Women's World Cup • Group E
  • 2nd Half
  • Netherlands (W)
  • Cameroon (W)
  • van Esvan Dongen
    86'
  • Miedema
    85'
  • EnganamouitAkaba
    75'
  • van de DonkRoord
    71'
  • Feudjio
    68'
  • Ngo MbeleckMeyong
    66'
  • van de SandenBeerensteyn
    66'
  • AbamNchout
    60'
  • Bloodworth
    48'
  • 1st Half
  • Netherlands (W)
  • Cameroon (W)
  • Aboudi Onguéné
    43'
  • Miedema
    41'
  • Ngo Mbeleck
    37'
  • Manie
    14'
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Netherlands (W) - Cameroon (W)
Women's World Cup - 15 June 2019

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FULL-TIME: The Netherlands have yet to work hard for it but they seal their place in the round of 16 with a game to spare in Group E. Miedema is the heroine with two goals which makes her the Dutch's all-time goalscorer at the age of just 22.

90'

There will be two minutes of added time to play. The Dutch are turning the style on now.

  • Merel van Dongen
    OffKika van EsNetherlands (W)DUTCH SUB: Merel van Dongen replaces Van Es in defence.
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  • Merel van Dongen
    OnMerel van DongenNetherlands (W)
87'

DUTCH SUB: Merel van Dongen replaces Van Es in defence.

87' 

Cameroon will rue a couple of gilt-edged chances - but with Miedema the Dutch can go all the way. What a player.

  • Vivianne Miedema
    GoalVivianne MiedemaNetherlands (W)GOAL! Netherlands 3-1 Cameroon: Miedema wraps the game up with her record-breaking 60th international goal! Defenders back off as she embarks on a run and she punishes them with a powerful finish.
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85'

GOAL! Netherlands 3-1 Cameroon: Miedema wraps the game up with her record-breaking 60th international goal! Defenders back off as she embarks on a run and she punishes them with a powerful finish.

82' 

That was a huge chance for Cameroon - will they get another?

81'

CRUCIAL BLOCK! But what's this? A clear-cut Cameroon opportunity! Onguene drives to the by-line, shrugging off a couple of challenges on a mazy run, before pulling it back to Akaba. Her shot is goal-bound but a Dutch defender throws herself into its path and deflects it behind for a corner.

80' 

Into the last 10 minutes. Netherlands are holding 62 per cent of possession and look good value for their lead.

78' 

Cameroon's final pass is letting them down all too often. They have yet to fashion an opportunity since the restart.

  • Henriette Akaba
    OffGaëlle EnganamouitCameroon (W)CAMEROON SUB: Henriette Akaba replaces Enganamouit in attack. She has 15 minutes to make a difference.
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  • Henriette Akaba
    OnHenriette AkabaCameroon (W)
75'

CAMEROON SUB: Henriette Akaba replaces Enganamouit in attack. She has 15 minutes to make a difference.

74' 

Netherlands are controlling the match quite comfortably at the moment - and if anything, they look more likely to score the game's all important fourth goal.

72' 

SHOT! Cameroon are throwing caution to the wind now and the Dutch break at pace, exploiting the space in midfield. Miedema lines up a shot from distance but it's straight down the middle for Ngo Ndom to easily smother.

  • Jill Roord
    OffDaniëlle van de DonkNetherlands (W)DUTCH SUB: van de Donk is replaced by Jill Roord, who, of course, scored the Dutch's late winner against New Zealand.
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  • Jill Roord
    OnJill RoordNetherlands (W)
70'

DUTCH SUB: van de Donk is replaced by Jill Roord, who, of course, scored the Dutch's late winner against New Zealand.

  • Raissa Feudjio
    Yellow cardRaissa FeudjioCameroon (W)YELLOW CARD! Feudjio takes Martens out from behind, going into the book for her troubles.
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YELLOW CARD! Feudjio takes Martens out from behind, going into the book for her troubles.

