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72'
M. de Roon
Yellow Card
61'
João Cancelo
Yellow 2nd/RC
45' + 2'
V. van Dijk
M. de Ligt
0 - 3
32'
R. Babel
M. de Ligt
0 - 2
11'
M. Depay
D. van de Beek
0 - 1

Match Stats

Possession
59% 40%
2
1
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 7 4
Total Passes 629 433
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Commentary

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Tonight's result comes as a real shock considering the recent form and the fact that Portugal are still European Champions. They will need to go back to the drawing board before the World Cup in Russia this summer.
Koeman will be elated with that result as he continues to learn the ropes at international level. His side had to ride some early pressure but they showed real quality in front of goal to win the contest. It was all over in the first half thanks to goals from Depay, Babel and Van Dijk and Portugal had nothing in response.
FULL-TIME - The referee blows the whistle bang on the 93rd minute and Holland have recovered a 3-0 away win against Portugal.
Three minutes of stoppage time...
WHAT A BLOCK! Til shows heart and guts to get back on the line and he denies Portugal a clear-scoring opportunity from point-blank range. Simply brilliant defending there from the right back.
With plenty of changes made by both coaches, the tempo is now nearly at walking pace. Holland's superb display in the first 45 minutes has won them this match but Portugal have offered very little in reply.
T. Fosu-Mensah
M. de Ligt
The changes continue as De Ligt is replaced by Crystal Palace loanee Fosu-Mensah. The defender has been injured in recent weeks so he has had to settle for a sub's role tonight.
S. Berghuis
R. Babel
Babel's night is now over as Berghuis replaces him. He was quiet for the most part but his header was magnificent!
Wonderful moment for Kluivert, son of Dutch legend Patrick, as he makes his first-team debut for Holland.
J. Kluivert
M. Depay
Depay enjoyed himself out there this evening but he now gets a rest as Kluivert comes on.
João Mário
Bruno Fernandes
Fernandes makes way for West Ham loanee Joao Mario.
G. Til
K. Tete
Tete has had a fine game at right-back for the visitors but his night is now over. On comes Til for the final 12 minutes of play.
CHANCE - Martins dances his way into the Holland penalty box and looks to find the top corner but he blazes the ball into the stands. Disappointing to say the least.
Cillessen makes another superb stop down to his left after Rui tried his luck from 25 yards out. The left-back aimed for the bottom corner but the keeper showed great reflexes to get down.
M. de Roon
Yellow Card
Former Middlesbrough man De Roon goes into the book after standing on the foot of Martins.
Ronaldo struggled tonight for the first time in a while. He failed to have a shot in an international game for the first time since the final of the Euros v France in 2016.
João Moutinho
Cristiano Ronaldo
Portugal star Ronaldo now makes his way off the field and on comes playmaker Moutinho.
M. de Roon
G. Wijnaldum
Liverpool midfielder Wijnaldum also comes off for De Roon.
S. de Vrij
T. Vilhena
Vilhena is the first man off for the Netherlands and he is replaced by Stefan de Vrij.
Holland continue to dominate proceedings but they are yet to make any changes as Koeman continues to assess his players from the touchline.
We have a break in play after several fans make their way onto the pitch to meet Ronaldo for a photo. He does not look amused!
RED CARD - Cancelo is sent to the stands after his second sloppy challenge of the night.
Santos' side continue to struggle with the ball at their feet but Ronaldo, as always, is continuing to push forward at every opportunity.
K. Tete
Yellow Card
Yellow card for Tete after an altercation with Ronaldo inside the box as they waited for a corner.
Gelson Martins
Ricardo Quaresma
Quaresma gets a round of applause as he leaves the field of play and he comes off for Martins.
Cillessen makes another good save after a cross from the right wing and he continues to enjoy himself out there tonight.
After a slow start to the second half, Holland are now enjoying a bit of possession and starting to frustrate the home side.
Cillessen makes a crucial save at his near post before conceding a corner but Portugal are unable to capitalise from their set-piece opportunity.
Gonçalo Guedes
Adrien Silva
Santos makes his third sub at the interval as Guedes comes on for Adrien Silva.
André Silva
André Gomes
Second change for Portugal as Andre Silva replaces fellow midfielder Andre Gomes.
Luís Carlos
Rolando
Substitution for Portugal as Rolando is replaced by Luis Neto.
The second half is underway...
Koeman's men will be full of confidence at the start of the second 45 minutes but changes could be made and Portugal could find a way back into the contest that way.
Well well well. Portugal left the field of play to a chorus of boos and Holland are in dreamland. The home side made the better start but they have conceded from nearly every attack and Lopes has stopped it from being 4-0. 
HALF-TIME Portugal 0-3 Netherlands.
M. de Ligt
Assist
De Ligt grabs his second assist of the night thanks to a lovely cushioned header.
V. van Dijk
Goal
GOAAALLLLL VAN DIJK!!!! This is incredible from Holland as they score their third goal from their fourth shot on goal. Portugal failed to deal with a cross from the right wing and Van Dijk took a step back before volleying home. 3-0 to the visitors.
