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

English Premier League

Daley Blind was an unused substitute as Manchester United were held to a 1-1 draw by 10-man Bournemouth.

Stoke City recorded a 2-0 win over Middlesbrough on Saturday with four Dutchmen playing a part in the game. Bruno Martins Indi, Erik Pieters and Marten de Roon all started the game while Ibrahim Afellay came off the bench with three minutes to go. Afellay nearly scored in injury time but failed to beat Victor Valdes when through on goal.

Leroy Fer and Luciano Narsingh both started as Swansea recorded a 3-2 win over Burnley. Fer got himself an assist with an excellent cross for Fernando Llorente while Narsingh played 73 minutes before being substituted.

Jordy Clasie came off the bench with three minutes to go of Southampton’s 4-3 win over Watford.

Georginio Wijnaldum netted Liverpool’s third goal in their 3-1 win over Arsenal on Saturday. The midfielder raced from his own box to the Arsenal penalty area to meet Divock Origi’s cross to net his fourth goal of the season.

Ronald Koeman’s Everton fell to a 3-2 defeat at Tottenham on Sunday. Vincent Janssen came off the bench in injury time for Spurs while both Maarten Stekelenburg and Michel Vorm were unused substitutes.

Spanish La Liga

Ryan Donk came off the bench with three minutes to play as Real Betis went down 3-2 at home to Real Sociedad.

Jasper Cillessen remained on the bench as Barcelona hammered Celta Vigo 5-0.

Ola John appeared from the bench with five minutes left of Deportivo’s 1-0 win over Sporting Gijon.

German Bundesliga

Andries Jonker’s first game in charge of Wolfsburg saw his side earn a 1-1 draw at Mainz. Riechedly Bazoer played the full ninety minutes while Jeffrey Bruma came off with a knee injury in the second half.

Arjen Robben stayed on the bench for Bayern Munich as they recorded a simple 3-0 win over Cologne.

Klaas-Jan Huntelaar came off the bench with twenty minutes to go of Schalke’s 4-2 defeat at Borussia Monchengladbach.

Italian Serie A

Wesley Hoedt and Stefan de Vrij were both in fine form for Lazio as they beat Bologna 2-0 on Sunday evening. The centre back pairing made a combined 10 clearances, three interceptions and three tackles as they kept a clean sheet.

Kevin Strootman netted for Roma but could not prevent a 2-1 defeat at home to Napoli. The midfielder found the net in the 89th minute but two goals from former PSV star Dries Mertens gave Napoli all three points.

Jonathan de Guzman netted a penalty for Chievo but couldn’t prevent a 3-1 defeat at AC Milan.

Hans Hateboer remained on the bench for Atalanta in their 0-0 draw with Fiorentina.

Timo Letschert stayed on the bench as Sassuolo drew 0-0 with Crotone.

French Ligue 1

Memphis Depay was lively for Lyon on Friday but couldn’t prevent his side from being held to a 1-1 draw by Bordeaux. The winger missed one decent chance before being substituted with a few minutes remaining.

Anwar El Ghazi was substituted after an hour of Lille’s 1-1 draw with Toulouse on Sunday. Ricardo Kishna wasn’t part of the Lille squad.

Karim Rekik was an unused substitute as Marseille recorded a 4-1 win at Lorient.

Portuguese Liga NOS

Bas Dost got himself an assist but Sporting were held to a 1-1 draw by Vitoria de Guimaraes. Luc Castaignos came off the bench late on but couldn’t net a winner.

Turkish Super Lig

Jermain Lens assisted the only goal of the game as Dick Advocaat’s Fenerbahce left it late to beat Osmanlispor 1-0. Adam Maher played the full ninety minutes for Osmanlispor while Robin van Persie came off the bench late on.

Besiktas earned a 1-0 win over Rizespor with Ryan Babel playing the full 90 minutes on the left wing.

Belgian Jupiler League

Albert Stuivenberg’s Genk earned a 2-1 win over Club Brugge with Jean-Paul Boetius playing 81 minutes for the hosts. Ruud Vormer, Stefano Denswil and Ricardo van Rhijn all started for Brugge but the latter was sent off in injury time.

Robert Muhren was a half-time substitute for Zulte Waregem as they were held to a 2-2 draw by Westerlo.

Bram Nuytinck scored for Anderlecht but couldn’t prevent a 3-2 defeat at Mechelen.

English Championship

Vurnon Anita returned to the Newcastle United line-up as they beat Huddersfield Town 3-1. Rajiv van la Parra played the full game for Huddersfield but couldn’t prevent the defeat.

Jaap Stam’s Reading beat Wolves 2-1 with both Roy Beerens and Joey van den Berg featuring. Both Dutch players failed to have much of an impact on the game and were withdrawn in the second half.

Glenn Loovens Sheffield Wednesday hammered a Norwich City side featuring Mitchell Dijks 5-1 on Saturday. Yanick Wildschut was an unused sub for the Canaries.

Marvin Emnes netted the only goal as Blackburn Rovers edged out Wigan 1-0 on Saturday.

Maikel Kieftenbeld played an hour of Birmingham City’s 3-1 defeat at home to Leeds United.

USA MLS 

Roland Alberg was an unused substitute as Philadelphia Union earned a 0-0 draw with Vancouver Whitecaps.

Danny Hoesen came off the bench with ten minutes to go of San Jose Earthquakes 1-0 win over Montreal Impact.

John Goossens and Johan Kappelhof featured in Chicago Fire’s 1-1 draw at Columbus Crew.




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