FIFA World Cup World Cup 2022: Pulisic Starts As USA, Netherland Confirms Starting XI

The Netherlands and the USA gets us underway in the first match of the FIFA 2022 World Cup in Qatar in the round of 16 games.

The Oranje stamped themselves as one of the favorite to win the World Cup under Louis Van Gal.

The United States will be buoyed by the return of their captain, Christian Pulisic who paid the price to send them through to the round of 16.

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The side that the Netherlands used to defeat Qatar in their last group game has been retained by Louis van Gaal.

It implies that Virgil van Dijk of Liverpool, Nathan Ake of Manchester City, and Frenkie de Jong of Barcelona all re-start.

Cody Gakpo has scored goals for the Netherlands in each of their three World Cup games.

Netherlands Starting XI:

Noppert, Timber, Van Dijk, Ake, Gakpo, Depay, Klaassen, De Roon, Blind, De Jong, Dumfries.

The United States has changed twice since their narrow victory over Iran.

Cameron Carter-Vickers of the Celtics is benched and is taken over by Walker Zimmerman.

Josh Sargent of Norwich, who was injured, is replaced in attack by Chelsea’s Christian Pulisic and Jesus Ferreira. The United States has changed twice since their near triumph against Iran.

Cameron Carter-Vickers of the Celtics is benched and is taken over by Walker Zimmerman.

Josh Sargent of Norwich, who was injured, is replaced in attack by Chelsea’s Christian Pulisic and Jesus Ferreira.

USA Starting XI:

Turner, Dest, Zimmerman, Adams, Robinson, Musah, McKennie, Ferreira, Pulisic, Ream, Weah.


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Henry Usiayo is a practicing journalists with several years of experience covering sport events. He is currently a sport content creator with en.Africatopsports.com.

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