First stage
FYR Macedonia - Netherlands
1:2 (0:0)
Date
Venue / Stadium
Time
Attendance
10 September 2008 Skopje / City Stadium (Gradski)20:3011000
Match Officials
Referee
Grzegorz GILEWSKI (POL)
Assistant Referee 1
Maciej WIERZBOWSKI (POL)
Fourth Official
Hubert SIEJEWICZ (POL)
Assistant Referee 2
Rafal ROSTKOWSKI (POL)
    Goals scored
  • John HEITINGA (NED) 46',
  • Rafael VAN DER VAART (NED) 60',
  • Goran PANDEV (MKD) 77'
FYR Macedonia
    Line-up
  • Petar MILOSEVSKI (GK)
  • Nikolce NOVESKI
  • Goce SEDLOSKI (C)
  • Igor MITRESKI
  • Vlatko GROZDANOVSKI
  • Velice SHUMULIKOSKI
  • Goran MAZNOV (-62')
  • Goran PANDEV
  • Ilco NAUMOSKI
  • Vlade LAZAREVSKI (-58')
  • Vanco TRAJANOV (-83')
    Substitute(s)
  • Robert PETROV (+58')
  • Darko TASEVSKI (+62')
  • Tome PACOVSKI
  • Artim POLOZAHI
  • Miroslav VAJS
  • Boban GRNCAROV
  • Stevica RISTIKJ (+83')
Coach
Srecko KATANEC (SVN)
Netherlands
    Line-up
  • Maarten STEKELENBURG (GK)
  • John HEITINGA
  • Andre OOIJER (-28')
  • Joris MATHIJSEN
  • Giovanni VAN BRONCKHORST (C)
  • Mark VAN BOMMEL
  • Robin VAN PERSIE (-70')
  • Nigel DE JONG
  • Klaas Jan HUNTELAAR
  • Rafael VAN DER VAART
  • Arjen ROBBEN (-82')
    Substitute(s)
  • Khalid BOULAHROUZ (+28')
  • Ryan BABEL
  • Dirk KUYT (+70')
  • Tim DE CLER
  • Henk TIMMER
  • Ibrahim AFELLAY (+82')
  • Jan VENNEGOOR OF HESSELINK
Coach
Bert VAN MARWIJK (NED)
    Cautions
  • Robin VAN PERSIE (NED) 15'
  • , Ilco NAUMOSKI (MKD) 21'
  • , Vlatko GROZDANOVSKI (MKD) 74'
  • , Rafael VAN DER VAART (NED) 75'
  • , Maarten STEKELENBURG (NED) 76'
  • , Stevica RISTIKJ (MKD) 87'
    Sent off
a.e.t.:After extra time(C):CaptainPSO:Penalty Shoot-out
GK:GoalkeeperN:Not eligible to playI:Injured
Y:Misses next match if bookedPos:PositionsA:Absent

Photos

  • Netherland's Rafael Van Der Vaart celebrates after scoring
  • Netherlands' Rafael Van Der Vaart (R) and Mark Van Bommel (L) celebrates after scoring a goal agains
  • Dutch' Rafael Van Der Vaart (L) and his team mates celebrates after scoring a goal against Macedonia
  • Dutch Rafael Van DerVaart (L)  vies for the ball with Macedonia's Vlatko Grozdanovski
  • Dutch Nigel De Jong (C) vies with Macedonia's Veliche Shumolikoski
  • Dutch plajers celebrate after scoring

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