Watch: Dutch pull off miracle comeback to qualify for UEFA Nations League finals

Down 2-0 with five minutes to play, the Netherlands rallied for goals by Quincy Promes and Virgil van Dijk, seconds into stoppage time, and tied host Germany, 2-2, to win its group in UEFA Nations League qualifying ahead of the last two World Cup champions, France and Germany. The Dutch, who failed to qualify for Euro 2016 and the 2018 World Cup, needed at least a tie in Gelsenkirchen to overtake France, which they beat, 2-0, on Friday.

5 comments about "Watch: Dutch pull off miracle comeback to qualify for UEFA Nations League finals".
  1. Bob Ashpole, November 20, 2018 at 1:53 a.m.

    A single step may be the difference between a goal or no goal, a point or no points. 

    I feel sorry for the German keeper who had no chance to save those shots.

  2. Right Winger, November 20, 2018 at 8:15 a.m.

    Hey Frank-Raise the glasses for the Dutch!!!!!!

  3. frank schoon replied, November 20, 2018 at 9:24 a.m.

    RW, can't believe it either. They are playing better ball, they getting better player mix, like young Ajax players, Frenkie De Jong, De Ligt who will be bought by Barcelona or City...also they have a great coach Koeman who was a great player in his day with Barcelona and Ajax and throughout his life been coached by Cruyff....
    We'll see how it goes with the Dutch, it's rebuilding....
    The Dutch didn't look all that good against Germany, but if you're able to score 2 goals against Germany with 10min does say something.

  4. Right Winger, November 20, 2018 at 2:51 p.m.

    Hey Frank-Speaking of coaches.  Does the US have one yet? HaHa!

  5. Bob Ashpole replied, November 20, 2018 at 4:12 p.m.

    I expect it is a new money saving plan--hire only interim coaches and avoid big salaries. If they ask for more money, find another interim coach. USSF has already saved an entire year's salary by using an assistant as the interim.

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