4-0: Xavi Simons opened the scoring for the Netherlands with his first goal as an ‘Oranje’


The choice of Netherlandswithout the Barcelona player Frenkie de Jongclosed his preparation for German Euro 2024 this Monday with a 4-0 win over Icelandwhich on Friday was defeated England at Wembley (0-1). It wasn’t just any night for the former Barcelona player Xavi Simonssince 21 years old he scored his first goal for the ‘Oranje’ team.

is Simmonsfuture of Barcelona but the future is in the air, who opened the scoring at the De Kuip stadium and did it in the 23rd minute by taking advantage of a ball sent to him with a header Denzel Dumfries. Historic day for Leipzig’s young player.

With Cody Gakpo and Memphis Depay exchange position, Dumfries He picked up the ball and sent it a header Simmons in a combination in which he also participated Veerman. In his 14th meeting with Netherlands finally scored Simmonswhich should return to PSG after it transfers to Leipzig though it is not clear that he will ultimately remain with the team Luis Enrique.

And he is the captain of the team he leads Ronald Koeman (and also captain of Liverpool), Virgil van Dijkwho scored the second goal in Rotterdam Netherlands. Van Dijk scored with a header taking advantage of a ball Nathan Ake.

The third of the night was the work of Donyell Malen, who replaced Gakpo in the 76th minute and scored in the 79th minute. But, like against Canada, ‘Oranje’ saved a little for the end and achieved it in the 93rd minute. Wout Weghorst.

The Dutch team, European champions in 1988, will debut at Euro 2024, facing group D of the first stage Poland (where this Monday they were injured Robert Lewandowski and Karol Swiderski) this Sunday. Then, on France on June 21 and Austria on the 25th.

Source: La Verdad


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