Dutch hockey players at EK hard down against Belgium

Dutch hockey players at EK hard down against Belgium

The Dutch hockey players have on the european CHAMPIONSHIPS in his own country a heavy defeat ago. Belgium was in the Wagener Stadium in Amstelveen with less than 5-0 to a strong.

The team of coach Max Caldas was awarded the Belgians a lesson in effectiveness. Orange had the most possesion, created more chances, but found in the closing is often the preeminent goalkeeper Vincent Vanasch on the road.

The Belgians, who in the semi-finals at the Olympic Games of 2016 already strong ones for Orange, took all of rap the pipe. Sebastien Dockier pulled out brutally, after a stop on the Dutch side.

The striker was in the second quarter once again spot-on, though he had help from goalkeeper Pirmin Blaak, who are attempting with the foot in his own goal worked.

A minute after that hit came to Belgium in beautiful way on 3-0. Tom Boon pushed the ball from his own half to the free-standing Thomas Briels. That allowed the Dutch ministry of defence then no chance.


Orange had plenty of chances on the aansluitingstreffer. Less than ten strafcorners were not, however, to, among others, specialist Mink van der Weerden spent. Belgium had less trouble with such opportunities to jump. Loïck Luypaert increased the margin from a penalty corner in the third quarter to 4-0.

While the frustration with Orange only but increased, Sander the Wine, Bob de Voogd and Van der Weerden got geel, Belgium has held in the last quarter of easy mode. Bean made it in the final even 5-0.

The ‘Red Lions’ are by the victory in the semi-final battle, while in the Netherlands in the last team contest against Austria a place in the final four should see to secure. That match is Wednesday.

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