Ahead of the opening of Euro 2024, Canada and Iceland are defeated one after another

Netherlands national team defender Virgil van Dijk performing a goal celebration.

The Netherlands, which is trying to win the 2024 European Football Championship (Euro 2024) for the first time in 36 years, scored a storm against Iceland, boosting morale just before the opening of the tournament.

The Netherlands, ranked 7th in the FIFA rankings, won 4-0 in a friendly match against Iceland (72nd) held at the Feyenoord Stadium in Rotterdam, Netherlands on the 11th (Korean time).

The Netherlands, who also won 4-0 in a friendly match against Canada (ranked 49th) on the 7th, also won 4-0 in both friendly matches ahead of the opening of Euro 2024 (15th to July 15th) in Germany. He showed off his fierce offensive power.

In particular, the Netherlands boosted their confidence by winning over Iceland, where England, one of the favorites to win Euro 2024, had lost 0-1 on the 7th.

The Netherlands, which won the European Championships for the first time in history in 1988, only succeeded in advancing to the semifinals twice (1992 and 2000) but failed to reach the top. In the previous tournament (Euro 2020), they were eliminated in the round of 16.

The Netherlands, which is challenging Euro 2024 with the goal of winning its first championship in 36 years, will compete in Group D against Poland, Austria, and France.

On this day, the Netherlands faced Iceland and in the 23rd minute of the first half, Dembel Dumfries (Inter Milan) headed the ball from the right side of the penalty area and Xavi Simons (Leipzig) kicked it in with his right foot from the front of the goal area, marking the beginning of a goal firework. .

The Netherlands, which finished the first half 1-0, scored an additional goal five minutes into the second half when central defender Virgil Van Dijk (Liverpool), who took part in the attack from a corner kick, headed in front of the goal.

Pandijk scored a goal in two consecutive games following the Canada friendly match on the 7th.

The Netherlands, who had secured the victory, completed a major victory by 4 goals, with Doniel Malone (Dortmund) scoring a key goal during a counterattack in the 34th minute of the second half, and Butt Verhorst (Hoffenheim) finishing the game in extra time in the second half. 고스톱

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