‘Fantasieloos’ Orange is world news: ‘This team does not fit Frank de Boer’

The disappointing appearance of the Dutch team against Bosnia and Herzegovina is a real concern abroad. Coach Frank de Boer will be the target of criticism in England, Germany, Belgium, Mexico, Spain and Italy on Monday. ‘Frank de Boer’s sputtering start got a sequel on Sunday evening against Bosnia, which held Orange on a goal-free draw,โ€ writes The Daily Mail. ‘It’s a weak start for the former trainer of Crystal Palace: De Boer is still waiting for the first goal under his leadership. And that while Oranje created a strong team with Frenkie de Jong, Virgil van Dijk and Gini Wijnaldum among others.
No getting through against the warring Bosnians‘, says BILD. ‘The Netherlands must be satisfied with a 0-0 draw. Only in the second half the team of the debuting coach Frank de Boer exerted more pressure, but all in all it was unimaginative. It won‘t be like that with the group victory in the Nations League.โ€

โ€œIn the second half we have created 3 or 4 big opportunities and at this level you have to make themโ€, says football coach Frank de Boer. Those opportunities were partly created by Steven Berghuis, who, according to De Boer, fell well. #BOSNED pic.twitter.com/LuwKXQI9L2
โ€” CCEit Football (@NOSvoetbal) October 11, 2020

The Netherlands created very little‘ in Zenica, notes Het Nieuwsblad. ‘In the last 20 minutes, the pressure on the home target increased. Luuk de Jong was close to a goal and Frenkie de Jong was twice a chance. After three matches, the Dutch count only four points in group 1 of the A-division.
Orange had the ball, but lacked depth and created few chances, ‘says Mexican TUDN. ‘The start of Frank de Boer at the helm of the Dutch team continues to raise doubts, after his team took only one point against Bosnia on Sunday evening. After defeating Mexico, Orange hopes to show a better version of itself, but it remained far from that: there was again a lack of ideas from the midfield, despite a selection of talented players.

De Boer hasn’t got off to the best start… https://t.co/QnIOVDEasQ
โ€” Mirror Football (@MirrorFootball) October 12, 2020

Diario SPORT goes a little further. ‘This Orange does not fit Frank de Boer. With De Boer on the bank, the Netherlands does not know how to win and score. Although he did this time with Frenkie de Jong, the path to the goal was not foundโ€, says the Spanish medium. Mundo Deportivo writes words of similar meaning. ‘At the end of the competition, the face of De Boer showed a realization that the criticism of him will increase.
The Dutch team seemed to have risen from the ashes, but after 180 minutes under Frank de Boer the country is back at square, ‘says Il Postipico. ‘The era of the former Internazionale trainer did not start in the best way. After the bad performance against Mexico was also not won from Bosnia. Enough to talk about. This team has no ideas and no soul.โ€