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Frenkie de Jong, Jasper Cillessen and Nelson Semedo set for Nations League final

The Netherlands take on Portugal on Sunday

Netherlands v England - UEFA Nations League Semi-Final Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images

Netherlands take on Portugal in the first ever UEFA Nations League final on Sunday with three Barcelona players set to be involved.

Goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen and incoming midfielder Frenkie de Jong will feature for Ronald Koeman’s side, while Nelson Semedo should start for the hosts.

Semedo has forced his way back into the Portugal team and played all 90 minutes of their 3-1 semi-final win over Switzerland.

Portugal v Switzerland - UEFA Nations League Semi-Final Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images

Meanwhile, both Cillessen and De Jong are important members of a Netherlands team that has looked rejuvenated this season and enjoyed wins over France, Germany and England on their way to the final.

De Jong in particular has played a starring role:

Sunday’s game takes place at the Estádio do Dragão in Porto, with both sides aiming to make history by winning the first ever edition of the tournament.

The hosts are slight favourites for the match and have home advantage, but Netherlands have shown this season they are capable of upsetting the odds.

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