Netherlands predicted lineup vs Senegal

Netherlands predicted lineup vs Senegal

The Netherlands will finish an eight-and-a-half-year watch for males’s World Cup soccer once they face Senegal in Group A on Monday afternoon.

Louis van Gaal was additionally on the helm for the final World Cup match contested by the Dutch; a 3-0 victory over hosts Brazil within the third-place playoff again in 2014. Simply three bronze medallists have made it to Qatar.

Here is the largely new-look aspect Van Gaal could choose to face Senegal.

Frenkie De Jong

Frenkie de Jong is called after the band ‘Frankie Goes to Hollywood’ / Soccrates Photos/GettyImages

GK: Remko Pasveer – The second-oldest participant to ever make their debut for the Netherlands, Pasveer was 38 when Van Gaal first referred to as him up as just lately as September. With Jasper Cillissen a shock (and incensed) omission, the Ajax primary may earn his third cap on the worldwide stage.

CB: Jurrien Timber – The reported Manchester United goal has the possibility to bolster a well-stocked pack of suitors this winter.

CB: Virgil van Dijk – When Van Dijk knowledgeable Van Gaal that he can be the primary penalty taker in a shootout throughout a Dutch coaching session, his supervisor shot again: “Ah… So that you’ve turn into a coach now.” All of it led to laughter (from Van Gaal) however Van Dijk was reminded of the hierarchy.

CB: Nathan Ake – Manchester Metropolis’s centre-back was solely afforded one minute in World Cup qualifying however has wriggled into Van Gaal’s plans in 2022.

RWB: Jeremie Frimpong – Within the probably absence of Denzel Dumfries, the Bayer Leverkusen full-back is a pure substitute down the suitable.

CM: Frenkie de Jong – The Barcelona midfielder has missed only one aggressive worldwide since making his debut in 2018.

CM: Teun Koopmeiners – The previous AZ Alkmaar captain has a watch for aim from midfield, scoring 42 occasions throughout the final four-and-a-half years of league soccer.

LWB: Daley Blind – Simply as in 2014, Blind’s father Danny – who amassed 42 caps as a participant himself – will probably be a part of Van Gaal’s World Cup teaching workers.

AM: Cody Gakpo – The Netherlands’ Footballer of the 12 months for the 2021/22 season is averaging a aim or an help each 55 minutes for PSV this time period.

ST: Steven Bergwijn – Whereas some in north London could query his attacking efficiency, Van Gaal is smitten with the previous Tottenham man, gushing that “for us, he’s price his weight in gold” and “in Oranje, he’s all the time a success”.

ST: Vincent Janssen – One other discarded Spurs ahead was reintroduced to the nationwide crew in June after 5 years spent within the worldwide wilderness. With out the injured Memphis Depay, Janssen may earn a beginning berth on Monday.

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