Netherlands national football team results (1980–1999)

This is a list of football games played by the Netherlands national football team between 1980 and 1999.

1980sEdit

1990Edit

February 21 Friendly Netherlands   0–0   Italy Rotterdam
Report Stadium: De Kuip
Attendance: 24,198
Referee: Gérard Biguet (FRA)
March 28 Friendly Soviet Union   2–1   Netherlands Kyev
Protasov   10' (pen.)
Lyutyi   80'
Report Koeman   70' (pen.) Stadium: Olimpiyskiy National Sports Complex
Attendance: 60,000
Referee: Sándor Puhl (HUN)
May 30 Friendly Austria   3–2   Netherlands Vienna
Pecl   3'
Zsak   46'
Pfeffer   49'
Report Koeman   60'
van Basten   80'
Stadium: Praterstadion
Attendance: 48,000
Referee: Manfred Roßner (East Germany)
June 3 Friendly Yugoslavia   0–2   Netherlands Zagreb
Report Rijkaard   353'
van Basten   83'
Stadium: Stadion Maksimir
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Fritz Kaupe (AUT)
June 12 1990 FIFA World Cup Group stage Netherlands   1–1   Egypt Palermo
21:00 Kieft   58' Report Abdelghani   83' (pen.) Stadium: Stadio La Favorita
Attendance: 33,288
Referee: Emilio Soriano Aladrén (Spain)
June 16 1990 FIFA World Cup Group stage England   0–0   Netherlands Cagliari
21:00 Report Stadium: Stadio Sant'Elia
Attendance: 35,267
Referee: Zoran Petrović (Yugoslavia)
June 24 1990 FIFA World Cup Round of 16 West Germany   2–1   Netherlands Milan
21:00 CET (UTC+1) Klinsmann   51'
Brehme   85'
Report Koeman   89' (pen.) Stadium: San Siro
Attendance: 74,559
Referee: Juan Carlos Loustau (Argentina)
September 26 Friendly Italy   1–0   Netherlands La Favorita
Baggio   45' Report Stadium: Palermo
Attendance: 36,000
Referee: Zoran Petrović (YUG)
October 17 Euro 1992 qualifier Portugal   1–0   Netherlands Porto
21:00 UTC+1 Águas   54' Report Stadium: Estádio das Antas
Attendance: 17,198
Referee: Siegfried Kirschen (Germany)
November 21 Euro 1992 qualifier Netherlands   2–0   Greece Rotterdam
18:00 UTC+1 Bergkamp   7'
van Basten   18'
Report Stadium: De Kuip
Attendance: 20,233
Referee: Lajos Nemeth (Hungary)
December 19 Euro 1992 qualifier Malta   0–8   Netherlands Ta' Qali
14:30 UTC+1 Report van Basten   9', 20', 23', 64', 80' (pen.)
Winter   53'
Bergkamp   60', 66'
Stadium: Ta' Qali Stadium
Attendance: 10,254
Referee: Rolf Blattmann (Switzerland)

1991Edit

March 13 Euro 1992 qualifier Netherlands   1–0   Malta Rotterdam
20:00 UTC+1 van Basten   31' (pen.) Report Stadium: De Kuip
Attendance: 36,383
Referee: Dušan Krchnák (Czechoslovakia)
April 17 Euro 1992 qualifier Netherlands   2–0   Finland Rotterdam
20:00 UTC+2 van Basten   9'
Gullit   76'
Report Stadium: De Kuip
Attendance: 21,426
Referee: Jan Damgaard (Denmark)
June 5 Euro 1992 qualifier Finland   1–1   Netherlands Helsinki
19:00 UTC+3 Holmgren   77' Report de Boer   60' Stadium: Olympic Stadium
Attendance: 21,207
Referee: Brian McGinlay (Scotland)
September 11 Friendly Netherlands   1–1   Poland Eindhoven
20:00 UTC+2 Bergkamp   90' Report Ziober   87' Stadium: Philips Stadion
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Alphonse Costantin (BEL)
October 16 Euro 1992 qualifier Netherlands   1–0   Portugal Rotterdam
20:00 UTC+2 Witschge   20' Report Stadium: De Kuip
Attendance: 40,057
Referee: George Courtney (England)
December 4 Euro 1992 qualifier Greece   0–2   Netherlands Thessaloniki
18:00 UTC+2 Report Bergkamp   37'
Blind   87'
Stadium: Kaftanzoglio Stadium
Attendance: 25,053
Referee: Bo Karlsson (Sweden)

