A number of PSV players were in action for their countries in the week ahead of the start of the 2020 Euro. A survey.
PSV players make their mark in final game ahead of 2020 Euro
Denzel Dumfries played the full 90 minutes of the Netherlands’ 3-0 win over Georgia on Sunday. PSV’s captain was involved in the opening goal in the 10th minute. He was pulled down in the penalty area and former PSV Memphis Depay stepped up to convert the resulting spot kick. Donyell Malen was introduced as a substitute in the 66th minute and delivered the pass for the third goal ten minutes later. Cody Gakpo was an unused substitute.
Germany U21 need ten minutes to see off Netherlands
Jordan Teze’s Euro adventure is over following a 2-1 defeat against Germany U21. After a spectacular win over favourites France in the quarter-finals, Netherlands U21 conceded two goals in the opening ten minutes against Germany. They pulled a goal back in the 67th minute but it was not enough to avert defeat. Teze played 90 minutes at right back.
Sadilek makes debut
In spite of a 4-0 defeat against Italy, it was a night to remember for Michál Sadilek. The midfielder made his debut for the Czech Republic, replacing Vladímir Darida in the 81ste minute. Sadilek and his team mates face Albania in an international friendly on Tuesday night.
Zahavi opens scoring for Israel
Eran Zahavi was again on target for Israel. The prolific striker opened the scoring in the 3-3 win over Montenegro. Israel, who failed to qualify for the 2020 Euro, meet Portugal in an international friendly on Wednesday night.
Clean sheet for Yvon Mvogo
Yvon Mvogo kept a clean sheet for Switzerland in their 7-0 thrashing of Liechtenstein. The Swiss national team have been drawn with Turkey, Wales and Italy in Group A at Euro 2020. Switzerland face Wales in their opening game on Saturday 12 June.
Sangaré on target for Ivory Coast
Midfielder Ibrahim Sangaré opened his Ivory Coast scoring account in the 72nd minute of the friendly against Burkina Faso, putting his team back on level terms, before Ivory Coast snatched a late 2-1 win in the 97th minute. Sangeré played the full 90 minutes.