The orange team, which itself occupies the sixteenth place in the FIFA rankings, took the lead ten minutes later with a penalty from Memphis Depay. In the 55th minute, Wout Weghorst doubled the score. Ryan Gravenberch set the final score 3-0.
De Boer started against Georgia with Martin Stekelenburg under the bar. The Ajax goalkeeper (38) became the oldest international player in the history of Orange after Sander Boucher (39) and Pete Crack (also 38). Tim Kroll defended the goal against Scotland earlier this week. According to the national coach, he has not yet decided who will be his first goalkeeper in the European Championship.
Memphis Depay puts the orange 1-0 from eleven metres.
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Matisse de Ligt, who was injured in the groin, was replaced by Daley Blind. The Ajax player formed the five-man center back, along with Stefan de Vrij and Jøren Timber. Owen Wijendal and Denzel Dumfries were allowed to start on the wings again. It remains unclear whether De Ligt will be fit in time for the European Championship.
Right-back assisted Dumfries Orange with a penalty early in the game. Eindhoven player came out of the penalty area in Georgia and hit the ball after the penalty kick. Depay knew what to do with the opportunity. Goalkeeper Giorgi Luria misled and scored his 26th goal in Orange.
Wout Weghorst shouted after his first goal with the orange.
Ten minutes after the break, Wighurst scored his first international goal. After a subtle pass from Depay, the tall striker hit the ball diagonally into the far corner, then celebrated in abundance. The always fanatical Weghorst clearly didn’t like the fact that he had to go to the side after about ten minutes.
Fifteen minutes before the end of the match, substitute Gravenbrich, substitute for Frenkie de Jong, was also allowed to cheer for the first time as a Dutch player. After a cross from Donyell Malen and a skew shot from Depay, the young Ajax midfielder managed to hit the goal: 3-0.
Frank de Boer watching from the sidelines.
De Boer has exactly seven days to mark i’s in Orange. Next Sunday, the first match of the European Championships awaits at the Johan Cruyff Arena. Then Ukraine is the opponent.
Eastern Europe defeated Northern Ireland 1-0 on Thursday. On Monday, the team of former striker Andriy Shevchenko will conclude its preparations with a training match against Cyprus. Austria and North Macedonia are the other two countries in the group.
Austria, opponents in the European Championship, drew against Slovakia
The Austrian national football team drew against Slovakia in preparation for the European Championship. In Vienna it remained 0-0 among the participants in the event. Austria will soon become an opponent of Orange in the group stage of the European Championship.
Ondrej Duda was about to score the opening goal for the Slovaks, but his shot was blocked just before the goal line by his teammate who fell to the ground. On the other hand, the Austrians shocked the post twice, once by Florian Grelic and once by former Twente player Marko Arnautovic.
A few days ago, Austria lost to England in Middlesbrough, 1-0.
Austria will continue to play Ukraine and North Macedonia in the group stage of the European Championship. Slovakia is part of Spain, Sweden and Poland.
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