1992Edit

February 12 Friendly Portugal   2–0   Netherlands Faro
19:30 UTC+0 Oceano   3'
Brito   80'
Report Stadium: Estádio de São Luís
Attendance: 3,825
Referee: Manuel Díaz Vega (ESP)
March 25 Friendly Netherlands   2–0   Yugoslavia Amsterdam
20:00 UTC+1 Kieft   64'
Wouters   68'
Report Stadium: De Meer Stadion
Attendance: 10,300
Referee: Serge Muhmenthaler (SWI)
May 27 Friendly Netherlands   3–2   Austria Sittard
20:00 UTC+2 Rijkaard   24'
Bergkamp   30'
Gullit   85'
Report Polster   32'
Schinkels   89'
Stadium: Stadion De Baandert
Attendance: 16,000
Referee: Rune Larsson (SWE)
May 30 Friendly Netherlands   4–0   Wales Utrecht
20:00 UTC+2 Roy   15'
van Basten   36'
Winter   73'
Jonk   83'
Report Stadium: Stadion Galgenwaard
Attendance: 18,009
Referee: Esa Palsi (FIN)
June 12 UEFA Euro 1992 Group stage Netherlands   1-0   Scotland Gothenburg
17:15 Bergkamp   75' Report Stadium: Ullevi
Attendance: 35,720
Referee: Bo Karlsson (Sweden)
June 15 UEFA Euro 1992 Group stage Netherlands   0-0   CIS Gothenburg
20:15 Report Stadium: Ullevi
Attendance: 34,440
Referee: Peter Mikkelsen (Denmark)
June 18 UEFA Euro 1992 Group stage Netherlands   3–1   Germany Gothenburg
20:15 Rijkaard   4'
Witschge   15'
Bergkamp   72'
Report Klinsmann   53' Stadium: Ullevi
Attendance: 37,725
Referee: Pierluigi Pairetto (Italy)
June 22 UEFA Euro 1992 Semi-final Netherlands   2-2 (a.e.t.)
(4–5 p)
  Denmark Gothenburg
20:15 Bergkamp   23'
Rijkaard   86'
Report Larsen   5', 33' Stadium: Ullevi
Attendance: 37,450
Referee: Emilio Soriano Aladrén (Spain)
Penalties
September 9 Friendly Netherlands   2–3   Italy Eindhoven
Bergkamp   21', 29' Report Eranio   29'
Baggio   41' (pen.)
Vialli   77'
Stadium: Philips Stadion
Attendance: 12,800
Referee: Markus Merk (GER)
23 September 1992 1994 World Cup qualifier Norway   2–1   Netherlands Oslo
Rekdal   9' (pen.)
Sørloth   78'
Report Bergkamp   10' Stadium: Ullevaal
Attendance: 19,998
Referee: Rémi Harrel (France)
14 October 1992 1994 World Cup qualifier Netherlands   2–2   Poland Rotterdam
Van Vossen   43', 48' Report Koźmiński   19'
Kowalczyk   21'
Stadium: De Kuip
Attendance: 14,500
Referee: Arcangelo Pezzella (Italy)
16 December 1992 1994 World Cup qualifier Turkey   1–3   Netherlands Istanbul
Feyyaz   61' Report Van Vossen   57', 87'
Gullit   59'
Stadium: İnönü
Attendance: 7,585
Referee: Kurt Röthlisberger (Switzerland)

