On the 29th day of June, Netherlands will be facing Mexico in the knockout stages of the ongoing 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. This is the 51th match of this tournament and it will be played at Estadio Castelao, a stadium that is located in Fortaleza City, Brazil.
The match will officially start at 12 pm Eastern Time. Netherlands will be starting this level of the tournament as the best team as it finished in the 1st position of group B matches. The team managed to secure the 9 points by winning all the three matches.
Mexico, the opponent of Netherlands did not lose any match in the group stages, it managed to secure a draw in their worst performance finishing the groups with 7 points. The two teams are to play the most competitive match ever as they are determined and focused on the quarter finals.
Netherlands has been the best team ever the start of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The team was organized all the way from beginning when it secured a 5-1 victory against Spain. The team has been able to prove that they are the world cup with a reason, winning the 2014 FIFA World Cup title.
In its second match, the Dutch team won 3-2 against Australia. The Australia team even though were a bit challenging, Netherlands were able to clinch the 3 points. The team had its morale boosted and fired ready to go!
Nothing could prevent Netherlands from winning its last match of the group stages against Chile. The team has its morale high and directed its attention on the upcoming match.
With a good number of quality players, the team is determined to reach later stages of the tournament. They will face the Mexicans with all their efforts as it’s a do or die affair.
Even though they failed to win all the three group matches, Mexico had the best tournament ever. The team’s first win was against Cameroon which gave them the 1st 3 points of the tournament. They played against Brazil in their second match.
This is the most competitive match ever played in this tournament. The Mexican were able to hold hostage on Brazil ending the match in a barren draw. This proved the level of excellence and performance the team is.
Playing against Croatia in the final match of the tournament was a determining factor to their qualification to the next round. They hammered Croatia 3 goals to 1 hence securing a place in the round of 16 level.
The team is now focused for a win in this match to enable them make it to the quarter finals. They will therefore not take this match against Netherlands jokingly.
Netherlands in 2014 World Cup:- Netherlands 5-1 Spain, Australia 2-3 Netherlands, and Netherlands 2-0 Chile.
Mexico in 2014 World Cup:- Mexico 1-0 Cameroon, Mexico 0-0 Brazil, and Mexico 3-1 Croatia.
Players To Watch In The Match
Netherlands will have Arjen Robben and Robin Van Persie as the key players of the match. The duo superstars have the best playing skills which have been showcased in the previous matches they have played.
They will work together with other players to make sure that they secure the victory against Mexico. Oribe Peralta and Guillermo Ochoa will play a very crucial role for Mexico in this match. The pair has the skills and are very match reliable.
They have so far had a good performance at the world cup and are expected to lead the rest of the players in the match against Netherlands. They will have to combine their skills and efforts for the benefit of the team, which is winning the match.
Head To Head
The two teams, Netherlands and Mexico have faced each other a total of 6 times over the previous years. 3 of the 6 matches were won by the Dutch team, Mexicans winning 2 and the remaining one ending in a draw.
Each of the two teams were able to score 11 goals totaling to 22 goals in 6 matches. This will therefore be their 7th time of playing against each other.
Possible Players and Formation
Netherlands have played 3 types of formation in their last 3 world cup matches. 5-3-2 was against Spain, 3-5-2 was against Australia, and 4-4-2 was against Chile. So, there is a high chance for Netherlands/Holland to play against Mexico in 4-4-2 Formation.
On the other hand, Mexico have played all of their world cup matches with the same formation of 5-3-2. So, they can play with 5-3-2 formation again against Holland.
Most Possible Lineups of Netherlands:- Cillessen, Janmaat, De Vrij, Vlaar, Martins, Blind, Guzman, Sneijder, De Jong, Van Persie, and Robben.
Most Possible Lineups of Mexico:- Ochoa, Aguilar, Rodriguez, Marquez, Moreno, Layun, Herrera, Vazquez, Guardado, Giovani, and Hernandez.
This is going to be a very competitive match ever. The two teams are very strong and determined for a win which will take them to the next level.
The match will go for extra time but the score line will still remain 2-2. They will therefore be forced to go into penalties. Netherlands will lose to Mexico and fail to qualify for the quarters.
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Match Result:- Netherlands 2-1 Mexico. Goal Scorers:- Giovani dos Santos at 48′, Wesley Sneijder at 88′, and Klaas Jan Huntelaar at 90+4′ (Penalty). Netherlands have advanced to the Quarter Final of the 2014 World Cup.