European Championship Qualifying - Group C
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Netherlands 5-0 Estonia: Wijnaldum hat-trick as Dutch thrash Estonia

Georginio Wijnaldum opens the scoring for the Netherlands
Wijnaldum opened the scoring on six minutes

Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum scored a hat-trick as the Netherlands thrashed Estonia in Euro 2020 qualifying Group C.

Ronald Koeman's side had already qualified for the finals thanks to the point earned against Northern Ireland.

But despite this emphatic victory in Amsterdam the Dutch did not top the group as Germany thumped Northern Ireland 6-1 in Frankfurt.

Bournemouth defender Nathan Ake and 18-year-old Myron Boadu also scored.

Wijnaldum - who was captain for the game in the absence of Liverpool team-mate Virgil van Dijk - is the first midfielder to score a hat-trick for the Netherlands since Johan Neeskens in 1972.

The former Newcastle player headed the Dutch in front in the sixth minute after he rose to meet a cross from Ajax forward Quincy Promes.

Ake doubled the Netherlands' lead soon after with another header to put Koeman's men in control within 18 minutes.

Wijnaldum's further goals came thanks to two assists from 20-year-old Calvin Stengs, who was making his debut for the national side.

Fellow debutant Myron Boadu completed the scoring after latching on to Kevin Strootman's through ball.

At 18 years and 309 days, Boadu is the youngest player to score for the Netherlands since Ryan Babel in 2005.

Line-ups

Netherlands

  • 1Cillessen
  • 11Promes
  • 3de Ligt
  • 5Aké
  • 12van Aanholt
  • 6Pröpper
  • 21de JongSubstituted forStrootmanat 75'minutes
  • 7Stengs
  • 8Wijnaldum
  • 10DepaySubstituted forBoaduat 45'minutes
  • 9de JongSubstituted forWeghorstat 63'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Veltman
  • 13Zoet
  • 14de Vrij
  • 15Berghuis
  • 16Strootman
  • 17Blind
  • 18Boadu
  • 19Weghorst
  • 20van de Beek
  • 22Dumfries
  • 23Bizot

Estonia

  • 12Lepmets
  • 23TenisteSubstituted forBaranovat 61'minutes
  • 16Tamm
  • 18Mets
  • 19Kallaste
  • 10ZenjovSubstituted forLiivakat 76'minutes
  • 6Antonov
  • 20Ainsalu
  • 11OjamaaSubstituted forKaitat 83'minutes
  • 14Vassiljev
  • 9Sorga

Substitutes

  • 1Meerits
  • 2Kams
  • 3Pikk
  • 4Kait
  • 5Miller
  • 7Puri
  • 8Anier
  • 13Kreida
  • 15Liivak
  • 17Kuusk
  • 21Baranov
  • 22Igonen
Referee:
Davide Massa
Attendance:
50,386

Match Stats

Home TeamNetherlandsAway TeamEstonia
Possession
Home66%
Away34%
Shots
Home22
Away9
Shots on Target
Home14
Away2
Corners
Home6
Away1
Fouls
Home5
Away7

Live Text

Match ends, Netherlands 5, Estonia 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Netherlands 5, Estonia 0.

Attempt missed. Patrick van Aanholt (Netherlands) right footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Calvin Stengs.

Attempt saved. Konstantin Vassiljev (Estonia) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Ilja Antonov.

Foul by Wout Weghorst (Netherlands).

Karol Mets (Estonia) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Patrick van Aanholt (Netherlands) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Frank Liivak (Estonia).

Goal!

Goal! Netherlands 5, Estonia 0. Myron Boadu (Netherlands) right footed shot from the left side of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Kevin Strootman with a through ball.

Attempt saved. Nathan Aké (Netherlands) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Calvin Stengs with a cross.

Corner, Netherlands. Conceded by Nikita Baranov.

Substitution

Substitution, Estonia. Mattias Kait replaces Henrik Ojamaa.

Myron Boadu (Netherlands) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Nikita Baranov (Estonia).

Goal!

Goal! Netherlands 4, Estonia 0. Georginio Wijnaldum (Netherlands) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Calvin Stengs with a through ball following a fast break.

Myron Boadu (Netherlands) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Ilja Antonov (Estonia).

Substitution

Substitution, Estonia. Frank Liivak replaces Sergei Zenjov.

Attempt missed. Patrick van Aanholt (Netherlands) left footed shot from outside the box is too high following a corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Netherlands. Kevin Strootman replaces Frenkie de Jong.

Corner, Netherlands. Conceded by Sergei Lepmets.

Attempt saved. Myron Boadu (Netherlands) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Georginio Wijnaldum.

Attempt blocked. Davy Pröpper (Netherlands) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt blocked. Quincy Promes (Netherlands) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Calvin Stengs.

Attempt saved. Wout Weghorst (Netherlands) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Calvin Stengs.

Foul by Davy Pröpper (Netherlands).

Konstantin Vassiljev (Estonia) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt blocked. Myron Boadu (Netherlands) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Calvin Stengs.

Attempt missed. Patrick van Aanholt (Netherlands) left footed shot from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Myron Boadu.

Goal!

Goal! Netherlands 3, Estonia 0. Georginio Wijnaldum (Netherlands) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Calvin Stengs.

Foul by Frenkie de Jong (Netherlands).

Mihkel Ainsalu (Estonia) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Netherlands. Wout Weghorst replaces Luuk de Jong.

Foul by Matthijs de Ligt (Netherlands).

Ken Kallaste (Estonia) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Netherlands. Conceded by Ilja Antonov.

Substitution

Substitution, Estonia. Nikita Baranov replaces Taijo Teniste.

Attempt missed. Luuk de Jong (Netherlands) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Calvin Stengs with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Netherlands. Conceded by Sergei Zenjov.

Luuk de Jong (Netherlands) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

goal

As It Stood

A

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1England87013763121
2Czech Rep85031311215
3Kosovo83231316-311
4Bulgaria8134617-116
5Montenegro8035322-193

B

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Ukraine86201741320
2Portugal85212261617
3Serbia84221717014
4Luxembourg8116716-94
5Lithuania8017525-201

C

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Germany87013072321
2Netherlands86112471719
3Northern Ireland8413913-413
4Belarus8116416-124
5Estonia8017226-241

D

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Switzerland85211961317
2Denmark84402361716
3R. of Ireland834175213
4Georgia8224711-48
5Gibraltar8008331-280

E

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Croatia85211771017
2Wales8422106414
3Slovakia84131311213
4Hungary8404811-312
5Azerbaijan8017518-131

F

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Spain108203152626
2Sweden106312391421
3Norway104511911817
4Romania104241715214
5Faroe Islands10109430-263
6Malta10109327-243

G

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Poland108111851325
2Austria106131991019
3North Macedonia104241213-114
4Slovenia104241611514
5Israel103251618-211
6Latvia10109328-253

H

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1France108112561925
2Turkey107211831523
3Iceland106131411319
4Albania104151614213
5Andorra10118320-174
6Moldova10109426-223

I

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Belgium1010004033730
2Russia108023382524
3Scotland105051619-315
4Cyprus103161520-510
5Kazakhstan103161317-410
6San Marino100010151-500

J

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Italy1010003743330
2Finland106041610618
3Greece104241214-214
4Bos-Herze104152017313
5Armenia103161425-1110
6Liechtenstein10028231-292
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