Netherlands national team at EURO 2024: Calendar of matches, remarkable accomplishments

Refer to the schedule and some notable statistics of the Netherlands team at EURO 2024.

Which Netherlands team is in EURO 2024?

At the forthcoming EURO in Germany, the “Orange Hurricane” falls into Group D. The Netherlands team will face Poland, France, and Austria, respectively.

Along with France, representatives of the Tulip country are the heavier candidates in the competition for the next round. However, both Poland and Austria are unpleasant obstacles that the Netherlands team cannot ignore.


The Netherlands team’s schedule at EURO 2024

  • Poland vs. Netherlands – 16 June, 2024 20h00
  • Netherlands vs. France – 22 June, 2024 02h00
  • Netherlands vs. Austria – 25 June, 2024 23h00

Who will coach the Netherlands team at EURO 2024?

Ronald Koeman will be the head coach of the Netherlands national team for the Euro season in Germany. Successor to Louis van Gaal after the 2022 World Cup, the 61-year-old leader led his home team for the second time.

Koeman is very familiar with Netherlands football, with three times leading Eredivisie championships. Missing the Euro 2020, Europe’s biggest football event, is an opportunity for the former captain of Barca to demonstrate his abilities.

The achievements of the Dutch national team in recent EURO seasons

“Flying Netherlands trio” Marco van Basten – Frank Rijkaard – Ruud Gullit helped the home team dominate the old continent. The Netherlands team’s best achievement was the championship in 1988.

On the day of Europe’s biggest football event three years ago, the Tulip nation stopped at the 1/8 round. Matthijs de Ligt’s disastrous red card caused the Netherlands team to be suddenly defeated by the Czech Republic by two white goals.

Remarkable statistics of the Netherlands national team at EURO

Edwin van der Sar (16 matches), Dennis Bergkamp and Phillip Cocu (13 matches) were the most “orange torch” worshippers in the framework of the EURO. The killer of the Netherlands at Europe’s biggest football event is Patrick Kluivert and Ruud van Nistelrooy (along with six goals).