UEFA Nations League: Netherlands Edges Past Poland, Italy Draw To Bosnia

UEFA Nations League: Netherlands Edges Past Poland, Italy Draw To  Bosnia 
Tottenham playmaker Steven Bergwijn ensured the Netherlands did not feel the absence of recently departed coach Ronald Koeman to beat Poland 1-0 in the Nations League, while Italy's record winning run came to an end in a 1-1 draw with Bosnia and Herzegovina on Friday.

Koeman left to take charge of Barcelona last month, less than a year before he was due to lead his country to a major international tournament for the first time.

A rejuvenated Netherlands reached the final of the inaugural Nations League under Koeman and Bergwijn is one of a number of exciting young talents alongside Frenkie De Jong and Matthijs de Ligt that make the Dutch among the favourites for next year's Euros.

The Tottenham winger netted his first international goal by tapping home from close range on the hour mark to give caretaker boss Dwight Lodeweges the perfect start.

Also in League A Group 1, Italy extended their two-year unbeaten run but a run of 11 straight wins came to an end in in Florence.
Edin Dzeko put the visitors in front in the country where he plays his club football for Roma before Stefano Sensi levelled 10 minutes later.

"We're disappointed not to win, but there was no sharpness," said Italy boss Roberto Mancini. "Our winning streak had to end sooner or later, and we're glad it came with a draw and not a defeat

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