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Netherlands - Germany
Euro Qualifying - 24 March 2019
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FT: Holland 2-3 Germany. A late goal from Schulz snatches a victory for the Germans after Holland had hit back from 2-0 down in a rollercoaster Euro 2020 qualifier in Amsterdam.
Two minutes added. Germany are so close to a BIG win.
- OffMarten de RoonNetherlands
- OnLuuk de JongNetherlands
HOLLAND CHANGE: Luuk de Jong on for De Roon.
- GoalNico SchulzGermany
GOAL! Schulz steers a right foot shot into the bottom corner from Reus cut back after the visitors had carved Holland open down the left.
- OffSerge GnabryGermany
- OnMarco ReusGermany
GERMANY CHANGE: Reus on for Gnabry.
LATEST: Northern Ireland 2-1 Belarus.
Gnabry twists and turns as the visitors look to snatch victory. However, van Dijk does enough to deny the Bayern man.
Kroos tries to catch Cillessen out with a disguised effort towards the near post, but he lacks the accuracy to trouble the Dutch stopper.
Kroos is tumbled by De Jong 25 yards from goal on the far left. This is a good situation for Germany.
Depay surges from deep and slips a ball through for the run of Wijnaldum, but Neuer is alert and flies off his line to smother at the Liverpool man's feet.
Holland continue to dominate and probe.
The hosts win another corner but van Dijk's towering header lacks the power to trouble Neuer.
Are we going to have a winner here? Germany have offered very little since the break but could yet put something together on the counter with Sane and Co.
VIDEO: Depay levels!
- OffLeon GoretzkaGermany
- OnIlkay GündoganGermany
GERMANY CHANGE: Goretzka off, Gundogan on.
Wijnaldum sees a low drive from the right of the area well blocked after a short left-wing corner involving Depay had caused major panic in the visiting defence.
Promes drives in from the left and rasps a shot just wide. Holland's tails are right up now.
This really is a game of two halves!
- GoalMemphis DepayNetherlands
GOAL! All square! Depay does it again! The Lyon forward rifles a low shot into the bottom corner after he and Wijnaldum had created panic in the heart of the German defence.
A Dutch free kick from deep almost catches Germany napping. Wijnaldum's late run appears to leave him completely free to meet the right-wing delivery, but Neuer denies him with a stunning save with his foot.
It wouldn't have counted though. The flag was up for offside.
The visitors are enjoying some much-needed possession, but the Dutch look far hungrier and more determined to retrieve the ball now.
Germany have barely had an attack since the restart. This is an impressive response from Oranje.
It's all Holland now. Koeman looks to have sorted his side out after that flat first half.
That was de Ligt's first goal for his country and has given this home crowd a major lift.
- GoalMatthijs de LigtNetherlands
GOAL! That's one back! de Ligt flicks Depay's left-wing cross into the far corner. Game on?
- OffRyan BabelNetherlands
- OnSteven BergwijnNetherlands
HT HOLLAND CHANGE: Bergwijn on for Babel.
- 2nd Half
KICK OFF! Holland restart the contest needing to really up their game to get anything from this now.
- End of 1st Half
HT: Holland 0-2 Germany. Sane and Gnabry have put new-look Germany in control here.
LATEST: N.Ireland 1-1 Belarus.
VIDEO: Serge's Sizzler.
It should be three. Sane ghosts in behind van Dijk to surge into the area, but sees his low drive beaten away by Cillessen.
Schulz pings a deep cross to the far post for Kehrer, who comes flying in with a thumping header that is too close to Cillessen.
- Yellow cardDaley BlindNetherlands
STAT: That was Gnabry's fifth goal in six senior internationals. Impressive.
Boris is happy!
- GoalSerge GnabryGermany
GOAL! Gnabry makes a smart diagonal run on to Rudiger's ball over the top. The Bayern forward jinks in from the left and beyond van Dijk before curving a brilliant strike into the top corner.
LATEST: Elsewhere in this group, Northern Ireland have taken a 1-0 lead at home to Belarus.
Dumfries seizes upon Rudiger's poor clearance but fizzes a long range effort straight at Neuer.
Van Dijk does just enough to deny Sane at the other end after the forward looked to race clear on to Gnabry's through pass.
Another stunning save. Babel meets a Promes cross from the right with a thumping volley, but it's too close to Neuer who somehow pulls off a wonderful reaction stop.
The resulting corner comes to nothing, but that was much better from the home side.
