In the late fall of the North of Ireland, against the Netherlands in the european CHAMPIONSHIP kwalificatiereeks (3-1) takes a lot of pain, and Michael O’neill. The head coach watched his squad on Thursday for the final phase is a 0 to 1-edge out of his hands.
As the Northern Irish took an hour and fifteen minutes before the time is brutal in the lead by a run by Josh Magennis, but the Dutch national team and started to repair the damage done by goals from Memphis Depay (two times), and Luuk de Jong.
“The late goals scored by De Jong and Memphis came to be incredibly hard on it,” said O’neill, who, after the end of the match in The Cockpit and at court. “We were all heartbroken, especially because of the way in which we are in this race to be lost. We had two goals in injury time, and that it is hard for me to accept.”
According to O’neill, who had succeeded Orange, there’s a long way for the team to be really difficult to do. “It gave us a great feeling to be on the edge to come out. We knew that We were in this game, especially, would have to defend it, because it was, of course, against a team full of world-class players.”
“We are realistic enough to know that we will be reduced,” continued O’neill. “However, we know that we are at a given time, will also have a chance to score a goal to get there. That one is likely also a goal that generated it, was wonderful. In the end we did enough and did it not, in order to help them survive.”
The point is that Luuk de Jong, with the 2-1 against the ropes, shooting for the Orange. (Photo: Pro-Shots)
O’neill is aware that the placement for each is very difficult
Due to the fall in Rotterdam, the North of Ireland are now third in group C with twelve points from six matches. Also, in Germany and the Netherlands have twelve points, but the two countries have played only five matches, and have a positive, mutual outcome compared to that of the Northern Irish people.
“We have to have our last two races to win to take us directly to the european CHAMPIONSHIPS, to be placed,” said O’neill. “It will be two very tough games. It’s now between the us, Germany and the Netherlands, and that’s not an ideal situation.”
That Orange one in the very last minute, the 3-1 was able to make it, gave O’neill a lot of pain. “That is a goal we could avoid-and also the more difficult it is to at home on the basis of, on the one hand the result over to the Netherlands to go out, but I think that my team can be proud of its performance in this segment.”
Those who kwalificatiereeks for the countries in group C next Sunday. The netherlands will play against belarus, and Estonia was to receive in Germany. In Northern Ireland, it is the next event on the 16th of november, when the Netherlands comes to visit.
Look at the scores, the standings, and the program will be in the european CHAMPIONSHIPS-qualification