Netherlands came from 2-0 down to draw 2-2 with Poland in Rotterdam on Saturday evening. Memphis Depay had the chance to win the game late on but he missed from the spot.

Louis van Gaal reverted back to the starting eleven that defeated Belgium 4-1 but Stefan de Vrij and Mark Flekken were in for the unavailable Jasper Cillessen and Virgil van Dijk.

Netherlands controlled possession from the start but they failed to hurt Poland, who stunned De Kuip by netting with their first chance. Matty Cash capitalised on space left by Daley Blind and fired past Flekken.

Early in the second half, Piotr Zielinski tapped in to make it 2-0 and even though the linesman raised his flag, the goal was given by VAR.

Davy Klaassen pulled one back almost immediately from a cross, before Denzel Dumfries fired Netherlands level in the 54th minute.

Van Gaal made a triple change with Klaassen, Berghuis and Jurriën Timber going off for Teun Koopmeiners, Cody Gakpo and Jordan Teze. Wout Weghorst also came on, but Netherlands became frustrated by the visitors, who looked to waste time at every opportunity.

In stoppage time, Memphis Depay had a shot blocked and VAR intervened as it came off an arm. The ball hit the penalty spot but Memphis blasted his penalty against the crossbar. Moments later, Memphis was denied by an excellent save from goalkeeper Luksz Skorupski.

Poland held on and they took a point, while Netherlands will be frustrated with their inability to turn so much possession into a victory towards the end. On Tuesday, Netherlands face Wales in the final match of this international period.

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