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World CupNetherlands: Everything you need to know about the team heading into the...

Netherlands: Everything you need to know about the team heading into the World Cup

The Netherlands will compete in their 11th World Cup in Qatar this year. They have qualified for this tournament after failing to do so in their previous iteration.

They form group A along with Senegal, Qatar and Ecuador. The side are favourites to get out of the group. Furthermore, they are likely to top the group. Especially, given the fact that they have never been grouped before.

Group stage fixtures

Group A

21 November 2022 v Senegal Doha, Qatar
25 November 2022 v Ecuador Al Rayyan, Qatar
29 November 2022 v Qatar Al Khor, Qatar

Netherlands: Profile

FIFA ranking: 8 (25 August 2022)

Head coach: Louis Van Gaal

Captain: Virgil van Dijk

Most caps: Wesley Sneijder (134)

Top scorer: Robin van Persie (50)

World Cup appearances: 11 (first in 1934)

Best result: Runners-up (1974, 1978, 2010)

World Cup record


50 27 12 11 86 48

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