UEFA Nations League 2022/23: Netherlands & Poland draw in a FOUR-GOAL thriller as Memphis Depay misses penalty, Watch Netherlands vs Poland HIGHLIGHTS

UEFA Nations League 2022/23 – Netherlands 2-2 Poland: Memphis Depay missed a stoppage-time penalty that would have completed a sensational turnaround for the…

UEFA Nations League 2022/23: Netherlands & Poland draw in a FOUR-GOAL thriller as Memphis Depay misses penalty, Watch Netherlands vs Poland HIGHLIGHTS
UEFA Nations League 2022/23: Netherlands & Poland draw in a FOUR-GOAL thriller as Memphis Depay misses penalty, Watch Netherlands vs Poland HIGHLIGHTS, Poland's defender Matty Cash (C) celebrates with teammates after scoring during the UEFA Nations League, League A Group 4 football match between Netherlands and Poland at the Feyenoord "De Kuip" stadium in Rotterdam on June 11, 2022. (Photo by JOHN THYS / various sources / AFP) (Photo by JOHN THYS/AFP via Getty Images)

UEFA Nations League 2022/23 – Netherlands 2-2 Poland: Memphis Depay missed a stoppage-time penalty that would have completed a sensational turnaround for the Netherlands, who consequently drew 2-2 with Poland. Despite leaving Robert Lewandowski on the bench for the entire Nations League Group A4 match, Poland put themselves in a commanding position through goals from Matty Cash and Piotr Zielinski. Follow Nations League Live updates with InsideSport.IN

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UEFA Nations League 2022/23: Netherlands & Poland draw in a FOUR-GOAL thriller as Memphis Depay misses penalty, Watch Netherlands vs Poland HIGHLIGHTS

UEFA Nations League 2022/23: Netherlands & Poland draw in a FOUR-GOAL thriller

Poland took the lead when Cash picked up the ball on the right and drilled his first international goal into the bottom-left corner with a fine finish.

Netherlands responded well but were two behind when Zielinski was teed up for a simple finish by Przemyslaw Frankowski following an excellent ball in behind by Krzysztof Piatek – though VAR was required to overturn an offside decision in the build-up.

UEFA Nations League 2022/23: Netherlands & Poland draw in a FOUR-GOAL thriller as Memphis Depay misses penalty, Watch Netherlands vs Poland HIGHLIGHTS
UEFA Nations League 2022/23: Netherlands & Poland draw in a FOUR-GOAL thriller as Memphis Depay misses penalty, Watch Netherlands vs Poland HIGHLIGHTS, ROTTERDAM, NETHERLANDS – JUNE 11: Piotr Zielinski of Poland celebrates after scoring their side’s second goal with team mates during the UEFA Nations League – League A Group 4 match between Netherlands and Poland at Stadium Feijenoord on June 11, 2022 in Rotterdam, Netherlands. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Klaassen quickly reduced the arrears when he volleyed Daley Blind’s cross home and Louis van Gaal’s men were soon level as Dumfries’ deflected effort was permitted by VAR after the offside flag initially went up.

Cash handled the ball after Lukasz Skorupski kept Depay at bay and referee Halil Umut Meler pointed to the spot having reviewed footage of the incident.

Depay was unable to take advantage of the opportunity and he also had a header tipped over by Skorupski as Netherlands ended up missing out on the win.

What does it mean? A missed opportunity 

Depay’s missed penalty ended up costing the Netherlands a chance to take a significant step towards the Nations League finals.

With Belgium held to a 1-1 draw by Wales, Van Gaal’s men would have been five points clear at the top of Group A4 had Depay converted his spot-kick. Instead, their run of five straight wins against Poland came to and.

UEFA Nations League 2022/23: Netherlands & Poland draw in a FOUR-GOAL thriller as Memphis Depay misses penalty, Watch Netherlands vs Poland HIGHLIGHTS
UEFA Nations League 2022/23: Netherlands & Poland draw in a FOUR-GOAL thriller as Memphis Depay misses penalty, Watch Netherlands vs Poland HIGHLIGHTS, ROTTERDAM, NETHERLANDS – JUNE 11: Memphis Depay of Netherlands in action during the UEFA Nations League League A Group 4 match between Netherlands and Poland at Stadium Feijenoord on June 11, 2022 in Rotterdam, Netherlands. (Photo by Andrachiewicz/PressFocus/MB Media/Getty Images)
What’s next? 

Netherlands host Wales at De Kuip on Tuesday, while Poland have a meeting with Belgium in Warsaw to come.

UEFA Nations League 2022/23: Netherlands & Poland draw in a FOUR-GOAL thriller as Memphis Depay misses penalty, Watch Netherlands vs Poland HIGHLIGHTS

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