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M. Boadu
K. Strootman
5 - 0
G. Wijnaldum
C. Stengs
4 - 0
G. Wijnaldum
C. Stengs
3 - 0
N. Aké
M. Depay
2 - 0
G. Wijnaldum
Q. Promes
1 - 0

Match Stats

65% 34%
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 14 2
Total Passes 740 387
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Pos Team P W D L F A +/- PTS Form
1 Germany GER Germany 8 7 0 1 30 7 +23 21 W W W W L
2 Netherlands NED Netherlands 8 6 1 1 24 7 +17 19 W D W W W
3 Northern Ireland NIR Northern Ireland 8 4 1 3 9 13 -4 13 L D L L W
4 Belarus BLR Belarus 8 1 1 6 4 16 -12 4 L L D W L
5 Estonia EST Estonia 8 0 1 7 2 26 -24 1 L L D L L


Final Tournament


That's it from me tonight, hope you've enjoyed following along. Until the next time!
Unfortunately for the Dutch, Germany have beaten Northern Ireland quite convincingly so they'll have to settle for second place. More unfortunately for Estonia, they'll have to settle for last, but they already knew that.
It's the Gini Wijnaldum show in Amsterdam! The Netherlands performed well enough to overwhelm their opponents without having to crank into top gear. Wijnaldum and Ake scored early headers to see them ahead at the break, before Estonia fought their way back into the game. Eventually a defensive mistake and a quick counter saw Wijnaldum claim the match ball with two neat finishes, both into the bottom-right corner. Boadu's calm finish late on saw him claim a debut goal, while club team-mate Stengs also had a quietly impressive debut with the assists for Wijnaldum's second and third.
90' + 2' Estonia have their best chance of the game as the ball is played across to Vassiljev at the edge of the area, but he drills a first-time left-footed effort straight at Cillessen.
90' + 1' Two minutes to be added on here.
89' Antonov initially looks like he might struggle to continue after an awkward collision, but he's back up and should see the match out.
K. Strootman
87' Strootman gets the assist for a chipped pass over the line of defence.
M. Boadu
87' GOAL! 5-0, debut goal from Boadu! It's a simple goal as Estonia are looking tired now. Strootman lifts a pass over the top down the left, Boadu controls it well and finishes through the keeper's legs. No pressure whatsoever on either Dutch player.
85' Stengs gets another corner to deliver from the left. He fires it toward the edge of the six-yard box where Ake flicks a left-footed volley toward goal, but he doesn't quite catch it cleanly and Lepmets makes the save.
M. Käit
H. Ojamaa
83' Final change for Estonia, Kait replacing Ojamaa.
82' Mets gets up to cut out a cross from Strootman, with Lepmets then claiming the loose ball after a bounce.
80' The Dutch are turning the screw now, as Van Aanholt sees a low cross turned away at the edge of the area.
C. Stengs
78' A second assist for Stengs, who has looked a lot more calm in the second half. A good bit of awareness in midfield to spin and find Wijnaldum making the run in behind.
G. Wijnaldum
78' GOAL! HAT-TRICK FOR WIJNALDUM, IT'S 4-0! The Netherlands counter from a rare Estonia attack, Stengs spins in the centre circle and threads Wijnaldum in down the left. He carries it forward and bends a confident finish into the bottom-right corner.
F. Liivak
S. Zenjov
76' And now a second Estonia sub, Liivak coming on in place of Zenjov.
K. Strootman
F. de Jong
75' Koeman makes his final change, De Jong number two going off for Strootman.
75' Estonia have a chance for a counter, but Ojamaa eventually has a pass intercepted after Vassiljev had held it up. At the other end, Boadu looks to bend one from the edge of the area, but Lepmets leaps to tip it over.
73' What little bite there was in the game has left it now. The Dutch amble upfield before a ball breaks for Weghorst in the area, over on the left. He aims for the far top corner but can only bend his shot into the arms of Lepmets.
71' The Netherlands look to use the overlap on the right again, but Estonia have stationed another man over there in the second half and nullified the threat - to an extent. This time the ball comes in, but Tamm heads clear.
69' Boadu gets in down the left and squares for Van Aanholt eight yards out, but he blazes over.
