England crash out of Nations League after extra-time collapse against Netherlands

first_img huge blow The semi-final started sloppily but Holland would eventually settle and threaten to hurt an England backline that was shaking from the outset.Things appeared to be going one way, only for the normally unruffled teenager De Ligt to miscontrol a backpass and catch Rashford with his hasty recovery challenge. The forward coolly turned home the 32nd-minute penalty.A last-ditch Denzel Dumfries challenge prevented Rashford grabbing another soon after – a tackle that would bring a premature end to his night, with Harry Kane coming on at the break having been rested along with the other Champions League finalists. Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ Stones gifted the ball to Depay getty REPLY no dice Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:28Loaded: 11.18%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:28 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. 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Here’s what’s coming up on talkSPORT and talkSPORT 2… getty Green reveals how he confronted Sarri after Chelsea’s 6-0 defeat at Man City Soon Holland were looking for VAR to gift them a winner, with the players surrounding referee Turpin claiming Chilwell had handled a Dumfries strike.Another anxious wait followed, with VAR adjudging there had not been an infringement.Kane struck across the face of goal on the turn, with Lingard curling wide and Sterling clipping the bar either side of Depay missing the target after dreadful play by Harry Maguire. shining Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury 5 Getty The defeat will feel all too familiar for England fans, who will remember their side taking the lead against Croatia before losing the 2018 World Cup semi-final after extra-time.Gareth Southagte’s men will now face Switzerland in a battle for third place on Sunday, while the Netherlands and Portugal compete to become the first ever Nations League champions.There were some boos from stunned England fans at the end of a gripping clash at the sold-out Estadio D. 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Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT Rashford put the Three Lions in front from the spot Marcus Rashford had put England in front from the penalty spot following a clumsy challenge from Matthjis de Ligt, before the highly-rated Dutchman atoned for his error with a bullet header in the second-half.The Three Lions thought they had won it when Jesse Lingard slotted home in the latter stages of normal time, but replays showed he was a whisker offside and the goal was chalked off by VAR. getty Alan Brazil slams England for playing out from the back against Holland deals Andy Goldstein isn’t happy with Gareth Southgate after England’s loss tense Jadon Sancho wasted a glorious chance to double England’s advantage with a close-range header, while Jordan Pickford saved Walker’s blushes after being robbed of possession by Depay.Ronald Koeman’s side were unnerving the Three Lions, so there was little surprise when the pressure told in the 73rd minute when De Ligt lost Stones and rose above Walker to head powerfully past motionless Pickford.Donny Van De Beek fired over as Holland pushed for a winner that looked to have come at the other end seven minutes from time. LIVE ON talkSPORT 5 France vs South Korea (Friday, 8pm) – talkSPORTDenmark vs Republic of Ireland (Friday, 7:45pm) – talkSPORT 2Croatia vs Wales (Saturday, 2pm) – talkSPORTEngland vs Scotland (Sunday, 5pm) – talkSPORT England went crashing out of the Nations League after a total collapse in extra-time of their semi-final against the Netherlands.With the scores level at full-time, calamitous mistakes from John Stones and Ross Barkley gifted the Dutch a 3-1 victory, with Kyle Walker inadvertently turning into his own net before Quincy Promes profited. Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars Lingard thought he had won it for England Getty 5 Berahino hits back at b******t Johnson criticism – ‘I was in a dark place at Stoke’ 5 LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS Kane cleared a Virgil Van Dijk attempt off the line in the first half of extra-time, which saw Stones bizarrely dilly-dally on the ball.Depay took the ball and forced a save out of Pickford and Walker could only put into his own net when trying to prevent Promes.England looked punch drunk and Barkley gifted Holland a third as his ball found Depay, whose cross was turned home by Promes in the 114th minute for an inglorious end to a challenging few days.last_img read more