Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill hit back at Ronald Koeman after the Holland coach called his side’s style “outrageous” and “terrible to watch”.
Liverpool’s Georginio Wijnaldum will be braced for a tough night when Holland visit Windsor Park next month after Northern Ireland threatened to pull off a shock win in Rotterdam on Thursday.
Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill will try to use the pain of Thursday night’s late collapse against Holland to inspire his side in a last-ditch bid to save their Euro 2020 qualifying hopes next month.
Michael O’Neill admitted the odds were firmly against Northern Ireland qualifying directly for Euro 2020 after a heartbreaking late defeat to Holland on Thursday night.
Michael O’Neill had no other word for it after three late goals from Holland turned what would have been a famous night in Rotterdam into a heartbreaking defeat for Northern Ireland: devastated.
Paddy McNair is hoping Holland underestimate Northern Ireland in their crunch Euro 2020 qualifier in Rotterdam on Thursday.
Michael O’Neill is optimistic that Jamal Lewis will be fit for the crunch Euro 2020 qualifier against Holland later this month after x-rays ruled out a fractured elbow for the Norwich left-back.
Holland head coach Ronald Koeman hailed a “great evening” after the Dutch recorded their first win in Germany for almost 17 years.
Donyell Malen enjoyed a dream debut for Holland after his goal helped give the Dutch their first win in Germany for almost 17 years.
Germany midfielder Leon Goretzka will play no part in Friday’s Euro 2020 qualifier against Holland in Hamburg.
Phillip Cocu has been appointed as the new head coach at Derby, taking over following Frank Lampard’s departure for Chelsea.
Holland’s Jackie Groenen believes the United States can be beaten after firing her country into the World Cup final.
Portugal and Holland will be the biggest names relying on play-offs for Euro 2020 as things stand after the second qualifier window.
Michael O’Neill has challenged his Northern Ireland players to “take a big scalp” after they gave themselves the perfect platform in Euro 2020 qualifying.
Virgil van Dijk says fans can boo him all they want as the Liverpool and Holland defender does not care a jot.
The inaugural UEFA Nations League was won by Portugal, with Holland finishing runners-up and England claiming third place with a penalty shoot-out victory over Switzerland.
Matthijs De Ligt does not know what colour shirt he will be wearing next season, with the highly rated Ajax teenager planning to mull over his options during the post-season break.
Portugal boss Fernando Santos dedicated victory in the Nations League to his ill mother and brother-in-law as he once again guided the country to trophy success.
Defender Daley Blind warned Holland they cannot afford to focus solely on the threat posed by Cristiano Ronaldo when they take on Portugal in the inaugural Nations League final.
Gareth Southgate is focusing on progress rather than the pain of another semi-final loss as the England manager looks to build towards Euro 2020 glory.