The Dutch hockey players and hockey players both also won their second game against Great Britain in the Pro League on Thursday.

The men defeated the British in Amstelveen 3-1 and the women were 3-0 too strong for the reigning Olympic champion.

Mink van der Weerden gave the Dutch men the lead from a penalty corner in the ninth minute.

Just before half time, Phil Roper, also from a penalty corner, scored the equalizer.

In the last quarter, Jeroen Hertzberger led Orange to victory in his 250th international match with two goals.

In the 47th minute he made the 2-1 from a penalty corner and a minute later he was good for the final score.

The Netherlands, which won 1-0 against Great Britain in the first international match in eight months on Tuesday, is second with seventeen points from eight games and is one point behind leader Belgium.

On November 4, the team of national coach Max Caldas and Belgium will face each other in Brussels.

The Dutch hockey players celebrate Eva de Goede's 3-0.

(Photo: ANP)

Hockey players stronger in the lead after victory

For the women, Caia van Maasakker opened the score from a penalty ball after two minutes.

Even before half time, Frédérique Matla doubled the margin from a penalty corner and fifteen minutes before the end, Eva de Goede determined the final score from a penalty corner.

On Tuesday, the Dutch settled with Great Britain after shoot-outs, after the game ended in 1-1 after regular time.

The reigning world champion leads the Pro League with twenty points from seven games.

Argentina is the number two with seventeen points from eight matches.

On November 4, the Dutch hockey players will play the next game in the Pro League.

Then it will be played against Belgium in Brussels.

The Dutch hockey teams played their first international match since February on Tuesday.

Due to the corona crisis, all games in the Pro League were postponed.

The Olympic Games in Tokyo, for which both Orange teams had qualified, were also moved by one year.