Netherlands edge Poland to close in on finals

The Netherlands remain in control of Nations League Group A4 after defeating Poland in their penultimate match. Cody Gakpo met Denzel Dumfries’ low ball into the box to put the visitors ahead after 13 minutes in Warsaw. Steven Bergwijn secured victory for Louis van Gaal’s unbeaten side with a curling finish on the hour mark. The Netherlands must avoid defeat…

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De Ligt not interested in Barcelona move

Defender Matthijs de Ligt is not thinking about a move to Barcelona as the centre-back is happy with Juventus. The defender appeared shocked when ESPN journalist Pascal Kamperman asked about a possible summer switch to FC Barcelona. “No, that’s something I’m not thinking about right now. It scares me a bit, haha,” De Ligt said. De Ligt is happy with…

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Cillessen ruled out of Euro 2020 due to COVID-19

Netherlands goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen has been ruled out of Euro 2020 after testing positive for Covid-19. Cillessen was initially included in Frank de Boer’s final 26-man squad for the European Championship. He was with fellow keepers Maarten Stekelenburg and Tim Krul. The Valencia star was in line to start the opening group game against Ukraine on June 13. However, he…

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