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The Netherlands have gotten into the final round of the World Cup, coach Stefan Kurtz may fight with Turkey in the playoffs around the ticket to Qatar.
Without your bonds crashed bond coach Louis van Goal on the sideline came orange in the ghost game against Norway through late hits by Steven Begin (84.) and Memphis Delay (90. + 1) for a tedious 2: 0 (0: 0) against Norway and secured with 23 points the victory in the group G.
The Turks won 2: 1 (1: 1) in Montenegro and landed with 21 points in second place. Only with a defeat of the spreadsheet, the World Cup third of 2002 with a victory still had the chance of direct qualifications, then the Dutch had been in third place and out. But now Norway missed his first final round participation since 1998.
Wales and Ukraine also in the playoffs
Wales defended his second place in group E and is also in the playoffs. The team of Trainer Robert Page concluded the group stage against Belgium to a 1: 1 (1: 1) and secured two points with 15 points.
Although the Czech Republic celebrated a 2-0 (0: 0) success in the parallel game against Estonia, Wales could not be dangerous. The Czech Republic, however, are also qualified by the Nations League for the playoffs as Ukraine, who won 2-0 (0: 0) to conclude the group stage in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and rushed past Finland in the second place in the group D. The Finns lost against the already qualified world champion France 0: 2 (0: 0).
In Rotterdam, where no viewers were admitted to the Netherlands due to the corona situation in the Netherlands, the host, which with a 2: 2 after 2: 0 lead on Saturday in Montenegro, had played his first chance of the direct ticket, very difficult. Van Goal, who had drawn on Sunday with a fall a break in the hip, pursued the game little excited from a lodge.
Norway misses BVB-Star Haaland
Without the injured striker star Erlang Haaland by Borussia Dortmund lacked Norway but the puncture force for a surprise. Shortly before the end then Tottenham Begin and Barca-Star Memphis for the yet deserved victory.
In Podgorica, Kurtz s crew, who had taken the Turkish selection in September early through Fats Beirut (4.). Then Farm Kuturkoglu (22nd) and Or tun KOK (60th) turned the game.