European Championship Qualifying - Group A
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Kazakhstan 1-2 Netherlands

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Turkey need just a point against Iceland to eliminate the Netherlands

Netherlands are on the verge of missing out on Euro 2016 after Turkey defeated the Czech Republic in Prague.

Selcuk Inan netted a penalty and Hakan Calhanoglu struck a second to give the Turks a priceless victory.

It means they now need just a point in their last group game at home against Iceland to clinch a play-off spot.

Netherlands beat Kazakhstan 2-1 but their fate is out of their own hands, with Czech Republic and Iceland already claiming the top two spots.

Group A

Georginio Wijnaldum and Wesley Sneijder scored either side of half-time before Islambek Kuat added a consolation as Danny Blind's side won their fourth game of the campaign.

The last time the Dutch failed to qualify for a major tournament was the 2002 World Cup.

Before that, they were absent from the 1982 and 1986 tournaments and from the 1984 European Championship. Their final Group A match is against the Czech Republic.

Elsewhere, Iceland were held to a 2-2 draw at home to Latvia, despite having taken a two-goal lead.

Line-ups

Kazakhstan

  • 1Pokatilov
  • 10Engel
  • 2Maliy
  • 23LogvinenkoBooked at 1mins
  • 16Suyumbayev
  • 19DosmagambetovSubstituted forNurgalievat 81'minutes
  • 5Kuat
  • 8Smakov
  • 7Konysbaev
  • 9IslamkhanSubstituted forGeterievat 16'minutes
  • 11ShchetkinSubstituted forKhizhnichenkoat 64'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Gurman
  • 4Kuantayev
  • 6Aytbaev
  • 12Boychenko
  • 13Nurgaliev
  • 14Mukhutdinov
  • 15Geteriev
  • 17Nuserbaev
  • 18Shomko
  • 20Khizhnichenko
  • 21Beysebekov
  • 22Sidelnikov

Netherlands

  • 22KrulSubstituted forZoetat 81'minutes
  • 2Tete
  • 3BrumaBooked at 31mins
  • 4van Dijk
  • 5Riedewald
  • 8Wijnaldum
  • 6BlindBooked at 5mins
  • 10SneijderSubstituted forAfellayat 80'minutes
  • 11El GhaziBooked at 72mins
  • 9HuntelaarSubstituted forvan Persieat 87'minutes
  • 7Depay

Substitutes

  • 12Anita
  • 14Rekik
  • 15Kongolo
  • 16Bazoer
  • 17Lens
  • 18Dost
  • 19van Persie
  • 20Afellay
  • 21Elia
  • 23Zoet
Referee:
Clément Turpin

Match Stats

Home TeamKazakhstanAway TeamNetherlands
Possession
Home40%
Away60%
Shots
Home9
Away15
Shots on Target
Home2
Away7
Corners
Home3
Away3
Fouls
Home11
Away12

Live Text

Match ends, Kazakhstan 1, Netherlands 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Kazakhstan 1, Netherlands 2.

Goal!

Goal! Kazakhstan 1, Netherlands 2. Islambek Kuat (Kazakhstan) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Sergei Khizhnichenko with a headed pass.

Attempt missed. Yuri Logvinenko (Kazakhstan) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Samat Smakov.

Offside, Netherlands. Jeffrey Bruma tries a through ball, but Memphis Depay is caught offside.

Offside, Kazakhstan. Islambek Kuat tries a through ball, but Azat Nurgaliev is caught offside.

Foul by Robin van Persie (Netherlands).

Sergiy Maliy (Kazakhstan) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Gafurzhan Suyumbayev (Kazakhstan) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Kazbek Geteriev.

Substitution

Substitution, Netherlands. Robin van Persie replaces Klaas-Jan Huntelaar.

Daley Blind (Netherlands) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Sergei Khizhnichenko (Kazakhstan).

Foul by Kenny Tete (Netherlands).

Azat Nurgaliev (Kazakhstan) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Jaïro Riedewald (Netherlands) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Sergei Khizhnichenko (Kazakhstan).

Hand ball by Kazbek Geteriev (Kazakhstan).

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Substitution

Substitution, Netherlands. Jeroen Zoet replaces Tim Krul because of an injury.

Substitution

Substitution, Kazakhstan. Azat Nurgaliev replaces Timur Dosmagambetov.

Substitution

Substitution, Netherlands. Ibrahim Afellay replaces Wesley Sneijder.

Delay in match Tim Krul (Netherlands) because of an injury.

Attempt blocked. Gafurzhan Suyumbayev (Kazakhstan) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Sergei Khizhnichenko.

Attempt saved. Wesley Sneijder (Netherlands) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Georginio Wijnaldum (Netherlands) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Samat Smakov (Kazakhstan).

Memphis Depay (Netherlands) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Konstantin Engel (Kazakhstan).

Booking

Anwar El Ghazi (Netherlands) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Anwar El Ghazi (Netherlands).

Islambek Kuat (Kazakhstan) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Yuri Logvinenko (Kazakhstan) header from very close range is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Gafurzhan Suyumbayev with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Kazakhstan. Conceded by Kenny Tete.

Attempt saved. Anwar El Ghazi (Netherlands) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Klaas-Jan Huntelaar.

Attempt missed. Timur Dosmagambetov (Kazakhstan) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Kazbek Geteriev.

Attempt missed. Georginio Wijnaldum (Netherlands) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses the top right corner. Assisted by Klaas-Jan Huntelaar.

Substitution

Substitution, Kazakhstan. Sergei Khizhnichenko replaces Aleksey Shchetkin.

Attempt missed. Samat Smakov (Kazakhstan) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left following a corner.

Corner, Kazakhstan. Conceded by Daley Blind.

Attempt missed. Kenny Tete (Netherlands) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

goal

As It Stood

A

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Iceland96211751220
2Czech Rep96121612419
3Turkey9432139415
4Netherlands94141511413
5Latvia9054618-125
6Kazakhstan9027618-122

B

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Belgium96212141720
2Wales953194518
3Bos-Herze94231410414
4Israel94141511413
5Cyprus94051414012
6Andorra9009434-300

C

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Spain98012231924
2Slovakia9612136719
3Ukraine96121431119
4Belarus9315814-610
5Luxembourg9117423-194
6Macedonia9108618-123

D

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Germany96122281419
2Poland95313192218
3R. of Ireland95311851318
4Scotland93331612412
5Georgia9306914-59
6Gibraltar9009250-480

E

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1England99002832527
2Switzerland96032381518
3Slovenia94141611513
4Estonia931548-410
5Lithuania9315715-810
6San Marino9018134-331

F

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Northern Ireland9621157820
2Romania945082617
3Hungary944185316
4Finland932489-111
5Faroe Islands9207614-86
6Greece9036311-83

G

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Austria98101951425
2Russia95221951417
3Sweden9432139415
4Montenegro93241011-111
5Liechtenstein9126223-215
6Moldova9027414-102

H

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Italy9630146821
2Norway9612128419
3Croatia95311951417
4Bulgaria9225712-58
5Azerbaijan9135716-96
6Malta9027315-122

I

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Portugal760194518
2Denmark833285312
3Albania732275211
4Serbia7214711-44
5Armenia7025511-62
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