EURO 2020: Netherlands On Smooth Cruise To Knockout Round


Goals in each half from Memphis Depay and Denzel Dumfries saw Netherlands beat Austria 2-0 at the Amsterdam ArenA to book their place in the last 16 of Euro 2020 as Group C winners.

Both teams went into the game knowing a second win in Group C would send them into the knockout phase of the tournament.

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The Dutch took an early lead from a penalty, given after the intervention of the VAR who spotted that Austria captain David Alaba had caught Dumfries in the box, with Depay converting from the spot.

Dumfries made it 2-0 midway through the second half with a simple close-range finish off a counter.

The Netherlands have joined both Italy and Belgium in the knockout phase having won Group C with a match to spare.

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Austria can join them with a win against Ukraine in their final game on Monday.

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