Match No. 781 - Wednesday, 15th August 2001, 8:15pm

  • Mark van Bommel, 38'
  • Ruud van Nistelrooy, 39'
    • 1
    • Edwin van der Sar
    • HT
    • 2
    • Michael Reiziger
    • 3
    • Jaap Stam
    • HT
    • 4
    • Kevin Hofland
    • 5
    • Giovanni van Bronckhorst
    • 6
    • Mark van Bommel
    • 73'
    • 7
    • Boudewijn Zenden
    • HT
    • 8
    • Phillip Cocu (c)
    • 80'
    • 9
    • Ruud van Nistelrooy
    • HT
    • 10
    • Patrick Kluivert
    • 89'
    • 11
    • Marc Overmars
    • HT
    • 16
    • Ronald Waterreus
    • HT
    • 13
    • Mario Melchiot
    • HT
    • 18
    • Edgar Davids
    • HT
    • 15
    • Roy Makaay
    • HT
    • 19
    • Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink
    • HT
    • 14
    • Denny Landzaat
    • 73'
    • 12
    • Niels Kamphuis
    • 80'
    • 17
    • Pierre van Hooijdonk
    • 89'

Notes

  • Late Kick-OffKick-off was due at 8pm but was delayed 15 minutes due to traffic congestion around the ground.
  • Player InjuriesJames and Keown collided when trying to stop Hasselbaink from scoring. Both players had to come off.
  • Player MilestoneOwen Hargreaves' 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneRichard Wright's Last Cap

Sources

  • BBC Football "Holland outclass England", Wednesday 15th August 2001.
  • The Guardian "England caught cold in warm-up", Thursday 16th August 2001.

Managers

Referee

  • Anders Frisk

Attendance

  • 35,238

Half Time Score

ELO Rankings

  • England - 9th - 1
  • Netherlands - 4th