Wednesday 16 October 2019

Oranje will meet Portugal in Nations League final after England win

Virgil van Dijk after the game. Photo: Filipe Amorim/NurPhoto via ZUMA Press/HH

The Netherlands will play Portugal in the first Nations League final after a 3-1 win over England on Thursday night.

The Netherlands came from behind in a game which went into extra time, with goals by Mathijs de Ligt, Kyle Walker and Quincy Promes. Frenkie de Jong was named name of the match.

‘This feels good. I am glad we made the final,’ Promes, who came on as a substitute said after the game. ‘I think I was able to prove myself and we can all be proud.’

Match report

The nations league is a new competition involving the 55 countries which are members of Uefa. The final will take place on Sunday.

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