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  • Iceland suffered its 6th consecutive defeat
  • Netherlands earned its 3rd consecutive victory
  • Iceland vs Netherlands H2H: Iceland national team's 2nd loss in 2 matches

Iceland vs Netherlands match report

Date, kick-off time:
Wednesday, 29 August 1973, 20:00 (UTC+1:00)
National teams, score:
Iceland
1-8
Netherlands
Referee:
Martti Hirviniemi, Helsinki /
Finland
Attendance, venue:
23 000, De Adelaarshorst, Deventer
Goals:
0-1 (15') Willy Brokamp, 0-2 (21') Johan Cruijff, 0-3 (24') Johan Neeskens, 0-4 (28') Johan Cruijff, 1-4 (44') Elmar Geirsson, 1-5 (46') René van de Kerkhof, 1-6 (48') Dick Schneider (pen.), 1-7 (71') Wim van Hanegem, 1-8 (75') Willy Brokamp
Iceland football team line-up in match Nr.76
Managed by national coach Henning Enoksen (Denmark)
Player
Caps
Age
Club
3
21
KF Víkingur, Reykjavík
15
22
ÍBV, Vestmannaeyjar
8
25
ÍBK, Keflavík
20
23
ÍBK, Keflavík
31
26
ÍBK, Keflavík
14
22
KF Fram, Reykjavík
5
22
KF Valur, Reykjavík
16
21
KF Fram, Reykjavík
9
22
ÍBK, Keflavík
46' Örn Óskarsson  
4
20
ÍBV, Vestmannaeyjar
22
26
KF ÍA, Akranes
20
26
KF Valur, Reykjavík
15
25
KF Fram, Reykjavík
Netherlands football team line-up in match Nr.328
Managed by head coach František Fadrhonc (Czechoslovakia)
Player
Caps
Age
Club
2
26
FC Twente, Enschede
23
28
AFC Ajax, Amsterdam
7
25
RV& AV Feyenoord, Rotterdam
12
26
AFC Ajax, Amsterdam
14
24
AFC Ajax, Amsterdam
5
24
AFC Ajax, Amsterdam
12
21
AFC Ajax, Amsterdam
25
29
RV& AV Feyenoord, Rotterdam
2
21
PSV, Eindhoven
23
26
CF Barcelona, Barcelona
5
27
MVV, Maastricht
Match stats
National team
Players
Average caps
Average age
Clubs
Goals
Cautions
Expulsions
Iceland
13
14.000
23.755
6
1
0
0
Netherlands
11
11.818
25.834
6
8
0
0
Historical data sources
Alþýðublaðið (Reykjavík), №195, 30 Aug 1973; Landsbókasafn Íslands - Háskólabókasafn
Tíminn (Reykjavík), №199, 30 Aug 1973; Landsbókasafn Íslands - Háskólabókasafn
Vísir (Reykjavík), №198, 30 Aug 1973; Landsbókasafn Íslands - Háskólabókasafn
Morgunblaðið (Reykjavík), №192, 30 Aug 1973; Landsbókasafn Íslands - Háskólabókasafn
Þjóðviljinn (Reykjavík), №197, 30 Aug 1973; Landsbókasafn Íslands - Háskólabókasafn
Comments

db - posted on 7 September 2011 at 14:48:35

Netherlands squad (link: )

db - posted on 16 May 2012 at 20:34:23

Iceland national football team (link: )

toniofarrugia - posted on 28 November 2012 at 15:32:24

Substitution of Iceland Gunnarsson replaced Hallgrimsson in 65 minute
(...)

pasaru - posted on 16 December 2016 at 23:58:18

Although the match was played in the Netherlands rather than Iceland, Iceland acted as local team.

(link: )
Iceland vs Netherlands post-match head-to-head
Iceland vs Netherlands H2H:
WP
0.0
P
2
W
0
D
0
L
2
GF
1
GA
13
Av. goals
7.000
Av. attendance
20 107
Iceland national team matches
Previous match:
1974 FIFA World Cup Qualification
Netherlands vs Iceland 5-0
Amsterdam, Wednesday 22 August 1973
Next match:
Friendly International
Faroe Islands* vs Iceland 2-3
Tórshavn, Wednesday 3 July 1974
Netherlands national team matches
Previous match:
1974 FIFA World Cup Qualification
Netherlands vs Iceland 5-0
Amsterdam, Wednesday 22 August 1973
Next match:
1974 FIFA World Cup Qualification
Norway vs Netherlands 1-2
Oslo, Wednesday 12 September 1973
Top Iceland goal scorers
1. Ríkharður Jónsson (1948 - 1962) - 17 goals
2. Þórður Þórðarson (1953 - 1958) - 9 goals
3. Hermann Gunnarsson (1966 - 1971) - 6 goals
4. Ellert Schram (1964 - 1969) - 6 goals
... Elmar Geirsson (1969 - 1973) - 2 goals
(correct as of August 29, 1973)
Top Netherlands goal scorers
1. Faas Wilkes (1946 - 1961) - 35 goals
... Johan Cruijff (1966 - 1973) - 21 goals
... Johan Neeskens (1972 - 1973) - 6 goals
... Willy Brokamp (1970 - 1973) - 6 goals
... Wim van Hanegem (1968 - 1973) - 4 goals
... Dick Schneider (1972 - 1973) - 2 goals
... René van de Kerkhof (1973) - 1 goal
(correct as of August 29, 1973)
Brief match report
Wed. 29 Aug 1973
De Adelaarshorst, Deventer
Iceland 1-8 Netherlands
Goals: Brokamp 15, Cruijff 21, Neeskens 24, Cruijff 28, Geirsson 44, van de Kerkhof 46, Schneider 48, van Hanegem 71, Brokamp 75

Iceland: Ólafsson, Sigurvinsson, Ástráður Gunnarsson, Einar Gunnarsson, Kjartansson (c), Marteinn Geirsson, Eðvaldsson, Leifsson, Júliusson (Óskarsson 46), Hallgrímsson (Hermann Gunnarsson 65), Elmar Geirsson. Managed by Enoksen (Denmark).

Netherlands: Schrijvers, Suurbier, Schneider, Hulshoff, Krol, Haan, Neeskens, van Hanegem, van de Kerkhof, Cruijff (c), Brokamp. Managed by Fadrhonc (Czechoslovakia).

Att: 23 000,
Ref: Hirviniemi (Finland)

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