1993Edit

February 24 1994 World Cup qualifier Netherlands   3–1   Turkey Utrecht
Overmars   5'
R. Witschge   39', 52'
Report Uçar   37' (pen.) Stadium: Stadion Galgenwaard
Attendance: 14,500
Referee: Navarette (ESP)
March 24 1994 World Cup qualifier Netherlands   6–0   San Marino Utrecht
Van den Brom   3'
Canti   29' (o.g.)
De Wolf   53', 83'
R. de Boer   67' (pen.)
Van Vossen   78'
Report Stadium: Stadion Galgenwaard
Attendance: 12,500
Referee: Grabner (AUT)
April 28 1994 World Cup qualifier England   2–2   Netherlands London, United Kingdom
Barnes   2'
Platt   24'
Report Bergkamp   34'
Van Vossen   85' (pen.)
Stadium: Wembley Stadium
Attendance: 73,163
Referee: Mikkelsen (DEN)
June 9 1994 World Cup qualifier Netherlands   0–0   Norway Rotterdam
Report Stadium: De Kuip
Attendance: 42,600
Referee: Nikakis (GRE)
September 22 1994 World Cup qualifier San Marino   0–7   Netherlands Bologna, Italy
Report Bosman   1', 68', 76'
Jonk   21', 43'
R. de Boer   51'
Koeman   81' (pen.)
Stadium: Stadio Renato dall'Ara
Attendance: 3.340
Referee: Agius (MLT)
October 13 1994 World Cup qualifier Netherlands   2–0   England Rotterdam
Koeman   62'
Bergkamp   68'
Report Stadium: De Kuip
Attendance: 48.000
Referee: Assenmacher (GER)
November 17 1994 World Cup qualifier Poland   1–3   Netherlands Poznań, Poland
Lesniak   13' Report Bergkamp   10', 68'
R. de Boer   69'
Stadium: KS Lech Stadium
Attendance: 20.000
Referee: Sundell (SWE)

1994Edit

January 19 Friendly Tunisia   2–2   Netherlands Tunis, Tunisia
Rouissi   12'
Hamrouni   51'
Rijkaard   31'
Koeman   59'
Stadium: Stade El Menzah
Attendance: 26,557
Referee: Hadqa (MAR)
March 23 Friendly Scotland   0–1   Netherlands Glasgow, Scotland
Roy   21' Stadium: Hampden Park
Attendance: 36,809
Referee: Milton Nielsen (DEN)
April 20 Friendly Netherlands   0–1   Republic of Ireland Tilburg
Coyne   59' Stadium: Willem II Stadion
Attendance: 14,000
Referee: Strampe (GER)
May 27 Friendly Netherlands   3–1   Scotland Utrecht
Roy   17'
Van Vossen   62'
Irvine   71' (o.g.)
Shearer   82' Stadium: Stadion Galgenwaard
Attendance: 17,500
Referee: Ansuátegui Roca (ESP)
June 1 Friendly Netherlands   7–1   Hungary Eindhoven
Bergkamp   13', 88'
Roy   18'
R. Koeman   19' (pen.)
Taument   47'
Rijkaard   59', 79'
Illes   8' (pen.) Stadium: Philips Stadion
Attendance: 27,450
Referee: Elleray (ENG)
June 12 Friendly Canada   0–3   Netherlands Toronto, Canada
Bergkamp   7'
Overmars   13'
Rijkaard   37'
Stadium: Varsity Stadium
Attendance: 20,144
Referee: Reed (ENG)
June 20 1994 World Cup Group stage Netherlands   2–1   Saudi Arabia Washington, United States
Jonk   50'
Taument   86'
Report Amin   18' Stadium: RFK Stadium
Attendance: 50,535
Referee: Vega (ESP)
June 25 1994 World Cup Group stage Belgium   1–0   Netherlands Orlando, United States
Albert   65' Report Stadium: Citrus Bowl
Attendance: 62,387
Referee: Marsiglia (BRA)
June 29 1994 World Cup Group stage Morocco   1–2   Netherlands Orlando, United States
Nader   47' Report Bergkamp   43'
Roy   77'
Stadium: Citrus Bowl
Attendance: 60,578
Referee: Noriega (PER)
July 4 1994 World Cup Round of 16 Netherlands   2–0   Republic of Ireland Orlando, United States
Bergkamp   11'
Jonk   41'
Report Stadium: Citrus Bowl
Attendance: 61,355
Referee: Mikkelsen (DEN)
July 9 1994 World Cup Quarter-finals Netherlands   2–3   Brazil Dallas, United States
Bergkamp   64'
Winter   76'
Report Romário   53'
Bebeto   63'
Branco   81'
Stadium: Cotton Bowl
Attendance: 63,500
Referee: Badilla (CRC)
September 7 Euro 1996 qualifier Luxembourg   0–4   Netherlands Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Roy   24'
R. de Boer   65', 67'
Jonk   90'
Stadium: Stade Josy Barthel
Attendance: 8,120
Referee: Snoddy (NIR)
October 12 Euro 1996 qualifier Norway   1–1   Netherlands Oslo, Norway
Rekdal   51' Roy   21' Stadium: Ullevaal Stadion
Attendance: 22,000
Referee: McCluskey (SCO)
November 16 Euro 1996 qualifier Netherlands   0–0   Czech Republic Rotterdam
Stadium: De Kuip
Attendance: 45,000
Referee: Puhl (HUN)
December 14 Euro 1996 qualifier Netherlands   5–0   Luxembourg Rotterdam
Mulder   7'
Roy   17'
Jonk   40'
R. de Boer   52'
Seedorf   90'
Stadium: De Kuip
Attendance: 26,000
Referee: Roduit (SUI)

