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Netherlands vs Poland Nations League preview: where to watch, team news

Netherlands face Poland in UEFA Nations League Group 1 – all you need to know.

Donny van de Beek does some stretches in training
Donny van de Beek does some stretches in training Getty Images

Netherlands face Poland in UEFA Nations League Group 1 in Amsterdam on Friday 4 September at 20:45 CET.

Netherlands vs Poland: live build-up

Where to watch the game on TV

Fans can find their local UEFA Nations League broadcast partner(s) here

Squads

2020/21 Nations League: new format explained
2020/21 Nations League: new format explained

Netherlands
Goalkeepers:
Bizot (AZ), Cillessen (Valencia), Krul (Norwich)
Defenders: Aké (Man. City), De Vrij (Inter), 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)

Poland
Goalkeepers: Drągowski (Fiorentina), Fabiański (West Ham), Skorupski (Bologna), Szczęsny (Juventus)
Defenders
: Bednarek (Southampton), Bereszyński (Sampdoria), Bochniewicz (Górnik Zabrze), Glik (Benevento), Jędrzejczyk (Legia), Karbownik (Legia), Kędziora (Dynamo Kyiv), Rybus (Lokomotiv Moskva), Walukiewicz (Cagliari)
Midfielders
: Frankowski (Chicago Fire), Góralski (Kairat), Grosicki (West Brom), Jóźwiak (Lech Poznań), Kądzior (Dinamo Zagreb), Klich (Leeds), Krychowiak (Lokomotiv Moskva), Linetty (Torino), Moder (Lech Poznań). Szymański (Dinamo Moskva), Zieliński (Napoli)
Forwards
: Buksa (New England Revolution), Milik (Napoli), Piątek (Hertha Berlin)

Previous meetings

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Mbappé, Ramos, Ronaldo... the big stars are back in League A

• Netherlands’ record in 15 games against Poland is W6 D6 L3. The Dutch are unbeaten in the last eight encounters (W4 D4) since 2-0 EURO qualifying loss in Chorzow in May 1979.

• Poland have yet to win in seven games against Oranje in Netherlands (D5 L2).

What the coaches say

Dwight Lodeweges, interim Netherlands coach: "If I have noticed one thing in training, it is everyone's enthusiasm and eagerness to do things right. Everyone wants to show each other what they can do. There are young newcomers and international regulars in the squad, and they are going flat out. I have not considered bringing in a replacement [ for injured defender Stefan de Vrij]. I looked around and thought: 'We'll be fine with this.'"

Jerzy Brzęczek, Poland coach: "Football is a team game, and the most important issue will be how the whole team plays. Every mistake could be ruthlessly exploited by the Netherlands."

Next up

Bosnia and Herzegovina vs Poland – 7 September
Netherlands vs Italy – 7 September