World Cup Qualifying - European - Group A
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Luxembourg 1-3 Netherlands

Arjen Robben
Netherlands play Bulgaria in their next qualifier, on 25 March

Manchester United's Memphis Depay scored twice as the Netherlands beat Luxembourg 3-1 in a World Cup qualifier to move second in Group A.

Depay, a £25m signing from PSV in 2015, has played just 20 minutes for United in the Premier League this season.

But the 22-year-old came off the bench in Luxembourg to score with a header and free-kick to secure victory.

Arjen Robben had given the Dutch the lead only for Maxime Chanot to level with a penalty before the break.

Joshua Brenet was deemed to have clipped Daniel da Mota, which gave the defender an opportunity to score from the spot, but it was not enough for a Luxembourg side who have now gone nine matches without a win.

The introduction of Depay after the break swung the match in the visitors' favour, moving the Netherlands on to seven points, three behind leaders France, and above third-placed Sweden on goal difference.

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Line-ups

Luxembourg

  • 1Schon
  • 3Mahmutovic
  • 2Chanot
  • 4Malget
  • 18JansSubstituted forJänischat 26'minutes
  • 5Bohnert
  • 17Mutsch
  • 6Philipps
  • 9Alves Da MotaSubstituted forKergerat 75'minutes
  • 20Turpel
  • 11BensiBooked at 51minsSubstituted forThillat 82'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Skenderovic
  • 10Thill
  • 12Roulez
  • 13Kerger
  • 14Hall
  • 15Delgado
  • 16Thill
  • 19Jänisch
  • 21Holter
  • 22Joachim
  • 23Czekanowicz

Netherlands

  • 1Stekelenburg
  • 2BrenetBooked at 43mins
  • 3Bruma
  • 4van Dijk
  • 5BlindBooked at 60mins
  • 8Wijnaldum
  • 6RamselaarSubstituted forde Roonat 88'minutes
  • 10SneijderSubstituted forDepayat 45'minutes
  • 11RobbenSubstituted forBerghuisat 45'minutes
  • 9Dost
  • 7Klaassen

Substitutes

  • 12Veltman
  • 13Vorm
  • 14Martins Indi
  • 15Zeegelaar
  • 16Vilhena
  • 17Berghuis
  • 18Clasie
  • 19Fer
  • 20de Roon
  • 21Depay
  • 22de Jong
  • 23Cillessen
Referee:
Anthony Taylor
Attendance:
8,000

Match Stats

Home TeamLuxembourgAway TeamNetherlands
Possession
Home35%
Away65%
Shots
Home8
Away17
Shots on Target
Home3
Away8
Corners
Home0
Away5
Fouls
Home18
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Luxembourg 1, Netherlands 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Luxembourg 1, Netherlands 3.

Jeffrey Bruma (Netherlands) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Kevin Kerger (Luxembourg).

Foul by Davy Klaassen (Netherlands).

Chris Philipps (Luxembourg) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Marten de Roon (Netherlands).

Mario Mutsch (Luxembourg) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Netherlands. Marten de Roon replaces Bart Ramselaar.

Attempt saved. David Turpel (Luxembourg) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt blocked. Kevin Kerger (Luxembourg) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Bas Dost (Netherlands) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Kevin Malget (Luxembourg).

Goal!

Goal! Luxembourg 1, Netherlands 3. Memphis Depay (Netherlands) from a free kick with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Virgil van Dijk (Netherlands) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Maxime Chanot (Luxembourg).

Substitution

Substitution, Luxembourg. Vincent Thill replaces Stefano Bensi.

Joshua Brenet (Netherlands) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Kevin Kerger (Luxembourg).

Foul by Jeffrey Bruma (Netherlands).

Mario Mutsch (Luxembourg) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Netherlands. Conceded by Ralph Schon.

Attempt saved. Steven Berghuis (Netherlands) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Bart Ramselaar.

Foul by Daley Blind (Netherlands).

Enes Mahmutovic (Luxembourg) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Luxembourg. Kevin Kerger replaces Daniel Alves Da Mota.

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

Foul by Enes Mahmutovic (Luxembourg).

Attempt blocked. Memphis Depay (Netherlands) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Steven Berghuis (Netherlands) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Mario Mutsch (Luxembourg).

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Maxime Chanot (Luxembourg) because of an injury.

Attempt missed. Memphis Depay (Netherlands) left footed shot from the left side of the box is too high. Assisted by Davy Klaassen.

Offside, Netherlands. Steven Berghuis tries a through ball, but Bas Dost is caught offside.

Hand ball by Mathias Jänisch (Luxembourg).

Booking

Daley Blind (Netherlands) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Daley Blind (Netherlands).

Florian Bohnert (Luxembourg) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt blocked. Mario Mutsch (Luxembourg) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

goal

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Sunday 13th November 2016

As It Stood

A

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1France431072510
2Netherlands42118447
3Sweden42116337
4Bulgaria4202610-46
5Belarus402226-42
6Luxembourg401359-41

B

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Switzerland440093612
2Portugal4301163139
3Hungary42118357
4Faroe Islands411228-64
5Latvia410328-63
6Andorra4004113-120

C

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Germany44001601612
2Northern Ireland42118267
3Azerbaijan421124-27
4Czech Rep412124-25
5Norway410357-23
6San Marino4004117-160

D

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1R. of Ireland431073410
2Serbia42209548
3Wales41308446
4Austria411267-14
5Georgia402235-22
6Moldova4013211-91

E

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Poland4310105510
2Montenegro42119457
3Denmark42027526
4Romania41216425
5Armenia4103410-63
6Kazakhstan4022311-82

F

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1England431060610
2Slovenia42204228
3Slovakia42027256
4Lithuania412157-25
5Scotland411268-24
6Malta4004110-90

G

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Spain43101511410
2Italy4310114710
3Israel43018539
4Albania420246-26
5Macedonia4004411-70
6Liechtenstein4004116-150

H

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Belgium44002112012
2Greece431092710
3Bos-Herze42118537
4Cyprus410338-53
5Estonia4103515-103
6Gibraltar4004217-150

I

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Croatia4310101910
2Ukraine42207348
3Iceland42116517
4Turkey41215505
5Finland401336-31
6Kosovo4013112-111
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