1995Edit

January 17 Friendly Netherlands   0–1   France Galgenwaard Stadium, Utrecht
Loko   45' Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Piraux (BEL)
February 22 Friendly Netherlands   0–1   Portugal Philips Stadion, Eindhoven
Pedro Barbosa   8' Attendance: 25,300
Referee: Veissière (FRA)
March 29 Euro 1996 qualifier Netherlands   4–0   Malta De Kuip, Rotterdam
Seedorf   39'
Bergkamp   78' (pen.)
Winter   80'
Kluivert   85'
Report Attendance: 30,288
Referee: Orrason (ISL)
April 26 Euro 1996 qualifier Czech Republic   3–1   Netherlands Letná Stadium, Prague
Skuhravý   49'
Nemecek   59'
Berger   62'
Report Jonk   7' Attendance: 17,462
Referee: Krug (GER)
June 7 Euro 1996 qualifier Belarus   1–0   Netherlands Dynamo Stadium, Minsk
Gerasimets   25' Report Attendance: 28,000
Referee: Porumboiu (ROM)
September 6 Euro 1996 qualifier Netherlands   1–0   Belarus De Kuip, Rotterdam
Mulder   83' Report Attendance: 22,000
Referee: Robert Sedlacek (AUT)
October 11 Euro 1996 qualifier Malta   0–4   Netherlands Ta'Qali Stadium, Ta'Qali
Report Overmars   53',   60',   65'
Seedorf   83'
Attendance: 8,000
Referee: Milton Nielsen (DEN)
November 15 Euro 1996 qualifier Netherlands   3–0   Norway De Kuip, Rotterdam
Seedorf   49'
Mulder   89'
Overmars   90'
Report Attendance: 48,000
Referee: Gallagher (ENG)
December 13 Euro 1996 Play-off Netherlands   2–0   Republic of Ireland Anfield Road, Liverpool
Kluivert   29',   88' Report Attendance: 40,050
Referee: Zhuk (BLR)

1996Edit

April 24 Friendly Netherlands   0–1   Germany De Kuip, Rotterdam
Klinsmann   17' (pen.) Attendance: 40,000
Referee: Collina (ITA)
May 29 Friendly Netherlands   2–0   China Willem II Stadion, Tilburg
Winter   41'
De Kock   90' (pen.)
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Shorte (IRL)
June 4 Friendly Netherlands   3–1   Republic of Ireland De Kuip, Rotterdam
Bergkamp   27'
Seedorf   77'
Cocu   88'
Breen   13' Attendance: 15,002
Referee: Lambek (DEN)
June 10 Euro 1996 Group stage Netherlands   0–0   Scotland Villa Park, Birmingham
[1] Attendance: 39,400
Referee: Sundell (SWE)
June 13 Euro 1996 Group stage Netherlands   2–0    Switzerland Villa Park, Birmingham
Cruijff   65'
Bergkamp   78'
[2] Attendance: 36,800
Referee: Uzunov (BUL)
June 18 Euro 1996 Group stage England   4–1   Netherlands Wembley Stadium, London
Shearer   23' (pk),   57'
Sheringham   51', 62'
[3] Kluivert   78' Attendance: 76.798
Referee: Grabner (AUT)
August 31 Friendly Netherlands   2–2   Brazil Amsterdam ArenA, Amsterdam
R. de Boer   52'
Van Gastel   90' (pen.)
Giovanni   13'
Gonçalves   55'
Attendance: 27,500
Referee: Dallas (SCO)
October 5 1998 World Cup Qualifier Wales   1–3   Netherlands Cardiff Arms Park, Cardiff
Saunders   17' Van Hooijdonk   72', 75'
R. de Boer   79'
Attendance: 34,560
Referee: López Nieto (ESP)
November 9 1998 World Cup Qualifier Netherlands   7–1   Wales Philips Stadion, Eindhoven
Bergkamp   21', 72', 78'
R. de Boer   32'
Jonk   33'
F. de Boer   43'
Cocu   60'
Saunders   38' Attendance: 26,210
Referee: Melo Pereira (POR)
December 14 1998 World Cup Qualifier Belgium   0–3   Netherlands King Baudouin Stadium, Brussels
Bergkamp   24'
Seedorf   29'
Jonk   89' (pen.)
Attendance: 36,953
Referee: Pairetto (ITA)

