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Orange triumph in a toe to toe match

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A brace in the second half provided a victory for the dutch army against Senegal. Both teams played their best in the match. In the first half, Senegal displayed brilliantly with their classy defense so that Holland couldn’t convert any shots to the goal.

In the second half, in the 84th minute, Frenkie De jong whips a peach of a ball into the box, and Gakpo with a running header converts it into a magnificent goal. Gakpo exposed his worth in the neediest times, though he was already predicted by the scholars to be the best in forward.

Cody Gakpo registered his first goal in the world cup with the Netherlands

.At the injury time after 90 minutes, Depay struck a shot towards Senegal GK Mendy and he blocks it away, but Klassen who was there in that path converted the ball into a goal. The score 2-0 and the Netherlands completed their goal tally. Apart from the goals, Senegal did a great job with 4 on-target shots out of 15. They won 12 tackles and also they did 32 clearances and 10 interceptions.

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