UEFA Nations League: Netherlands came from 2 goals down to play 2-2 with Germany

UEFA Nations League: Netherlands came from 2 goals down to play 2-2 with Germany

- Netherlands came from two goals down to share the spoils with Germany in their last UEFA Nations League group game

- Timo Werner and Leroy Sane gave the German side the early lead in the first half of the game

- Van Dijk how ever inspired the Orange Boys to a dramatic come back in the meeting with just five minutes to spare

Two late minute goals from Quincy Promes and Virgil van Dijk were all the Netherlands needed to avoid defeat against Germany in their UEFA Nations League championship at the VELTINS-Arena.

Joachim Low's men took the lead as early as the 9th minute through Timo Werner and 11 minutes later, Manchester City youngster Leroy Sane doubled his side's lead in the 20th minute.

The 2014 World Cup winning team were on the verge of winning their first game in the competition until they squandered their two goals lead in the remaining five minutes of the meeting.

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Having finished bottom of their group, the National Eleven have been relegated and will compete with other lower ranked teams.

The German team will join Iceland and Poland in being relegated from the top tier while either of Croatia or England will join that trio in League B next season.

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While the game was winding down, the Dutch side looked like they were going to loss their second group game.

But Quincy Promes' long range strike from outside the box gave his side a lifeline in the game, and five minutes later, Liverpool defender Van Dijk ensured they shared spoils in the game.

Legit.ng recalls that Netherlands beat 2018 World Cup winners France 2-0 in the Nations League Group A clash, ending the World Champion's 15-game unbeaten run on Friday, November 16.

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The Flying Dutchmen's victory sees Germany relegated to Group B after picking only one point from three games.

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