A round-up of how all the Dutchmen playing in Europe’s biggest league’s fared over the weekend.

French Ligue 1

Memphis Depay’s resurgence in France continued on Sunday as the winger netted twice and added an assist in Lyon’s 5-0 win over Metz. Memphis opened the scoring from close range before firing them 2-0 ahead early in the second half. He went on to cause an own goal and set up Alexandre Lacazette for the clubs fourth. He could have netted a hat-trick but missed two good chances late on.

Anwar El Ghazi made little impact as Lille went down 3-2 at home to Bordeaux. The winger played the full ninety minutes but didn’t complete a single dribble or cross and had two shots, which were both off target. Ricardo Kishna was an unused substitute.

English League cup

Manchester United lifted the league cup after a 3-2 win over Southampton at Wembley on Sunday. Daley Blind was an unused substitute for Jose Mourinho, while Timothy Fosu-Mensah was left out. Virgil van Dijk and Jordy Clasie both missed out through injury.

German Bundesliga

Jeffrey Bruma and Riechedly Bazoer both remained on the bench as Wolfsburg slipped to a 2-1 defeat at home to Werder Bremen.

Arjen Robben was in outstanding form for Bayern Munich in their 8-0 win over Hamburg, with the winger scoring and adding an assist. Robben also took four shots, completed five dribbles and ended the game with a 91.5% pass accuracy.

Klaas-Jan Huntelaar was an unused substitute in Schalke’s 1-1 draw with Hoffenheim.

Right-back Paul Verhaegh netted a penalty as Augsburg recorded a 2-1 win at Darmstadt.

English Premier League

Patrick van Aanholt netted the only goal to secure Crystal Palace a 1-0 win over Middlesbrough. The left-back fired home in the first half to give his side a much-needed victory. Marten de Roon played the full game for Middlesbrough but had little impact.

Georginio Wijnaldum had a game to forget as Liverpool went down to a 3-1 defeat at Leicester City on Monday night. The midfielder played the full ninety minutes but made an error which led to a Leicester goal.

Ronald Koeman’s Everton recorded a 2-0 win over Sunderland with Maarten Stekelenburg an unused substitute for the Toffee’s.

Leroy Fer played the full ninety minutes as Swansea City lost 3-1 at league leaders Chelsea. Luciano Narsingh came off the bench with less than 10 minutes to go.

Daryl Janmaat started for Watford in their 1-1 draw with West Ham but only played 52 minutes before being brought off.

Vincent Janssen was once again a spectator as Tottenham hammered Stoke City 4-0. The match seemed perfect for Janssen to get some minutes with Harry Kane scoring a first half hat-trick, but Janssen was overlooked. Bruno Martins Indi and Erik Pieters struggled in the Stoke back four, while Ibrahim Afellay appeared from the bench on the hour mark.

Italian Serie A

Kevin Strootman marshalled the midfield as Roma recorded a 3-1 win over Inter Milan on Sunday evening. Strootman made two key passes, four tackles and two interceptions during the 90 minutes.

Stefan de Vrij and Wesley Hoedt started in the heart of defence as Lazio sneaked a 1-0 win over Udinese. Hoedt was substituted after an hour but De Vrij had an excellent game. He made 5 interceptions, 4 clearances and blocked two shots.

Timo Letschert remained on the bench as Sassuolo lost 1-0 at home to AC Milan.

Jonathan de Guzman played the full ninety minutes as Chievo beat Pescara 2-0.

Hans Hateboer was an unused substitute as Atalanta claimed a shock 2-0 win at Napoli.

Spanish La Liga

Jasper Cillessen was an unused substitute as Barcelona secured a 2-1 win over Atletico Madrid.

Ola John was an unused substitute as Deportivo la Coruna lost 4-0 at Leganes.

Portuguese Liga NOS

Bas Dost scored a penalty as Sporting Lisbon beat Estoril 2-0. The striker played the full ninety minutes and netted from the spot with four minutes left. Luc Castiagnos appeared from the bench in the 91st minute.

Turkish Super Lig

Jermain Lens put in an impressive performance and netted for Dick Advocaat’s Fenerbahce but they were held to a 1-1 draw by Gaziantepspor. Gregory van der Wiel also played the full ninety minutes.

Adam Maher had a disappointing game and was substituted just after the hour mark as Osmanlispor lost 1-0 to Istanbul Basaksehir.

Wesley Sneijder returned from injury for Galatasaray’s top of the table clash with Besiktas but he had a disappointing evening and was substituted after 76 minutes. Ryan Babel and Nigel de Jong also featured as Besiktas came out on top 1-0.

Belgian Jupiler League

Ruud Vormer netted a first-half double as Club Brugge hammered Zulte Waregem 5-0 on Friday. Stefano Denswil also played the full ninety minutes for the hosts and kept a clean sheet while Lex Immers was brought on with 20 minutes left. For Zulte Waregem, Robert Muhren came off the bench just after the hour mark.

Bram Nuytinck kept a clean sheet as Anderlecht claimed a 2-0 win over Albert Stuivenberg’s Genk. Jean-Paul Boetius came off the bench for Genk at half time but failed to have an impact while Sandy Walsh was an unused substitute.

Elton Acolatse couldn’t prevent his Westerlo side from being hammered 4-0 at home to KV Oostende.

English Championship

Maikel Kieftenbeld netted as Birmingham City earned a 2-1 win away at Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Marvin Emnes played an hour of Blackburn Rovers 1-1 draw with Burton Albion on Friday night before being substituted.

Rajiv van la Parra was substituted after an hour of Huddersfield Town’s 1-1 draw at Barnsley.

Glen Loovens couldn’t prevent Sheffield Wednesday losing 1-0 at Leeds United on Saturday.

Jaap Stam’s Reading were hammered 3-0 at league leaders Brighton on Saturday evening. Roy Beerens played the full ninety minutes and was one of the standout players for Reading, while Joey van den Berg was an unused substitute.

Mitchell Dijks put in another impressive performance for Norwich City as they were held to a 1-1 draw by Ipswich Town. Yanic Wildschut was an unused substitute.

Florian Jozefzoon claimed an assist as Brentford overcame Rotherham 4-2. The winger set up the opening goal before going off in the 71st minute.




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