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Estonia 0-4 Netherlands: Babel, Depay, Wijnaldum score

Ryan Babel

The Netherlands upped the pressure on Northern Ireland in Group C by thumping Estonia in Euro 2020 qualifying.

Ronald Koeman’s side – who have a game in hand – moved within three points of second-placed Northern Ireland, who lost 2-0 against Germany.

Ryan Babel scored twice, converting Daley Blind’s cross from close range, as well as heading in at the far post.

Former Manchester United winger Memphis Depay curled in a beautiful third and Georginio Wijnaldum headed in late on.

Line-ups

Estonia

  • 12Lepmets
  • 23TenisteBooked at 53mins
  • 16TammBooked at 70mins
  • 15Klavan
  • 19Kallaste
  • 18MetsBooked at 86mins
  • 10Zenjov Substituted forLiivakat 60′minutes
  • 4Kait
  • 6Ainsalu Substituted forDmitrijevat 87′minutes
  • 11Ojamaa Substituted forSappinenat 85′minutes
  • 9Sorga

Substitutes

  • 1Aksalu
  • 2Kams
  • 3Pikk
  • 5Vihmann
  • 7Liivak
  • 8Sinyavskiy
  • 13Kreida
  • 14Vassiljev
  • 17Sappinen
  • 20Dmitrijev
  • 21Kuusk
  • 22Igonen

Netherlands

  • 1Cillessen
  • 2VeltmanBooked at 73mins
  • 3de Ligt
  • 4van Dijk
  • 17Blind
  • 6Pröpper
  • 21de Jong Substituted forde Jongat 71′minutes
  • 7Malen Substituted forBerghuisat 63′minutes
  • 8Wijnaldum
  • 9Babel Substituted forStrootmanat 84′minutes
  • 10Depay

Substitutes

  • 5Aké
  • 11Promes
  • 12van Aanholt
  • 13Zoet
  • 14Berghuis
  • 15de Roon
  • 16Strootman
  • 18Vilhena
  • 19de Jong
  • 20Kluivert
  • 22Dumfries
  • 23Vermeer
Referee:
Serhiy Boyko
Attendance:
11,006

Match Stats

Home TeamEstoniaAway TeamNetherlands
Possession
Home28%
Away72%
Shots
Home1
Away20
Shots on Target
Home1
Away10
Corners
Home0
Away6
Fouls
Home6
Away16

Live Text

Match ends, Estonia 0, Netherlands 4.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Estonia 0, Netherlands 4.

Attempt missed. Memphis Depay (Netherlands) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Davy Pröpper.

Attempt missed. Steven Berghuis (Netherlands) left footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Georginio Wijnaldum.

Substitution

Substitution, Estonia. Artjom Dmitrijev replaces Mihkel Ainsalu.

Goal!

Goal! Estonia 0, Netherlands 4. Georginio Wijnaldum (Netherlands) header from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Memphis Depay with a cross following a set piece situation.

Booking

Karol Mets (Estonia) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Steven Berghuis (Netherlands) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Karol Mets (Estonia).

Substitution

Substitution, Estonia. Rauno Sappinen replaces Henrik Ojamaa.

Substitution

Substitution, Netherlands. Kevin Strootman replaces Ryan Babel.

Corner, Netherlands. Conceded by Joonas Tamm.

Offside, Netherlands. Joël Veltman tries a through ball, but Steven Berghuis is caught offside.

Foul by Ryan Babel (Netherlands).

Joonas Tamm (Estonia) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Henrik Ojamaa (Estonia) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Goal!

Goal! Estonia 0, Netherlands 3. Memphis Depay (Netherlands) left footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Matthijs de Ligt.

Offside, Netherlands. Ryan Babel tries a through ball, but Daley Blind is caught offside.

Booking

Joël Veltman (Netherlands) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Joël Veltman (Netherlands).

Ken Kallaste (Estonia) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt saved. Memphis Depay (Netherlands) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Daley Blind.

Substitution

Substitution, Netherlands. Luuk de Jong replaces Frenkie de Jong.

Attempt blocked. Memphis Depay (Netherlands) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Booking

Joonas Tamm (Estonia) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Daley Blind (Netherlands) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Joonas Tamm (Estonia).

Foul by Davy Pröpper (Netherlands).

Mihkel Ainsalu (Estonia) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Netherlands. Steven Berghuis replaces Donyell Malen.

Substitution

Substitution, Estonia. Frank Liivak replaces Sergei Zenjov.

Foul by Virgil van Dijk (Netherlands).

Sergei Lepmets (Estonia) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Netherlands. Conceded by Sergei Lepmets.

Attempt saved. Davy Pröpper (Netherlands) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Virgil van Dijk.

Attempt blocked. Memphis Depay (Netherlands) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Frenkie de Jong.

Attempt missed. Virgil van Dijk (Netherlands) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Memphis Depay with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Netherlands. Conceded by Ragnar Klavan.

Foul by Matthijs de Ligt (Netherlands).

Ken Kallaste (Estonia) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

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