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Oranjevrouwen thanks to a big win on Northern Ireland step closer to world cup

33acf06999f936445f74c9204bb79ed7 - Oranjevrouwen thanks to a big win on Northern Ireland step closer to world cup

The Oranjevrouwen Friday night again a step towards placement for the world cup next year in France. The team of coach Sarina Wiegman defeated in Portadown Northern Ireland with 0-5 and is firmly on top in the qualifying group.

Lineth Beerensteyn opened eight minutes for rest the score for the Netherlands. Daniëlle van de Donk, Shanice van de Sanden, Sherida Pointed (penalty kick) and Jackie Greens extended the lead in the second half.

By the victory, the Oranjevrouwen on sixteen points from six matches. This gives the team four more points than Norway, as a duel less played. The Scandinavians won Friday with 0-2 in Ireland, that with ten points to the third place drops.

The Dutch football play next Tuesday in their next world cup kwalificatieduel. Then take Orange in the Abe Lenstra Stadium on against Slovakia, that without points hekkensluiter is in group C.

The group winners qualify directly for the world cup next year in France. The four best songs two will compete in the play-offs to the last ticket.

The Oranjevrouwen were without Vivianne Miedema. The striker is not fit enough to be in the kwalificatieduels with Northern Ireland and Slovakia in action. Miedema was the point of the attack, replaced by Beerensteyn.


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