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Netherlands 2 v 1 Turkey: Netherlands beat Turkey to set up England semifinal

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Netherlands 2 v 1 Turkey: Netherlands beat Turkey to set up England semifinal

The Netherlands staged a thrilling comeback to defeat Turkey 2-1 on Saturday night, securing a semifinal berth in the European Championship

Netherlands 2 v 1 Turkey: Netherlands beat Turkey to set up England semifinal
Netherlands 2 v 1 Turkey: Netherlands beat Turkey to set up England semifinal

Turkey dominated the first half, with center-back Samet Akaydin scoring in the 35th minute to give them a 1-0 lead.

However, the Dutch rallied in the second half, with Stefan de Vrij equalizing with a precise header 20 minutes from time.

The winning goal came six minutes later, as Mert Muldur scored an own goal under pressure from Cody Gakpo, sealing the Netherlands’ victory.

Ronald Koeman’s team will now face England in Dortmund on Wednesday, with the winner advancing to the final against either Spain or France.

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