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WORLD CUP 2022 :- Netherlands vs USA Preview, Line Up, Match Info


All the group-stage matches of the World Cup ended yesterday.  The pre-quarter matches will start today.

 Group A champions Netherlands will face Group B runners-up USA in the first pre-quarter.  This match will be held at the Khalifa International Stadium at 8.30 PM IST.  As the winners advance to the quarter-finals and the losers are eliminated, it will be an intense battle.  Orange enter the group stage without losing a single match.  They won 2 matches and drew against Ecuador.  Their trump card is in-form striker Cody Gakpo.

 Also, having many talented players like Depay, Diong, van Dijk, Delit, Dumfries, Blind, Klaasen, Toka, Divrij in the team is something that gives the Netherlands an advantage.  On the other hand, the USA is the second runner-up behind England from Group B.  Remarkably, they are also undefeated.  The U.S. was able to tie the giants England.  Sharp counterattacks increase their strength.

 Captain Pulisic, McKenney, Adams, Dest and other players who have proven their ability in the European League are also there.  Therefore, things will not be easy for the Netherlands.  Anyway, let's eagerly wait to know who will be the first-quarter finalist.


Netherlands   :- 48%

USA              :- 23%

Draw            :- 29%


Date:- 3/12/2022

Time:- 8.30 PM (IST)

Venue:- Khalifa International Stadium


1) All five previous meetings between the Netherlands and the USA have been in friendlies – the Oranje won the first four between 1998 and 2010, with the USA winning the most recent encounter in 2015.

2) The Netherlands are unbeaten in their last 19 World Cup matches against non-European nations (W13 D6) since losing 3-2 to Brazil in the quarter-finals in 1994.  However, two of their six ties in this run have gone on penalties (Brazil in 1998 and Argentina in 2014).

3) The USA are winless in their last 11 World Cup matches (D6 L5) against European nations since beating Portugal 3-2 in 2002.  Overall, the USA also beat Belgium in their 23 World Cup games against Europe (D7 L13).  The 1930s and 1950s in England.

4) The Netherlands are unbeaten in their 10 World Cup matches under Louis van Gaal (W7 D3) and have kept five clean sheets in their last six matches at the finals, including shutouts in their last three matches in the knockout stages.  Spain, who won the tournament in 2010, is the only team in World Cup history to keep four consecutive clean sheets in the knockout stages.

5) The Netherlands have reached the quarter-finals in four of their last five appearances at the World Cup, failing to make the run in 2006, losing 1-0 to Portugal in the round of 16.