68' The home crowd are in good voice now. Estonia haven't rolled over for them, but they've persevered and now have a healthy lead.
C. Stengs
66' A debut assist for Stengs for a good bit of pressing, forcing the mistake from Mets and putting Wijnaldum clean through on goal.
G. Wijnaldum
66' GOAL! 3-0, Wijnaldum has a second! He finds himself in behind after a mistake from Mets, and he makes no mistake one-on-one, side-footing into the bottom-right corner. Stengs did well to get a foot in on Mets and lay it off for the Liverpool man.
65' Vassiljev does well to escape the attention of De Jong, but the Barcelona midfielder responds well to get back to him and win the ball back.
W. Weghorst
L. de Jong
63' Koeman makes his second change, throwing Weghorst on up front in place of Luuk De Jong. Frenkie will be the sole De Jong from here on in.
63' The Netherlands get another corner on the left, which Stengs delivers left-footed. He picks out Wijnaldum who somehow has time to take it down and shoot, but there's a foul on an Estonia defender.
N. Baranov
T. Teniste
61' A first change for Estonia, as Baranov replaces Teniste.
60' Boadu threads a ball in for Van Aanholt on the underlap, but Tamm is there to cut it out. The Netherlands get a corner on the left which Luuk de Jong meets, but he can't keep his header down under pressure.
59' Boadu gets to the left byline and looks to toe-poke a square ball in towards Luuk de Jong, but it's cut out as a swarm of defenders gathers around the youngster.
58' Boadu almost latches onto the resulting free-kick at the back post, but it's flicked away from his reach.
57' Mets fouls Luuk de Jong 35 yards out on the right, in a decent position to put a cross in.
55' Vassiljev lines one up after drifting infield from the left, but his right-footed drive is always rising and soars over Cillessen's crossbar.
53' Teniste looks to latch onto a ball in behind down the right, but all he can do is put it out for a throw-in to prevent it going behind for a goal kick. The Netherlands then play their way out from the throw.
51' Promes has a crack from range, firing left-footed toward the bottom-right corner, but Lepmets takes a fairly simple catch on the bounce.
50' Zenjov comes inside from the right and aims for the top-left corner, but he gets under it and lifts his effort some way over the bar.
49' Van Aanholt trickles a ball across the line of the six-yard box from the left, but it somehow evades everybody in the penalty area.
48' Close from Stengs! Promes goes past Ainsalu down the right and plays the ball infield to Stengs, who looks to bend it left-footed into the far bottom corner from just outside the area. Lepmets dives to make an acrobatic save low down.
47' Estonia launch an early attack down the left, but De Ligt gets across to deal with Kallaste and put the ball out for a throw.
45' The Netherlands get us underway for the second half.
M. Boadu
M. Depay
45' A change at the break, as 18-year-old AZ Alkmaar forward Boadu comes on for Depay. He and Stengs are club team-mates making their international debuts together.
With the game likely wrapped up, Koeman might be looking to some of his less experiences players on the bench to give them a taste of international football in Amsterdam. Germany are leading Northern Ireland in the other game, so the Netherlands' chances of getting back to the top of the group look fairly slim whatever the result here.
No surprises in the first half as the Dutch make their quality show, for the most part. They took the lead early on as the lively Promes crossed for Wijnaldum to steer a good header home, before Depay delivered from the other side for Ake to power in soon after. They might have run away with it but Estonia have responded well, though they haven't had the cutting edge necessary to ever really threaten Cillessen in net. Sorga's shooting from range is as close as they have come, while Wijnaldum has had the best of the rest of the chances at the other end.
45' + 1' Stengs delivers a left-footed cross from the right, but Mets heads firmly way. Wijnaldum then looks to thread a ball through for Depay, but again Mets is there.
45' Kallaste does really well again, intercepting a pass from Stengs inside the Estonia box and then having the presence of mind to turn away from danger rather than just lumping it clear. The Netherlands are doubling up on him down the right, but he's putting a good shift in.
44' Vassiljev looks to release Sorga down the right, but he doesn't have the pace to beat De Ligt and has to turn back. Van Aanholt then gets back to make an interception as he lays the ball off for Zenjov.