  • Charlène Meyong
    OffGenevieve Ngo MbeleckCameroon (W)CAMEROON SUB: Ngo Mbeleck makes way for Charlene Meyong.
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  • Charlène Meyong
    OnCharlène MeyongCameroon (W)
67'

CAMEROON SUB: Ngo Mbeleck makes way for Charlene Meyong.

  • Lineth Beerensteyn
    OffShanice van de SandenNetherlands (W)DUTCH SUB: Lineth Beerenteyn takes the place of van de Sanden, creator of Netherlands' opening goal.
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  • Lineth Beerensteyn
    OnLineth BeerensteynNetherlands (W)
66'

DUTCH SUB: Lineth Beerenteyn takes the place of van de Sanden, creator of Netherlands' opening goal.

65' 

OVER! Feudjio takes aim from a long way out and sends the ball into row-Z. Poor.

64' 

Manie makes a last-ditch interception as Cameroon's defending becomes increasingly desperate.

63' 

Martens gets in behind the Cameroon defence on the left and her first touch is beautiful. Her cross causes chaos in the central area, taking a couple of bounces before Cameroon hack it clear.

62' 

SHOT! Enganamouit snatches at a shot and it's well wide. Cameroon have been poor since the restart. Beginning to tire, perhaps, after an intense showing in the first-half.

  • Ajara Nchout
    OffMichaela AbamCameroon (W)CAMEROON SUB: Ajara Nchout replaces Abam in a like-for-like swap.
  • Ajara Nchout
    OnAjara NchoutCameroon (W)
60'

CAMEROON SUB: Ajara Nchout replaces Abam in a like-for-like swap.

58'

CLOSE! Groenen delivers another inviting cross and Martens is inches away from her record-breaking goal, side-footing the ball agonisingly over the bar with the Cameroon goalkeeper rooted to the spot.

57' 
56' 

As it stands, the Dutch are on course to claim a place in the last 16 with a game to spare in Group E. Long way to go, however.

54' 
53' 

Onguene is back on the pitch after receiving treatment.

52' 

Can Cameroon find something from deep within to claim another equaliser?

50' 

Onguene is down hurt here - and play eventually stops, prompting yet more jeers from the Dutch supporters.

49' 

It was a cheap free-kick to concede in the first place but Cameroon's attempt to defend the set-piece was criminal. The run of Groenen was simply untracked and she had all the time in the world to pick her cross. Cameroon had a couple of chances to clear it - but didn't.

  • Dominique Bloodworth
    GoalDominique BloodworthNetherlands (W)GOAL! Netherlands 2-1 Cameroon: Another set-piece proves Cameroon's undoing! Spitser rolls the ball to the unmarked Groenen down the right flank, her cross is deflected off Abam into the path of Bloodsworth who knocks the ball into an empty net. Criminal defending.
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48'

GOAL! Netherlands 2-1 Cameroon: Another set-piece proves Cameroon's undoing! Spitser rolls the ball to the unmarked Groenen down the right flank, her cross is deflected off Abam into the path of Bloodsworth who knocks the ball into an empty net. Criminal defending.

47' 

Netherlands win a free-kick on the right flank, a dangerous situation. Cameroon struggle to defend set-pieces. How will they cope with this one?

  • 2nd Half
46'

The Dutch get the ball rolling in the second half.

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... interesting scenes in the Cameroon dressing room at half-time.

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  • End of 1st Half
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HALF-TIME: It's Netherlands 1-1 Cameroon at the break. This game took a while to ignite but two goals in three minutes set us up for a fascinating contest.

45' 

Three additional minutes are shown on the board - and then the Dutch make a mess of an attack.

44' 

The pace and movement of Onguene has enabled Cameroon to play effectively on the break - and she simply wasn't tracked there for the equaliser. van Veenendaal was caught at sea.

