Tottenham’s Steven Bergwijn scored his first international goal in the Netherlands beat Poland 1-0 on Friday in their opening League Nations in an empty match Johan Cruyff Arena. Th Spurs star is been in good form and scored his first international goal.
Tottenham winger finished closely after Hans Hateboer volley Frenkie a password Jong back across the face of goal in the 61st minute. It was the first release of the two teams since the pandemic coronavirus slammed the brakes on international football.
“Hopefully the fans can return to the stage soon and create an atmosphere,” said Captain Virgil van Dijk.
Netherlands, playing his first international under interim coach Dwight Lodeweges following the departure of Ronald Koeman to take the reins in Barcelona dominated the game and could have scored more. Frenkie de Jong hit the post on the stroke of half-time after controlling a smart pass over Poland defense by Memphis Depay on his chest.
The Netherlands reached the final of the inaugural League of Nations last year, where he lost 1-0 in Portugal under Koeman.
Lodeweges had to rebuild his defense in the absence of Matthijs de Ligt, Stefan de Vrij, Denzel Dumfries and Daley Blind, but with Poland to rest striker Robert Lewandowski captain and the Dutch defense was rarely troubled star.