Nations League: Gakpo, Bergwijn Star As Netherlands Beat Poland 2-0

Netherlands’ gamers rejoice after Cody Gakpo (L) scored 1st aim in match vs Poland on Thursday.© AFP

The Netherlands beat Poland 2-0 in Warsaw on Thursday to maneuver nearer to qualification for the Nations League finals, as Cody Gakpo and Steven Bergwijn continued their glorious begins to the season. Louis van Gaal’s males maintained their three-point lead over Belgium, who edged out Wales 2-1, on the high of Group A4. They may want solely a degree from their final sport in opposition to the Belgians in Amsterdam on Sunday to make sure of securing high spot. The Dutch seem like in sturdy type forward of their World Cup opener in Qatar in opposition to African champions Senegal on November 21, earlier than additional Group A video games with the hosts and Ecuador.

Poland certified for the World Cup with a play-off victory over Sweden however had been toothless on Thursday.

The Dutch took a 14th-minute lead after a wonderful staff transfer ended with Denzel Dumfries squaring for Gakpo to faucet into an empty web.

The PSV Eindhoven winger has now scored eight targets in his final seven matches for membership and nation.

Poland lastly created a superb probability within the 53rd minute, however Arkadiusz Milik blazed over.

The Netherlands doubled their benefit seven minutes later as Vincent Janssen teed up Steven Bergwijn to attain.

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The winger has loved a positive marketing campaign to this point, with eight targets for Ajax already since his Dutch-record transfer from Tottenham Hotspur in July.

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