The Orange Women play their first game on Friday in qualifying for the European Championship 2021 in England. In Tallinn, the vice-world champion plays against Estonia from 6 pm. Follow the duel in this live blog.
Good afternoon and welcome to the Oranjevrouwen live blog. My name is Jeroen van Barneveld and I will keep you informed of the European Championship qualification match between Estonia and the Netherlands.
- European Championship qualification
- Estonia-the Netherlands
- Kick-off: 6 p.m.
Estonia-Netherlands · 4 minutes ago
Estonia is 99th on the FIFA ranking
Estonia is by no means a high flyer, not even in women's football. The Estonians occupy position 99 on the FIFA rankings. The Netherlands is third.
Estonia-Netherlands · 9 minutes ago
Tallinn, the venue for this European Championship qualifying competition, is certainly not around the corner, but it does not stop some supporters of the Orange Women from making the long journey to Estonia.
Estonia-Netherlands · 19 minutes ago
Second meeting between Estonia and the Netherlands
It is only the second time that the women of the Netherlands and Estonia compete against each other. The first time was a practice match on May 20, 2015, on the eve of the World Cup that year. The Orange women were too strong at the time 7-0. The Dutch production came from Danielle van
de Donk (2x), Renate Jansen (2x), Jill Roord, Shanice van de Sanden and Merel van Dongen.
Estonia-Netherlands · 29 minutes ago
This is the qualifying pool of the Netherlands
The match with Estonia is the first European Championship qualifier for the Orange Women. The nine group winners and the three best numbers two directly qualified for the European final round. This is the group of the Netherlands:
Estonia-Netherlands · one hour ago
Netherlands with Roord and Beerensteyn against Estonia
National coach Sarina Wiegman chooses Jill Roord and Lineth Beerensteyn in the basic line-up of the Orange Women for the European Championship qualifier against Estonia. Roord takes the place of the injured Lieke Martens, while Beerensteyn is again preferred to Shanice van der Sanden. Wiegman trusts the trusted names for the rest.
Set up the Netherlands: Van Veenendaal; Van Lunteren, Dekker, Bloodworth, Van Dongen; Greens, Pointed, Van de Donk; Beerensteyn, Miedema, Roord.