Netherlands v Belgium, 14 October 1981

Score3-0 to Netherlands
RefereeBrian Robert McGinlay
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Group 2
VenueStadion de Kuip, Rotterdam
Attendance56,000

3  Netherlands

Manager: Kees Rijvers

0  Belgium

Manager: Guy Thijs

Goals:

Johnny Metgod 6 G
Kees van Kooten 26 G
Ruud Geels 55 G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Hans van Breukelen
Defender Hugo Hovenkamp
Defender Ruud Krol (captain)
Midfielder Johnny Metgod
Midfielder Arnold Muhren
Midfielder Johan Neeskens
Midfielder Frans Thijssen
Forward Tscheu-La Ling
Forward Johnny Rep
Forward Kees van Kooten

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Jean-Marie Pfaff
Defender Eric Gerets (captain)
Defender Walter Meeuws
Defender Luc Millecamps
Defender Michel Renquin
Midfielder Marc Millecamps
Midfielder Rene Vandereycken
Midfielder Frankie Vercauteren
Midfielder Eddy Voordeckers

Substitutions:

Ruud Geels for Kees van Kooten 46

Substitutions:

Albert Cluytens for Eddy Voordeckers 46
Gerard Plessers for Eddy Snelders 62

Cards:

Cards:

Walter Meeuws Y
Walter Meeuws 39 Y
Walter Meeuws 39 R

On the bench:

Forward Ruud Geels

On the bench:

Defender Gerard Plessers
Midfielder Albert Cluytens