42' Ojamaa can't quite control a ball over the top down the left, but it breaks back to Sorga. Again, he immediately looks to shoot from range but the Dutch have grown wise to his antics and he's immediately closed down by three orange shirts.
41' Tamm fouls Wijnaldum some 40 yards from goal, and the Dutch immediately restart play and recycle possession. That's the first foul of the game!
39' Credit to Estonia, they've played their way back into the game here. A two-goal comeback still looks a very long way away, but they're seeing more of the ball and doing more to threaten with it. Sorga gets another chance from range, but drills a low right-footed shot straight at Cillessen.
38' Estonia just can't find the final pass. Ojamaa tries to pick his way through at the edge of the area, but can't find the ball through to Sorga and Cillessen can tidy up easily enough.
36' Vassiljev almost plays Mets into trouble at the back, but he manages to wriggle his way out of it. Vassiljev then tees Sorga up at the other end, with the forward hitting a looping shot just wide to the right from 25 yards. That would have been a lovely goal if it had dropped just a couple of feet to the left.
34' Another good chance for Wijnaldum! The Liverpool midfielder could have a hat-trick. Stengs spreads the play nicely to Van Aanholt on the overlap down the left and he picks out Wijnaldum in space just inside the area. He has time to work it onto his right foot and bend it toward the far bottom corner, but curls his effort just wide.
33' Promes runs at Kallaste and attempts a couple of stepovers, but the left-back reads him well and gets a foot in. Moments later, Stengs gets in behind down the same flank and slightly overhits a cross out for a goal kick. It's just relentless down that right wing.
32' Estonia have only scored three goals in their last ten games. They're putting in a game effort, but it isn't especially difficult to see why.
31' Vassiljev plays Zenjov in behind, but De Ligt beats him to it and the forward looks to have hurt himself trying to make a slide tackle, which he was hugely late to.
29' Again Promes delivers from the right after being played in by Stengs, and Luuk de Jong meets it at the back post. He does the right thing, heading hard into the ground, but it bounces straight up into Lepmets' hands. Estonia can't handle Promes on the overlap, he's getting so much time on the ball.
28' Estonia win the ball high up and look to have a good chance to pick their way through the last line of defence, but neither Sorga, Ojamaa not Vassiljev can find the right pass. Eventually a ball over the top is badly overhit and behind for a goal kick.
27' Teniste pounces on a loose ball in the area, touches it away from Ake and shoots straight at Cillessen, but the referee's whistle went for a foul on a Dutch defender anyway.
26' Tamm does well to get across to Depay on the left and prevent a counter-attack after an Estonian set piece was cleared.
25' The home side's quick start is bucking a trend. Prior to tonight, 25 of their last 33 goals had been scored in or after the 55th minute.
23' Promes delivers from the right touchline with Luuk de Jong lurking again, but it's too close to Lepmets who makes a simple enough catch. Ake closes Teniste down really well in the Estonian right-back position and wins the ball back. The away side are really being starved of possession here.
22' Luuk de Jong challenges for a ball into the area and goes down under pressure from a defender, but again the referee isn't interested. Not too many protestations from the forward this time.
20' Zenjov delivers from the right towards Sorga, but he's under pressure and can't get a clean connection on his attempted flicked finish. He wants a corner, but a goal kick is given.
M. Depay
18' Depay gets the assist for a perfectly measured cross.
N. Aké
18' GOAL! 2-0, it's Ake! A corner is taken short on the left, Depay has all the time in the world to pick out a cross from the corner of the area, and Ake meets it powerfully on the line of the six-yard box. Simple stuff.
18' Good effort from Stengs! The youngster is growing in confidence after a shaky start. He hits a curling left-footed shot from the edge of the D - he catches it well but it's straight at the keeper.
17' A ball breaks for Wijnaldum just behind the penalty spot after Depay lost control, but his snapshot is straight at the keeper and a simple enough save for Lepmets. Either side and that was 2-0.
15' Stengs wants a penalty! The Dutch break from the corner as Frenkie de Jong feeds Stengs down the left channel. He can't find a shooting angle and goes down under pressure from Tamm in the area, but there's nothing given from the referee.
