Holland Women 3 – 2 Portugal Women

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Danielle van de Donk’s excellent strike gave the Netherlands an important 3-2 win over Portugal on Wednesday to maneuver the defending champions high of the Ladies’s Euro 2022 Group C desk.

Damaris Egurrola gave the Dutch, whose camp has been hit by damage and sickness this week, a seventh-minute lead with a high quality angled header from a nook they usually seemed to be on their approach to a snug victory when Stefanie van der Gragt headed within the second 9 minutes later.

However Portugal – the second-lowest ranked staff on the match – who had fought again from two early objectives for a 2-2 draw of their opening recreation in opposition to Switzerland, once more confirmed admirable resilience.

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Damaris Egurrola (left) and Ana Borges battle for the ball

Carole Costa pulled a aim again from the spot, seven minutes earlier than the break, after a prolonged VAR assessment determined that Diana Silva had been introduced down by Dominique Janssen.

Then two minutes after the interval, Portugal drew degree with Silva confidently heading dwelling a high quality cross from Costa.

The Netherlands thought they’d instantly restored their lead by means of Jill Roord however her effort was dominated out for offside after one other extended VAR assessment.

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The Netherlands have 4 factors from two video games and high Group C from Sweden on objectives scored

However a elegant end from Van de Donk in 62nd minute determined the tie because the midfielder collected the ball on the sting of the field and curled a phenomenal shot into the far nook.

The Dutch, who’re lacking striker Vivianne Miedema after a positive Covid-19 result, are on 4 factors from two video games, degree with Sweden, with Portugal and Switzerland trailing behind on some extent apiece. Earlier, Sweden additionally claimed its first win as Hanna Bennison got here off the bench to attain with a thunderous shot in a 2-1 win in opposition to a Switzerland staff additionally affected by sickness.

What’s next?

The Netherlands play Switzerland of their concluding group stage recreation at Bramall Lane, whereas Portugal will face off in opposition to Sweden, hosted at Leigh Sports activities Village. Each ties are scheduled to happen on July 17.

Follow Euro 2022 across Sky Sports

Sustain with all the most recent from Euro 2022 throughout Sky Sports activities and Sky Sports activities Information this summer season.

Protection can be anchored by Sky Sports activities WSL presenter Caroline Barker, alongside Jessica Creighton and Kyle Walker. In the meantime, Karen Carney, Sue Smith, Courtney Sweetman-Kirk and Laura Bassett will give evaluation all through the match.

They can even be joined by skilled England goalkeeper Karen Bardsley and Manchester Metropolis defender Esme Morgan.

The pundits and presenters will work from the Sky Sports activities Ladies’s Euro 2022 Cell Presentation Bus, which can observe the Sky Sports activities Information staff across the nation to the varied stadiums the place matches are being performed.

As well as, Sky Sports activities’ Important Soccer Podcast can be rebranded for the match to Sky Sports activities Ladies’s Euros Podcast from 21 June. Hosted by Charlotte Marsh and Anton Toloui, it’s going to characteristic unique information and participant interviews along with a robust programme line-up across the match.

Euro 2022: The groups…

Group A: England, Austria, Norway, Northern Eire

Group B: Germany, Denmark, Spain, Finland

Group C: Netherlands, Sweden, Portugal, Switzerland

Group D: France, Italy, Belgium, Iceland

Euro 2022: The schedule…

Group stage

Wednesday July 6

Group A: England 1-0 Austria

Thursday July 7

Group A: Norway 4-1 Northern Ireland

Friday July 8

Group B: Spain 4-1 Finland

Group B: Germany 4-0 Denmark

Saturday July 9

Group C: Portugal 2-2 Switzerland

Group C: Netherlands 1-1 Sweden

Sunday July 10

Group D: Belgium 1-1 Iceland

Group D: France 5-1 Italy

Monday July 11

Group A: Austria 2-0 Northern Ireland

Group A: England 8-0 Norway

Tuesday July 12

Group B: Denmark 1-0 Finland

Group B: Germany 2-0 Spain

Wednesday July 13

Group C: Sweden 2-1 Switzerland

Group C: Netherlands 3-2 Portugal

Thursday July 14

Group D: Italy vs Iceland – kick-off 5pm, Manchester Metropolis Academy Stadium

Group D: France vs Belgium – kick-off 8pm, New York Stadium

Friday July 15

Group A: Northern Eire v England – kick-off 8pm, St Mary’s

Group A: Austria vs Norway – kick-off 8pm, Brighton and Hove Group Stadium

Saturday July 16

Group B: Finland vs Germany – kick-off 8pm, Stadium MK

Group B: Denmark vs Spain – kick-off 8pm, London Group Stadium

Sunday July 17

Group C: Switzerland vs Netherlands – kick-off 5pm, Bramall Lane

Group C: Sweden vs Portugal – kick-off 5pm, Leigh Sports activities Village

Monday July 18

Group D: Iceland vs France – kick-off 8pm, New York Stadium

Group D: Italy vs Belgium – kick-off 8pm, Manchester Metropolis Academy Stadium

Knockout section

Quarter-finals

Wednesday July 20

Quarter-final 1: Winners Group A v Runners-up Group B – kick-off 8pm, Brighton and Hove Group Stadium

Thursday July 21

Quarter-final 2: Winners Group B v Runners-up Group A – kick-off 8pm, London Group Stadium

Friday July 22

Quarter-final 3: Winners Group C v Runners-up Group D – kick-off 8pm, Leigh Sports activities Village

Quarter-final 4: Winners Group D v Runners-up Group C – kick-off 8pm, New York Stadium

Semi-finals

Tuesday July 26

Semi-final 1: Winners quarter-final 1 v Winners quarter-final 3 – kick-off 8pm, Bramall Lane

Wednesday July 27

Semi-final 2: Winners quarter-final 2 v Winners quarter-final 4 – kick-off 8pm, Stadium MK

Closing

Sunday July 31

Winners semi-final 1 v Winners semi-final 2 – kick-off 5pm, Wembley



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