Two minutes of stoppage time at the end of the first half.
João Cancelo
Yellow Card
Cancelo is the first man into the referee's book after a strong challenge near the halfway line.
WHAT A SAVE!!!!!! Lopes comes to the rescue for Portugal as Depay tried to head home. The former Manchester United winger looked destined to score until Lopes flew across the goal to deny him. Magic!
Portugal have huffed and puffed so far and they have yet to register a single shot on target inside the first 40 minutes.
Portugal look stunned and Ronaldo is sulking. Not a bad first half from the Dutch but the Portugal captain will now be fired up and ready to make amends.
For the first time since 2001 (2-2) and for only the second time ever, the Netherlands have managed to score twice against Portugal.
M. de Ligt
Assist
Defender De Ligt gets an assist after his drilled cross finds Babel unmarked inside the box.
R. Babel
Goal
GOAAAALLL WHAT A HEADER. Bullet finish from former Liverpool frontman Babel and Holland are now two up! They've been so clinical inside the first 35 minutes and scored with their only two meaningful attacks. 
PENALTY CLAIMS DENIED - Ronaldo bursts into the box and goes past two markers but he goes down and demands a spot-kick. However, the referee waves away all protests and is now enemy No.1 inside the Stade de Geneve.
Nervous moments at the back for the Netherlands as Ake's touch puts pressure on Cillessen but the keeper does well to adjust his feet and launch the ball down the line.
Portugal forward Ronaldo looks to break free from his marker in the middle of the box but Cillessen comes out to catch as he tries to head home.
While Babel and Depay have been quiet since the goal, the Holland midfield have controlled proceedings.
Koeman's troops are doing a fine job of nullifying Portugal's attacks since the opening goal and the home side could do with some more spark from midfield. 
Lyon star Depay has now scored four goals in his last five international games for the Netherlands.
Depay's strike should make this contest more exciting for the neutrals, with Portugal now expected to attack more as they try to get themselves back in the game.
M. Depay
Goal
GOAAALLLL! The Netherlands lead and they have scored against the run of play. Portugal failed to mark tightly and Depay was able to slide across goal and smash home a through ball. Portugal 0-1 Netherlands!
D. van de Beek
Assist
Van De Beek claims the assist despite looking like he was going for goal from the edge of the box.
After Holland failed to clear, Portugal worked the ball into Ronaldo but he just took his eye off the ball and the visitors eventually thwarted the danger on the edge of their own box.
Huge cheers as the winger now returns to the field of play and wins his side a corner.
Slight worry for the home side as Quaresma goes down and he is asking for treatment.
It is still very early days but Portugal have enjoyed the majority of possession in front of their own fans, although there are plenty of empty seats inside the Stade de Geneve.
Jeers ring around the stadium as Ronaldo is fouled and Portugal get a free-kick deep in their own half. The Real Madrid star is playing up front on his own and may need to drop deep to help out the midfield.
The match is underway.
Koeman makes eight changes to the side that lost to England so there's plenty of players with a point to prove this evening.
We've heard the national anthems and kick off is moments away!
Santos makes nine changes to his team after their 2-1 win over Egypt. Only Rolando and Ronaldo remain part of the starting XI, with the likes of Joao Cancelo, Jose Fonte, Adrien Silva and Andre Gomes all coming into the team.
Netherlands SUBS: Timothy Fosu-Mensah, Guus Til, Bas Dost, Kevin Strootman, Steven Berghuis, Marten de Roon, Wout Weghorst, Stefan de Vrij, Quincy Promes, Hans Hateboer, Justin Kluivert, Patrick van Aanholt, Jeroen Zoet.
Netherlands Starting XI (5-3-2): Jasper Cillessen, Kenny Tete, Matthijs de Ligt, Virgil van Dijk, Nathan Aké, Tonny Vilhena, Donny van de Beek, Davy Pröpper, Georginio Wijnaldum, Memphis Depay, Ryan Babel.  
Portugal SUBS: Bernardo Silva, Rúben Neves, Beto, João Moutinho, Bruno Alves, Raphael Guerreiro, Gelson Martins, Gonçalo Guedes, André Silva, Cédric Soares, Rui Patrício, João Mário, Luis Neto.
Portugal Starting XI (4-2-3-1): Anthony Lopes, Joao Cancelo, Rolando, Jose Fonte, Mario Rui, Adrien Silva, Manuel Fernandes, Ricardo Quaresma, Bruno Fernandes, Andre Gomes, Cristiano Ronaldo.
TEAM NEWS coming up...
The last meeting between these sides took place in August 2013 with Cristiano Ronaldo cancelling out Kevin Strootman's strike in a 1-1 draw. Can either side grab a winner tonight?
The jury is still out on Holland boss Ronald Koeman after his recent appointment but tonight's game could be a great yardstick to see where his team are at.
This evening's game will take place at the Stade de Genève and both sides come into the contest in good form. Portugal are unbeaten in their last eight matches and they have won seven of those under coach Fernando Santos. The Netherlands have won five of their last six encounters but they come into the game on the back of a defeat to England.
Hello and welcome to tonight's live coverage of the international friendly between Portugal and the Netherlands.