The USA team is also doing well in the FIFA World Cup 2022 as they progressed to the knockout stage of the tournament after getting a 1-0 victory over Iran on Tuesday. Now, the USMNT should be prepared for their first game, and it may be pretty tricky for them as they are facing the Netherlands on December 3.
For your information, the Netherlands is the winner of Group A. Now, they are going head to head, and both teams wish to move ahead. Here's everything you need to know about the match between the Netherlands and the USA in the Round of 16 of the World Cup 2022.
Netherlands vs. USA World Cup 2022 Round of 16 Match Preview
- USMNT has only advanced past the Round of 16 once in World Cup history, back in 2002.
- The USA has never faced the Dutch in World Cup action before, with the two countries restricted to friendly meetings across the years.
- The Netherlands dominated their early encounters with the USA.
- If the US team wins the game against the Netherlands, they will equal their best result in a World Cup.
Netherlands vs. USA Possible Lineups
Netherlands' Predicted Lineup: Andries Noppert, Jurrien Timber, Virgil van Dijk, Nathan Ake, Denzel Dumfries, Marten de Roon, Frenkie de Jong, Daley Blind, Davy Klaassen, Cody Gakpo, and Memphis Depay
USA's Predicted Lineup: Matt Turner, Sergino Dest, Carter-Vickers, Tim Ream, Antonee Robinson, Yunus Musah, Tyler Adams, Weston McKennie, Timothy Weah, Joshua Sargent, and Christian Pulisic
Players To Watch at Netherlands vs. USA
Cody Gakpo is one of the most prominent players in the Dutch team, and he is looking like one of the breakout stars of the 2022 World Cup. Likewise, Memphis is another key footballer for his team whose performance has caught many people's eyes.
Likewise, the US team has good players who are playing in multiple clubs. Football fans worldwide are looking forwards to the performance of Tim Ream in the game against the Netherlands in the Round of 16 of the 2022 World Cup.
Netherlands vs. USA Prediction and Scorecard
Saturday's match will not only be the first World Cup game competed by the two countries but also their first-ever competitive encounter. However, the two nations have met in friendlies five times in the past, with the first coming in 1998.
While their overall history is not great reading, the USA has enjoyed knockout-round success once before. In 2002, they beat CONCACAF contenders Mexico in the Round of 16 to go to the quarterfinals before going down to the German team in the last eight.
Our Prediction (Scorecard): Netherlands 2-0 USA
Furthermore, 50% of fans are in support of the Netherlands, while 22% support the USA. Likewise, 28% predicted the game to end draw.
Netherlands vs. USA Betting Odds
The USA gets to play the Netherlands on Saturday with a spot in the FIFA World Cup 2022 quarterfinals on the line. Here are the opening odds for Netherlands vs. USA:-
Netherlands vs. USA Match Facts: Kickoff Time, Stadium, Date, Location, Channel
Kickoff Time: 9:00 (CDT)
Date: December 3, 2022
Stadium: Khalifa International Stadium
Location: Al Rayyan, Qatar
Where To Watch: Fubo, Vidgo, Sling TV, Peacock TV, YouTube TV
Tickets: You can buy tickets for the Netherlands vs. USA on many websites, including StubHub, Ticombo, TicketKosta, and FIFA.com/tickets.