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Netherlands Predicted Lineup vs Ecuador in World Cup Group A

Netherlands predicted lineup seen in training

After getting their tournament off to a winning start, what will be the Netherlands lineup against Ecuador in game two? After coming into the tournament as one of the hottest teams in all of world football the team has high expectations on their shoulders, now it’s time for to live up to them. See the Netherlands predicted lineup for the clash with Ecuador.

Netherlands Predicted Lineup vs Ecuador in World Cup Game 2

How have the Netherlands Lined Up Recently?

Louis Van Gaal has been keen to establish some regular faces on the team sheet. Virgil van Dijk, Nathan Ake, Denzel Dumfries, Steven Bergwiijn, and Cody Gakpo are just some of the names that are almost guaranteed a start.

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Some of those names will be recognisable to Premier League fans as the players find themselves linked with moves to major clubs.

Netherlands Recent Form and Tactics

The Clockwork Orange are one of the most in-form teams in all of football. They’ve played well all year and kicked off their tournament with a strong 2-0 win. This run as been epitomised by a 3-4-1-2 set-up from Van Gall.

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There’s no need for tactical flexibility when your one setup is proving so successful. Especially when the squad has the talent capable of pulling such a formation off with ease.

Netherlands Injuries to Consider

Any minor injuries that caused changes to the team against Senegal have now sorted themselves out with Memphis Depay and Marten de Roon fit enough to contribute.

Netherlands Predicted Lineup

The European qualifiers are certain to set up inn their standard 3-4-1-2 with the following lineup:

GK – Andries Noppert

CB – Nathan Ake

CB – Virgil van Dijk

CB – Matthijs de Ligt

LWB – Daley Blind

CM – Frenkie de Jong

CM – Steven Berghuis

RWB – Denzel Dumfries

CAM – Cody Gakpo

AT – Memphis Depay

AT – Steven Betgwijn

Last Word on Football recognise Qatar’s human rights abuses and instances of corruption taking place throughout the nation and in the background of the World Cup.

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