Netherlands dominate USA in first knock-out World Cup match | Qatar World Cup 2022 News

A 3-1 victory for the Oranje on the Khalifa Worldwide Stadium sends Group USA house.

The Netherlands have put three targets previous the USA to ebook a spot within the soccer World Cup quarter-finals in Qatar.

Regardless of scoring as soon as, the USA posed little problem to their opponents, who repeatedly outclassed the Stars and Stripes on the Khalifa Worldwide Stadium on Saturday.

Matt Turner within the USA objective produced some spectacular saves to disclaim the Dutch a bigger scoreline, whereas his reverse quantity Andries Noppert was referred to as upon far much less regularly.

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Mark Turner produced some essential saves for the USA [Sorin Furcoi/Al Jazeera]

Though the USA loved lengthy intervals of possession in a brilliant first-half show, all too typically a scarcity of composure within the remaining third allow them to down.

As an alternative, it was the Dutch who calmly bided their time earlier than carving open the USA defence with forensic precision.

USA ahead Christian Pulisic squandered a golden probability to place his crew 1-0 up after solely three minutes when he discovered himself in house solely to see a scuffed shot saved.

However the Netherlands grew into the sport, with Memphis Depay and Daley Blind discovering the web after being each assisted by Denzel Dumfries within the tenth and the primary minute of first-half added time, respectively.

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Netherlands followers rejoice their crew’s development to the match’s final 8 [Sorin Furcoi/Al Jazeera]

Cody Gakpo cleared Tim Ream’s header off the road early within the second half to maintain the Netherlands’ benefit protected, however the males in orange wasted possibilities to place the sport to mattress.

Second-half substitute Haji Wright minimize the US deficit to 2-1 within the 76th minute when Pulisic’s cross hit his trailing foot and popped over Noppert and into the web.

However Dumfries restored a two-goal lead for the Netherlands within the 81st minute – this time Blind offered the help.

Runners-up in 1974, 1978 and 2010, the Oranje prolonged their unbeaten streak to 19 video games and can face subsequent the winner of Saturday’s night conflict between Argentina and Australia.

Denzil Dumfries added a late goal
Denzil Dumfries added a late objective [Sorin Furcoi/Al Jazeera]

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