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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Virgil van Dijk rules himself out of Euro 2020

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk has ruled himself out of contention for this summer’s European Championships. The Holland superstar claims that he is continuing with his return to fitness.  The Dutch defender has been out of action since October. This resulted from a reckless tackle by Everton’s Jordan Pickford in Merseyside derby. This led to a ruptured cruciate ligament in his knee that required surgery. Van…

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Netherlands thrash Germany 4-2 in Euro 2020 Group C qualifiers

Netherlands scored four times to stage a 4-2 comeback win against hosts Germany in their Euro 2020 Group C. Geoginio Wijnaldum scored the winner in stoppage time after a fine pick-out by Mephis to guide his country to a fine victory. The Germans scored first with former Arsenal forward Serge Gnabry netting his fourth goal in four qualifiers in the…

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