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European Football Championship 2021: Dutchman Dumfries saves the victory against Ukraine with his head


For seven years, the Netherlands have not played in a major tournament: however, they only won their first group game at the European Championships against Ukraine at the very last moment - despite a 2-0 lead, it was tight.

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Denzel Dumfries with the winning goal

Photo: Koen van Weel - Pool / Getty Images

The Netherlands won 3-2 (0-0) late in their first European Championship group game against Ukraine.

Georginio Wijnaldum (52nd minute), Wout Weghorst (59th) and Denzel Dumfries (85th) Andriy Yarmolenko scored the next goal in the 75th minute with a dream goal, Roman Yaremchuk scored to equalize (79.).

It was the Netherlands' first appearance at a major tournament (European Championship and World Cup) in seven years.

The two teams had never faced each other in a competitive match before.

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Source: spiegel

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