England vs Netherlands Highlights

Netherlands vs England Highlights: Ollie Watkins stuns the Oranje army to reach Euro 2024 final

England continued to fascinate the football fans around the world as The Three Lions slowly but surely reached back to back finals after defeating Netherlands in the semi-final of Euro 2024.

Starting the game slow at Dortmund, England conceded first thanks to a Xavi Simons stunner. Harry Kane scored an equaliser 11 minutes later to set the game up for a grandstand finish. And, it was Ollie Watkins who came up clutch by scoring in the final minutes to send England win the Euro 2024 final. Sportsdunia brings you all the England vs Netherlands Highlights as it happened!

Netherlands vs England Highlights

1′ – KICKOFF: Referee Felix Zwayer sets the game underway.

7′ – GOAL: Xavi Simmons puts the Netherlands ahead by scoring a screamer, sending the ball into the top corner.

15′ – MISS: Bukayo Saka penetrated from the righ flank and sent a drive into the box which was blocked. The ball then came into Harry Kane who shot it in hope for an equaliser, but the ball went wide.

18′ – GOAL: Kane really scored this time following a penalty call from the referee. It all started with Denzel Dumfries, who stuck his foot out to Kane in the box.

22′ – CHANCE: Foden nearly put England ahead but the ball was blocked right at the line by Dumfries.

35′ – INJURY: Memphis Depay had to leave the pitch early due to an injury he picked.

45′ – HALF TIME: Netherlands 1-1 England.

59′ – CHANCE: Cody Gakpo delivered a ball into the box which found Veerman on it’s way. The latter then hit the ball off target.

80′ – GOAL DISSALLOWED: Bukayo Saka nearly handed England the lead, but his effort was denied due to offiside.

90′ – GOAL: Watkins puts England ahead in the dying minutes!

90+4′: FULL TIME: Netherlands 1-2 England.

Player of the Match: Ollie Watkins

Not a surprise that the Aston Villa forward earned this title as his instant impact in the game proved to be the defining factor to help England reach the Euro 2024 final.

Netherlands vs England Highlights
Netherlands vs England Highlights – Harry Kane was substituted out for Ollie Watkins, who changed the game.

Key Moment

Ollie Watkins’ shocking goal in the late minutes was a game-changing one and it decided The Netherlands’ fate as they crashed out of the Euro 2024 semi-final.

Key Stats

For the first time ever, England reach the final of a major tournament two times in a row, and it is the first time doing it on German soil as well.

Conclusion

Netherlands repeated their milestone 20 years ago of losing the semifinal of the European Championship. Meanwhile, England will face Spain to conclude the tournament.