Uefa Women’s Euro 2022 Netherlands Beat Portugal By 32 In Euro Championship For First Win – Uefa Women’s Euro 2022
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Danielle van der Donk’s 62nd minute goal helped defending champions Netherlands beat Portugal 3-2 in the Women’s European Football Championship. Troubled by players’ injuries, this was the first win for the Netherlands in the tournament. The Netherlands team, which played a draw with Sweden in the first match, had to go without their star forward Viviane Miedema. Viviane was found corona infected before the match. Apart from him, three more players were not available either due to confinement or injury.
The Dutch team took a 2-0 lead in the first 16 minutes. First Demaris Igurola scored with a header and then a kick from Stephanie van der went straight into the goalpost. During this, he also got the boot of the opposition player. Carole Costa scored on a penalty in the 38th minute for Portugal. Two minutes later, Diana Silva leveled the match at 2-2. The Netherlands scored the third goal but this was denied in the video review, and van der Donk eventually scored the deciding goal.
Four points in two matches
The Netherlands are now tied with Sweden on four points in Group C. There is still one match left in the group. Portugal’s team is the second lowest ranked team in this tournament, having been included in the tournament after the ban on Russia.
Sweden beat Switzerland
In the other match, Sweden won 2–1 against Switzerland. Switzerland kept their opponents from scoring till the 52nd minute with their excellent defense. Fridolina Rolf scored the first goal for Sweden. After that, Switzerland equalized with Ramona’s goal two minutes later. Bennison scored the deciding goal in the 79th minute.