Romania vs Netherlands Highlights

Romania vs Netherlands Highlights as the Dutch seal Euro 2024 quarter-final qualification with a 3-0 win

Netherlands‘ hard work was paid off as Ronald Koeman’s squad managed to get through to the quarter final after beating Romania with two goals to nil. Cody Gakpo once again proved his worth with scoring an opener for his country. Donyell Malen put the ice on the cake with his brace in the last 12 minutes of the game.

Romania vs Netherlands Highlights

1′ – KICK-OFF: Refeee Felix Zwayer sets the match underway.

6′ – CHANCE: Xavi Simmons fired from the left side but his effort was handled safely by Nita

11′ – SAVES: Nita displayed another tremendous act and this time by denying Memphis Depay’s shot.

20′ – GOAL: Cody Gakpo bagged another goal in Euro 2024, the Liverpool winger received Simmons’ pass to slot it into the net.

33′ – COLLIDE: The referee stop the game to asses Dumfries and Mogos who collided into each other.

62′ – SAVES: Nita made another great save again, denying Gakpo’s close-range effort

76′ – MISS: Memphis Depay’s header effort was too weak and Romania survived the attack.

83′ – GOAL: Donyell Malen gets Netherlands away from Romania as he extended the gap in the latest minutes.

90+3′ – GOAL: Malen sealed the victory for Netherlands with his second goal.

90+5 ‘- FULLTIME: Romania 0-2 Netherlands, the Dutch got through to the quarter final.

Player of the Match: Cody Gakpo (Netherlands)

Gakpo has been proven as the one to rely on upfront with his goal collections in the tournament. He deserved the player of the match reward despite Mallen scored a brace.

Key Moment

Malen’s goals seems like the end of the Romanians effort to equalise and the would not be enough time to catch the three goals in the dying minutes.

Key Stats

Malen is the first Dutch player to score in a Euro match as a sub, and he did it twice.


Netherlands proved its maturity level when it comes to deal with pressure. They now will have to wait the winner between Austria and Turkiye.