Friendly Netherlands thump Iceland in final warm-up before Euro 2024

Netherlands beat Iceland 4-0 on Monday in Rotterdam in their final warm-up match before leaving for the European Championship in Germany.

Xavi Simons tapped in his first international goal to give the Dutch a 23rd minute lead. Virgil Van Dijk nodded in the second after 48 minutes.

Donyell Malen, who had come on three minutes earlier, ran onto to a precise pass from Memphis Depay for the third in the 78th minute. Wout Weghorst was an 84th minute replacement and scored the final goal from close range from a Malen cross three minutes into added time.

The Dutch had also won their previous warm up game 4-0 against Canada on June 6. Iceland had beaten England 1-0 at Wembley on Friday.

The Netherlands kick off their Euro 2024 campaign against Poland on June 16 and then play France and Austria in Group D.


Dennis Mabuka

Dennis Mabuka is a seasoned Kenyan journalist with 18 years of experience covering sports events. He is currently a sport content creator with en.Africatopsports.com.

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