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End of match

  • 93'
    FT: Netherlands 2-0 Norway! The Netherlands celebrate as they reach the FIFA World Cup finals, while Norway's crestfallen players are out of contention! Despite posing almost no threat on goal throughout, this was an anxious, unconvincing win, launched by Bergwijn's emphatic late finish and sealed by Depay's last-gasp close-range finish. An unremarkable performance ends in a memorable night as Oranje reach next year's showpiece as group winners!
  • 90'
    3 minutes added on!
  • 90'
    GOAL for hosts! Memphis Depay... The Netherlands are going to the FIFA World Cup finals! Norway have no-one at the back as their opponents break quickly from a corner, Bergwijn charging into the penalty area through the centre and playing in the unmarked Depay to his right, who fires in. Van Gaal offers a thumbs up from on high!
  • 88'
    Netherlands sub: Nathan Ake on for Danjuma.
  • 87'
    Norway sub: Olsen on for Pedersen.
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  • 84'
    GOAL for Netherlands! The hosts have done it! The hosts have done it! This is a terrific team move, starting in midfield with Blind and spreading play briskly to Danjuma in a central position on the edge of the penalty area, who lays the ball off to Bergwijn in front of goal on the right. The Tottenham striker, who has been the provider so many times from the right wing tonight, lashes an unerring finish into the roof of the net. That could give the Netherlands victory in this group!
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  • 80'
    De Ligt is booked for a foul on King.
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  • 79'
    Dumfries is shown a yellow card.
  • 74'
    Norway double sub: Joshua King on for Hauge and Gregersen on for Normann.
  • 73'
    Netherlands sub: De Roon on for Klaassen.
  • 72'
    Odegaard is penalised for handball.
  • 66'
    Excellent work by Bergwijn, who collects the ball outside the penalty area on the right and races past Meling, standing up a hanging cross for Danjuma beyond the far post. The forward can only lash the tricky opportunity into the stand – he would, perhaps, have had more success attempting to find a team-mate.
  • 65'
    What an untapped opportunity for the home side: Depay passes too late, allowing Strandberg to intercept. Meanwhile, Turkey are now ahead against Montenegro. Norway must, therefore, win if they still want to have a chance of reaching the FIFA World Cup.
  • 60'
    Van Gaal suddenly appears on the screens in the stadium; he seems to be asking for a substitution via his walkie-talkie. He is known for making substitutions in the 60th minute and that is coming up now.
  • 57'
    Normann concedes a free-kick for a foul on Klaassen.
  • 51'
    Thorstvedt concedes a free-kick for a foul on Dumfries.
  • 46'
    The second half begins in Rotterdam!
  • 45'
    Norway HT double sub: Kristian Thorstvedt on for Morten Thorsby and Jens Petter Hauge on for Solbakken.
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  • 43'
    Sorloth is cautioned by the referee after fouling F. De Jong.
  • 41'
    Elyounoussi concedes a free-kick for a foul on Dumfries.
  • 40'
    Depay has an attempt on goal. Terrific technique from the demonstrably confident Depay, turning to curl in a volley as the ball falls to him from a considerable distance out after Norway partially clear a cross. Nyland dives to take, but that would have been a sensational goal.
  • 38'
    Thorsby is penalised for a foul on Dumfries and is shown a yellow card.
  • 27'
    Close! Danjuma breaks free inside the penalty area on the left and fires a shot wide of the far post.
  • 26'
    Bad news for Norway fans: Turkey have equalised in Montenegro, where 26 minutes have been played. That means they are now on course to finish second on goal difference!
  • 22'
    Depay delivers the corner. This is from the left. Depay sees his initial cross returned back to him, and Norway head his second delivery clear.
  • 17'
    Depay is flagged for offside.
  • 15'
    Netherlands find space on the right near the penalty area again, Dumfries whipping in a delivery which Depay attempts to meet with an audacious back-flick at the far post. Nyland gathers comfortably.
  • 13'
    Bergwijn crosses to the far post from the right flank with the outside of his boot, finding Depay rising above Strandberg. His effort bounces tamely in front of Nyland.
  • 12'
    Elyounoussi is penalised for a foul on Bergwijn.
  • 10'
    In the opening moments we have seen nice long passes from the home team, who are using their possession. Norway are keeping the spaces closed at the moment. Bergwijn has already put in some useful crosses, without testing Nyland yet.
  • 7'
    Sorloth is penalised for a foul on Van Dijk.
  • 4'
    Hanche-Olsen commits a foul.
  • 1'
    Netherlands get us going from right to left in orange! Norway are in light blue and withe! Here we go in this crucial qualifying match!
Start of match

Start of match

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    Van Dijk and Odegaard, the two captains, come together for the coin toss and we're about to start!
  • PRVW
    The teams are on the pitch. Any predictions?
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    It's 6 degrees and fog in Rotterdam for this one.
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    Clement Turpin is the referee for this match, while Francois Letexier is the VAR.
  • PRVW
    Ola Solbakken is preparing to make his official debut for the national team. He is 23 years old and plays for Bodo Glimt, who play in the current Conference League.
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    The teams get ready to do the warm-up exercises. In less than 15 minutes we start!
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    Due to Van Gaal's injury, the Netherlands coach won't be on the bench tonight. Blind takes over his duties but the boss will follow the match from inside the stadium and will talk to the players before the game and at half time.
  • PRVW
    Here's how Norway arrived. A reminder: the visitors cannot finish in first place without a win tonight.
  • PRVW
    The hosts must do without Bijlow this evening in this crucial European Qualifer against Norway. Krul has been called up to join the squad, with Cillessen starting in goal.
  • PRVW
    Norway make two changes from their goalless draw at home to Latvia on Saturday: Solbakken and Hanche-Olsen come in for Thorstvedt and Lode.
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    Netherlands make three changes to their initial XI from the 2-2 draw in Montenegro on Saturday: goalkeeper Cillessen replaces Biljow, De Ligt starts instead of De Vrij and Bergwijn is brought in for Malen.
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    Norway XI: Nyland (GK); Meling, Hanche-Olsen, Strandberg, Marcus Pedersen, Normann, Thorsby, Odegaard; Solbakken, Sorloth, Elyounoussi.
  • PRVW
    Netherlands XI: Cillessen (GK); Blind, Van Dijk, De Ligt, Dumfries; Klaassen, F. De Jong, Wijnaldum; Danjuma, Memphis, Bergwijn.
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Pre-match

16 November 2021, 20:45

Stadium: Stadion Feijenoord

  • PRVW
    Hello and welcome to the live coverage of the WC qualifier between Netherlands and Norway in Rotterdam! Any predictions?