Will the Netherlands national team be the third team to win the World Cup after 12 years of runner-up?

 

The Netherlands national team, led by its veteran coach Louis van Gaal, is waiting to win the 2022 World Cup finals title, becoming the third team in a row to win the award 12 years after it won the World Cup title, especially since it had not lifted the cup before despite having historical generations in the past.

The Netherlands national team succeeded in qualifying for the next round of the 2022 World Cup, after defeating the United States of America, 3-1, in the match that was held between them this evening, Saturday, at the “Khalifa International” stadium, in the opening of the 16th round of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Which will continue until the eighteenth of this month, with the participation of 32 teams representing the six continents.

According to the global “Opta” network specialized in football statistics and numbers globally, the last two World Cup winners were in second place 12 years ago, namely Germany in 2014, “runner-up in 2002” and France in 2018, “runner-up in 2006” and summer 2010? Holland.

After the great victory over the American national team, 3-1, the Netherlands national team qualified for the quarter-finals of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, in the meeting that brought them together on Saturday evening in the opening of the round of 16 competitions of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar at Khalifa International Stadium.

The Netherlands against the United States

The Dutch national team striker, Memphis Depay, scored the first goal against the US national team at the start of the match in the tenth minute, and Daley Blind scored the second goal for the Dutch national team in the first minute of time instead of lost in the first half.

As for the second half, the performance of the American team improved in reducing the score by scoring the first goal in the 76th minute through Haji Wright.

But a quick response came from the Dutch national team by scoring the third goal through Dumfries in the 81st minute of the match.

The Dutch national team will play with one of the winners in the quarter-finals of the Argentina-Australia match, which will be held next Friday at nine o’clock in the evening.

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