The thirst for Dutch victory continues at the Bosnia-Herzegovina Headquarters
Windowofworld.com – The Dutch continued their thirst for victory in the 2020 UEFA Nations League event. Facing Bosnia-Herzegovina, Der Oranje was held to a goalless draw.
But in Group A1 in Bilino Polje, Zenica, Monday (12/10/2020) early morning Indonesian time, the Netherlands really wants to win. Understandably, before this the Dutch were beaten 0-1 against Italy.
When facing Mexico in the midweek trial match, the Netherlands again lost 0-1. Accumulated red report cards made Frank de Boer’s team set a victory over Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Der Oranje actually got the opportunity to score a goal against Bosnia-Herzegovina on a counterattack in the 28th minute. Unfortunately, Quincy Promes, who carried out the last execution, shot wide.
It was the Bosnian turn who had another chance, with a long-range shot from Benjamin Tartar in the 34th minute, but went wide. The first half ended with a score on glasses.
The Dutch really have a hard time breaking through Bosnian defenses. The home side played only on the counter-attack, and nearly succeeded in the 65th minute through Sead Kolasinac, but Denzel Dumfries blocked his shot.
Der Oranje finally got the golden opportunity for the first two consecutive times through Frenkie de Jong whose kick was pushed over by Ibrahim Sehic. Then through Luuk de Jong’s header, whose header was pushed over by Sehic again in the 78th minute.
Frank de Boer’s men failed to score again with de Jong’s shot, but was blocked by a Bosnian defender in the 88th minute. There are no additional goals in the remainder of the match. Bosnia vs Netherlands match ended with a score of 0-0 glasses.
Lineups of Players
Bosnia (4-3-3): 12-Ibrahim Sehic; 4-Darko Todorovic, 16-Dennis Hadzikadunic, 17-Sinisa Sanicanin, 2-Advan Kadusic (5-Sead Kolasinac); 10-Miralem Pjanic, 13-Gojko Cimirot, 19-Rade Krunic (9-Armin Hodzic); 8-Benjamin Tatar (6-Amir Hadziahmetovic), 18-Milan Djuric (11-Edin Dzeko), 14-Amer Gojak.
Coach: Dusan Bajevic.
Netherlands (4-3-3): 1-Jasper Cillessen; 22-Denzel Dumfries (2-Hans Hateboer), 6-Stefan de Vrij, 4-Virgil van Dijk, 17-Daley Blind (5-Nathan Ake); 15-Marten de Roon, 8-Gini Wijnaldum, 21-Frenkie de Jong; 10-Donyell Malen (7-Steven Berghuis), 19-Luuk de Jong, 11-Quincy Promes (9-Ryan Babel).
Coach: Frank de Boer.