Netherlands Qualifies to the Euro 2020

Group C match for Euro 2020 qualification brings the Netherlands who enough to draw with Northern Ireland to ensure qualification for the 2020 European Cup finals. Likewise with Germany, which before the clash on Sunday had both collected 15 points.

At the last meeting, the Netherlands won 3-1 over Northern Ireland in the Euro 2020 qualification first leg. Keep in mind, this match played at Windsor Park is the last match for Northern Ireland coach Michael O’Neill. After this fight O’Neill will relinquish his post as coach of the Northern Ireland National Team. Next O’Neill will be the manager at Stoke City. At least, this factor whipped up the Northern Ireland players to provide the best for O’Neill. The Netherlands under Ronald Koeman has recorded five consecutive wins, their last defeat was against Portugal in the UEFA Nations League.

And finally the Netherlands reached its ambition strolled to the 2020 European Cup finals after playing a goalless draw on Sunday. At the beginning of the game, both the Netherlands and Northern Ireland both have quite dangerous opportunities. In the 10th minute, Steven Berghuis’s shot almost put the Netherlands ahead, but his shot only hit the goal post that was escorted by Bailey Peacock. Northern Ireland wasted opportunity in the 30th minute. Starting from the ball touched by Joel Veltman’s hand in the forbidden box, the referee pointed to the spot for Northern Ireland.

Going forward as executor, Steven Davis failed to carry out his duties. Davis’ kick is still slightly bounced over the Netherlands’ crossbar escorted by Jasper Cillesen. Until the half time the score is still 0-0. Entering the second half, both teams were equally unable to produce a goal. Until the referee blew the long whistle the game ended, the score 0-0 remained unchanged.

With these results, Ronald Koeman’s troops came in 2nd place in Group C with 16 points and made sure to get a ticket to the final round. With one match remaining, the windmill country is 3 points ahead of Northern Ireland, and head to head, the Netherlands wins over Northern Ireland.

Netherlands is through to the main round. This news is an absolute joyful news for fans of the Netherlands’ national team around the world. This is an extraordinary achievement for the country team of the windmills. The Netherlands is now able to qualify for the big event.

The reason is, after taking the 3rd position at the 2014 World Cup, the achievements of the windmills’ country have declined. The Netherlands then failed to participate in the Euro 2016 World Cup 2018 Russia.

Liverpool player Virgil van Dijk said, “Finally we can perform at Euro 2020, let’s enjoy this success”. Meanwhile, in other Group C, the closest rival Netherlands, Germany, also won tickets to the main round of Euro 2020, after the match at Borussia Park Stadium on Sunday (12/17/2019) recorded a convincing 4-0 victory over Belarus.

The four goals for Die Mannschaft were contributed by Toni Kroos in the 83rd and 55th minutes, Leon Goretzka in the 49th minute, and Matthias Ginter in the 41st minute. With one match remaining, Germany collected 18 points and are at the top of the standings. Germany and the Netherlands are no longer overtaken by Northern Ireland, 13 points.

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