14' Three Estonia players crowd Frenkie de Jong off the ball in midfield, and they have numbers up in attack. Zenjov opts to shoot, and wins a corner as his effort from the edge of the area deflects out to the right. The corner is then fired in straight at Cillessen.
13' Frenkie de Jong picks out Van Aanholt in behind on the left, but the flag goes up for offside. He looked level, but that means offside nowadays anyway.
12' Stengs gets a good crossing opportunity from the edge of the area on the right, but rushes it somewhat and overhits his delivery. If he'd taken a second and got his head up, he had his pick of three players in the middle.
11' The Netherlands win a corner on the right which Depay delivers towards Propper, but he can only get a glancing touch with his head and Estonia clear.
10' The Netherlands look perfectly comfortable in possession, and are taking a patient approach. Estonia aren't pressing them too high up.
8' Estonia look to hit back with their first real spell of possession, but they end up running down a blind alley and having to go back to defence.
Q. Promes
6' Promes has been heavily involved already tonight and he has an assist to his name for a nice chipped cross onto Wijnaldum's head.
G. Wijnaldum
6' GOAL! The Netherlands lead early on through Wijnaldum! Depay finds Promes in space at the right of the area, Promes dinks a cross back across goal and Wijnaldum plants a lovely header across the keeper. Great celebration too - the Dutch are taking a stand against racism and show it here, Wijnaldum and Frenkie de Jong posing arm by arm by the cameras.
4' Stengs looks to thread a pass through to Promes, who's starting very high up from his apparent position at right-back. He doesn't quite angle the pass right, and it goes behind for a goal kick.
3' Estonia win the ball in midfield and look to launch a quick counter, but Sorga and Zenjov can't pick their way through down the right.
2' Almost a chance straight away for Wijnaldum at the edge of the area, but the ball is nipped off his foot as he looks to work a yard of space.
1' We're off and running, as the away side get us underway. The Dutch know how to put on a pre-match show. Lots of flashing lights and bright orange wacky waving arm-flailing inflatable tube men.
The teams are coming out of the tunnel, ready for the national anthems. Kick-off is just a few minutes away.
The Dutch might have missed the last two international tournaments, but that doesn’t bode too badly for them. The previous time they failed to qualify for multiple major tournaments in a row (1982–86), they went on to win the next tournament they reached - Euro 88.
Perhaps not as many young guns as we might have expected from Koeman with qualification already secure, but 20-year-old AZ Alkmaar winger Stengs is in for his debut on the right. 35-year-old captain Vassiljev is a three-time Estonian Player of the Year, and will pull the strings from the centre of the park.
SUBS: Nikita Baranov, Mattias Kait, Henri Anier, Gert Kams, Marten Kuusk, Frank Liivak, Martin Miller, Vladislav Kreida, Sander Puri, Marko Meerits, Matvei Igonen, Artur Pikk.
ESTONIA (4-2-3-1): Sergei Lepmets; Ken Kallaste, Karol Mets, Joonas Tamm, Taijo Teniste; Ilja Antonov, Mihkel Ainsalu; Henrik Ojamaa, Konstantin Vassiljev, Sergei Zenjov; Erik Sorga.
SUBS: Denzel Dumfries, Jeroen Zoet, Wout Weghorst, Steven Berghuis, Donny van de Beek, Kevin Strootman, Marco Bizot, Stefan de Vrij, Joel Veltman, Myron Boadu, Daley Blind.
NETHERLANDS (4-3-3): Jasper Cillessen; Patrick van Aanholt, Nathan Ake, Matthijs de Ligt, Quincy Promes; Frenkie de Jong, Georginio Wijnaldum, Davy Propper; Memphis Depay, Luuk de Jong, Calvin Stengs.
This is the final round of fixtures, with the Netherlands already qualified and Estonia already guaranteed to finish bottom. After the Dutch drew with Northern Ireland last week, they were leapfrogged into first place by Germany, and now have a two-point deficit to make up with Germany facing the Irish tonight.
Hello and welcome to our live coverage of this Euro 2020 qualifying match, as Ronald Koeman’s Netherlands look to steal top spot in Group C against Karel Voolaid’s Estonia in Amsterdam.