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Orange thanks to Memphis along Peru in afscheidsinterland Sneijder

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Orange thanks to Memphis along Peru in afscheidsinterland Sneijder

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Published:
06 september, 2018 22:40
06-09-18 22:40

Last update:
06 september, 2018 22:59
06-09-18 22:59

The Dutch national team last Thursday, in the afscheidsduel of Wesley Sneijder 2-1 Peru won. The team of coach Ronald Koeman won the practice game in the Johan Cruijff ArenA, thanks to two goals from Memphis Depay.

The netherlands was, after a moderate first half on a 0-1-deficit by a goal from Pedro Aquino, but pulled in the better second half, still the longest at the end, thanks to two hits of Memphis.

As announced did Sneijder, who for the opportunity to captain was appointed, an hour. The 34-year-old old hand got in the 61st minute a applauswissel and was replaced by Quincy Promes.

Sneijder swung after a record of 134 national football team as international. The Utrechter had numerous national and international voetbalcoryfeeën invited to the stand to sit, among them FIFA president Gianni Infantino.

The netherlands in the coming days, the players work towards the start of the new Nations League, Sunday at the Stade de France in Paris against world champion France, Thursday, group 1 opened with a 0-0-tie against Germany.

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The netherlands begins in a surprising 3-4-3 set-up

The netherlands started against Peru is not in the expected 5-3-2 formation, but a surprising 3-4-3 set-up. Koeman wanted what aanvallender play than previously and posted Ryan Babel striking enough on the linkshalfpositie and awarded in addition to Sneijder also Kenny Tete, Ruud Molder and Kevin Strootman with a move.

Orange was a bit difficult out of the starting blocks, and had in the sixth minute on a 0-1-deficit. Daley Blind was simple-the ball run by Andre Carrillo, who then Yoshimar Yotun a not to miss opportunity, but he shot to an empty goal over next.

The netherlands was not shaken, because seven minutes later it was still touch for Peru. Aquino troefde after a corner kick Blind and devoured goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen, who, despite his reserveplek at FC Barcelona for the time being the preference over Jeroen Zoet, with a hard header.

The home team was then finally in the lesson and took the initiative from the visitors. Memphis (shot over), Matthijs de ligt (header, next), Blind (shot in zijnet) and Sneijder (half-volley) got some more chances, but scored in the remainder of the first half.

Koeman grip halfway in and got Kevin Strootman and Georginio Wijnaldum to the side in favor of Davy Pröpper and Frenkie de Jong, who made his debut in Orange.

Bills come game initially is not that good

It came with the game initially not good, because it was in Peru that in the opening phase the chances got. Yotun if once or twice from the edge of the penalty area to shoot it, but he came first on Cillessen and saw then his attempt blocked by Virgil van Dijk.

It was, however, the Netherlands in the 54th minute at 1-1. Sneijder sent a beautiful through ball Shaper only on goalkeeper Pedro Gallese off, but the midfielder of Club Brugge shot from ten metres on the incomprehensible way high.

Long did the 35,000 spectators’t have to wait on the 1-1, because on reference to The Young took Memphis there in the sixtieth minute later. Sneijder was then immediately thunderous applause to the side achieved.

In the last half hour went the Netherlands still on the hunt for the victory, and that came thanks to Memphis. The striker got the ball what is happy for his feet, and had then also still the luck that his shot by one of the defenders of Peru was touched, making Gallese hopeless.

It was thus in all respects a successful night for Sneijder. He made after the final whistle a victory lap and was extended thanks for proven services, culminating in the world cup of 2010 and 2014, which the Netherlands respectively as the second and third ended.


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