Netherlands vs Turkiye Player Ratings

Netherlands vs Turkiye Player Ratings: Gakpo and Dumfries shine again as the Dutch reach Euro 2024 semifinal

Sportsdunia brings you Netherlands vs Turkiye Player Ratings as the Dutch have passed the needle eye against Turkiye in the quarter-final of Euro 2024. Despite conceding first, the 1988 champions came back from the death to score an equaliser and later forced the opponents to commit an own-goal. It’s the first time since 2004 that Netherlands have gone through to a Euro semifinal.

Netherlands National Football Team Player Ratings vs Turkiye

Goalkeeper

Bart Verbruggen (6.9/10)
Played an important part in his team’s victory, denying chances after chances from Turkey’s attempts.

Defenders

Denzel Dumfries (7.2/10)
Spent 90 minutes in the game, which was a sign of how important his appearance is for Netherlands.

Stefan De Vrij (7.1/10)
Brought Netherlands back from the death in the 70th minute of the game

Virgil van Dijk (7.3/10)
Led the defence of Netherlands to intercept and cut several chances for the Turks, picking a yellow for himself in the process.

Nathan Ake (6.9/20)
Provided help to the likes of Tijjani Reijnders and Cody Gakpo in accordance with their attacking plan.

Midfielders

Jerdy Schouten (6.9/10)
Intercepted the ball well every time it reached his area and also initiated attacking transitions, as well as distribution of the ball.

Tijjani Reijnders (6.8/10)
Made several threats to Turkiye’s defence throughout the game before being subbed off in the second half.

Forwards

Steven Bergwijn (6.7/10)
Penetrating from the right flank to put Turkiye under pressure, worked hand in hand with Xavi Simmons and Memphis Depay.

Xavi Simmons (6.7/10)
One of the Dutch’s best attacking dynamo. He kept Turkiye’s defenders under immense pressure throughout his stint in the game.

Cody Gakpo (7.2/10)
Couldn’t deliver a goal like he usually does, but still played an important part in Netherlands victory.

Memphis Depay (6.7/10)
Nothing but a distraction for the Turks as his chances and attempt still couldn’t find the back of the net.

Substitutions

Wout Weghorst (6.9/10)
Came on in the second half to add more pressure for Turkiye, which he did.

Jeremie Frimpong (6.5/10)
Replacing the sharpless Memphis Depay who failed to impress the fans, still counted as work as the goal came after he was brought on.

Micky van de Ven (6.6/10)
Came on to give a fresher legs to the Netherlands team.

Joey Veerman (6.8/10)
Expected to keep the intensity in the midfield when replacing Reijnders in the second half.

Joshua Zirkzee (6.8/10)
He came to maintain the lead by replacing Xavi Simmons. Player his role really well.

Manager – Ronald Koeman – 7

On point decision to replace Depay and putting on players like Weghorst and Frimpong to give the Netherlands a real dangerous frontline.

Turkiye National Football Team Player Ratings vs Netherlands

Goalkeeper

Mert Günok (6.8/10)
Made several saves to protect his team’s initial lead, but unfortunately conceded two goals within six minutes in the second half.

Defenders

Samet Akaydin (6.7/10)
A worthy opponent for the likes of Gakpo and Van de Ven, as he blocked several chances.

Abdülkerim Bardakcı (6.7/10)
Apart from defending, he also helped Turkiye in attacking by creating several chances inside the Dutch box.

Kaan Ayhan (6.6/10)
Gakpo and Simmons were having a tough game when he was around, blocking and intercepting their ball attempts.

Ferdi Kadıoğlu (6.7/10)
Helped his team in attacking plan, but also kept showing impressive defending capabilities throughout the game.

Mert Müldür (6/10)
Struggled to defend the Netherlands’ attacks, ended up scoring an own-goal which eliminated his team.

Midfielders

Hakan Çalhanoğlu (7/10)
One of the most active players on the pitch. He created chances to attack Netherlands time and again throughout the game.

Salih Özcan (6/10)
Couldn’t impress the coach enough, being subbed off in the 77th minute right after the Netherlands took the lead.

Kenan Yıldız (6.5/10)
He sent multiple shots flying towards the Netherlands goal, but none of them were converted to a goal. Decent overall in the game.

Arda Guler (7/10)
Not his day despite creating several chances that his teammates couldn’t convert. A real find in this tournament with a bright future!

Forwards

Barış Alper Yılmaz (6.5/10)
Caused a lot of trouble for the Netherlands and Virgil van Dijk had to mark him very cautiously.

Substitutions

Mehmet Zeki Celik (6.6/10)
Despite a decent performance from the bench, Celik still couldn’t save his country from elimination.

Okay Yokuslu (6.6/10)
Was seen running down the flank to create chances for Turkiye on multiple occasions, but ended up with nothing.

Kerem Akturkoglu (6.8/10)
Replacing Yildiz to make a difference, which he failed to.

Cenk Tosun (6.5/10)
Did not have enough time to give his best and help his side to get back into the game.

Semih Kilicsoy (6.6/10)
Decent performance, nothing extra-ordinary

Manager – Vicenzo Montella – 6