France 4-0 Netherlands, Sweden 0-3 Belgium: Euro 2024 qualifying – as it happened

France’s new captain Kylian Mbappe mesmerised the Netherlands in Paris, while Romelu Lukaku scored a cathartic hat-trick for Belgium

France v Netherlands

“You may want to highlight that some of the ‘innovation’ in the Dutch team is due to the outbreak of some kind of viral illness (not COVID-19) in the team,” writes Willem van Schaik, “which has led to Cody Gakpo, Matthijs de Ligt, Sven Botman, Joey Veerman and Bart Verbruggen being sent home.”

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