France vs Netherlands LIVE: Latest Euro 2022 quarter-final updates

France vs Netherlands LIVE: Latest Euro 2022 quarter-final updates

‘They won’t want to play us’ Confident Netherlands coach after reaching Euro 2022 quarter-finals

France will face Germany in the semi-finals of Euro 2022 after Eve Perisset’s extra-time penalty secured a 1-0 win over defending champions Netherlands.

Defender Perisset, who joined Chelsea last month from Bordeaux, converted a spot kick awarded via VAR in the 102nd minute at Rotherham as Corinne Deacon’s side finally managed to force their way past Dutch keeper Daphne van Domselaar.

Les Bleues created plenty of chances in normal times but were frustrated by some fine saves from Van Domselaar, great goal-line clearances by defender Stefanie van der Gragt and near misses which included Delphine Cascarino hitting the post .

Perisset’s strike from 12 yards took them to a meeting with eight-time winners Germany in Milton Keynes on Wednesday, their first ever Euro semi-final, having made quarter-final exits in each of the three last editions as well as the last two. 2016 World Cups and Olympics. The Netherlands – 2017 winners on home soil and 2019 World Cup runners-up under current England boss Sarina Wiegman, now with England’s Mark Parsons in charge – have saw their title defense come to an end.

Follow all the reaction from the Euro 2022 quarter-final between France and the Netherlands:

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France through to Euro 2022 semi-finals after knocking out defending champions Netherlands in extra time

France will face Germany in the semi-finals of Euro 2022 after claiming a 1-0 win over the Netherlands in extra time.

In truth, Les Bleues had enough chances to win the match twice in the first half, but after Delphine Cascarino hit the post, Dutch goalkeeper Daphne van Domselaar showed in fine form, while the defender Stefanie van der Gragt made two brilliant blocks down the line too.

With the scores after 90 minutes at Rotherham, a second in this week’s four quarter-finals went to an extra 30 – and in the 100th minute a penalty was awarded after a VAR check which Eve Perisset smashed at the house, despite Van Domselaar getting down to it with his fingertips.

That proved enough for victory and the French side will be in action again on Wednesday in Milton Keynes, a night after England faced Sweden in the other semi-final in Sheffield.

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France reach semi-finals for first time after extra-time penalty to beat Netherlands

Tuesday July 26 – England vs Sweden (8pm)

Wednesday 27 – Germany vs France (8 p.m.)

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France reach semi-finals for first time after extra-time penalty to beat Netherlands

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AND full-time: France 1-0 Netherlands

120+2 min: France holds firm! They are qualified for the final of Euro 2022, the defending champions are eliminated.

Eve Perisset’s penalty is decisive. All in all, they probably deserved the win and could have had it sooner had they been more clinical.

The Blues now face Germany in the semi-finals.

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ET France 1-0 Netherlands

120 minutes: Two more minutes to go. Everything is on deck for France now. They are stuck in their own final third.

A potential penalty check comes and goes for the Netherlands. There was nothing to do.

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ET France 1-0 Netherlands

117 mins: France employ all game management tactics. Wendie Renard remains on the ground after a challenge and shoots for a few seconds.

The Blues have abandoned any idea of ​​a second goal. They just want to keep Holland out.

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ET France 1-0 Netherlands

111 mins: Some French fans are already celebrating. The Netherlands are struggling to get the ball up the pitch, France seem comfortable.

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ET France 1-0 Netherlands

108 minutes: Far from standing idly by and protecting their lead, France is looking for the fatal blow. Ouleymata Sarr, who has just been signed for France, has a few chances early in the game but both hit the side net.

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ET Second half: France 1-0 Netherlands

105 minutes: The Netherlands have nothing to lose now. They have 15 minutes to score and force the match into penalties.

France has never come out of a European Championship quarter-final. Is tonight the night they do?

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AND halftime: France 1-0 Netherlands

Will this be the winning moment for France?

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