How the Netherlands battled back to beat Turkey to reach Euro 2024 semi-finals

The Athletic

Even the Dutch, with all of their footballing principles, aren’t opposed to throwing on a big guy and crossing it in.

Everyone has a hard line somewhere, at which they’ll abandon the ‘philosophy’ and take the most direct route to goal.

Weghorst’s introduction allowed the Dutch to move into a 3-2-5. He had a role in the winner too.

In 45 minutes, he had nine touches and three passes, but an unquantifiable impact on his team-mates.

When it doubt, get Wout.

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