  • Gabrielle Aboudi Onguéné
    GoalGabrielle Aboudi OnguénéCameroon (W)GOAL! Netherlands 1-1 Cameroon: What a response from Cameroon! Onguene, who has been a pain in the Dutch's side, latches onto a ball over the top, beating goalkeeper van Veenendaal to the ball and slots the ball into an empty net. Is she offside? A quick VAR check determines she's not.
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GOAL! Netherlands 1-1 Cameroon: What a response from Cameroon! Onguene, who has been a pain in the Dutch's side, latches onto a ball over the top, beating goalkeeper van Veenendaal to the ball and slots the ball into an empty net. Is she offside? A quick VAR check determines she's not.

42' 

It's a terrible time to concede for Cameroon. Miedema had been so quiet - until now. 59 goals at the age of just 22 - simply unbelievable.

  • Vivianne Miedema
    GoalVivianne MiedemaNetherlands (W)GOAL! Netherlands 1-0 Cameroon: The curse of the commentator strikes again! Miedema scores her 59th international goal in typical style! van de Sanden is the creator, playing a lovely one-two with Spitse before curling a sumptuous cross into the middle and Miedema couldn't miss, heading past a helpless Ndom.
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GOAL! Netherlands 1-0 Cameroon: The curse of the commentator strikes again! Miedema scores her 59th international goal in typical style! van de Sanden is the creator, playing a lovely one-two with Spitse before curling a sumptuous cross into the middle and Miedema couldn't miss, heading past a helpless Ndom.

40' 

Five minutes until the break. The Dutch have been rather underwhelming - they have yet to create a clear cut opportunity. Cameroon, to their credit, have been well organised and defended very well.

38' 

Cameroon have been very physical. Robust defending is clearly part of their game-plan.

  • Genevieve Ngo Mbeleck
    Yellow cardGenevieve Ngo MbeleckCameroon (W)YELLOW CARD! Ngo Mbeleck clears the ball with some force, following through on Groenen. Her foot was almost head-high and she's fortunate to only receive a booking.
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37'

YELLOW CARD! Ngo Mbeleck clears the ball with some force, following through on Groenen. Her foot was almost head-high and she's fortunate to only receive a booking.

34' 

van Lunteren is back on the pitch and is going to try to continue.

33' 
32' 

OUCH! A painful one for van Lunteren who falls awkwardly after challenging for a high ball. The medics are currently treating the full-back on the pitch.

30' 

Cameroon zip the ball across the surface to Yango, who is in space on the right. She has options in the middle but opts for a shot from distance. However, she doesn't generate any power and it rolls harmlessly into the arms of van Veenendaal. But Cameroon are looking dangerous on the break.

28' 

A floated cross from the right flank is missed by Cameroon's central defenders but Miedema hadn't gambled at the far post.

25' 

Onguene's every touch is now being jeered by the Dutch supporters. She shrugs off a challenge as she makes her way into the penalty box but an inch-perfect tackle from van Lunteren stops her in her tracks.

24' 

Onguene has her legs clipped by Spitse, prompting a theatrical response from the Cameroon forward. The referee keeps her cards in her pocket.

23'

CHANCE! The Dutch fail to deal with a through-ball as van Luntere slips. It comes to Onguene who shoots at the side-netting from a tight angle. A let-off for Netherlands.

22' 

Cagey affair, so far. The supporters are doing a Mexican Wave.

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18' 

van de Sanden is slightly late on Feudjio, prompting a furious reaction from the Cameroon manager Alain Djeumfa, who then gets a telling off from the officials.

17' 

The Dutch work it to van de Sanden on the right side of the penalty area, but she slips and kicks the ball against her other foot - the chance is gone.

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15' 

Spitse's free-kick delivery is poor and fails to beat the first defender on the edge of the penalty area. Cameroon were undone by a set-piece against Canada but the Dutch will have to produce better than that.

  • Christine Manie
    Yellow cardChristine ManieCameroon (W)YELLOW CARD! Manie goes into the book for a late challenge on van de Donk. The Cameroon centre-back will have to walk on egg shells for all of 75 minutes now.
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YELLOW CARD! Manie goes into the book for a late challenge on van de Donk. The Cameroon centre-back will have to walk on egg shells for all of 75 minutes now.

