Team analysis

Netherlands

Netherlands

Netherlands squad
No.PlayerBornPos.CROENGFRAGERGSClub
1Yanick van Osch24/03/1997Goalkeeper909090120
2Deyovaisio Zeefuik11/03/1998Defender5490 AFC Ajax (NED)
3Pablo Rosario07/01/1997Midfield909090120 PSV Eindhoven (NED)
4Hidde ter Avest20/05/1997Defender909081*120 FC Twente (NED)
5Calvin Verdonk26/04/1997Defender909090120 PEC Zwolle (NED)
6Laros Duarte28/02/1997Midfield909045*105* PSV Eindhoven (NED)
7Steven Bergwijn08/10/1997Forward87*909073*2 PSV Eindhoven (NED)
8Abdelhak Nouri02/04/1997Midfield9090901202 AFC Ajax (NED)
9Sam Lammers30/04/1997Forward61*83*9075+3 PSV Eindhoven (NED)
10Jari Schuurman22/02/1997Midfield90909045* Willem II (NED)
11Kenneth Paal24/06/1997Midfield56*90*81* PSV Eindhoven (NED)
12Julian Lelieveld24/11/1997Defender90 120 Vitesse (NED)
13Jurich Carolina15/07/1998Defender 9+75+ PSV Eindhoven (NED)
14Carel Eiting11/02/1998Midfield29+ 45+120 AFC Ajax (NED)
15Gino Dekker22/03/1997Forward 1+9+45* AFC Ajax (NED)
16Maarten Paes14/05/1998Goalkeeper NEC Nijmegen (NED)
17Dennis Van Der Heijden17/02/1997Forward3+7+ 47+1 ADO Den Haag (NED)
18Michel Vlap02/06/1997Midfield34+ 15+ sc Heerenveen (NED)
Pos. = Position; GS = Goals scored; * = Started; + = Substitute

Key features: Netherlands

Key features: Netherlands

  • 1-4-3-3 with fast, well-drilled transitions to 1-4-1-4-1 defending
  • Possession-based passing game based on high levels of technique
  • Duarte the single balancing midfielder providing cover for centre-backs
  • Nouri the catalyst; well-timed, intelligent passing; dictating tempo
  • Interchanging wingers with strong dribbling, passing skills, changes of pace
  • Attacking full-backs delivering quality crosses; wingers cutting infield
  • Pressing as from midfield; regain = patient passing rather than counters

Head coach: Aron Winter (01/03/1967)