The Dutch national team has the first match under the guidance of Ronald Koeman lost. England was on Friday in a friendly duel in the Arena with 1-0 too strong.
Halfway through it was still 0-0, and then Jesse Lingard in the 59th minute on behalf of the British for the only goal of the match signed.
For Hans Hateboer and Wout Weghorst was still a special night, because the defender of Atalanta Bergamo and the striker of AZ made their first minutes in Orange. The other debutants in the selection – Justin Kluivert, Marco Bizot and Guus Lift – continued ninety minutes on the bench.
By the defeat of the Orange remains Frank Rijkaard in 1998 against Peru (2-0), the last coach who made his debut with a victory. Next Monday, wait for Koeman and his team for the next match. In Geneva, switzerland is European champion in Portugal the opponent.
Contrary to expectation, chose Koeman against England for three strikers – Bas Dost got the confidence in the point – and only two real midfielders (Kevin Strootman and Georginio Wijnaldum), they got help from the emerging backs Patrick van Bolted and Hateboer.
On purpose chose Koeman Jeroen Zoet over Jasper Cillessen, who under Dick Advocaat is still a move had in Orange. It took until the seventh minute before Sweet action had come. A screening of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain could the PSV keeper is not troubled. On the other hand, came to Orange a long time, a shot distance of Matthijs de ligt, easy prey for the English goalkeeper Jordan Pickford.
Without great opportunities kabbelde the first half continued in the Arena, which for the first time since march 2015 (Netherlands-Spain) once again was sold out for a game of Orange. Quincy Promes had the ball may be over, but did not, and a header of the English captain Jordan Henderson missed the target.
Only in the final stage of the first half came in the duel a bit loose. The smaller Sweet grip well in with a sliding tackle and prevented so that Raheem Sterling free-kick. Also Memphis Depay took effect. The winger of Olympique Lyon shot right into the hands of Pickford and delivered an excellent corner in the direction of Dost. The striker of Sporting Lisbon timede just not good.
Koeman exchanged halfway not, but because Promes ounce to the society went Orange or otherwise play in the second half. The desired effect would not, because it was in England that after 59 minutes the lead came. A cross from the left came with some fortune for the feet of Jesse Lingard, Fresh beat with a low shot.
The 1-0 deficit was Orange something opportunistischer went looking for a goal. Promes shot through a English leg over and not much later, there was a commitment of the attacker of Spartak Moscow with the heel extended by Dost, but Pickford did not surprise.
The were the last actions of Promes and Dost, because the two had to make way for Davy Pröpper and Ryan Babel, who, with his 31-year-old is the only institution in the new Orange.In the remainder of the match was Orange a few kansjes, but Pickford did pretty easy position. The goalkeeper saw a free-kick from Memphis right to come at her and Bolted produced a afzwaaier.
Meanwhile, ran Weghorst warm, and then he in the final some minutes. The striker of AZ became the second debutant under Koeman, who Monday against Portugal, a new chance at a first victory with Orange.