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Euro 2024: Old Trafford flop Wout Weghorst the hero as Netherlands beat Poland

Former Manchester United striker Wout Weghorst emerged as the hero for the Netherlands in their 2-1 victory over Poland, marking a triumphant start to their European Championships campaign.

Weghorst Seals the Win for the Netherlands

Coming off the bench in the 81st minute, Weghorst needed only two minutes to make an impact, scoring the winning goal against Poland to secure all three points for the Netherlands.

Match Summary

The teams were tied late in the game after Poland initially took the lead through Adam Buksa in the 16th minute. The Netherlands responded with an equalizer from Cody Gakpo in the 29th minute.

In the 83rd minute, Weghorst’s goal sealed the victory, providing the Netherlands with a perfect start in a challenging group that includes favorites France and dark horses Austria.

This performance marks a significant turnaround for Weghorst, who faced criticism during his time at Manchester United but has now proven his worth on the international stage.

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