1997Edit

February 26 Friendly France   2–1   Netherlands Parc des Princes, Paris
Pires   75'
Loko   83'
Bergkamp   3' Attendance: 35,331
Referee: Wojcik (POL)
March 29 1998 World Cup Qualifier Netherlands   4–0   San Marino Amsterdam ArenA, Amsterdam
Kluivert   45'
F. de Boer   59', 87'
Van Hooijdonk   82'
Attendance: 51,000
Referee: Klein (ISR)
April 2 1998 World Cup Qualifier Turkey   1–0   Netherlands Atatürk Stadium, Bursa
Şükür   53' Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Vega (ESP)
April 30 1998 World Cup Qualifier San Marino   0–6   Netherlands Stadio Olimpico (San Marino), Serravalle
Bergkamp   40', 88'
Winter   62'
Van Hooijdonk   69'
F. de Boer   73'
Bosman   83'
Attendance: 2,832
Referee: Georgiou (CYP)
June 4 Friendly South Africa   0–2   Netherlands First National Bank Stadium, Johannesburg
Van Bronckhorst   8'
Van Gastel   61'
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Lodge (ENG)
September 6 1998 World Cup Qualifier Netherlands   3–1   Belgium Amsterdam ArenA, Amsterdam
Stam   31'
Kluivert   53'
Bergkamp   83'
Staelens   65' (pen.) Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Milton Nielsen (DEN)
October 11 1998 World Cup Qualifier Netherlands   0–0   Turkey Amsterdam ArenA, Amsterdam
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Sundell (SWE)

