Belgium only gathered for a cosmetic, and the Netherlands won 4-1 in the first round of the League of Nations, Group 4 of the league. Memphis doubled Depay, Daley Blind distributed two passes.
|Depay doubles down, and the blind man offers two assists (Image: Getty Images)|
The first 15 minutes were chaotic, with both teams starting to feel drowsy and not really spin. The Belgians were also substituted in the 27th minute as Romelu Lukaku was injured when the match became more physical, and he was forced to leave the field.
There were stops here and there, but the Dutch were more active, were threatened a few times – they shot 11 times in the first half, Bergwijn and Blind also fired a big stand – but the goal just didn’t want to rally.
Then, before the break, the ice broke, Stephen Bergwijn He turned around to the gate forcefully and then shot the lower right corner from outside the sixteen (Video here!). He was successful in his fourth national team performance in the 24-year-old’s offensive streak: twice against the Danes and once against the Norwegians and Germans.
Three minutes later, Orange appeared to be penalized for a handball, but Jose Maria Sanchez Martinez had a better chance to see her.
After the turn, Louis van Gaal’s crew continued where they left off: after the great start of Berghuis Memphis Depay He came out from behind two defenders and finished the move with amazing composure. (Video here!)
He was wrong, who thinks that’s how much the Dutch can do: blind after a throwback Serve very smart Denzel Dumfries In front of him, who had no heavy work, crossed the empty gate. (Video here!)
Depay missed a double goal in the 66th minute after taming the ball with his head by the blind with his thigh and bombing the goalkeeper. (Video here!). The Barcelona footballer now scores 41 goals for the national team, beating Patrick Kluivert (40) and only ahead of Klaas-Jan Huntelaar (42) and Robin van Persie (50) in the eternal scorers rating.
Aesthetics finally met for Belgium (video here!), However, Holland were still confident of winning with a 4-1 score.
Nations League, Round 1
Belgium-Netherlands 1-4 (Batshuayi 90 + 3., Bergwijn 40, Depay 51, 66, Dumfries 62)
France – Denmark 1-2 (Benzema 51. and Cornelius 68., 88.)
Croatia – Austria 0-3 (Arnautovic 41, Grigorić 54, Sabitzer 57)
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