At the beginning of the second date of the Group Phase of the worldthe first surprise has already been registered with the removal of Qatar, and within a few minutes there could be one more. Because Netherlands Y Ecuador They will meet in a vital duel to see who advances to the round of 16. The set of Gustavo Alfaro He has the chance to be the revelation of the contest if he wins.
Those led by Professor Alfaro and A Clockwork Orange will face off in a duel that will start at 1:00 p.m. (Argentina time) and will be televised live both by TyC Sports as for Directv Sports. In addition, it will be possible to follow online through the streaming services of Flow (Cablevision) and DirecTV Go, for both it is necessary to be a client of the cable operator. Another option is TyC Sports Play.
How the teams arrive
On the first date, Ecuador opened the international contest and beat Qatar for 2-0. While Netherlands surpassed Senegal for the same result, however his victory was not as forceful, since the goals came at the end of the plugin. The winner of this crossing will advance directly to the round of 16, but a draw will postpone everything to the third day.
In the record of international statistics, it can be seen that Ecuador and the Netherlands met twice and they were friendly matches.
The Netherlands won once: in 2006, with a goal from Dirk Kuyt.
Draw 1-1, year 2014, with goals from Van Persie and Jefferson Montero.
Netherlands: Andries Noppert; Denzel Dumfries, Matthijs de Ligt, Virgil van Dijk, Nathan Aké, Daley Blind; Steven Berghuis or Teun Koopmeiners, Frenkie de Jong, Cody Gakpo; Vincent Janssen or Memphis Depay and Steven Bergwijn or Davy Klassen.
Ecuador: Hernán Galíndez, Ángelo Preciado, Félix Torres Caicedo, Piero Hincapié, Pervis Estupiñán; Gonzalo Plata, Jhegson Méndez, Moisés Caicedo, Romario Ibarra or Jeremy Sarmiento; Enner Valencia and Michael Estrada.