Netherlands vs Qatar Live

Netherlands need a win or a draw to qualify to the last 16.
Qatar are the second host country to exit the tournament in the first round.
Mohammed Muntari made history when he scored Qatar’s first World Cup goal in the game with Senegal.

Qatar starting XI announced
Qatar XI: Meshaal Barsham, Homam Ahmed, Abdelkarim Hassan, Boualem Khoukhi, Pedro Miguel, Ismail Mohamad, Abdulaziz Hatem, Assim Madibo, Hassan Al Haydos, Akram Afif, Almoez Ali


Netherlands starting XI announced
Netherlands XI: Andries Noppert, Jurrien Timber, Virgil van Dijk, Nathan Ake, Denzel Dumfries, Marten de Roon, Frenkie de Jong, Daley Blind, Davy Klaassen, Cody Gakpo, Memphis Depay


Oranje look to top group while Qatar seek consolation victory.
After securing a draw against Ecuador in their last outing, the Netherlands will be aiming to put in a solid performance to finish as group leaders.

For Qatar, after losing to both Ecuador and Senegal, their tournament will unfortunately come to an early close regardless of today’s outcome.

So on that note, they will be looking to issue a shock of their own by picking up a consolation three points to end their tournament on a strong note.

Will the Netherlands prevail or will local Qataris be treated to a match they won’t soon forget?

We will have that answer shortly as we build up to the opening kick-off.


The Oranje supporters also started arriving at Al Bayt stadium for the 6pm match with Qatar.

The group’s top ranked team need a win or a draw to qualify to the last 16 while Qatar have been eliminated from the competition.

Qatar might have been eliminated from the competition, but their fans are out to support the team.

They have started arriving at Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor for the 6pm showdown with the Netherlands, hoping their team shocks the group’s top-ranked team.

“We are already out of the competition, so the match is not very important,” said Mohammad Ahmad al-Sada, who brought his grandson to the stadium for the first time.

“I hope we see a good game from our players today. They need to make us proud by their effort and performance,” he said.

“The coach needs to field the younger players in the squad to give them experience for the future,” al-Sada added.

Qatar will want to avoid becoming the first host country to lose all three group matches.

Recaps: Netherlands vs Ecuador and Senegal, Qatar vs Senegal and Ecuador
Netherlands vs Ecuador 1-1 – as it happened

Senegal vs Netherlands 0-2 – as it happened

The squads in previous FIFA games
Qatar and Netherlands will be playing their third and final game of the World Cup at the Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor.

Let’s take a peek how their squads looked in previous games:


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