Netherlands and Argentina are two of the greatest teams playing in the FIFA World Cup 2022. They are now meeting each other in the quarterfinals of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar on Friday to advance to the semifinal. These teams are no strangers at this level.
The Netherlands eased to a 3-1 win over the United States, while Argentina beat Australia 2-1 to qualify in this round. So, now, Netherlands and Argentina will face off in a heavyweight clash. Both squads have aimed to secure a place in the semifinal.
So, let's get to know everything about the mouth-watering game between Netherlands and Argentina.
Netherlands vs. Argentina Quarter-Final Match Preview & Team History
- This is arguably the first meeting between two great footballing countries at this World Cup's knockouts.
- Argentina has failed to score in their last three encounters with the Dutch team but has lost only one of those games.
- Netherlands and Argentian have faced each other on nine previous occasions, five of those coming at World Cups.
- Argentina broke Dutch hearts again eight years ago at the 2014 FIFA World Cup held in Brazil.
Netherlands vs. Argentina Possible Lineups
Netherlands' Predicted Lineup: Andries Noppert, Jurrien Timber, Virgil Van Dijk, Nathan Ake, Denzel Dumfries, De Roon, Frankie De Jong, Daley Blind, Davy Klassen, Cody Gakpo, Memphis Depay
Argentina's Predicted Lineup: Emiliano Martinez, Cristian Romero, Nicolas Otamendi, Lisandro Martinez, Leandro Paredes, Rodrigo De Paul, Alexis Mac Allister, Enzo Fernandez, Lionel Messi, Angel Di Maria, Julian Alvarez
Players To Watch Closely at Netherlands vs. Argentina
The Netherlands has a long tradition of producing attacking superstars. Besides, their defense is also vital. Davy Klaassen, Dumfries, Cody Gakpo, and Blind are the key players whose performances fans are looking for.
In the same way, Argentine is well-prepared for their next game. Their squad is pretty impressive, and we are looking forward to the performance of Argentine players like Lionel Messi, Alvarez, Enzo Fernandez, and Alexis MacAllister.
Netherlands vs. Argentina Prediction & Win Probability: Betting Odds
Netherlands and Argentina will lock up in the quarterfinals at Lusail Stadium in Lusail on Friday, December 9. Football fans from both nations have supported their own team. In the quarterfinal match between Netherlands and Argentina, 27% are on the Dutch side, while 43% support Argentina. And the rest of them predicts the game to wend a draw and Argentina to win by penalty.
Prediction: Netherlands 0-1 Argentina
Likewise, Argentina is +116 on the Moneyline to secure a place in the semifinals over the Netherlands (+259). This game has an over/under of 2.5 goals in place.
Netherlands vs. Argentina Kickoff Time, Stadium, Date, Location, Channel
Fans are excited to watch the game between Netherlands and Argentina in the quarterfinal of FIFA World Cup 2022.
Kickoff Time: 7 pm GMT
Date: December 9, Friday
Stadium: Lusail Iconic Stadium
Location: Lusail, Qatar
Channel: Fox, Telemundo, SBS, Sports 18, Astro FIFA World Cup 1