Netherlands vs USA: Netherlands national football team qualified for FIFA World Cup 2022 quarter-finals after an impressive 3-1 win over the USA in the round of 16.
The Netherlands world cup squad have some great individuals, with the likes of Frankie de Jong, Memphis Depay and Van Dijk. They are considered as dark horses to win the Qatar World Cup 2022.
The Netherlands headed into the game against the USA on the back of their impressive performances in Group A, where they finished top of the points table with seven points. The USA, meanwhile, came into this fixture after finishing second in Group B with five points.
In the Netherlands vs USA fixture, it was the former who scored first. Memphis Depay opened the scoring in the 10th minute of the match, smashing the ball into the net after latching onto the impressive Denzel Dumfries’ delivery into the box.
The European nation then doubled their advantage in this Netherlands vs USA FIFA World Cup round of 16 fixture on the stroke of half-time as Daley Blind put the ball in the net.
Netherlands vs USA: Netherlands Defeat USA 3-1 to Qualify For FIFA World Cup 2022 Quarter-Finals
That second goal came in the 45+1st minute. Again, it was Dumfries who provided the assist, with the Inter Milan right-back playing the ball into the box. Blind then swept the ball past Matt Turner and into the USA net.
When the halftime whistle blew in this Netherlands vs USA FIFA World Cup round of 16 fixture, the former led the game by two goals.
The USA, however, reduced their deficit to just one goal in the 76th minute of the match. Christian Pulisic took a corner and sent the ball into the Netherlands box. There, the ball went in after taking a touch off Haji Wright. While it may be argued whether Wright meant to do it or not, the ball looped into the Netherlands net after he appeared to scuff a shot.
However, the USA’s hopes of a comeback in this Netherlands vs USA FIFA World Cup 2022 round of 16 fixture were dealt a blow when Dumfries re-established a two-goal cushion for his side.
The Netherlands scored their third goal of the match in the 81st minute, with Dumfries, unmarked, crashing the ball into the net from a Blind cross.
The Dutch then comfortably saw off this Netherlands vs USA fixture to book their place in the quarter-finals of FIFA World Cup 2022.