The Netherlands and USA will kick off the FIFA World Cup 2022 knockouts today. It’s a 3:00 pm GMT kick-off at Khalifa International Stadium and a spot for the quarter-finals will be on the line. Here’s the Netherlands vs USA starting XI.
The Oranje finished top of Group A following their 2-0 victory to Senegal, 1-1 with Ecuador, and 2-0 to Qatar.
On the other hand, Gregg Berhalter’s men finished 2nd in Group B; 1-1 with Wales, 0-0 with England, and a 1-0 victory over Iran.
The winner of today’s game will face Argentina or Australia in the last 8.
🆚 Netherlands vs USA | Round of 16
🗓 Date: Saturday, 3 December 2022
🕗 Start Time: 4:00 pm Dutch Time | 10:00 am ET
🏟 Venue: Khalifa International Stadium, Doha
📺 Live: FOX, Telemundo, fuboTV, Peacock Premium, TSN, ITV1, ITVX, BBC One, BBC iPlayer
Netherlands’ Starting XI vs USA
|Manager||Louis van Gaal|
|Defender||Timber, van Dijk, Ake|
|Midfielder||Dumfries, de Roon, de Jong, Blind; Klaassen|
Louis van Gaal has no injury concerns. Memphis Depay and Cody Gakpo start on the frontline. Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk will lead the backline. Ajax’s Steven Bergwijn will start on the bench.
USA’s Starting XI vs Netherlands
|Defender||Dest, Zimmerman, Ream, Robinson|
|Midfielder||McKennie, Adams, Musah|
|Forward||Weah, Ferreira, Pulisic|
Christian Pulisic hurt himself while scoring the winner against Iran. However, “Captain America” is fully fit and gunning to start. Zimmerman will start at the heart of the defense. Tyler Adams will captain the team. FC Dallas’ Jesus Ferreira starts as the center-forward.