Goal of the first half Memphis Depay և Fastening of the second half Georg Orgոnio at Weinald helped Netherlands: to sign a comprehensive 3-0 victory Northern Macedonia in their last game of the group stage UEFA Euro 2020,
With the victory in Amsterdam on Monday, Orange went to the knockout stage of the tournament as a perfect indicator of the leaders of the groups, while the rivals were left out of the tournament.
The fate of both sides was already known before the game Netherlands: Confirming the first place, “Northern Macedonia guaranteed the place finished below”. Igor Angelovski’s team, just to play with pride, caught their very beautiful opponents with a quick start. The visitors had a goal before hitting the post with a long shot, which was ruled out to be left out of the game.
However, the Netherlands soon confirmed their rhythm և took the lead in the 24th minute. Depay exchanged one or two with Daniel Malen before his counterpart cut the ball in the bottom left corner.
Six minutes after the second half, the Netherlands pushed the initiative back from the rivals, doubling their advantage. Depay became Veynaldum’s supplier, throwing a ball over the goal for his captain to hit the empty net.
The same combination worked well for the third goal of the Netherlands seven minutes later. After the low shot of Depa, the Macedonian goalkeeper left the game, Weinaldum was ready to crush the return shot, he made his team three good.
Victory is guaranteed Frank de Boer gave minutes to his reserve players as his team prepared for one of the top four in third place in Budapest on June 27 in the 16th round.
At the same time, Northern Macedonia, after a few respectful performances, leaves the tournament with its head held high, waiting for the World Cup qualifiers in September.
Here is the Dutch players’ assessment of that note from the game.
Ratings of Dutch players.
Maarten Stekelenburg: 5/10:
Although he was beaten twice by goals, which were later sent off for out-of-game play, the veteran Netherlands striker had very little to do with the game. A smart save from the second half was his only big contribution.
Denzel Dumfries: 5/10
So far, one of the stars of the tournament, Dumfries, had a tempting fight with Ezgan Alioski on the right wing. It was one of the highlights of the first half as PSV took the lead at every opportunity.
At a glance at the knockout stage, Dumfries was substituted in the midfield by Yurien Timber.
Stephane de Vries. 5/10:
He followed his work calmly and efficiently. De Vridge effectively kept a clean sheet for 45 minutes before being replaced by a midfielder.
Matthijs de Ligt: 5/10:
In: Juventus The man continues to play his way back to full fitness after missing the opening game. De Ligt looked composed and commanding in the middle of the three Dutch backs.
Daily Blind. 5/10:
Playing on the left side of the back, the experienced defender regularly played for the Dutch national team. Blind brought the ball forward in his usual calm, drawn style.
Patrick van Ahanholt: 5/10
Although he was more conservative in starting the game with two Dutch wingers, van Anholt got up from the left wing when the opportunity arose. He also created some good chances.
Frankie de Jong: 6/10
He grew up after a few misplaced passes in the first half of the game, keeping things well in the Dutch midfield.
Georg Orginio in Weinald. 8/10:
Weinaldum shows all the qualities of a great midfielder from box to box. The captain of the Netherlands not only diligently defended himself, but also fastened his seat belt, helping him make a few touches by entering the box late in the run.
Ryan Grevenberch. 5/10:
One of the two changes made in the Dutch starting lineup, which was a strong physical presence of the youngster in the Dutch midfield. Gravenberch contributed both in attack and defense.
Memphis Depay: 8/10
Display that will delight both Dutch and Dutch fans Barcelona Depay also moved to Blaugrana with an outstanding display. He scored the opening goal of the game և made a pass for the second.
In addition to his goal-scoring contributions, Depay led the Dutch line very well, displaying excellent game-holding dazzling dribbling skills.
Daniel Malen 7/10
Assembling in the starting line-up instead of Weghorst, Mullen immediately worked with Depay, establishing a good relationship with his striking partner throughout.
The PSV striker captured the goal pass for Depa goalkeeper before he made a hole to score his team’s third goal. In the middle of the second half, Malen was substituted after leaving a good impression while on the field.
Netherlands substitute players’ ratings.
Steven Berguis – 5/10
In the second half, the Feyenoord winger seemed dangerous several times. He cut off his favorite left leg, but was unable to apply the final touch.
Ur yurien Wood. 5/10:
In the second half, the Ajax defender replaced Dumfries as a right-back, with the same attacking performance. On a number of occasions, Timber moved forward with great intent.
Quincy Promes. 4/10:
After appearing in the middle of the second half, he appeared in some promising positions, but his touch gave him a chance every time.
Wood Vegorst: 5/10
The tall striker came on the field in the second half եց used his height and physical strength to achieve a good result.
Wood Vegorst was unlucky not to be on the list. He hit the post several times, got into a good position, but his teammate ignored him.
Cody Gakpo: 5/10
During the last 10 minutes, he appeared on the field during his international debut as a member of the Dutch team. Gakpo looked dangerous with his pace and cunning against Northern Macedonia.