Senegal-Netherlands 0-2, Gakpo and Klaassen decide
A barely extra emotional problem is set by the pinnacle of PSV’s expertise and the Ajax midfielder. They lower Ecuador to the highest of group A
The Netherlands, unbeaten, beat Senegal 2-0 of their 2022 World Cup opener to place Ecuador prime of Group A.. Van Gaal has PSV’s younger expertise to thank Your door who, with a header within the 84th minute following the assistance of De Jong, is ready for Mendy to come back out and give Orange three golden factors. 99 minutes Klaassen prolonged his lead after Depay’s shot was badly blocked by the Chelsea goalkeeper. For the remaining, there have been only a few feelings, when De Jong ate 1-0 within the nineteenth minute, whereas within the second half Noppert didn’t say twice Dia and Pape Gueye.
Holland performs badly, reveals defensive (see De Ligt) and offensive alternatives, however in the long run they win within the closing towards organized Senegal however nothing extra. The cowl man is Cody Gakpo, the brand new gem of Dutch soccer, the person of his crew even with out the necessary objective that he obtained within the 84th minute. Behind the board, nevertheless, the unknown Mendy: the Chelsea participant, who misplaced possession and reached Potter on the bench, he gave the 2 targets to the Orange crew, first with a well timed exit and then with a tough push at the back of Klaassen. toes. Van Gaal, aside from the consequence, has no different purpose to smile: his crew was lengthy with out concepts and with out issues in assault. For Senegal a nasty publicity and feeling that they are going to play the subsequent stage towards Ecuador. However, extra concrete is required for the assault.
Senegal has to compete within the World Cup with out the brightest star, Sadio Mané, and for the primary coach Cissé additionally has to do with out the participant of Milan Ballo Touré: as an alternative Diallo, the place the trident is led by the striker Salernitana Dia, and Diatta and Ismaila Sarr on the aspect all the things. The Netherlands cannot depend on Depay: Van Gaal’s alternative falls on Janssen, whereas Noppert has a objective, a 12 months and a half on the bench in Foggia (from January 2018 to 30 June 2019) and makes his full debut with the Oranges. In protection De Ligt and Van Dijk. The solely bench for Inter De Vrij is Atalantini De Roon and Koopmeiners. It isn’t the primary half that may go down in historical past on the Al Thumana stadium in Doha, it’s the greatest alternative that occurs to the Dutch, however the Senegalese don’t stand nonetheless and make it a face to face by making the most of the apparent alternatives from the opposition. . Like the first minute, when De Ligt loses the ball badly and De Jong reveals Dia’s shot. A primary half filled with worries and errors for the previous Juve defender, the weak hyperlink on the again. Orange’s reply was not lengthy in coming: within the 4th minute Gakpo put it within the center, Bergwijn in a break up was not discovered by the beard with an unprotected objective. His music may be very constant and Holland will be harmful until he modifies. A transparent likelihood within the nineteenth minute: Berghuis assists De Jong, the Barcelona participant face-to-face with Mendy tries to throw just a few passes and Diallo prevents the menace. The Africans threaten Noppert within the twenty fifth minute: Sarr’s right-footed shot appears good, however Van Dijk will get a header and saves. The first half ends with a left-footed shot into the highest nook of Berghuis (40′). Few feelings and many (many) technical flaws.
The second half began with out two technical adjustments, with Senegal exhibiting little braveness and the Netherlands struggling to get the ball rolling and creating harmful probabilities. Especially De Jong isn’t seen, it’s a mistake that’s straightforward to assist. So the primary incident was for the Senegalese, however Noppert was alert to Dia’s shot and saved himself for a nook (65′). The rookie goalkeeper was nonetheless good at Guaye’s cross within the 73rd minute, however the referee waved it off for Diatta’s offside on the finish (73′). Meanwhile Van Gaal is enjoying the Depay, Klaassen and Koopmeiners playing cards. And when the issue appears to be a humiliating 0-0, right here is the play of the hero: De Jong does the very best in his tough sport, consuming a scrumptious ball on the pinnacle of Gakpo, the expertise of PSV expects the unlucky exit of Mendy and opens the sport (84′). Senegal, at the moment with out Diallo and Kouyate resulting from accidents, rush ahead however have nobody left. So towards Depay-Klaassen the 2 picked up 2-0: Chelsea goalkeeper Mendy challenges the Barcelona participant and for the Ajax participant it’s kid’s play to place within the web.
Senegal (4-3-3): E. Mendy 4; Sabaly 6, Koulibaly 6.5, P. Cissé 6, Diallo 5.5 (17′ st Jakobs 5.5); I. Gueye 6, Kouyate 6.5 (29′ st Pape Gueye 6), N. Mendy 5; Diatta 5 (29′ st Jackson 5), Dia 6 (24′ st Bamba Dieng 5), I. Sarr 6.5. Available now: Seny, Gomis, Formose, Loum, Moussa Ndiaye, Pathe Ciss, Name, PM Sarr, Famara, Iliman. all the things.Version: 5.5
Netherlands (3-4-1-2): Branches 7; De Ligt 5, Van Dijk 6.5, Aké 6; Dumfries 5.5, Berghuis 5.5 (34′ st Koopmeiners 6), F. De Jong 5.5, Blind 5.5; Gakpo 7 (49′ st De Roon sv); Janssen 5 (17′ st Depay 6), Bergwijn 5.5 (34′ st Klaassen 6.5). Available now: Pasveer, Bijlow, Timber, De Vrij, L. De Jong, Lang, Malacia, Weghorst, Taylor, Simons, Frimpong. all the things.: Van Gaal 6
The prosecutor: Sampaio (Brazil)
Notes: 39′ st Gakpo (W), 54′ st Klaassen (W)
Amon himself: De Ligt (O), N. Mendy (L), I. Gueye (L)
ALL THE THINGS
– For the primary time the Netherlands has saved 4 clear sheets in a row on the World Cup; Moreover, it’s the first nation to do that since Spain in 2010.
– Senegal have misplaced consecutive matches for the primary time on the World Cup and haven’t saved any of their earlier eight matches.
– This is the sport wherein Senegal shot probably the most with out scoring on the World Cup (15 pictures).
– Cody Gakpo’s 84th-minute objective got here with the Netherlands’ first shot on course towards Senegal.
– Cody Gakpo (23 years, 198 days) is the Netherlands’ highest scorer on the World Cup since Memphis Depay on 23 June 2014 towards Chile (20 years, 130 days).
– Davy Klaassen’s objective after 98 minutes and 17 seconds is the newest for the Netherlands on the World Cup.
– Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal (aged 71 years and 105 days) grew to become the third oldest coach on the World Cup, after Otto Rehhagel (aged 71 years and 317 days) and Óscar Tabárez (aged 71 years and 125 days).
– Senegal had the eleventh highest age on the World Cup: 28 years and 284 days, surpassing their earlier report by greater than two years (26 years and 224 days towards Colombia in 2018).
– Virgil van Dijk made his fiftieth look for the Netherlands in all competitions, however his first in a serious competitors. Only goalkeeper Gejus van der Meulen performed extra video games for the Oranje than Van Dijk earlier than showing in a World Cup or European Championship (54, in 1934).