Football NewsMalen disaster-class leads dreadful Dutch display
Post image
The Netherlands suffered a disappointing 3-2 defeat against Austria in their final Group D game at Euro 2024, finishing in third place and facing a challenging path to the final. The Oranje’s hopes of topping the group were dashed as they turned in a lackluster performance in Berlin, with Donyell Malen’s own goal setting the tone early on.

Despite a spirited second-half fightback that saw Cody Gakpo and Memphis Depay on the scoresheet, Austria ultimately emerged victorious thanks to Romano Schmid and Marcel Sabitzer’s goals. The defeat leaves Ronald Koeman’s side with a tough road ahead in the tournament.

The Netherlands’ fans in the German capital witnessed a rollercoaster of emotions, but ultimately saw their team fall short. With key players like Depay and Weghorst showing promise, the Oranje will need to regroup quickly and focus on the challenges ahead as they aim to bounce back in the knockout stages. Stay tuned for more football news and updates as the Euro 2024 action unfolds.