Youri Tielemans

Tielemans Captains Belgium & Vestergaard Scores For Denmark

Youri Tielemans skippered Belgium to a 2-2 friendly draw with the Republic of Ireland while Jannik Vestergaard scored his second international goal for Denmark during Saturday’s international action.
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- Youri Tielemans plays as captain for Belgium in a 2-2 draw with the Republic of Ireland
- Jannik Vestergaard scores his second goal for Denmark in a 4-2 defeat by the Netherlands
- Kasper Schmeichel made his 79th appearance for the Danes in Amsterdam

Tielemans, on his 48th appearance for the Red Devils, played from start to finish as Roberto Martínez’s side drew with Stephen Kenny’s outfit at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin.

Michy Batshuayi got Belgium off to a positive start after netting on 12 minutes, however Chiedozie Ogbene restored parity before the interval.

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Belgium
Belgium

The Foxes No.8 captained Belgium on Saturday night in Dublin.

The visitors were back in front when Hans Vanaken, creator of the opening goal, was on target just before the hour mark, before Alan Browne levelled matters with five minutes to play.

Later on in the evening, in another international friendly, this time at the Johan Cruijff Arena in Amsterdam, Kasper Schmeichel and Vestergaard both started against the Netherlands, with the latter scoring his first international goal for over six years.

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Jannik Vestergaard
Jannik Vestergaard

The centre-back celebrates scoring his second international goal for Denmark.

City’s No.23 replied to a Steven Bergwijn strike, however Nathan Aké put the hosts ahead once more before Memphis Depay’s penalty handed the Dutch a 3-1 lead at the interval.

Christian Eriksen gave the Danes hope of a comeback when he found the net just three minutes after being introduced from the bench, however Bergwijn was on the scoresheet again to secure a 4-2 triumph for the Netherlands. 

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