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  • Netherlands's 10th consecutive match without defeat
  • Cyprus's 15th consecutive match without victory
  • John Bosman scored his 2nd and Netherlands's 37th international hat-trick
  • Netherlands vs Cyprus H2H: Netherlands national team's 6th victory in 6 matches

Netherlands vs Cyprus match report

Date, kick-off time:
Wednesday, 9 December 1987, 14:30 (UTC+1:00)
National teams, score:
Netherlands
4-0
Cyprus
Competition:
Referee:
Ivan Gregr, Prague /
Czechoslovakia
Attendance, venue:
0, Stadion De Meer, Amsterdam
Goals:
1-0 (35') John Bosman, 2-0 (44') John Bosman, 3-0 (63') Ronald Koeman (pen.), 4-0 (66') John Bosman
Netherlands football team line-up in match Nr.441
Managed by head coach Rinus Michels
Player
Caps
Age
Club
32
31
PSV, Eindhoven
20
24
PSV, Eindhoven
4
20
AFC Ajax, Amsterdam
21
30
RSC Anderlecht, Anderlecht
18
24
Matra Racing, Colombes
3
25
PSV, Eindhoven
15
36
AFC Ajax, Amsterdam
19
23
PSV, Eindhoven
12
23
AFC Ajax, Amsterdam
32
25
Milan AC, Milano
John Bosman   73'
8
22
AFC Ajax, Amsterdam
Cyprus football team line-up in match Nr.104
Managed by head coach Takis Haralambous
Player
Caps
Age
Club
16
35
AFC Apollon, Limassol
5
24
AFC Apollon, Limassol
8
29
APOEL, Nicosia
7
26
AEL, Limassol
6
21
AFC Apollon, Limassol
12
25
AC Nea Salamina Famagusta, Famagusta
1
22
AC Omonoia, Nicosia
8
22
AEL, Limassol
36
28
AFC Apollon, Limassol
57' Ara Petrosian  
1
20
APOEL, Nicosia
24
27
AEL, Limassol
22
28
AMCA Aris, Limassol
85' Giorgos Savva  
1
22
EN Paralimni, Paralimni
Historical data sources
Algemeen Dagblad (Rotterdam), №192, 10 Dec 1987; Delpher
Het Parool (Amsterdam), №13127, 10 Dec 1987; Delpher
Trouw (Meppel), №13241, 10 Dec 1987; Delpher
De Volkskrant ('s-Hertogenbosch), №19250, 10 Dec 1987; Delpher
Nieuwsblad van het Noorden (Groningen), №291, 10 Dec 1987; Delpher
Comments

tomzmuda - posted on 8 January 2011 at 10:11:21

No spectators were allowed to watch this match apart from some journalists and officials.

forevert - posted on 10 May 2011 at 23:23:41

The Netherlands - Cyprus 4 / 0 (Euro 88 Qualifier: Dec / 9 / 1987)
This Match Was The Only Match Ever Played By The Netherlands Behind Closed_.
youtube.com

Shanon - posted on 4 December 2015 at 11:25:45

This game was a replay of the similar game played on October 29, 1987 with a 8-0 victory for Netherlands. At this time the cypriot goalkeeperwas hit by a obiect throwed from the stand behind him after few minutes. He was replaced after four minutes !

Cyprus federation put reclamation and obtain that the game must be replayed. (link: )
Netherlands vs Cyprus post-match head-to-head
WP
100.0
P
6
W
6
D
0
L
0
GF
18
GA
1
GF/P
3.000
GA/P
0.167
Av attendance
8 229
WP - winning percentage, P - played, W - wins, D - draws, L - losses, GF - goals for, GA - goals against, Av - average
Match stats
Netherlands:
players - 11 (from 5 clubs)
goals - 4 (penalties - 1, hat-tricks - 1)
average age - 26.252 (born 1951-1967)
average caps - 16.727
cautions - 1, expulsions - 0
Cyprus:
players - 13 (from 7 clubs)
goals - 0 (penalties - 0, hat-tricks - 0)
average age - 25.771 (born 1952-1967)
average caps - 11.308
cautions - 2, expulsions - 0
Netherlands national team matches
Previous match:
Friendly International
Netherlands vs Cyprus* 8-0
Rotterdam, Wednesday 28 October 1987
Next match:
UEFA Euro 1988 Qualifying
Greece vs Netherlands 0-3
Rhodes, Wednesday 16 December 1987
Cyprus national team matches
Previous match:
UEFA Euro 1988 Qualifying
Hungary vs Cyprus 1-0
Budapest, Wednesday 2 December 1987
Next match:
Friendly International
Cyprus vs Malta 0-1
Limassol, Wednesday 12 October 1988
Top Netherlands goal scorers
1. Faas Wilkes (1946 - 1961) - 35 goals
2. Abe Lenstra (1940 - 1959) - 33 goals
3. Johan Cruijff (1966 - 1977) - 33 goals
... John Bosman (1986 - 1987) - 9 goals
... Ronald Koeman (1983 - 1987) - 2 goals
(correct as of December 9, 1987)
Brief match report
Wed. 09 Dec 1987
Stadion De Meer, Amsterdam
Netherlands 4-0 Cyprus
Goals: Bosman 35, Bosman 44, Koeman 63 (11m), Bosman 66

Netherlands: van Breukelen, Koeman, Winter, van Tiggelen, Silooy, van Aerle, Mühren, Vanenburg, van 't Schip, Gullit (c), Bosman. Managed by Michels.
Booked: Bosman 73.

Cyprus: Pantziaras, Antrellis, Misos, Sokratous, Pittas, Nikolaou, Hristodoulou, Pavlos Savva, Yiangoudakis (c) (Petrosian 57), Mauroudis, Tsingis (Giorgos Savva 85). Managed by Haralambous.
Booked: Mauroudis 21, Pantziaras 63.

Att: 0,
Ref: Gregr (Czechoslovakia)

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