Oranjevrouwen after victory in Belgium as group winners to the quarter finals european CHAMPIONSHIPS

Oranjevrouwen after victory in Belgium as group winners to the quarter finals european CHAMPIONSHIPS

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The Oranjevrouwen have Monday as group winners for the quarter-finals of the european CHAMPIONSHIPS in their own country. Against Belgium was also the last team contest won: 2-1.

Sherida Pointed was half way through the first half, the maker of the openingsdoelpunt in the Koning Willem II Stadium in Tilburg, the netherlands. Team captain, ” if from eleven meters the boat and did not fail. In the previous match against Denmark was Pointed, even though accurate from the strafschopstip.

Belgium came after an hours play on an equal height, by a curious goal by Tessa Wullaert. The striker saw a boogbal at the second pole to invade. The 2-1 of Lieke Martens in the 75th minute, however, was just as happy. An attempt from the wing tips and went through a Belgian defender from the goal.

It was the third victory of the Orange in as many groepsduels. The team of coach Sarina Wiegman was the tournament started with tight victories over Norway and Denmark. Both duels ended in 1-0.

When a defeat was Orange been dependent on the outcome of the duel between those two countries, but the extent was not. Denmark 1-0 won by Norway, with Orange. Norway decision the tournament without points, Belgium, and ends on three points in third.

Oranjevrouwen to quarter-finals

The Oranjevrouwen after a 2-1 victory at Belgium in the quarter-finals of the european CHAMPIONSHIP.

It was for the duel, all are a crazy lot around the stadium.
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Both fan groups were comfortable with each other.

Anouk Dekker was already asked a head wound, but that could make her not hurt.

Sherida Pointed opened halfway through the first half the score.
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That led to great joy.

Belgium came after an hour at 1-1.

Martens determined the final standings at 2-1.

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Van den Berg

Although Orange without loss of points started the match against the Belgians decided to coach Wiegman hard to grab. Captain Mandy van den Berg was central in the back passed over in favor of Stefanie van der Gragt.

The 24-year-old defender of Bayern Munich had to the bucket, as supported by the thousands of Belgian supporters in Tilburg, the netherlands began the away team with an offensive. Much more than two unsuccessful crossing resulted in that, however, does not.

Orange founded soon more danger, though it was in the counter. The fast-paced Shanice van de Sanden escaped twice, but both times she was too restless to be a good follow-up. The third time was her cross to at Martens, who rushed over her lap.

Halfway through the first half, the Belgian storm and came to Orange via a penalty kick on edge. Jackie Green was earlier at the ball than Maud Coutereels and went over the leg of the wild incoming Belgian. As well as against Denmark remained Pointed, then cool from eleven metres (1-0).

Almost immediately after the goal, Belgium via Each of Gorp a nice kopkans, but then continued to Orange fairly easy on the leg. The team of Wiegman was still a possibility, the margin for rest, for two to lift. The detached Vivianne Miedema could, however, just not in a cross from the Sanden.


After rest went Orange on the same foot. The Belgian women were from the beginning, pushed back at their own half. Via Martens and Greens popped Orange two times dangerous for the Belgian goal, but to the great opportunities it led initially not.

Out of nowhere, Belgium has ten minutes of peace a huge chance for the equalizer. Janice Cayman popped up after a cross from the right side all of a sudden for the purpose of Sari van Veenendaal, but her shot went just over. On the other side lap Miedema after a good action in the hands of the keepster.

After an hour of play fell at the end still. Wullaert seemed to have the ball haphazardly to the front to shoot, but fell at the second pole is smack behind Van Veenendaal in the net.

Orange seemed to be some blow by that hit and hit the grip on the midfield lost. A quick failure a quarter of an hour for time provided, however, the earned 2-1, after Martens was diepgestuurd by the again strong playing Greens. The wing tips and a wild then the ball into the far corner curls, but saw her shot through a Belgian leg over the doelvrouw went.

A third hit, remained, although it was Miedema with a header close. In injury time came Belgium two times in the neighborhood of 2-2. First tapped Van Veenendaal a shot of Wullaert in, and Kika van Es a attempt from the subsequent corner kick from the line pulled.

By the victory, the Oranjevrouwen unbeaten group winners and take the team Saturday in the quarter-finals against the number two from group B. Germany, Sweden and Russia are the possible opponents.

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