The Netherlands National Team got his ticket to the Round of 16 of the World Cup Qatar 2022, after their 0-2 win over Qatar, match valid for Group A, where he finished as leader.
Cody Gakpo opened the scoring at minute 26 and Frenkie de Jong He sentenced the game to 49 ‘.
The ‘Clockwork Orange’ began dominating the game and stalking the goal defended by Meshal Barsham.
At minute 24, Qatar took his first shot at the goal after a corner kick where the ball was left alone but the shot was not good enough to beat Andries Noppert.
Two minutes later, the star of the Netherlands appeared, Cody Gakpowith a shot from outside the area and put ‘Clockwork Orange’ ahead on the scoreboard.
After the goal, Qatar improved, took a little more possession of the ball and began to create chances but with little danger in the area of the Europeans.
However, the ‘Mechanical orange’ He created few opportunities but when he approached the rival area he made the Qataris tremble.
In the second half, the Netherlands came out looking for the match. In just four minutes played in the second half, Frenkie de Jong a rebound was found in the small area left by the goalkeeper barsham and increased the advantage of the Europeans.
After De Jong’s goal, the Netherlands grew and possession of the ball was practically for the ‘Mechanical Orange’.
At 68′, vincent janssen He found himself one on one in front of the Qatar goalkeeper, he did not define but he did assist Steven Berghuis to extend the victory of those led by Louis van Gaal to 0-3; nevertheless, a hand of Gakpo moments before the goal caused the goal not to go up on the scoreboard.
Later, Qatar tried to look for the goal but a Holland very orderly and well stopped in defense cut off any chance of possible danger.
December 3 Netherlands will play at the Khalifa International Stadium the Round of 16 Qatar 2022their rival will be the second place in Group B, which for the moment is occupied by Iran but the United States could steal their position if they manage to beat them this Tuesday at 1:00 p.m., central Mexico time.
Group A / Date 3
Qatar 0-2 Netherlands
Stadium: Al Bayt
Referee: Bakary Gassama (Gambia)
0-1 (26 ‘).- Cody Gakpo
0-2 (49′).- Frenkie de Jong
(Karim Boudiaf, 64′)
(Ali Assad, 64′)
(Mohammed Muntari, 64′)
DT: Felix Sanchez Bas
Virgil van Dijk
Nathan Aké (Yellow, 52′)
Frenkie de Jong
marten de roon
(Teun Koopmeiners, 83′)
(Steven Berghuis, 66′)
(Vincent Jansen, 66′)
(Wout Weghorst, 83′)
DT: Louis van Gaal