12'

SHOT! Out of nothing, Cameroon go close! Enganamouit fires a shot from all of 25 yards, it's heading towards the far post but curls just wide. The Dutch keeper van Veenendaal had it covered.

11' 

The Dutch are playing with three central midfielders, leaving space on the flanks, and if Cameroon can exploit that space they may find some joy.

10' 

Groenen carves open the Cameroon defence with a clever through-ball but there's too much zip on the pass and it rolls harmlessly through to Ngo Ndom.

8' 

We have already witnessed one or two nervy moments in Cameroon's defence. If they concede an early goal it could be a long afternoon for them.

7' 

Ngo Ndom spills a routine cross, it falls invitingly for Miedema but Cameroon's goalkeeper quickly recovers to take the ball from her feet.

6' 

Cameroon have already committed three or four fouls in an attempt to prevent the Dutch from getting into any kind of rhythm.

5' 

Here comes Martens, driving forward on that left flank with frightening pace and trickery. She makes her way into the box before she's closed down and Cameroon, after some suspect defending, eventually clear their lines.

4' 

The early stages playing out exactly how we thought it would, with the Dutch dominating possession and Cameroon defending deep with almost everyone behind the ball.

1' 

Straight from kick-off, the ball is smashed into the face of Miedema who goes to ground and is then taken off for some treatment.

  • 1st Half
1'

KICK-OFF! We are underway in Valenciennes - can the Dutch secure their place in the last 16 with a game to spare?

13:55 

FIVE MINUTES TO GO! Here come the players...

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13:50 

TEN MINUTE WARNING: The atmosphere is building in Valenciennes. There is a world of colour inside the Stade du Hainaut We're almost set for the Netherlands versus Cameroon.

13:45 

KEY PLAYER: Lieke Martens is the standout player in today's fixture. Named Fifa Women's Best Player of 2017, the Barcelona winger contributed three goals and two assists as the Dutch ran out European champions two years ago. She is hoping to become the first Netherlands player to score at three major tournaments.

Lieke Martens, Niederlande
13:40 

Cameroon proved a tough nut for Canada to crack and they will be set up to frustrate Oranje this afternoon. They are the last African side to defeat a European nation - back in the World Cup of 2015 when they saw off Switzerland 2-1 to clinch a place in the knockout stages.

13:35 

The Dutch have a formidable front line, led by two of the world's best attacking players in Vivianne Miedema and Lieke Martens. They were both off colour against a stubborn New Zealand side last time out, however, and it'll be interesting to see how they respond today.

13:30 

Cameroon have made three changes from the side that lost 1-0 to Canada last time out. Gaelle Enganamouit, Genevieve Ngo Mbeleck and Michaela Abam come into the fold. Losing the injured Marie-Aurelle Awona is a big blow for the Lionesses, while Marylse Ngo Ndoumbouk and Ajara Nchout also miss out. This is an attacking line-up.

13:25 

One change for the Dutch today, with Anouk Dekker, returning from suspension, replacing the injured Stefanie van der Gragt at the centre of defence.

13:17 

TEAM NEWS

Netherlands XI: Veenendaal, Van Es, Bloodworth, Dekker, Yan Lunteren, Spitse, Van de Donk, Groenen, Martens, Van de Sanden, Miedema.

Cameroon XI: Ndom, Meffometou, Johnson, Manie, Leuko, Feudjio, Aboudi Onguene, Ngo Melleck, Yango, Abam, Enganamouit.

13:15 

Hello and welcome to Eurosport's LIVE text commentary of the Women's World Cup clash between Netherlands and Cameroon.

The Dutch left it late to beat New Zealand in their opening game, requiring a last gasp winner from Jill Roord to get the three points, but know a victory this afternoon will effectively secure their place in the round of 16.

Team news to follow next, kick-off is 45 minutes away.