Qatar, which is hosting the FIFA World Cup 2022, has the worst record in its name. The team also lost to the Netherlands in their last match in the group stage. By hosting the World Cup, it created the worst record of being the first country to lose all the matches played in the group stage. As part of Group A, the teams of Netherlands and Qatar faced each other.
From the start of this match, the Netherlands team was in full swing. They did not face any resistance from Qatar. With this, the Netherlands players tried hard to score goals. In the 26th minute, Cody Gapo scored the first goal of the match after receiving a good pass from Davey Clausen.
Memphis Depay tried to score another goal within four minutes. But his shot missed. At this time, Frankie De Jong, who reacted with lightning speed, scored this rebound. With this, the Netherlands team took a 2-0 lead. Even after that, the Dutch players tried to score more goals but their strategies did not work.
Finally, Steven Berghuis scored another goal in the 69th minute. But the referees did not count the goal as it was found that the ball touched his hand while scoring this goal. At the end of the game, the Netherlands team led by two goals and reached the knockouts. The team will face the second-placed team in Group B on Saturday in the knockouts. The USA team, which defeated Iran, became the runner-up in Group B. This means that these two teams will decide on Saturday.