WORLD CUP 2022 TOP PLAYS:
Early on, the Netherlands
continued to put pressure on
Senegal and came out prepared to fight.
had an early opportunity to take the lead in this game, bu
t their attempts fell just short, and there was no scoring. As they e
ntered the break, both teams appeared dangerous.
one of Stu Holden's top 50 players at 2018 World Cup, arrived for
the Netherlands after the break.
The Netherlands will largely rely on their star striker for goals.
In contrast, Senegal
suffered another significant loss due to injury
when Cheikhou Kouyate was compelled to
leave Monday's game after a good first half.
In the 84th minute,
a Cody Gakpo header gave the Netherlands the lead and raised the
crowd to their feet.
s midfielder Davy Klaassen added a second and final goal in the last
few minutes to seal the win.