FT: Belgium 1-4 Netherlands, Memphis Depay Bags BRACE! (VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS)
Memphis Depay bags a brace as the Netherlands thrashed Belgium 1-4 in the UEFA Nations League, MySportDab reports.
First Half Report
The first half had so much come from both Nations who made sure opportunities were created but just one goal was scored.
Belgium had a bad start which saw Romelu Lukaku removed after just 27 minutes played in the game.
The Netherlands were dominating the affair as they continued to create more opportunities pushing to get the opening goal which didn’t happen immediately.
Steven Bergwijn gave the Dutchmen a 0-1 lead in the 40th minute of the encounter as Frenkie de Jong set up the Tottenham player who scored the opener.
That was the only thing as the first half ended with Belgium 0-1 Netherlands after 45 minutes of football played between them which was entertaining.
Second Half Report
The second half was filled with goals being scored by the away side who made light work of their opponent all through.
The Netherlands made it 0-2 in the 51st minutes after a good buildup from play which saw Memphis Depay smash one past the goalkeeper for the goal.
It was looking bad for Belgium who couldn’t make anything happen as they once again conceded another goal in the 62nd minute by Denzel Dumfries as it turned 0-3.
More opportunities were seen as the game slowed down a bit with both teams attacking each other until Memphis Depay scored a brace in the 66th minute which made it 0-4.
The home side scored in the 77th minute, but it was called back by VAR which was reviewed and ruled out leaving things 0-4.
The match continued approaching the final few minutes with nothing left to be played as the away side just kept killing time until Michy Batshuayi pulled one back in the 90th plus added minute to make it 1-4.
It finally came to an end with Belgium 1-4 Netherlands as the game ended with the away side getting all three points after 90 minutes played.
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