Senegal 0-2 Netherlands: Grading, Orange Knights and post-game recap World Cup 2022.
Seventh favorite Netherlands, under Louis van Gaal. kick off the 2022 World Cup group stage with a 2-0 win over Senegal.
The game seemed to end up being a scoreless point sharing. However, the Orange Knights Two goals late in the game from Kodi Kapo and Davie Klaassen in the 84th minute. Their first shot on target, and in the 90th + 9th minute respectively.
Key man Netherlands – Frenkie de Jong
De Jong is active in midfield. The heart of the middle ground and keep driving the game in the middle Although there were moments. When he passed the ball that was not bad.
He’s a good crosser. Go into the penalty area for Kakpo to go up and score an important goal for the team. According to statistics after the game He had a total of 80 touches, 85.2% pass accuracy. Two handicap passes, one key chance created and one assist.
Issues after the game – lack of quality
Sadio Mane’s absence due to injury causes Senegal to lack heavy weapons in attack, while the Netherlands are without Memphis Depay in the first 11 due to his lack of fitness. It also affects their offensive game.
It was clear that Vincent Janssen, who had started in the starting line-up, replaced Depay in the forward position. He was unable to cause embarrassment to his opponents at all. He only had 23 touches and his xG (probability of getting a goal) was only 0.09.
Another problem point for both teams in this game. They lack aggression. and lack of quality in the final area