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Weghorst secures Netherlands’ spot in the Euro 2024

The Netherlands booked a spot in the Euro 2024 finals as Wout Weghorst's goal earned them a 1-0 home victory over the Republic of Ireland.

The Netherlands booked a spot in the Euro 2024 finals as Wout Weghorst’s goal earned them a 1-0 home victory over the Republic of Ireland.

Clinical Finish by Hoffenheim Striker

Taking the lead after 11 minutes, the Hoffenheim striker found ample space before unleashing a powerful shot into the top corner of the net, setting the tone for the match.

Hosts Control a Low-Intensity Match

In a game characterized by a subdued tempo, the hosts maintained dominance. Republic of Ireland’s goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu made an impressive save early in the second half, diverting Tijjani Reijnders’ shot onto the post.

Republic of Ireland’s Disappointing Campaign

The Republic’s qualifiers culminated in a disappointing manner, accumulating merely six points across eight games. Their victories were solely against Group B underdogs Gibraltar. This lackluster performance underscored the struggles of Stephen Kenny’s side throughout the campaign.

Impending Departure for Kenny

This defeat is anticipated to mark one of Stephen Kenny’s final matches in charge, with his contract set to expire after the upcoming Dublin friendly against New Zealand on Tuesday night.

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