Match statistics

NetherlandsSerbia

Goals scored4
 
1
Attempts on target10
 
4
Attempts off target5
 
5
Corners8
 
2
Fouls committed17
 
10
Yellow cards2
 
6
Red Cards0
1

Standings

Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
  • Substitution
    89
    Jong-A-Pin (in) - Pieters (out) (Netherlands)
    A late change for the Netherlands, as Calvin Jong-A-Pin replaces left-back Pieters.
  • Yellow Card
    89
    Rukavina (Serbia) is cautioned by the referee.
    The Serbia defender is shown a yellow card for clipping Beerens' heels before the Netherlands midfielder reacted.
  • Yellow Card
    89
    Beerens (Netherlands) is cautioned by the referee.
    The Netherlands substitute picks up a booking for reacting to a late Rukavina challenge.
  • 88
    (Serbia) is penalised for a foul on (Netherlands).
  • Goal
    87
    Bruins (Netherlands) scores!
    The Netherlands substitute crowns an emphatic win, starting and finishing the move after finding De Ridder on the right-hand side before racing into the area to in his low cross.
  • 85
    (Netherlands) is penalised for a foul on (Serbia).
  • Yellow Card
    82
    Mrdja (Serbia) is cautioned by the referee.
    Serbia's goalscorer is booked for showing dissent to the referee.
  • 82
    (Netherlands) is penalised for a foul on (Serbia).
  • 81
    Kahriman (Serbia) makes a save.
  • 81
    (Netherlands) has an effort on goal.
  • 81
    (Netherlands) takes the corner.
  • 81
    D. Tošić (Serbia) makes a save.
  • 81
    (Netherlands) has an effort on goal.
  • 80
    (Netherlands) is flagged for offside.
  • Goal
    79
    Mrdja (Serbia) scores!
    Serbia have a late glimmer of hope as two substitutes combine to finally unlock the Netherlands defence. Zoran Tošić is the provider, delivering a left-wing cross which Mrdja nods past Waterman at the near post for his second goal of the tournament.
  • 79
    (Netherlands) is penalised for a foul on (Serbia).
  • Substitution
    78
    Beerens (in) - Drenthe (out) (Netherlands)
    Another change for the Netherlands and Drenthe is treated to a standing ovation by the Euroborg crowd as he makes way for Roy Beerens.
  • 78
    (Netherlands) is flagged for offside.
  • 76
    Kahriman (Serbia) makes a save.
  • 76
    (Netherlands) has an effort on goal.
  • 75
    (Netherlands) is flagged for offside.
  • 74
    Kahriman (Serbia) makes a save.
  • 74
    (Netherlands) has an effort on goal.
  • Substitution
    73
    Mrdja (in) - Rakić (out) (Serbia)
  • Substitution
    73
    Babović (in) - Basta (out) (Serbia)
    A last throw of the dice from Djukić as Babović and Mrdja come on for the final 17 minutes here as Serbia look for a miracle.
  • 72
    (Netherlands) takes the corner.
  • 72
    (Netherlands) takes the corner.
  • Penalty
    71
    Babel (Netherlands) missed the penalty saved by the goalkeeper.
    Kahriman denies the Netherlands a fourth goal with a fine save, diving to his right to palm Babel's penalty aside after the Ajax striker had been brought down by Ivanović.
  • 71
    (Netherlands) was fouled in the penalty area by (Serbia)
  • 70
    (Netherlands) is penalised for a foul on (Serbia).
  • Substitution
    69
    Bruins (in) - Rigters (out) (Netherlands)
    Netherlands coach Foppe de Haan makes his first change of the evening, replacing his side's third goalscorer with SC Excelsior midfielder Bruins.
  • 69
    (Serbia) misses the target.
  • 68
    (Serbia) is penalised for a foul on (Netherlands).
  • Goal
    67
    Rigters (Netherlands) scores!
    Surely it is game over now as Rigters gets his fourth goal of the tournament and his side's third of the night, latching on to Babel's through-ball to carry it wide of Kahriman and slide into the net despite the best efforts of the Serbia goalkeeper.
  • 66
    Ivanović (Serbia) makes a save.
  • Substitution
    65
    Z. Tošić (in) - Drinčić (out) (Serbia)
    The first change of the night comes from Serbia, who replace a defensive midfielder in Drinčić with the more attacking Zoran Tošić.
  • 64
    (Serbia) is penalised for a foul on (Netherlands).
  • Yellow Card
    62
    Ivanović (Serbia) is cautioned by the referee.
    The Serbia captain is booked for dissent.
  • Red Card
    62
    Kolarov (Serbia) is shown a second yellow card and is dismissed.
    It is all going wrong for Serbia as their left-back collects a second yellow card for a late lunger on Babel and departs down the tunnel. They have it all to do now.
  • 62
    (Serbia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on (Netherlands).
  • Goal
    60
    Babel (Netherlands) scores!
    2-0 to the Netherlands as Duško Tošić fails to cut out De Ridder's right-wing cross and the loose ball breaks perfectly for the AFC Ajax striker, who slots it past Kahriman from near the penalty spot.
  • 58
    Waterman (Netherlands) makes a save.
  • 58
    (Serbia) has an effort on goal.
  • 57
