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Holland 3-1 Bosnia-Herzegovina: Wijnaldum bags first-half brace in win

Holland 3-1 Bosnia-Herzegovina: Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum bags first-half brace before Memphis Depay prods home to seal first win for coach Frank de Boer

  • Wijnaldum has taken over as skipper from injured Liverpool teammate Van Dijk
  • The midfielder scored two early goals to set the Dutch on their way to victory
  • Depay got the third in the second-half before Prevljak pulled one back for Bosnia 

Holland captain Georginio Wijnaldum scored two early goals to set them on their way to a 3-1 victory over Bosnia in their Nations League clash on Sunday, a first win for the Dutch under new coach Frank de Boer.

Wijnaldum, who has taken over as Dutch skipper from injured Liverpool team mate Virgil van Dijk, opened the scoring after six minutes and put the home side 2-0 up in the 13th at the Johan Cruijff Arena.

Georginio Wijnaldum opened the scoring after six minutes and doubled their lead in the 13th

Memphis Depay got the third early in the second half before Smail Prevljak pulled one back for Bosnia, whose defeat means they are now relegated from League A.

The victory for the Dutch was their first in five games since De Boer took over from Ronald Koeman and also kept alive their hopes of winning Group 1.

Holland forward Memphis Depay got the third goal early in the second half on Sunday night

Bosnia-Herzegovina forward Smail Prevljak pulled a goal back for the visitors in 63rd minute




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