SUPER SAVE! Depay nods down for Promes who feeds it through for Babel who races free from the left. The Fulham forward drills a first-time effort towards the far corner but sees it brilliantly tipped over the bar by Neuer.
STAT: Sane has netted in three of his last four outings for Germany having failed to notch in his first 15 for Die Mannschaft.
VIDEO: Sane strikes.
Fair to say, Germany are full value for this lead too. It's been an enterprising start from the away side.
That was a super move from Die Mannschaft. De Ligt slipped to allow Sane the space to take aim and that ultimately proved costly.
- GoalLeroy SanéGermany
GOAL! The visitors lead! Toni Kroos feeds Nico Schulz on the left and he in turns finds Sane with a low cross. The Man City man takes one touch out of his stride and rifles a super effort into the far corner.
Kimmich drives at the heart of the Dutch defence. It opens up for him but he takes too long getting a shot away and de Jong gets back to make a perfect sliding challenge.
Depay takes aim with a 35-yard free kick but sees his attempt fly harmlessly over the bar.
Depay gets a second chance to deliver from the right after seeing his initial corner come to nothing. He finds van Dijk with his cross but the big defender can't get enough purchase on it to test Neuer.
The hosts enjoy their best spell of possession. It's worked well from left to right, but Babel's arced delivery is easily repelled by the visiting rearguard.
HEAD-TO-HEAD: Holland 10 wins, 15 draws, 15 Germany wins.
Van Dijk powers an emphatic header well clear of the Dutch area after more good German play led to a corner on the right.
In contrast, a Germany side now in transition have picked up just one victory in their last seven competitive outings. Die Mannschaft were booed off following a 1-1 draw with Serbia in Wolfsburg on Wednesday evening.
DID YOU KNOW? Holland have lost just two of their 11 matches under Koeman.
It's been a very bright and purposeful start from Germany.
Sane raids down the left and sees his deflected cutback fall for Gnabry. The Bayern man turns neatly before firing in a thumping effort that Cillessen pushes to safety.
- 1st Half
KICK OFF! Germany get us underway.
Plenty of surprise on Social Media regarding Reus' omission from the starting XI - but here's Joachim Low's explanation.
The last time these teams met, Netherlands produced a late comeback to book their place in the Nations League finals in June.
Koeman: "Everyone knows about the strong rivalry between the two countries, but there is also a lot of mutual respect there too. Winning against Germany always means a lot, of course, and it did wonders for the players to get those results against them in the Nations League. Now it’s up to us to give the same kind of performances against them and make sure we’re back at a major tournament in 2020."
Marco Reus is on the bench this evening, but was in high spirits ahead of the contest. He told reporters: "If we have the right mindset and work together as a team, then we have every chance of getting a result. We need to be quick on the counter, stay compact in defence and we have to want it. If we do that on the night, then it's difficult for anyone against us and I'm confident that we will win the game."
Virgil van Dijk: "We must worry about ourselves and not Germany. The Germans still have fantastic players, even if they might be talking over here about a crisis. We also had a spell like that where things did not go for us. That was not a good phase. But I don't think we are favourites."
Holland warmed up for this one with a comfortable demolition of Belarus on Thursday evening and it's just the one change from that side tonight. Quincy Promes comes in for Steven Bergwijn.
CONFIRMED TEAMS - HOLLAND: Cillessen, Dumfries, Blind, Van Dijk, De Ligt, De Roon, Frenkie de Jong, Wijnaldum, Babel, Promes, Memphis... Subs: Ake, Berghuis, Bergwijn, Bizot, de Jong, Hateboer, Rosario, Strootman, van Aanholt, van de Beek, Vilhena, Zoet. /// GERMANY: Neuer, Schulz, Sule, Rudiger, Ginter, Kehrer, Kimmich, Kroos, Gnabry, Goretska, Sane... Subs: Brandt, Eggestein, Gundogan, Halstenberg, Havertz, Reus, Stark, Tah, ter Stegen, Trapp, Werner.
Hello and welcome to LIVE updates of a heavyweight Euro 2020 qualifier between Holland and Germany. The resurgent Dutch humbled Die Mannschaft in the Nations League last year and come into this on the back of a thumping 4-0 win over Belarus to get their Group C campaign off to a strong start. Can new-look Germany make their own statement of intent or will Oranje prevail at the expense of their great rivals once again? Kick off 19.45 GMT.