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Promes treble sets Netherlands on way

Published: Wednesday 28 May 2014, 23.00CET
Scotland 1-6 Netherlands
Quincy Promes scored a first-half hat-trick as the Netherlands moved into Group 3 pole position with a superb showing in Paisley.
Promes treble sets Netherlands on way
Quincy Promes struck a first-half hat-trick ©Getty Images

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Published: Wednesday 28 May 2014, 23.00CET

Promes treble sets Netherlands on way

Scotland 1-6 Netherlands
Quincy Promes scored a first-half hat-trick as the Netherlands moved into Group 3 pole position with a superb showing in Paisley.

The Netherlands put on a display of clinical finishing to put themselves in control of UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualifying Group 3.

Quincy Promes scored a first-half hat-trick and Karim Rekik increased the lead before substitite Hakim Ziyech added two within four minutes of his introduction and Steve May managed a consolation. Albert Stuivenberg's side are now level on points with Slovakia, but have a game in hand against Luxembourg in Maastricht on Tuesday.

Scotland actually started the brighter as they looked to move level with the Netherlands and within three points of Slovakia. But Promes opened the scoring on 26 minutes with a fine solo run and finish. John McGinn immediately hit the post but in the last five minutes of the first half Promes twice more showed his touch and finishing prowess after being set up by Rekik and then Marco van Ginkel.

Promes turned provider in the 50th minute as his corner found the head of Van Ginkel, whose effort was cleared off the line but turned in by Rekik. Ziyech was brought on in the 75th minute and soon produced a thunderous volley to make it five, and then struck in similar fashion, from closer angle, after a cross from fellow substitute Ola John.

May pounced on a Sven Beek slip to pull one back for Scotland in the 85th minute, but Scotland's slim hopes now lie on winning in Slovakia on 4 September and Luxembourg four days later, and hoping other results go their way. The Netherlands know that if they beat Luxembourg, a play-off place will almost be theirs with the visits of Georgia and Slovakia to come in September.

Last updated: 04/06/15 7.40CET

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Lineups

Scotland

Scotland

Netherlands

Netherlands

1
ArcherJordan Archer (GK)
1
HahnWarner Hahn (GK)
2
PatersonCallum Paterson
2
te WierikMike te Wierik
3
McgheeJordan Mcghee
3
Van BeekSven Van Beek
4
FindlayStuart Findlay
4
RekikKarim Rekik
Goal50
5
McHattieKevin McHattie
Yellow Card59
5
AkéNathan Aké
6
McginnJohn Mcginn
Substitution88
6
EbecilioKyle Ebecilio
7
FraserRyan Fraser
Substitution75
7
PromesQuincy Promes
Goal26
Goal40
Goal42
Yellow Card64
8
McLeanKenny McLean
8
TrindadeTonny Trindade
Substitution75
9
C. MartinChris Martin
Goal85
9
CastaignosLuc Castaignos
10
ArmstrongStuart Armstrong (C)
10
Van GinkelMarco van Ginkel (C)
Substitution82
11
McGregorCallum McGregor
Substitution61
11
BoëtiusJean-Paul Boëtius
Substitution75

Substitutes

12
KettingsChris Kettings (GK)
16
van der HartMickey van der Hart (GK)
13
FraserMarcus Fraser
12
Van Der HoornMike van der Hoorn
14
KellySean Kelly
13
DenswilStefano Denswil
15
HoltJason Holt
14
MaherAdam Maher
Substitution82
16
ScougallStefan Scougall
Substitution75
15
ZiyechHakim Ziyech
Substitution75
Goal76
Goal79
17
SlaterCraig Slater
Substitution88
17
De SaLesly de Sa
18
McKenzieRory McKenzie
Substitution61
18
JohnOla John
Substitution75

Coach

Billy Stark (SCO) Albert Stuivenberg (NED)

Referee

Christian Dingert (GER)

Assistant referees

Marco Achmüller (GER), Tobias Christ (GER)

Fourth official

Marco Fritz (GER)

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