    (Serbia) misses the target.
  • 53
    (Netherlands) fouls.
  • 53
    (Netherlands) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on (Serbia).
  • 52
    (Netherlands) delivers the corner.
  • 52
    (Netherlands) misses the target.
  • 50
    (Netherlands) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on (Serbia).
  • 49
    (Serbia) has a shot blocked.
  • 47
    (Netherlands) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on (Serbia).
  • 47
    (Netherlands) delivers the corner.
  • 46
    Waterman (Netherlands) makes a save.
  • 46
    (Serbia) has an effort on goal.
  • Start Time
    The second half begins.
  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
  • 45+2
    (Netherlands) delivers the corner.
  • 45
    (Serbia) misses the target.
  • 44
    (Netherlands) delivers the free-kick wide.
  • Yellow Card
    43
    D. Tošić (Serbia) is booked.
    The Serbia centre-back collects a second yellow card in successive games, against for handball, having lost his balance as he tried to intercept a pass towards Ryan Babel.
  • 43
    (Serbia) fouls.
  • 41
    (Netherlands) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on (Serbia).
  • 39
    (Serbia) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 37
    (Netherlands) delivers the corner.
  • 36
    (Serbia) hits the post on free-kick.
    So close to a Serbia equaliser as the left-back - who scored from a similar position against Belgium on Wednesday - curls in a free-kick from the right wing which Boy Waterman totally misreads only for the right-hand post to come to the goalkeeper's rescue.
  • 35
    (Netherlands) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on (Serbia).
  • 33
    (Netherlands) delivers the corner.
  • 30
    (Netherlands) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on (Serbia).
  • 29
    (Netherlands) delivers the free-kick wide.
  • Yellow Card
    28
    Kolarov (Serbia) is booked.
    A second booking of the night, and this time it is the Serbia left-back who is shown a yellow card for a mistimed tackle on De Ridder as the Netherlands midfielder threatened to burst clear down the right.
  • 28
    (Serbia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on (Netherlands).
  • 27
    (Netherlands) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 23
    (Serbia) has a shot blocked.
  • 23
    (Netherlands) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on (Serbia).
  • 22
    (Netherlands) misses the target.
  • 22
    (Netherlands) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 21
    (Serbia) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 21
    (Netherlands) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 20
    (Netherlands) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on (Serbia).
  • 20
    (Serbia) has a shot blocked.
  • 20
    (Serbia) misses the target.
  • 20
    (Serbia) delivers the corner.
  • 19
    Zuiverloon (Netherlands) makes a save.
  • 19
    (Serbia) delivers the corner.
  • 18
    Kahriman (Serbia) makes a save.
  • 18
    (Netherlands) has an effort on goal.
  • 18
    (Serbia) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • Goal
    17
    Bakkal (Netherlands) scores!
    To the delight of the vast majority of the crowd here in Groningen, the home team take the lead with a fine goal. Daniël de Ridder does the damage, lifting a remarkable pass over the Serbia defence for Bakkal, who hold off Rukavina to slot a low left-foot shot past Damir Kahriman.
  • 15
    (Serbia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on (Netherlands).
  • 15
    (Netherlands) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on (Serbia).
  • 13
    (Serbia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on (Netherlands).
  • 11
    (Serbia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on (Netherlands).
  • 11
    (Netherlands) misses the target.
  • Yellow Card
    9
    Drenthe (Netherlands) is booked.
    The Netherlands midfielder picks up an early caution after miscontrolling a fine crossfeld pass from Maceo Rigters and bringing down Antonio Rukavina in his attempt to retrieve possession.
  • 9
    (Netherlands) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on (Serbia).
  • 7
    (Serbia) misses the target.
  • 7
    (Netherlands) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on (Serbia).
  • 6
    (Netherlands) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 3
    (Netherlands) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on (Serbia).
  • 1
    (Netherlands) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • Start Time
    The match is under way.

Legend:

  • Goals
    Goals
  • Own goal
    Own goal
  • Converted penalty
    Converted penalty
  • Missed penalty
    Missed penalty
  • Red card
    Red card
  • Yellow card
    Yellow card
  • Second yellow card
    Second yellow card
  • Substitution
    Substitution