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Poland 1-2 Netherlands: Dutch fail to reach finals despite win

Georginio Wijnaldum
Wijnaldum has scored three goals in his last two games for the Netherlands

Liverpool's Georginio Wijnaldum scored a late winner against Poland but it was not enough to send the Netherlands into the Nations League finals.

Kamil Jozwiak had put Poland ahead in the first half but Memphis Depay equalised from the penalty spot with 13 minutes remaining.

Wijnaldum's header in the closing stages gave the visitors the win.

However, Italy's 2-0 against Bosnia-Herzegovina meant the Azzurri finished as Group A1 winners.

Andrea Belotti and Domenico Berardi got the goals for the Italians, who join Belgium, France and Spain in the Nations League finals, which take place in October next year.

While the Netherlands failed to progress the victory was their second in a row under new boss Frank de Boer, who had failed to win any of his first four games in charge.

Line-ups

Poland

  • 22Fabianski
  • 4Kedziora
  • 15Glik
  • 5BednarekBooked at 77mins
  • 16RecaSubstituted forRybusat 81'minutes
  • 10KrychowiakBooked at 14minsSubstituted forLinettyat 71'minutes
  • 6PlachetaSubstituted forGrosickiat 75'minutes
  • 14Klich
  • 20ZielinskiSubstituted forModerat 71'minutes
  • 21JozwiakBooked at 76mins
  • 9LewandowskiSubstituted forPiatekat 45'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Szczesny
  • 2Bochniewicz
  • 3Walukiewicz
  • 7Milik
  • 8Linetty
  • 11Grosicki
  • 12Skorupski
  • 13Rybus
  • 17Moder
  • 18Bereszynski
  • 19Szymanski
  • 23Piatek

Netherlands

  • 1Krul
  • 2HateboerSubstituted forDumfriesat 57'minutes
  • 6de Vrij
  • 17BlindSubstituted forde Jongat 84'minutes
  • 5van AanholtSubstituted forWijndalat 70'minutes
  • 15KlaassenSubstituted forvan de Beekat 70'minutes
  • 21de Jong
  • 16StengsSubstituted forBerghuisat 70'minutes
  • 8Wijnaldum
  • 9Malen
  • 10Depay

Substitutes

  • 3Veltman
  • 4Botman
  • 7Berghuis
  • 11Promes
  • 12Wijndal
  • 13Bizot
  • 14Gravenberch
  • 19de Jong
  • 20van de Beek
  • 22Dumfries
  • 23Drommel
Referee:
Orel Grinfeld

Match Stats

Home TeamPolandAway TeamNetherlands
Possession
Home46%
Away54%
Shots
Home9
Away19
Shots on Target
Home2
Away6
Corners
Home2
Away9
Fouls
Home20
Away13

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Poland 1, Netherlands 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Poland 1, Netherlands 2.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Steven Berghuis (Netherlands) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

  4. Post update

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

  5. Post update

    Foul by Jan Bednarek (Poland).

  6. Post update

    Foul by Memphis Depay (Netherlands).

  7. Post update

    Mateusz Klich (Poland) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  8. Post update

    Owen Wijndal (Netherlands) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Mateusz Klich (Poland).

  10. Post update

    Foul by Luuk de Jong (Netherlands).

  11. Post update

    Maciej Rybus (Poland) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  12. Post update

    Steven Berghuis (Netherlands) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Maciej Rybus (Poland).

  14. Post update

    Donyell Malen (Netherlands) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Tomasz Kedziora (Poland).

  16. Goal!

    Goal! Poland 1, Netherlands 2. Georginio Wijnaldum (Netherlands) header from the right side of the six yard box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Steven Berghuis with a cross following a corner.

  17. Substitution

    Substitution, Netherlands. Luuk de Jong replaces Daley Blind.

  18. Post update

    Corner, Netherlands. Conceded by Jan Bednarek.

  19. Substitution

    Substitution, Poland. Maciej Rybus replaces Arkadiusz Reca because of an injury.

  20. Post update

    Georginio Wijnaldum (Netherlands) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

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As It Stood

A

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Italy633072512
2Netherlands632174311
3Poland62136607
4Bos-Herze6024311-82

B

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Belgium65011661015
2Denmark631287110
3England631274310
4Iceland6006317-140

C

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1France6510125716
2Portugal6411124813
3Croatia6105916-73
4Sweden6105513-83

D

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Spain63211331011
2Germany62311013-39
3Ukraine5203510-56
4Switzerland503268-23

E

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Austria641196313
2Norway6312127510
3Romania622289-18
4Northern Ireland6024411-72

F

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Czech Rep640295412
2Scotland631254110
3Israel62227708
4Slovakia6114510-54

G

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Hungary632174311
2Russia6222912-38
3Serbia61329726
4Turkey613268-26

H

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Wales651071616
2Finland640275212
3R. of Ireland603314-33
4Bulgaria602427-52

I

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Montenegro6411102813
2Luxembourg631275210
3Azerbaijan613224-26
4Cyprus6114210-84

J

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Armenia632196311
2North Macedonia62319819
3Georgia61416607
4Estonia603359-43

K

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Slovenia642081714
2Greece633061512
3Kosovo612346-25
4Moldova6015111-101

L

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Albania632184411
2Belarus6312108210
3Lithuania622257-28
4Kazakhstan611459-44

M

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Faroe Islands633095412
2Malta62318629
3Latvia61418447
4Andorra6024111-102

N

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Gibraltar42203128
2Liechtenstein41213215
3San Marino402203-32
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