Lewandowski failed to stand out in the first stage of the European duel - ANP via Getty Images - ANP via Getty Images

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

Photo: ANP via Getty Images

Only Holland!

The second half continued in the same scenario: the team led by Van Gaal dominates the actions and evicted Poland.

The result was another ball in the net – and again in the 13th minute. After a table with Janssen – who had just found the place of the injured Depay -, Bergevin displaced Szczesny and extended: 2 to 0.

Steven Bergwijn extends the Dutch lead over the Poles in the second half - ANP via Getty Images - ANP via Getty Images

Steven Bergwijn extends the Dutch advantage over the Poles in the second half

Photo: ANP via Getty Images

Hot climate!

Without great emotions, the game had, in the last minutes, a strong move that included the goalkeeper Szczesny and the forward Vojorst, who replaced him. Bergwin.

In a deep shot, the Dutch tried to reach the ball before the opponent and when the opponent was controlling the game, they hit the archer’s head.

Disgusted by Vjorst’s move, Chesney quickly rose to his feet and even pushed his opponent. The two received a yellow card and the confusion was quickly controlled by the referee, who ended the game shortly after.

Information Form

Poland 0 x 2 Netherlands

competition: Nations League (fifth round in the group stage)
date and time: September 22, 2022 (Thursday), at 15:45 (Brasilia time)
Place: The National Stadium in Warsaw, Poland
judge: Alejandro Hernandez
Yellow cards: Ake (HOL), Gakpo (HOL), Janssen (HOL), Weghorst (HOL), Szczesny (POL)
Red cards: There was no
Objectives: Gakpo, in 13 minutes from the first time (HOL); Bergevin, in 13 minutes of the second half

Poland: Szczesny; in Danark, Glick and Kavior; Frankovski (Barshinski), Krychobiak, Linti and Zalevsky (Scorce); Szymanski (Klich), Zielinski (Liagowski) and Lewandowski. Coach: Czeslav Mshinevich

Netherlands: Passover; Timber, Van Dyke and Eke; Dumfries, Companions (Berghaus) (Taylor), De Jong and Blind; Gakpo, Bergwijn (Weghorst) and Defai (Janssen). Coach: Van Hal

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *