The Netherlands national team won 2-1 over Belarus in the continued match of Group C European Cup 2020 qualification, at Stadyen Dynama on Sunday (10/13/2019).
Thanks to this positive result, the Netherlands evicted the German national team from the top of Group C. They now gain 15 points from six matches.
The Netherlands national team is three points ahead of Germany, who dropped to second place. Meanwhile, Belarus is ranked fourth with a value of four.
In this match, the Netherlands managed to score two goals in the first round. Wijnaldum scored the first goal in the 32nd minute with a header, after utilizing a Quincy Promes cross.
Nine minutes later, Wijnaldum scored the second goal for the Dutch national team. The ball the result of his shot from long distance tore Belarusian goal.
Behind two goals, Belarus appear attractive. The result, in the 53rd minute, Denis Polyakov's header was successfully converted by Stanislav Dragun into a header.
In the 65th minute, Stanislav Dragun almost made a score. Fortunately, the result of a close-range kick from the Belarussian striker was still not meeting targets.
In the 79th minute, the Dutch national team had a golden opportunity to score three goals against Belarus. Unfortunately, the ball kicked by Donyell Malen from inside the penalty box still fell right in the arms of goalkeeper Aleksandr Gutor.
Until the game ended, the score 2-1 for the Dutch victory remained.
Belarus: Aleksandr Gutor, Nikita Naumov, Aleksandr Martynovich, Denis Polyakov, Oleg Veretilo, Stanislav Dragun, Yevgeny Yanlonsky, Ivan Bakhar, Yuri Kovalev, Denis Laptev, Igor Stasevich.
Coach: Mikhail Markhel (Belarus)
Netherlands: Jasper Cillessen, Virgil van Dijk, Matthijs de Ligt, Daley Blind, Joel Veltman, Georginio Wijnaldum, Frenkie de Jong, Donny van de Beek, Donyell Malen, Quincy Promes, Steven Bergwijn.
Coach: Ronald Koeman (Netherlands)
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