Amazing Match Between Both Teams, Won by the Netherlands, Barbara makes History at The Tokyo Olympics
A very uneven match between both teams, won by the Netherlands with a historical scores although it is important to highlight the effort of Zambia in its first Olympic Games match in history with a hat-trick for Barbra Banda.
In the early minutes of the match Netherlands threated the Shipolopolo with Heartwarming goals which led the WOMEN’S OLYMPIC FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT TOKYO 2020 to end Zambia 3-10 Netherlands.
Therefore Barbara Banda grabbed her hat trick! She got her second goal in the 82nd and her third a minute later. With a very disappointing story the HALF-TIME ended Zambia 1-6 Netherlands but Zambia didn’t lose hope.
Martens was left alone in the area but after a first cutback she was unable to score and lost the ball.
Janssen was alone in the box after a corner kick and surprised with a powerful shot that went narrowly wide of the Zambian goal.
10′ GOAL OF NETHERLANDS
A big mistake by goalkeeper Nali, who came out of the area badly, let the ball go out and Miedema ran at full speed to beat her to the ball and score with the goal completely open
13′ GOAL OF NETHERLANDS
Good play by the Netherlands found striker Midema, who shot but found goalkeeper for Zambian but on the rebound Martens fired in to score her second of the night.
14. GOAL OF NETHERLANDS
Midema’s finish with a lobbed shot in front of Nali, the Dutch offense is finding a lot of space through filtered passes and the Zambian goalkeeper is being left virtually alone in front of the goal definitions.
19′ GOAL OF ZAMBIA
After a good long pass from Lungu, Barbra Banda feinted in front of the Dutch goalkeeper and was left alone in front of goal to score Zambia’s goal.
Impressive save by Nali!
Martens was alone in the box once again but the goalkeeper came out at full speed to deflect the ball for a corner kick.
Chanda hit the ball from distance to try to surprise goalkeeper Van Veenedaal and almost scored Zambia’s second with a shot that hit the crossbar.
29′ GOAL OF NETHERLAND
Another through ball this time found Van de Donk, who crossed precisely for Videma and the striker found her third goal of the match and the fourth for the Netherlands.
Hat-trick in the match!
39′ GOAL OF NETHERLAND
Wonderful goal by Martens, who received a delayed pass and unleashed a powerful right-footed shot from outside the box that curled past goalkeeper Nali.
44′ GOAL OF NETHERLAND
An extraordinary pass from Jamie Roord finds her teammate Van de Sanden at the far post, who scores with a first-time shot.
45′ + 6′
At the end of the first half, the Netherlands were on the receiving end of a scandalous score line; Zambia tried to react but the level of soccer was very different between the two teams.
The second half is underway at Miyagi Stadium!
Goalkeeper Nali made a good save from a dangerous cross looking for Miedema.
58′ GOAL OF NETHERLAND
Zambia does not learn the filtered passes and another one comes from Van de Donk, who headed the ball to Miedema and the striker scored her fourth goal of the night.
64′ GOAL OF NETHERLANDS
Impressive play by Jamie Roord, who took three African defenders with her as she sped into the box and struck with her left foot at the near post.
75′ GOAL OF NETHERLAND
Another mistake by the Zambian defense that fails to cut well and Beerensteyn recovers the ball to rush into the box and cross with his left foot.
80′ GOAL OF NETHERLAND
Good cross from Jansen down the right flank for Pelova, who crosses the ball first time in front of goal.
82′ GOAL OF ZAMBIA
Banda entered the penalty area with the ball under control, beat the goalkeeper with a spectacular feint and scored at the near post after being swept aside by a defender.
83′ GOAL OF ZAMBIA
Hat-trick for Barbra Banda, who recovered the ball from Nouwen’s misplaced run-out and cut inside the box to score at Van Veenedaal’s near post.
The match ends with a historical score of 10-3 but also with a historical participation of Zambia and a Hat-trick for Barbra Banda.