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

Premier League

Frank de Boer has been sacked after Crystal Palace suffered their fourth straight defeat in a 1-0 loss at Burnley. Palace dominated the game, with Timothy Fosu-Mensah starting and Jairo Riedewald coming off the bench but they couldn’t take their chances. On Monday, De Boer was given his marching orders after only 77 days with the club.

Manchester City warmed up for their Champions League clash with Feyenoord by hammering 10-man Liverpool 5-0 on Saturday. Georginio Wijnaldum played 58 minutes before being substituted.

Wesley Hoedt started in the centre of Southampton’s defence but couldn’t prevent a 2-0 defeat against Watford. Daryl Janmaat came on the pitch after the hour mark and hammered in the second goal with a low strike from outside the box.

Nathan Ake made five clearances and four interceptions but it wasn’t enough to stop his Bournemouth side from going down 3-0 at Arsenal.

Davy Propper followed up his starring role for Netherlands in their win against Bulgaria by helping Brighton beat West Brom 3-1 on Saturday. The midfielder played the full match and impressed with three tackles, three clearances, and an 85.7% passing accuracy.

Ronald Koeman’s Everton slipped to a heavy 3-0 defeat at home to a Tottenham side, that started with Davinson Sanchez at the back for the first time. Davy Klaassen was taken off at half time after a poor performance, while Dutch goalkeepers Maarten Stekelenburg and Michel Vorm sat on opposing benches.

Stoke City drew 2-2 with Manchester United on Saturday with Erik Pieters playing the full game and Bruno Martins Indi coming off the bench at half time. Daley Blind was an unused substitute for Manchester United.

Leroy Fer and Luciano Narsingh featured for Swansea City in their 1-0 defeat at home to Newcastle United. Mike van der Hoorn remained on the bench.

Rajiv van la Parra played the full ninety minutes as Huddersfield lost 2-0 at West Ham United on Monday evening.

Italian Serie A

Marten de Roon and Hans Hateboer featured as Atalanta recorded a 2-1 win over Sassuolo. Timo Letschert played the full game at the back for Sassuolo but will be disappointed with his performance.

Stefan de Vrij was solid at the back in Lazio’s 4-1 hammering of AC Milan on Sunday. The Dutch international blocked three shots, made three interceptions and three clearances.

Bram Nuytinck kept a clean sheet at the back and hit the bar as Udinese edged out Genoa 1-0 on Sunday.

German Bundesliga

Rick van Drongelen was once again in the Hamburg starting line-up for their home tie with Red Bull Liepzig on Friday. However, he was substituted with twenty minutes to go as his side lost 2-0.

Riechedly Bazoer was an unused substitute as Andries Jonker’s Wolfsburg drew 1-1 with Hannover 96.

Jeffrey Gouweleeuw put in a commanding defensive performance as Augsburg eased to a 3-0 win over FC Cologne thanks to a hat-trick by former Heerenveen hot-shot Alfred Finnbogason.

Jetro Willems and Jonathan de Guzman started in Eintracht Frankfurt’s 1-0 win at Borussia Monchengladbach. Willems was taken off injured with ten minutes to go. Kevin Prince Boateng netted the only goal of the game and unveiled a t-shirt playing tribute to Abdelhak Nouri.

Peter Bosz’s Borussia Dortmund failed to break down a 10-man Freiburg and were held to a 0-0 draw. It is the first time his side have dropped points this season but they remain top of the table.

Arjen Robben came off the bench on 57 minutes but couldn’t prevent Bayern Munich from going down 2-0 at Hoffenheim.

French Ligue 1

Memphis Depay provided the assist for the winning goal as Lyon beat Guingamp 2-1 on Sunday evening. The winger played the full ninety minutes, while Kenny Tete appeared from the bench.

Anwar El Ghazi played the full ninety minutes as 10-man Lille held Bordeaux to a 0-0 draw. The hosts were reduced to ten men in the 32nd minute, but held on for a point with El Ghazi putting in a good shift on the wing.

Spanish La Liga

Jasper Cillessen was an unused substitute in Barcelona’s 5-0 win over Espanyol.

Turkish Super Lig

Vincent Janssen made his Fenerbahce debut on Saturday, coming off the bench on 64 minutes. However, he could not prevent a 3-2 defeat to an Istanbul Basaksehir side that featured in form Eljero Elia, who played 83 minutes.

Ryan Babel netted the only goal as Besiktas beat Karabukspor 1-0 despite being reduced to ten men. Jeremain Lens started the game for Besiktas but was substituted on the hour mark.

Marvin Emnes was an unused substitute in Akhisarspor’s 3-0 defeat at Bursaspor.

Belgian Jupiler League

Stefano Denswil found the net for Club Brugge on Saturday but couldn’t prevent a 2-1 defeat at Royal Excel Mouscron. Ruud Vormer also played the full game while Jordy Clasie appeared from the bench with twenty minutes left.

Richairo Zivkovic was an unused substitute as KV Oostende drew 1-1 with Mechelen to earn their first point of the season.

Portuguese Liga Nos

Bas Dost’s 97th-minute penalty ensured Sporting Lisbon beat Feirense 3-2 on Friday evening. The striker now has four goals in five games this season.

Russian Premier league

Quincy Promes netted the winner as defending champions Spartak Moscow beat Rubin Kazan 1-0 to move up to 8th in the table.

English Championship

Jaap Stam’s Reading slipped to a disappointing 1-0 defeat at home to Bristol City. Joey van den Berg started the game for Reading while Roy Beerens appeared as a substitute on 77 minutes. Pelle Clement remained on the bench.

Leeds United hammered Burton Albion 5-0 on Saturday with Vurnon Anita playing the first half and Jay-Roy Grot appearing as a substitute on 61 minutes.

Joost van Aken played the full ninety minutes as Sheffield Wednesday beat Nottingham Forest 3-1.

Yanic Wildschut appeared as a substitute in the second half of Norwich City’s 1-0 win over Birmingham City.




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