Netherlands face Italy in UEFA Nations League Group 1 – all you need to know.
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Netherlands face Italy in UEFA Nations League Group 1 in Amsterdam on Monday 7 September at 20:45 CET.Netherlands vs Italy: live build-up
Where to watch the game on TV
What has happened so far?
Group A1 kicked off on Friday with two tightly contested matches. Bosnia and Herzegovina ended Italy's 11-match winning run with a 1-1 draw in Florence, Edin Džeko giving the visitors a second-half lead before Stefano Sensi's deflected effort earned a share of the spoils. The Netherlands edged out Poland in Amsterdam courtesy of Steven Bergwijn's first international goal.
Goalkeepers: Bizot (AZ), Cillessen (Valencia), Krul (Norwich)
Defenders: Aké (Manchester City), Dumfries (PSV), Schuurs (Ajax), Tete (Lyon), Van Dijk (Liverpool), Veltman (Brighton), Wijndal (AZ)
Midfielders: F De Jong (Barcelona), De Roon (Atalanta), Fer (Feyenoord), Hateboer (Atalanta), Ihattaren (PSV), Strootman (Marseille), Van de Beek (Man. United), Wijnaldum (Liverpool)
Forwards: Babel (Galatasaray), Bergwijn (Tottenham), L De Jong (Sevilla), Depay (Lyon), Promes (Ajax)
Goalkeepers: Cragno (Cagliari), Donnarumma (Milan), Meret (Napoli), Sirigu (Torino)
Defenders: Acerbi (Lazio), Biraghi (Inter), Bonucci (Juventus), Caldara (Atalanta), Chiellini (Juventus), D'Ambrosio (Inter), Di Lorenzo (Napoli), Florenzi (Roma), Mancini (Roma), Spinazzola (Roma)
Midfielders: Barella (Inter), Bonaventura (unattached), Cristante (Roma), Gagliardini (Inter), Jorginho (Chelsea), Locatelli (Sassuolo), Lorenzo Pellegrini (Roma), Sensi (Inter), Tonali (Brescia), Zaniolo (Roma)
Forwards: Belotti (Torino), Caputo (Sassuolo), Chiesa (Fiorentina), El Shaarawy (Shanghai Shenua), Immobile (Lazio), Insigne (Napoli), Kean (Everton), Lasagna (Udinese), Orsolini (Bologna)
• The Netherlands’ record in 21 previous games against Italy is W3 D9 L9; the sides last met in a 2018 friendly in Turin, drawing 1-1.
• The Dutch are without a win in five meetings with Italy (D3 L2) since they beat the Azzurri 3-0 in their opening game at UEFA EURO 2008.
What the coaches say
Dwight Lodeweges, Netherlands interim coach: "We played quite well against Poland. They have a strong team, with good players, but they came to play very defensively. It was difficult to play through it. It will be extremely interesting against Italy. They play a bit like us. There were a few vulnerable players, but it all looks good. They could all play in principle. Happy daddy [Denzel] Dumfries, among others. Becoming a father does not prevent him from playing."
Roberto Mancini, Italy coach: "We will go to the Netherlands to try to win the game, as we always do. Our winning streak had to end sooner or later [as it did against Bosnia and Herzegovina]. We're just glad it was with a draw and not a defeat. We'll keep the basic structure, but a few players will change because they can't play every three days."