Netherlands vs Austria

Netherlands vs Austria Key highlights as Austria stun the Dutch in Euro 2024 clash

The Netherlands were beaten 3-2 by Austria in a shock upset in their Euro 2024 group game. Donyell Malen scored an early own goal (6′) before Romano Schmid (59′) and Marcel Sabitzer (80′) found the back of the net. Cody Gakpo (47′) and Memphis Depay (75′) equalized twice for the Oranjes but it was the only consolation.

Austria finished atop their group ahead of European heavyweights like France and Netherlands to secure their spot in the knockout stages.

Netherlands vs Austria Highlights

Own goal (6′): Donyell Malen puts the ball into the back of his own net to hand Austria the lead early in the game.

Miss (23′): Malen misses the chance for redemption after Memphis Depay provided a delicious pass to the striker. Malen, though, drags his shot well wide of the mark.

Save (39′): Sabitzer’s stinging effort is well-saved by Bart Verbruggen.

Goal (47′): Cody Gakpo with the equalizer as he finds the net with a stellar finish.

Goal (59′): Romano Schmid heads the ball to the bottom corner after being well-found inside the area with a cross.

Goal (75′): The Dutch equalize again through Memphis Depay this time. The ex-Man United star scores with an impressive finish.

Goal (80′): Austria back in front and it’s the in-form Marcel Sabitzer who hammers the ball past Verbruggen.

Key Moment:

Marcel Sabitzer’s 80th minute goal was the final dagger to the Dutch. Despite launching two comebacks, they went behind again and couldn’t manage a way back.

Player of the Match:

It’s the usual suspect, the man of the moment, Marcel Sabitzer. Scored the winner to secure the top spot for his team. He also completed 25 passes, including a cross. Sabitzer has two shots on target.


Austria progress to the knockout rounds as the group winners and their opponent in the Round of 16 is yet to be decided. The Dutch are expected to be through as one of the four best third-placed teams.

Also Read: Netherlands vs Austria Player Ratings: Marcel Sabitzer 8.5; Gakpo 8; Van Dijk 6.5