Holland walks with a clear 3-0 over Goran Pandev’s North Macedonia, in the last match in the national team and honored by the standing ovation of the Johan Cruijff Arena, and closes in the lead of group C with full points. However, the other match of the group was the one on which Roberto Mancini’s gaze was focused: Sara indeed Austria, who narrowly defeated the Ukraine of former Milan Shevchenko, Italy’s opponent in the round of 16 of Euro2020, scheduled for Saturday 26 June at 9 pm.
Euro2020, results and group standings
Austria presses at the start, with Alaba brushing a couple of insidious crosses in the heart of the Ukrainian area and Baumgartner and Arnautovic trying their luck in vain from a distance. Shevchenko’s national team has been awarded, which goes under the 21 ‘: Alaba’s corner and Baumgartner’s paw on which Bushchan tries in vain a rebound. The disadvantage shakes Malinovskyi and his teammates, dangerous in the 29th minute with Shaparenko and Yarmolenko missing the tap-in with an empty goal by centimeters, while the author of the 1-0, involuntary protagonist of a hard head-to-head impact with Zabarnyi, is forced to forfeit, replaced by Schopf. The selection of the Das Team returns to sting with Lainer, but it is sensational double chance for the doubling devoured by Arnautovic at 42 ‘and the second of recovery of the first portion of the game. Shevchenko’s boys try to increase the pace during the second half, Austria waits compactly and starts again on the counterattack, but risks in the 61st minute, with Bachmann miraculous on Lainer who risks his own goal. Thrill for coach Foda in the 87th minute, on the powerful diagonal of Yaremchuk: the German coach takes home a success that gives him second place in Group C of Euro2020 and a fascinating eighth final against Roberto Mancini’s Italy.
Ukraine-Austria, match report and statistics
North Macedonia-Holland 0-3
Brilliant assist from Pandev and Trickovski beats Stekelenburg: it is only 9 ‘, but the joy of the North Macedonia fans is strangled by theintervention of the Var, which detects a slight offside position of the right winger born in ’87. Holland makes the game, but some too much affectation by Depay, Gravenberch and Wijnaldum frustrates some choral actions accompanied by the ovation of the Johan Cruijff Arena, which trembles instead on the sensational post hit by the former Palermo Trajkovski. At 23 ‘, however, in a deadly counterattack initiated by Malen, the Oranje break the deadlock with Depay, who celebrates in the best way the official status of his move to Barcelona. Shortly before the half hour, then, Dumfries touches his third goal in this edition of the European Championships: the platter of the PSV full-back a few meters from the goal line is however rejected with his feet by Dimitrievski. At 5 ‘from the break, De Ligt takes the stage, with a closing of applause. The Juventus central tries to enter the scorers’ table with a header in the 49th minute, saved on the line by Trickovski. The appointment with 2-0 is postponed by just one minute: Depay goes to the bottom, ball in the middle for Wijnaldum and easy easy platter for the new PSG midfielder. Good North Macedonian opportunity with free-kick specialist Bardhi (55 ‘), with Stekelenburg rejecting with his fists, but the national team of Tulips drops the trio 120 seconds later: goalkeeper miracle e Wijnaldum tap-in again, which then also touches the hat-trick in the 63rd minute (high ball by a whisker). Weghorst’s cross in the 67th minute: North Macedonia is totally out of the match. However, the plant in Amsterdam trembled, when at 68 ‘, with a standing ovation and general emotion, including that of a moved Sneijder, Goran Pandev took off his national team shirt for the last time. 1-3 of the 2000 class Churlinov canceled for offside. The selection of De Boer plays on velvet up to 90 ‘(De Ligt still protagonist with a shot from distance that comes out very little) and closes in the lead of group C: he will face a third classified, but will have to wait again to know the name opponent in the round of 16.
North Macedonia-Holland, match report and statistics