Netherlands vs South Africa FIFA Women's World Cup 2023 Highlights | Netherlands ease past South Africa 2-0 and advance into the quarterfinals

Netherlands defeated South Africa 2-0 to advance into the Quarterfinal stage where they're set to play a strong Spanish side.

Suvam Roy Chowdhury
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Netherlands outplayed an injury prone South African team and advanced into the quarterfinal stage of the FIFA Women's World Cup 2023. The first half was equally poised between the two teams but the Dutch women didn't let South Africa create any chances whatsoever in the second half.

Match Information

Date : 6 August 2023

Venue : Sydney Football Stadium, Sydney, Australia

Time : GMT - 12:00 pm and IST - 7:30 am

Live Streaming : Fancode and DD sports

Netherlands vs South Africa | Live Score : NED 2-0 RSA

First Half Begins!

Netherlands vs South Africa is underway!

05'I South Africa on the counter

Thembi Khatlana's right footed shot was weak and saved easily by the goalkeeper.

08'I Brugts shoots

Esmee Brugts took a chance and hit the ball from outside of the box with a curling effort but the South African goalkeeper was equal to it.

09'| The Dutch leads| (NED 1-0 RSA)

Jill Roord headed the ball into the net from close range following a corner tournament favorites Netherlands take the lead within 10 minutes of the game.

12'| Attempt by Kgatlana

Thembi Kgatlana forced a save from a difficult angle but unfortunately South Africa was not awarded a corner.

17'I Match delay

Jermaine Seoposenwe is requiring some medical attention after taking a blow while trying to block a shot.

25'I South Africa on the attack

South Africa is trying to break the Dutch defense through counter attacks.

28'I Attempt by Van de Donk

Danielle Van de Donk's right footed shot was saved by th South African goalkeeper.

30'I Substitution for South Africa

Wendy Shongwe replaces Jermaine Seoposenwe.

34'I Shot by Kgatlana

Daphne Van Domselaar saved a powerful strike by Thembi Kgatlana and conceded a corner.

38'I Match delay

Bambanani Mbane is requiring some medical attention as she got herself injured while trying to win the ball.

41'I Substitution for South Africa

Tiisetso Makhubela replaces Bambanani Mbane.

44'I Good spell for South Africa

South Africa is exchanging some good passes in the final third and is looking to trouble the Dutch defense.

7 minutes of additional time

45'I Chance for South Africa

Thembi Kgatlana tried to swoop one goal in but the Dutch keeper was equal to it and restricted South Africa from scoring.

45'+4| Another chance for South Africa

Thembi Kgatlana took a left footed shot from a right angle and tried to make the most of a quick counter attack but failed to beat the keeper.

45'I Halftime NED 1-0 RSA

Second half begins!

Can South Africa turn things around or are the Dutch going to hold on?

49'I Chance for Netherlands

Lieke Martens' right footed shot from the six yard box missed the target and failed to extend the lead.

54'I A second for Netherlands! (VAR)

Lieke Martens scored the second goal of the match for Netherlands but it is been checked for Offside as it looked very close to the naked eye.

56'I Goal overturned for Offside!(NED 1-0 RSA)

The goal was deemed Offside by the VAR and the score stays the same.

62'I Netherlands is controlling the game

Netherlands look in total control as they are controlling the course of the game and not giving their opponents any chance to attack whatsoever.

66'I Yellow card for Van de Donk

Danielle Van de Donk picked up a yellow card for a robust challenge.

68'I Beerensteyn scores for Netherlands!(NED 2-0 RSA)

Lineth Beerensteyn scored the second goal for the Dutch with a little help of the goalkeeper and Netherlands deserved it.

73'I Van Domselaar pulls off a fine save

Linda Motlhalo pulled the trigger from the edge of the box and forced an amazing save by Daphne Van Domselaar.

76'I Substitution for Netherlands

Damaris Egurrola replaces Danielle Van de Donk.

79'I Beerensteyn scores but it's Offside

Lineth Beerensteyn was deemed Offside by the Assistant Referee as she overran her run.

83'I Roord misses

Jill Roord missed the target by quite some distance from the centre of the box.

88'I Substitution for Netherlands

Lynn Wilms and Kerstin Casparij replaces Victoria Pelova and Esmee Brugts.

4 minutes of additional time

90'+2| Substitution for South Africa

Noxolo Cesane and Melinda Kgadiete replaces Hildah Magaia and Linda Motlhalo.

90'+3I Substitution for Netherlands

Katja Snoeija and Jill Baijings replaces Lieke Martens and Jill Roord.

Match ends!

90'| Fulltime NED 2-0 RSA

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