Dutch national team means a chance at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS despite dramatic loss

Dutch national team means a chance at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS despite dramatic loss

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The Dutch team has Thursday night in Paris, a painful and completely losing defeat suffered by France 4-0. By a 3-2 victory over Bulgaria on Sweden has Orange, however, still have a chance at qualifying for the world CHAMPIONSHIPS next year in Russia.

Antoine Griezmann for peace and Thomas Lemar (two times) and Kylian Mbappé in the second half were the French goals in the Stade de France. The netherlands played the last half hour with ten men after a red card (two times yellow) for Kevin Strootman.

At the same time, there was good news from Sofia, where Bulgaria home the victory picked up in Sweden (3-2). By goals of Bulgarians, Stanislav Manolev and Georgi Kostadinov and Sweden’s Mikael Lustig and Marcus Berg was 2-2 after the first half. Ten minutes before time, gave Ivaylo Chochev the home team the three points. Emil Forsberg misses with a 1-0 behind a penalty kick for Sweden.


Amber collapsed with the defeat of the third to the fourth place in group A. With ten points has the team of Dick Advocaat six points less than leading France. Number two, Sweden is thirteen points, and Bulgaria has twelve.

Only the group winners will position itself directly for the world cup next summer. The eight best songs two of the nine leagues may play-offs play to the last four world CHAMPIONSHIPS tickets to conquer.

Orange plays three matches: Sunday in the Johan Cruijff Arena against Bulgaria, Saturday 7 October in Minsk against belarus and Tuesday, October 10, at home against Sweden. All three of those duels will normally must be won to have any chance at world cup qualification.

Orange sanctioned by France in Paris

The Dutch national team has once again a heavy blow received in the kwalificatiereeks for the world CHAMPIONSHIPS next year in Russia. Orange suffered in Paris a painful and completely losing defeat against France: 4-0.
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Assistant coach Ruud Gullit for the match in a tête-à-tête with the French keuzeheer Didier Deschamps.
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Debutant Timothy Fosu-Mensah started out as right back to Orange.

Quincy Promes had a rise to Orange if left.
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Minister-president Mark Rutte watched the match next to the French president, Emmanuel Macron.

Antoine Griezmann put France in the fourteenth minute lead.

Griezmann shot touch after a combination with fellow striker Olivier Giroud.

Arjen Robben and the Dutch attack came in the first half total not to pass.

Kevin Strootman and the Dutch midfield were overrun for peace.

Wesley Sneijder had in the rest in the kleedkamper left behind.
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Robben came less than los of the French full-Layvin Kurzawa.

Kevin Strootman was red (two times yellow) after playing for an hour.

Robben got twenty minutes before time, yet still a good chance for Orange, but he’s headed next. Then ran to France to 4-0.
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The Dutch team now has a record number of tegendoelpunten for a world cup kwalificatiereeks. Orange cashed in seven matches, ten goals.
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In the run-up to the crucial duel at the Stade de France expected a lot of experts that Advocate for a defensive tactic would be to choose against the strong French, but the coach chose to ‘just’ three strikers and Wesley Sneijder as attacking midfielder behind striker Vincent Janssen. Timothy Fosu-Mensah made his debut as right back.

The French put the brand new Paris Saint-Germain-gain Mbappé on the bank, but still had more than enough attacking qualities in the team. The home team turned Orange immediately under pressure at the Stade de France.

The preponderance of France was soon translated into a goal. Griezmann cut with a simple one-two with fellow striker Olivier Giroud is childishly simple by the Dutch ministry of defence and slid the ball under keeper Jasper Cillessen in the goal.

It was not a signal for ‘Les Bleus’ to gas to take it back. On the contrary, Orange was definitely on the midfield overrun by the world champion of 1998. In attacking sense, visitors were totally powerless. The Dutch team should feel fortunate that it is at rest ‘only’ 1-0.


Lawyer handle the rest by Tonny Vilhena to bring in the invisible Sneijder. The Feyenoorder brought some more dynamics in the Dutch midfield, but France was still much better than the visitors.

The mission for the Orange after an hour even more difficult. The weak playing Strootman got his second yellow card after a violation on Griezmann and had to of the field. It was the first red card for the midfielder of AS Roma in his 37 international matches.

Then the fourth Robin van Persie after almost two years of his comeback in Orange and the replacement of Janssen saw that the Dutch team twenty minutes before time, still a good chance. Robben was free to head it in at the second post after a cross from Quincy Promes, but the captain hit the ball totally wrong.

A few minutes later, Lemar with a devastating shot in the intersection 2-0. The final stage was the suffering only continues to grow with goals of re-Lemar and substitute Mbappé.

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