The Netherlands and Ecuador cross swords at Doha’s Khalifa Stadium, with both teams top of Group A with 3 points, with the winner progressing to the knockout stage.
The Tulips are coming off a 2-0 win over Senegal, with goals from Gakpo and Klaassen.
With the victory, against the host country, Ecuador also started in the premiere of the World Cup, also winning 2-0. With Ener Valencia as the protagonist of a double.
Louis van Gal is expected to start with the 3-4-2-2 scheme where Depay is expected to start the title challenge.
Netherlands (Louis van Gaal/ 3-4-1-2): Noppert – De Ligt, Van Dijk, Ake, Dumfries, Berghaus, F. De Jong – Gakpo – Depay, Berkwain.
Ecuador (Gustavo Alfaro/ 4-4-2): Galindez- Presiado, Torres, Incapier, Estupinian – Plata, Mendes, Caicedo, Ibarra – Estrada, Valencia. /GD albeu.com/