European Championship Qualifying - Group C
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Estonia 0-4 Netherlands: Babel, Depay, Wijnaldum score

Ryan Babel
Babel signed for Turkish champions Galatasaray in the summer after leaving relegated Fulham

The Netherlands upped the pressure on Northern Ireland in Group C by thumping Estonia in Euro 2020 qualifying.

Ronald Koeman's side - who have a game in hand - moved within three points of second-placed Northern Ireland, who lost 2-0 against Germany.

Ryan Babel scored twice, converting Daley Blind's cross from close range, as well as heading in at the far post.

Former Manchester United winger Memphis Depay curled in a beautiful third and Georginio Wijnaldum headed in late on.

Line-ups

Estonia

Formation 4-1-4-1

  • 12Lepmets
  • 23TenisteBooked at 53mins
  • 16TammBooked at 70mins
  • 15Klavan
  • 19Kallaste
  • 18MetsBooked at 86mins
  • 10ZenjovSubstituted forLiivakat 60'minutes
  • 4Kait
  • 6AinsaluSubstituted forDmitrijevat 87'minutes
  • 11OjamaaSubstituted forSappinenat 85'minutes
  • 9Sorga

Substitutes

  • 1Aksalu
  • 2Kams
  • 3Pikk
  • 5Vihmann
  • 7Liivak
  • 8Sinyavskiy
  • 13Kreida
  • 14Vassiljev
  • 17Sappinen
  • 20Dmitrijev
  • 21Kuusk
  • 22Igonen

Netherlands

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 1Cillessen
  • 2VeltmanBooked at 73mins
  • 3de Ligt
  • 4van Dijk
  • 17Blind
  • 6Pröpper
  • 21de JongSubstituted forde Jongat 71'minutes
  • 7MalenSubstituted forBerghuisat 63'minutes
  • 8Wijnaldum
  • 9BabelSubstituted forStrootmanat 84'minutes
  • 10Depay

Substitutes

  • 5Aké
  • 11Promes
  • 12van Aanholt
  • 13Zoet
  • 14Berghuis
  • 15de Roon
  • 16Strootman
  • 18Vilhena
  • 19de Jong
  • 20Kluivert
  • 22Dumfries
  • 23Vermeer
Referee:
Serhiy Boyko
Attendance:
11,006

Match Stats

Home TeamEstoniaAway TeamNetherlands
Possession
Home28%
Away72%
Shots
Home1
Away20
Shots on Target
Home1
Away10
Corners
Home0
Away6
Fouls
Home6
Away16

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Estonia 0, Netherlands 4.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Estonia 0, Netherlands 4.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Memphis Depay (Netherlands) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Davy Pröpper.

  4. Post update

    Attempt missed. Steven Berghuis (Netherlands) left footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Georginio Wijnaldum.

  5. Substitution

    Substitution, Estonia. Artjom Dmitrijev replaces Mihkel Ainsalu.

  6. Goal!

    Goal! Estonia 0, Netherlands 4. Georginio Wijnaldum (Netherlands) header from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Memphis Depay with a cross following a set piece situation.

  7. Booking

    Karol Mets (Estonia) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  8. Post update

    Steven Berghuis (Netherlands) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Karol Mets (Estonia).

  10. Substitution

    Substitution, Estonia. Rauno Sappinen replaces Henrik Ojamaa.

  11. Substitution

    Substitution, Netherlands. Kevin Strootman replaces Ryan Babel.

  12. Post update

    Corner, Netherlands. Conceded by Joonas Tamm.

  13. Post update

    Offside, Netherlands. Joël Veltman tries a through ball, but Steven Berghuis is caught offside.

  14. Post update

    Foul by Ryan Babel (Netherlands).

  15. Post update

    Joonas Tamm (Estonia) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  16. Post update

    Attempt saved. Henrik Ojamaa (Estonia) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  17. Goal!

    Goal! Estonia 0, Netherlands 3. Memphis Depay (Netherlands) left footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Matthijs de Ligt.

  18. Post update

    Offside, Netherlands. Ryan Babel tries a through ball, but Daley Blind is caught offside.

  19. Booking

    Joël Veltman (Netherlands) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  20. Post update

    Foul by Joël Veltman (Netherlands).

As It Stood

A

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1England3300141139
2Kosovo42207528
3Czech Rep420268-26
4Montenegro4022310-72
5Bulgaria5023511-62

B

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Ukraine54101111013
2Portugal31205325
3Luxembourg411245-14
4Serbia4112711-44
5Lithuania4013310-71

C

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Germany54011761112
2Northern Ireland540174312
3Netherlands430114599
4Belarus5104310-73
5Estonia5005218-160

D

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1R. of Ireland532062411
2Denmark5230155109
3Switzerland422010468
4Georgia511348-44
5Gibraltar5005016-160

E

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Croatia5311105510
2Slovakia53029729
3Hungary53027619
4Wales42024406
5Azerbaijan5014513-81

F

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Spain66001731418
2Sweden6321138511
3Romania6312137610
4Norway623111839
5Malta6105213-113
6Faroe Islands6006320-170

G

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Poland641182613
2Slovenia6321125711
3Austria6312136710
4North Macedonia62228808
5Israel6222111108
6Latvia6006121-200

H

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1France54011641212
2Turkey5401102812
3Iceland540185312
4Albania520367-16
5Moldova5104213-113
6Andorra5005011-110

I

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Belgium66001911818
2Russia65011841415
3Kazakhstan621389-17
4Cyprus621311657
5Scotland6204513-86
6San Marino6006028-280

J

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Italy66001831518
2Finland640284412
3Armenia6303121119
4Bos-Herze6213121117
5Greece6123710-35
6Liechtenstein6015119-181
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