ROME (AP) — The way Antoine Griezmann and Karim Benzema linked up together for France on Tuesday, the injured Kylian Mbappé was hardly missed.
Griezmann scored twice and was set up by Benzema both times in a 2-0 win over Finland that put the defending World Cup champions in control of their qualifying group for the 2022 tournament.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Memphis Depay showed just why coach Ronald Koeman urged Barcelona for months to sign the Netherlands striker after scoring with a blistering strike Saturday to help his team avoid its first defeat of the post-Messi era with a 1-1 draw.
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The European Championship is finally giving Memphis Depay the chance to shine on the big stage.
The Netherlands forward has two goals and two assists heading into Sunday's match against the Czech Republic in the round of 16.
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Memphis Depay scored one, he set up Georginio Wijnaldum for the next two, and the Netherlands made it three out of three.
The Dutch team completed the group stage at the European Championship with a 3-0 victory over North Macedonia on Monday, the second team at the tournament after Italy to win all three of its opening matches.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona added Netherlands striker Memphis Depay to its attack on Saturday as a free agent from Lyon.
The Spanish club said the 27-year-old Depay agreed to a two-year contract.
AMSTERDAM (AP) — With Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman watching from the stands, Memphis Depay delivered a trademark performance for the Netherlands in a 2-0 victory over Austria at the European Championship.
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North Macedonia has become the first team to be eliminated from the European Championship.
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Seven years is a long, long wait.
It's been that many years since the Netherlands last played at a major soccer tournament, dating back to the orange-clad team's run to the World Cup semifinals in 2014.
PARIS (AP) — Lyon rested top scorer Memphis Depay and still scored freely, beating Lorient 4-1 to move above Monaco and into third place in the French league on Saturday.
Lyon was two points ahead of Monaco, which lost to Lyon last weekend and needs a victory at Reims on Sunday to reclaim the Champions League spot...