Women's World Cup Qualifying - Group C
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Netherlands 12-0 Cyprus: Vivianne Miedema scores six in World Cup qualifier

Vivianne Miedema in action for the Netherlands against Cyprus in a World Cup qualifier
Vivianne Miedema scored two goals when the Netherlands beat Denmark in the Euro 2017 final

Vivianne Miedema scored six goals in the space of 53 minutes as the Netherlands hammered Cyprus in a World Cup qualifier in Groningen.

The Arsenal forward celebrated a first-half hat-trick before adding three more goals after half-time.

Miedema was substituted in the 78th minute with the Netherlands 12-0 ahead.

The Netherlands, fifth in Fifa's world rankings, are two points clear at the top of Group C but have played one more game than second-placed Iceland.

The 2017 European champions are scheduled to meet Iceland in their next qualifier on 6 September.

Line-ups

Netherlands

Formation 4-3-3

  • 1van Veenendaal
  • 15DijkstraSubstituted forWilmsat 83'minutes
  • 2Nouwen
  • 20Janssen
  • 19Olislagers
  • 14Groenen
  • 6Roord
  • 8SpitseSubstituted forEgurrolaat 67'minutes
  • 21BeerensteynSubstituted forLeuchterat 67'minutes
  • 9MiedemaSubstituted forvan Doorenat 78'minutes
  • 10PelovaSubstituted forBrugtsat 67'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Grant
  • 4van Dongen
  • 5Wilms
  • 7Leuchter
  • 11Brugts
  • 12Snoeijs
  • 13Egurrola
  • 16Weimar
  • 17van Dooren
  • 18Casparij
  • 22Baijings
  • 23Lorsheijd

Cyprus

Formation 5-4-1

  • 1Matthaiou
  • 4PitsillouSubstituted forPanayiotouat 88'minutes
  • 21Cháliou
  • 5Zampa
  • 2Charalambous
  • 14PanagiotouSubstituted forAristodimouat 45'minutes
  • 17GeorgiouSubstituted forXenafontosat 60'minutes
  • 3Ioannou
  • 8MichailSubstituted forAndreouat 74'minutes
  • 11ChrysostomouSubstituted forGregoriouat 45'minutes
  • 9Violari

Substitutes

  • 6Vasiliou
  • 7Xenafontos
  • 10Kleitou
  • 12Giorka
  • 13Aristodimou
  • 15Gregoriou
  • 16Astaniou
  • 18Ioannou
  • 19Savva
  • 20Andreou
  • 22Kouzáli
  • 23Panayiotou
Referee:
Alexandra Collin
Attendance:
9,352

Match Stats

Home TeamNetherlandsAway TeamCyprus
Possession
Home79%
Away21%
Shots
Home45
Away0
Shots on Target
Home23
Away0
Corners
Home9
Away1
Fouls
Home8
Away3

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Netherlands 12, Cyprus Women 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Netherlands 12, Cyprus Women 0.

  3. Post update

    Foul by Jill Roord (Netherlands).

  4. Post update

    Antonia Gregoriou (Cyprus Women) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  5. Post update

    Attempt missed. Kayleigh van Dooren (Netherlands) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Marisa Olislagers with a cross.

  6. Post update

    Hand ball by Kayleigh van Dooren (Netherlands).

  7. Post update

    Attempt missed. Jill Roord (Netherlands) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Lynn Wilms with a cross.

  8. Post update

    Attempt missed. Dominique Janssen (Netherlands) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Kayleigh van Dooren (Netherlands).

  10. Post update

    Chara Charalambous (Cyprus Women) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  11. Post update

    Attempt saved. Jill Roord (Netherlands) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Marisa Olislagers.

  12. Substitution

    Substitution, Cyprus Women. Marinella Panayiotou replaces Christina Pitsillou.

  13. Post update

    Attempt missed. Romée Leuchter (Netherlands) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right misses to the left. Assisted by Jackie Groenen.

  14. Post update

    Attempt missed. Jill Roord (Netherlands) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Romée Leuchter with a cross.

  15. Post update

    Attempt saved. Kayleigh van Dooren (Netherlands) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

  16. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Esmee Brugts (Netherlands) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

  17. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Damaris Egurrola (Netherlands) header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Romée Leuchter with a cross.

  18. Post update

    Corner, Netherlands. Conceded by Antonia Gregoriou.

  19. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Jackie Groenen (Netherlands) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Esmee Brugts.

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, Netherlands. Lynn Wilms replaces Caitlin Dijkstra.

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Friday 8th April 2022

As It Stood

A

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Sweden55001111015
2R. of Ireland4211143117
3Finland42027526
4Slovakia511347-34
5Georgia4004020-200

B

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Spain55004304315
2Scotland53111211110
3Hungary52031214-26
4Ukraine4112711-44
5Faroe Islands5005240-380

C

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Netherlands53201531211
2Iceland4301132119
3Czech Republic412111745
4Belarus31115414
5Cyprus6015230-281

D

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1England66005305318
2Austria64112942513
3Northern Ireland64113062413
4Luxembourg5104329-263
5North Macedonia6105638-323
6Latvia5005246-440

E

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Denmark66003423218
2Football Union of Russia65011931615
3Montenegro6303813-59
4Bos-Herze6114520-154
5Malta6114416-124
6Azerbaijan6105218-163

F

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Norway65103403416
2Belgium64113853313
3Poland632166011
4Albania6213918-97
5Kosovo6114416-124
6Armenia6006046-460

G

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Switzerland66002622418
2Italy65012222015
3Romania53028719
4Croatia6114415-114
5Lithuania5014119-181
6Moldova4004016-160

H

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Germany66003122918
2Portugal64111751213
3Serbia64021610612
4Turkey6213718-117
5Israel5005219-170
6Bulgaria5005120-190

I

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1France66003723518
2Wales64111731413
3Slovenia63211751211
4Greece6213521-167
5Kazakhstan5005221-190
6Estonia5005026-260
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