The Netherlands suppressed Portugal and defeated Portugal 1–0. The only goal of the Netherlands’ victory came from Stefanie van der Gragt.
FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023: Netherlands beat Portugal 1-0 Group E
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Women’s World Cup 2023 – Netherlands 1-0 Portugal
The Netherlands and Portugal go head-to-head in Sunday’s matchup at the Forsyth Barr Stadium in New Zealand.
Stephanie van der Gragt celebrates with her teammates after scoring a goal.
Stefanie van der Gragt’s first-half header earns the Dutch team victory against Portugal in their Group E opener.
The Netherlands really slowed down in the second half but Portugal fought back to take advantage.
Portugal continued to play with heart and passion and had some good chances offensively.
The last time the Netherlands played in the World Cup, they lost 2–0 to the United States in the final.
The Netherlands came to Mendan looking to put up a better show this time around and are in excellent shape heading into the tournament.
The last time the Netherlands played in the World Cup, they lost 2–0 to the United States in the final. The Netherlands finished runner-up in the 2019 cup.
The Netherlands have won 8 and lost 1 of their nine matches against Portugal, including the Netherlands’ most recent six. Seven of those nine meetings have been decided by a single-goal margin.