A round up of how all the Dutch players playing in Europe’s biggest league’s fared at the weekend.

van gaal arEnglish Premier League

Georginio Wijnaldum set up Mitrovic to put Newcastle United ahead against Manchester City, but the Magpies had a game to forget as they ended up going down 6-1. Wijnaldum, Vurnon Anita, Tim Krul and Daryl Janmaat all played the full game while Siem de Jong remained on the bench.

Jeremain Lens scored to put Sunderland 2-0 up on West Ham, but the Dutch forward was then sent off after his second yellow card and eventually his side had to settle for a 2-2 draw. Patrick van Aanholt remained on the bench for what turned out to be Dick Advocaat’s final game in charge of the Black Cats.

Erik Pieters started for Stoke in their 1-0 win at Aston Villa, while Marco van Ginkel and Ibrahim Afellay both appeared as second half substitutes. Leandro Bacuna remained on the bench for Aston Villa.

Louis van Gaal’s Manchester United were knocked of the top spot after a 3-0 defeat at Arsenal. Daley Blind played the full game while Memphis Depay was substituted at half time.

Ronald Koeman’s Southampton shocked Chelsea 3-1 at Stamford Bridge with both Maarten Stekelenburg and Virgil van Dijk putting in impressive performances.

Nathan Ake started his first game for Watford in the 1-1 draw with Bournemouth. The Netherlands U21 international played the full game at left back.

Michael Vorm was an unused substitute for Tottenham in their 2-2 draw with Swansea City.

Italian Seria A

Ricardo Kishna and Wesley Hoedt both started for Lazio in their 2-0 win over Frosinone, while Edson Braafheid was an unused substitute. Hoedt was largely untested at the back, while Kishna was substituted on 61 minutes with the score 0-0.

Maarten de Roon played 81 minutes of Atalanta’s 3-0 defeat to Fiorentina.

Nigel de Jong was an unused substitute in AC Milan’s 4-0 defeat to Napoli.

Spanish La Liga

Both Rafael van der Vaart and Ricky van Wolfswinkel both missed Real Betis 2-0 win over Rayo Vallecano on Sunday.

German Bundesliga

Klaas jan Huntelaar’s Schalke had a Sunday to forget as they were hammered 3-0 at home by Cologne. The striker played the full ninety minutes but failed to make an impact.

Bas Dost started on the bench for Wolfsburg in their 2-0 defeat at Borussia Monchengladbach. The striker came on with 22 minutes to go but couldn’t spark a comeback.

Paul Verhaegh’s Augsburg side earned a 1-1 draw against Bayer Leverkusen on Sunday with the Dutch right back completing the whole ninety minutes.

Luc Castaignos played 78 minutes of Eintracht Frankfurt’s 2-0 defeat at Ingolstadt with the striker failing to trouble the home side.

Russian Premier League

Quincy Promes played the full ninety minutes for Spartak Moscow in their 1-0 win at Mordovia Saransk. However the winger sustained a hamstring injury during the tie which has forced him to pull out of the Netherlands squad.

French Ligue 1

Karim Rekik was on the bench for Marseille in their 2-1 defeat to PSG, who left out Gregory van der Wiel from their squad.

Turkish Super Lig

After starting the 2-2 draw against Celtic in midweek, Robin van Persie was once again dropped to the bench for Fenerbahce’s tie with Akhisar Belediyespor. With the score at 2-2 Van Persie came on from the bench but he could not help his side find a win.

Wesley Sneijder provided the assist for Lukas Podolski to seal a 2-0 win for Galatasaray against Istanbul Basaksehir. The midfielder played the full ninety minutes in an impressive performance.

Ryan Donk played the full ninety minutes in Kasimpasa’s 0-0 draw with Antalyaspor.

Diego Biseswar and Omer Bayram featured as Kayserispor were defeated 2-0 by Genclerbirligi, a result which drops their side into the bottom three.

Portuguese Primeira Liga

Bruno Martins Indi was an unused substitute in Porto’s 4-0 win over Belenenses on Sunday.

Rio Ave moved up to third in the table after a 1-0 win over Boavista. Dutch defender Marvin Zeeglaar played the full ninety minutes.




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