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PORTUGAL 0-3 NETHERLANDS

Portugal 0-3 Netherlands: goals, as it happened, report

Memphis Depay, Ryan Babel, and Virgil Van Dijk scored in the first half in Geneva as Ronald Koeman secured his first victory as the Netherlands coach.

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Portugal 0-3 Netherlands: goals, as it happened, report
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Memphis Depay, Ryan Babel, and Virgil van Dijk netted for the Netherlands in a clinical first-half performance against Portugal in Geneva, as Ronald Koeman secured his first victory in charge of the Oranje

Portugal started the brightest, full of pep after a last-gasp victory over Egypt on Friday. Yet Memphis scored from the Netherlands' first meaningful counter-attack after 11 minutes. Babel doubled the lead with a bullet header shortly after the half-hour mark, and Liverpool's van Dijk made it three on the brink of half time with a crisp half-volley. 

The match progressed at a pedestrian pace after the interval, not helped by a series of pitch invasions from fans in search of selfies. Portugal defender João Cancelo received a second yellow card after an hour to seal the fate of his team, as Cristiano Ronaldo failed to register a shot for the first time this season. 

Portugal 0-3 Netherlands: as it happened

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