Goals and Highlights: Netherlands 8-2 China in Tokyo 2020 
Netherlands vs Brazil at the Olympics // Source: Netherlands National Team


9:35 AM2 months ago


What a great game has been lived at the Nissan Stadium, the Dutch beat the Chinese 8-2, and move to the next round as first in the group. That's all, until next time, stay tuned here on VAVEL.
9:23 AM2 months ago

End of the match

The match ends, after a play by the Chinese striker who failed alone in front of the goalkeeper. At the end of the 90 minutes, the Netherlands beat China 8-2.
9:18 AM2 months ago

88'| The match relaxes

After a few minutes of back and forth, the match relaxes. Well, let's see what Miedema does, the Dutchwoman drives into the box, shoots and? it goes narrowly wide.
9:09 AM2 months ago

76' Another goal for Miedema.

Holland's eighth goal, the second for Miedema. Great cross from Jansen from the corner for the striker to finish alone in the box and score the eighth goal for her team.
9:08 AM2 months ago

76'| Otro gol más de Miedema

El octavo gol de Holanda, el segundo para Miedema. Gran centro de Jansen desde la esquina para que la delantera rematara sola en el área y meta el octavo para su equipo.
9:06 AM2 months ago

71'|Goal by Pelova

Last goal of the Netherlands, goal of Pelova, what a lack of forcefulness in the defense of Jia Xiuquan. This smells like a rout, 7-2 on the scoreboard.
9:03 AM2 months ago

70'|Goal by Martens

What a mistake by the Chinese goalkeeper, good header by the Barcelona player after a great cross by Miedema. What a lot of goals...
9:01 AM2 months ago

69'|China close the gap

Gooooool by Wang Yanwen. The Chinese close the gap in a match that is a back and forth. The score is still 5-2.
8:57 AM2 months ago

65'| Goal by Miedema

Coming off the bench, the Arsenal striker scores in a game that is broken. With this goal she increases her scoring streak to seven goals so far in the Olympics.
8:47 AM2 months ago

China does not react

Martens' goal seems to have sealed the game, the Chinese team is very far back and does not create any danger for the Dutch.
8:41 AM2 months ago

47'| Martens goooooool

Another goal for the Netherlands, what a cross by Van Es from the right flank for Martens to head into the Chinese goalkeeper's net.
8:37 AM2 months ago

46'| Second half begins

The ball is rolling to start the last 45 minutes of the match, can China come back? Wait for the Netherlands to approach...
8:27 AM2 months ago


At the end of the first 45 minutes at the Nissan Stadium, the Netherlands went into the break with a two-goal lead. The scoreboard reflects a 3-1.
8:25 AM2 months ago

45'| Beerensteyn scores her second goal of the game.

She scores the third for the Netherlands, the second goal of her career. The Bayern player scores in first-half stoppage time to go into the break with a two-goal lead.
8:13 AM2 months ago

37' Netherlands goal

Se vuelven a poner por delante las holandesas, gracias al gol de Beerensteyn. Aumenta el marcador las chicas de Sarina, 2-1 al borde del descanso.
8:04 AM2 months ago

28'| Gooooool by Wang Shanshan

The Chinese striker scores to tie the match. It is the first goal in these Olympic Games. Tied at one...
7:50 AM2 months ago

12'|Netherlands' goal

Van De Sanden scored the first goal for the Dutch, thanks to a pass from Groenen, who left the striker alone in front of the goalkeeper, who dribbled past her and scored at will. A textbook counter-attack by the Dutch, who took the lead.
7:36 AM2 months ago

The meeting begins

The ball is rolling at the Nissan Stadium. The Netherlands face China, with the surprise substitution of Miedema, who has not started. Who will win?
7:29 AM2 months ago

China Lineup

El once de China es el siguiente, Jia Xiuquan ha sacado un 4-4-2: Peng Shimeng, Li Mengwen, Lin Yuping, Xiaoxue, Luo Guiping, Wang Shuang, Yang Lina, Wang Yan, Zhang Xin, Wang Shanshan y Xiao Yuyi.
7:22 AM2 months ago

Netherlands lineup

The Dutch team starts with a 4-3-3 formation: Van Veenedaal, Wilms, Nouwen, Van Dongen, Janssen, Van De Donk, Groenen, Roord, Van De Sanden, Martens and Beerensteyn.
12:47 AM2 months ago

Goals will be the protagonists

Goals will be the protagonists this matchday, as Brazil must win their game by more than two goals, taking into account that if the Netherlands scores, the Brazilians would have to equal the goals of the Dutch and also beat them by two.
12:42 AM2 months ago

Top assistant

The top assists player is Van De Donk who has already provided four assists in two games, brutal numbers worthy of a great midfielder. 
12:37 AM2 months ago

History between the two teams

These teams have met a total of three times, where the Netherlands have won once, China has one victory and once they have signed a draw. The closest encounter was in the Algarve Cup where they drew 1-1, and on penalties the Netherlands won 2-4.
12:32 AM2 months ago


Brazil and the Netherlands are tied on points in the standings, but the orange team is ahead on goal average, as they have +7, while the Brazilians have +5. China is in third place, by goal average, and Zambia in last place. 
12:27 AM2 months ago


What an Olympic Games the Dutch striker is doing, scoring four goals in the first game. In the second against Brazil, she scored twice, giving her six goals in just two games. 
12:22 AM2 months ago

The other group match

The other match of the group will be Brazil vs. Zambia, where the "Canarinha" will be looking for a place in the next round, and will also try to score to go through as first. On the other hand, Zambia will try to get that third place to play the play-offs. 
12:17 AM2 months ago

Schedule and stadium

The match will be played at the Nissan Stadium on Tuesday, July 27 at 13.30 Spanish time (20.30 local time). The match will be broadcast on Eurosport Player.
12:12 AM2 months ago

On the second day (China)

The Chinese national team was held to a 4-4 draw by Zambia, where the Chinese equalized in the 84th minute thanks to Wang Shuang's goal. 
12:07 AM2 months ago

On the second day (Netherlands)

The orange-clad team was saved in the previous match from losing to Brazil, as they equalized in the 80th minute thanks to Janssen. 
12:02 AM2 months ago

Welcome to VAVEL

Good evening and welcome to the LIVE coverage of the Netherlands vs China at the Olympic Games. Follow the minute by minute here on VAVEL.