The Dutch team has Monday, the first victory under new coach Ronald Koeman booked. In Geneva, switzerland, was against the reigning European champion, Portugal is a big victory booked: 3-0.
Memphis Depay after his opening goal against Portugal.
Orange, Friday is still at home lost to England (0-1), began in a 5-3-2 formation. Memphis Depay and Ryan Babel formed the front line. The choice for that aanvalsduo paid off soon. The team of Koeman took advantage of the first possibility, in the twelfth minute. After a fine counter was a failed shot of Donny van de Beek by Depay past goalkeeper Anthony Lopes worked. It was for the attacker of Olympique Lyon is now in its fourth goal in the last five competitions. Georginio Wijnaldum shot nine minutes later the ball a metre over the goal.
Portugal founded but little danger. It was almost to the end helped by an unfortunate back-pass from Nathan Aké on goalie Jasper Cillessen, who finally corrected. Cristiano Ronaldo claimed that he was entitled to a penalty after a duel with Aké, but there seemed to be no question of a violation. Soon after, in the 32nd minute, it was 2-0. A cross from Matthijs de ligt was by Ryan Babel in the purpose gekopt.
Ryan Babel put the Orange at 2-0 against Portugal.
The Portuguese were only in the fortieth minute the first chance. A long ball from Manuel Fernandes was by Bruno Fernandes towards the goal of Orange gekopt, but he wasn’t able to Cillessen to pass. Two minutes later Depay close to the 3-0, after a good cross from Tonny Vilhena. Lopes, however, brought good rescue on the header of his team-mate at Lyon.
The third hit was in the injury time of the first half still. A free-kick from Depay was by The Is good put it back on Virgil van Dijk. The central defender shot then fine touch: 3-0.
The Dutch team celebrates the third goal against Portugal.
Portugal was just after rest two chances. Ronaldo headed home after a free kick the ball to the far corner, but Cillessen handle well. A few minutes later, the keeper again important. Ricardo Quaresma shot with the outside on the right, The goalkeeper of FC Barcelona tapped the bet on.
The European champion was a quarter of an hour after the rest a new tap process. João Cancelo was after a considerable offense Vilhena punished with his second yellow card. After the game two times as quiet because the fans, the field entered a selfie with Ronaldo. The star player of Real Madrid, who left his mark not on the duel was pressing, was, shortly afterwards, to the side achieved. There were then still a few opportunities, but scored was not there anymore.
It was not the evening of Cristiano Ronaldo.
AZ’Guus Lift and following his departure to chelsea Justin Kluivert took twelve minutes for the signal for their debut as the internationals, as replacements of Kenny Tete and Depay. This is third goalkeeper Marco Bizot (AZ) the only one in the current selection that is still waiting for his first speelminuten in the Dutch national team. Orange is on 31 may and on 4 June back in action. Then away games against Slovakia and Italy on the program.