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Van Wolfswinkel hat-trick sinks Poland

Published: Tuesday 13 October 2009, 21.02CET
Poland 0-4 Netherlands
The Netherlands continued their flawless start in qualifying Group 4 with Ricky Van Wolfswinkel scoring three of their goals in Kielce.
by Piotr Koźmiński
Van Wolfswinkel hat-trick sinks Poland
Ricky van Wolfswinkel scored a hat-trick in Kielce ©Getty Images
Published: Tuesday 13 October 2009, 21.02CET

Van Wolfswinkel hat-trick sinks Poland

Poland 0-4 Netherlands
The Netherlands continued their flawless start in qualifying Group 4 with Ricky Van Wolfswinkel scoring three of their goals in Kielce.

The Netherlands continued their flawless start in qualifying Group 4 with Ricky van Wolfswinkel scoring a hat-trick in a 4-0 victory away to Poland.

Penalty woe
Poland will point to a missed penalty by Patryk Małecki after 20 minutes as a major turning point in the contest with Van Wolfswinkel and Nicky Kuiper making the hosts pay before the interval. The FC Utrecht forward stole the show after the resumption, scoring in the 49th and 66th minutes to move Cor Pot's side above Poland and to the top of the section with a maximum nine points.

Level pegging
Tim Krul's penalty save from Małecki's spot-kick set the tone for the downfall of Andrzej Zamilski's side, who also have nine points but from two more matches. Van Wolfswinkel struck for the first time on 41 minutes, finishing at the second attempt after goalkeeper Wojciech Szczęsny had saved his initial header. Four minutes later it was 2-0, Kuiper firing in an outstanding effort from 15 metres.

Red card
Any thoughts of a Poland comeback were quickly dispelled after the break when Van Wolfswinkel added a third before completing his hat-trick by outsmarting Szczęsny in a one-on-one situation. Poland attacker Artur Sobiech was sent off in the final seconds.

Last updated: 27/03/13 5.07CET

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Lineups

Poland

Poland

Netherlands

Netherlands

1
SzczęsnyWojciech Szczęsny (GK)
1
KrulTim Krul (GK) (C)
2
GancarczykMariusz Gancarczyk
Yellow Card57
2
JanmaatDaryl Janmaat
3
GlikKamil Glik (C)
Yellow Card72
3
Van EijdenRens van Eijden
Substitution84
4
MarciniakAdam Marciniak
4
BrumaJeffrey Bruma
5
KrychowiakGrzegorz Krychowiak
Yellow Card11
5
KuiperNicky Kuiper
Goal45
6
WilczekKamil Wilczek
Substitution70
6
FerLeroy Fer
Substitution85
7
GrosickiKamil Grosicki
7
WijnaldumGeorginio Wijnaldum
8
SiebertMateusz Siebert
8
AnitaVurnon Anita
9
SobiechArtur Sobiech
Yellow Card52
Red Card90
9
Van WolfswinkelRicky van Wolfswinkel
Goal41
Goal49
Goal66
10
MałeckiPatryk Małecki
Penalty20
Substitution54
10
S. De JongSiem de Jong
Substitution80
11
RybusMaciej Rybus
11
BiseswarDiego Biseswar
Yellow Card51

Substitutes

12
GliwaMichał Gliwa (GK)
16
PadtSergio Padt (GK)
13
JanotaMichal Janota
Substitution70
12
Van der MaarelMark van der Maarel
14
KiełbJacek Kiełb
Substitution54
13
BlindDaley Blind
Substitution84
15
PlotkaMichal Plotka
14
Van der HeijdenJan-Arie van der Heijden
Substitution85
16
SochaTadeusz Socha
15
StrootmanKevin Strootman
17
WodeckiMarcin Wodecki
17
DonaldMitchell Donald
Substitution80
18
BastaAdrian Basta
18
EmnesMarvin Emnes

Coach

Andrzej Zamilski (POL) Cor Pot (NED)

Referee

Igor Egorov (RUS)

Assistant referees

Vladislav Khodeev (RUS), Oleg Tselovalnikov (RUS)

Fourth official

Sergei Karasev (RUS)

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  • Own goalOwn goal
  • PenaltiesPenalties
  • Missed PenaltiesMissed Penalties
  • reds_cardRed Cards
  • yellow_cardsYellow cards
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  • SubstitutionSubstitution
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