The Dutch team has Monday a sounding oefenzege on Portugal booked. The team of coach Ronald Koeman was in Geneva, switzerland, thanks to a good first half with 0-3 too strong for the reigning European champion.
All the hits fell in for the break. Memphis Depay, Ryan Babel and the new captain Virgil van Dijk ensured that goals and gave Koeman his first win as head coach. In addition, it is the first victory in Portugal since October 1991.
Koeman had up to seven other players in the field in sent against England (0-1 loss). Of the old base remained only Van Dijk, Matthijs de ligt, Georginio Wijnaldum and Memphis. Also tactical saw Amber there’s something else out, because now there were three midfielders and two strikers on the field, where, against England the other way around.
On a personal level, if Guus Lift and Justin Kluivert look back on a fine evening. The midfielder of AZ and attacker of Ajax were allowed a quarter of an hour for time raids and made their debut in Orange.
With Portugal star player Cristiano Ronaldo just of the party. Coach Fernando Santos had also appealed to experienced workers like Ricardo Quaresma, José Fonte and Adrien Silva.