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BEFORE THE PORTUGAL-HOLLAND

It touched to speak of Cristiano Ronaldo... And Koeman spoke of Messi

Published:9/06/2019 - 00:40h

Updated:9/06/2019 - 00:40h

The Dutch selection classified for the final of the UEFA Nations League and will contest the final against Portugal in earths lusas. Ronald Koeman, technician of the 'orange', spoke on the party in front of the Portuguese, of Cristiano Ronaldo... And of Messi

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The Selection of Holland achieved the past Thursday defeat to England (3-1) in the semifinals of the UEFA Nations League and will have the opportunity to play the final in front of Portugal of the next Sunday to the 20:45 hours in Do Dragao. The 'orange' did not go in in the quinielas to arrive to the end but, with talent and effort, achieved it.

In the final, the Dutch will have to face up to Christian Ronaldo, that achieved to mark three goals in the semifinals in which the lusos won to the selection of Switzerland. In press conference, Ronald Koeman has answered about several questions and one of them has been the one to brake to the forward of the Juventus of Turín.

The seleccionador of the Dutch team surprised when they asked after him Cristiano Ronaldo, since it also appointed to Leo Messi. "I do not have a plan for Cristiano, know that it is one of the best, but the most beautiful thing of the football is that you can not detain to anybody to 100%. If we could detain to Messi or to Ronaldo, would not be well", commented.

Besides, Koeman ensured that Cristiano Ronaldo will have to face up to Virgil go Dijk, probably the best head office of the world, and to Matthijs of Ligt, captain of the Ajax pretended by the FC Barcelona. "No only we have to they Go Dijk to detain it, also play a friendly in Switzerland in front of Portugal and Of Ligt achieved to stop to Cristiano Ronaldo", remembered.

The Dutch technician has clear that his team will have to put the batteries to win. "It is a very strong team in defence, with individual qualities, play home, have to be in our best form to be able to mark. It is a final and everything is possible", commented. Also it remembered that "anybody thought that Holland would win in the group with France and Germany and are in the final".

Holland, motivated against Portugal

Ronald Koeman ensured that the team is very motivated to play the final. "They are all in shape, some something more tired that others, but do not go to give the eleven because first I communicate it to him to my players", said, adding that "mentally it is easier motivate them to play the final that no to play by the third or fourth place".

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