1998Edit

February 21 Friendly United States   0–2   Netherlands Miami, United States
R. de Boer   1'
Seedorf   46'
Stadium: Orange Bowl
Attendance: 20,379
Referee: Archundia (MEX)
February 24 Friendly Mexico   2–3   Netherlands Miami Gardens, United States
Palencia   65'
Garcia Aspe   73' (pen.)
Kluivert   15', 19'
Jonk   21'
Stadium: Pro Player Stadium, Miami Gardens
Attendance: 17,077
Referee: Hall (USA)
May 27 Friendly Netherlands   0–0   Cameroon Arnhem
Stadium: Gelredome
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Nilsson (SWE)
June 1 Friendly Netherlands   5–1   Paraguay Eindhoven
Overmars   25', 29'
Kluivert   31'
F. de Boer   58'
Hasselbaink   83'
Campos   2' Stadium: Philips Stadion
Attendance: 22,000
Referee: Colombo (FRA)
June 5 Friendly Netherlands   5–1   Nigeria Amsterdam
Hasselbaink   32'
Overmars   38'
Kluivert   60', 64'
Van Hooijdonk   77'
Kanu   64' (pen.) Stadium: Amsterdam ArenA
Attendance: 44,500
Referee: Messina (ITA)
June 13 1998 World Cup Group stage Netherlands   0–0   Belgium Saint-Denis, France
Report Stadium: Stade de France
Attendance: 75,000
Referee: Collina (ITA)
June 20 1998 World Cup Group stage Netherlands   5–0   South Korea Marseille, France
Cocu   38'
Overmars   42'
Bergkamp   71'
Van Hooijdonk   80'
R. de Boer   83'
Report Stadium: Stade Vélodrome
Attendance: 55,000
Referee: Wojcik (POL)
June 25 1998 World Cup Group stage Netherlands   2–2   Mexico Saint-Étienne, France
Cocu   4'
R. de Boer   18'
Report Peláez   75'
Hernández   90'
Stadium: Stade Geoffroy-Guichard
Attendance: 30,600
Referee: Al-Zeid (KSA)
June 29 1998 World Cup Round of 16 Netherlands   2–1   FR Yugoslavia Toulouse, France
Bergkamp   38'
Davids   90+2'
[5] Komljenović   48' Stadium: Stade de Toulouse
Attendance: 33,500
Referee: Garcia Aranda (ESP)
July 4 1998 World Cup quarter-final Netherlands   2–1   Argentina Marseille, France
Kluivert   12'
Bergkamp   89'
Report López   17' Stadium: Stade Vélodrome
Attendance: 55,000
Referee: Brizio Carter (MEX)
July 7 1998 World Cup semi-final Brazil   1–1
(4–2 p)
  Netherlands Marseille, France
Ronaldo   46' Report Kluivert   87' Stadium: Stade Vélodrome
Attendance: 54,000
Referee: Bujsaim (UAE)
Penalties
Ronaldo  
Rivaldo  
Emerson  
Dunga:  
  F. de Boer
  Bergkamp
  Cocu
  R. de Boer
July 11 1998 World Cup third place match Netherlands   1–2   Croatia Paris, France
Zenden   21' Report Prosinečki   13'
Šuker   35'
Stadium: Parc des Princes
Attendance: 45,500
Referee: González (PAR)
October 10 Friendly Netherlands   2–0   Peru Eindhoven
Stam   57'
Van Vossen   76'
Stadium: Philips Stadion
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Stuchlik (AUT)
October 13 Friendly Netherlands   0–0   Ghana Arnhem
Stadium: Gelredome
Attendance: 14,500
Referee: Romain (BEL)
November 18 Friendly Germany   1–1   Netherlands Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Marschall   52' Reiziger   22' Stadium: Parkstadion
Attendance: 44,962
Referee: Wojcik (POL)

1999Edit

February 10 Friendly Netherlands   0–0   Portugal Parc des Princes, Paris
Attendance: 27,443
Referee: Colombo (FRA)
March 31 Friendly Netherlands   1–1   Argentina Amsterdam ArenA, Amsterdam
Davids   9' Batistuta   82' Attendance: 55,132
Referee: Poll (ENG)
April 28 Friendly Netherlands   1–2   Morocco Gelredome, Arnhem
Van Nistelrooy   88' Chippo   58'
Bassir   69'
Attendance: 24,000
Referee: Messe (BEL)
June 5 Friendly Brazil   2–2   Netherlands Estádio Fonte Nova, Salvador
Amoroso   27'
Giovanni   45'
Kluivert   62'
Van Vossen   67'
Attendance: 24,000
Referee: González (PAR)
June 8 Friendly Brazil   3–1   Netherlands Estádio Serra Dourada, Goiânia
Amoroso   22'
F. de Boer   39' (o.g.)
Leonardo   42'
Van Hooijdonk   80' Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Aquino (PAR)
August 18 Friendly Denmark   0–0   Netherlands Parken, Copenhagen
Attendance: 17,234
Referee: Norman (SWE)
September 4 Friendly Netherlands   5–5   Belgium De Kuip, Rotterdam
Davids   37', 42'
Kluivert   45', 58', 69'
Strupar   9', 30'
Goor   50'
Wilmots   52'
E. Mpenza   77'
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Meier (SUI)
October 9 Friendly Netherlands   2–2   Brazil Amsterdam ArenA, Amsterdam
Bergkamp   37'
Zenden   43'
Roberto Carlos   55'
Cafú   72'
Attendance: 51,000
Referee: Merk (GER)
November 13 Friendly Netherlands   1–1   Czech Republic Philips Stadion, Eindhoven
Stam   59' Koller   67' Attendance: 27,000
Referee: Koren (ISR)

See alsoEdit