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Netherlands v Ukraine comment LIVE: Dutch enter tournament as Frank De Boer’s men seek revenge

The Netherlands face Ukraine in their first game against Euro 2020 as the postponed tournament takes hold.

Frank De Boer’s men will face Ukraine, Austria and North Macedonia and are expected to finish top of Group C.

The Netherlands has performed well in recent months
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De Boer will want to prove opponents wrong this summer, as many critics have suggested he is the wrong fit for the Netherlands.

The Flying Dutchman has been embarrassed after failing to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, and is hoping he can get back on the path to victory.

With a host of young stars including Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong and Juventus defender Matthijs de Ligt, they could be a dark horse in the competition.

The nation hopes to add another Euro medal to its name, having won one in 1988.

Netherlands vs Ukraine: how to listen

This Group C match will take place at 8 p.m. on Sunday 13 June.

Full Wembley coverage will be live on talkSPORT, with our pre-match prep starting at 6pm.

Dan Windle will be your host and commentary will come from Adam Bridge and Matt Holland.

To connect, click on the radio player below or HERE for the live stream.

Here are the other ways to listen …

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Netherlands v Ukraine comment LIVE: Dutch enter tournament as Frank De Boer’s men seek revenge
The Netherlands will be deprived of key man Virgil Van Dijk
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Netherlands vs Ukraine: Squad


Goalkeepers: Marco Bizot (AZ), Tim Krul (Norwich), Maarten Stekelenburg (Ajax)

Defenders: Nathan Aké (Manchester City), Daley Blind (Ajax), Matthijs de Ligt (Juventus), Stefan de Vrij (Inter Milan), Denzel Dumfries (PSV), Patrick van Aanholt (Crystal Palace), Joël Veltman (Brighton), Owen Wijndal (AZ)

Midfielder: Frenkie de Jong (Barcelona), Marten de Roon (Atalanta), Ryan Gravenberch (Ajax), Davy Klaassen (Ajax), Teun Koopmeiners (AZ), Quincy Promes (Spartak Moskva), Jurriën Timber (Ajax), Georginio Wijnaldum (Liverpool)

Before: Steven Berghuis (Feyenoord), Luuk de Jong (Seville), Memphis Depay (Lyon), Cody Gakpo (PSV), Donyell Malen (PSV Eindhoven), Wout Weghorst (Wolfsburg)


Goalkeepers: Georgiy Bushchan (Dynamo Kiev), Andriy Pyatov (Shakhtar Donetsk), Anatolii Trubin (Shakhtar Donetsk)

Defenders: Oleksandr Karavaev (Dynamo Kyiv), Serhiy Kryvtsov (Shakhtar Donetsk), Mykola Matviyenko (Shakhtar Donetsk), Vitaliy Mykolenko (Dynamo Kyiv), Denys Popov (Dynamo Kyiv), Eduard Sobol (Club Brugge), Olchyksandr Tym Kiev) , Illia Zabarnyi (Dynamo Kiev), Oleksandr Zinchenko (Manchester City)

Midfielder: Roman Bezus (Ghent), Yevhen Makarenko (Kortrijk), Ruslan Malinovskyi (Atalante), Marlos (Shakhtar Donetsk), Mykola Shaparenko (Dynamo Kyiv), Taras Stepanenko (Shakhtar Donetsk), Heorhii Sudakov ( Shakhtar Donetsk), Serhiy Sydorchuk (Dynamo Kiev), Viktor Tsygankov (Dynamo Kiev)

Before: Artem Besedin (Dynamo Kyiv), Artem Dovbyk (Dnipro-1), Roman Yaremchuk (Ghent), Andriy Yarmolenko (West Ham), Oleksandr Zubkov (Ferencváros)

Netherlands v Ukraine comment LIVE: Dutch enter tournament as Frank De Boer’s men seek revenge
Frank de Boer polarizes since his appointment in 2020

Netherlands vs Ukraine: What was said?

Manager Frank De Boer has spoken about his decision not to replace Manchester United midfielder Donny van de Beek, who was recently sent off due to injury.

He said: “Joining the team at this point in our preparations is not exactly ideal.

“We’ve been on the road for two weeks so I don’t like the idea of ​​a new player coming in.”

The gaffer added: “I also have enough midfielders in my team to absorb the blow. Of course, there can always be a situation where I change my mind, but at the moment I prefer to leave the team as it is.

“It’s always sad when a player has to give up injured.”


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