Netherlands vs USA 2022 FIFA WC RO16: When, Prediction, Betting Tips

Netherlands vs USA is the first knockout stage match to be played at the 2022 FIFA World Cup. They have played five matches against each other in the friendlies where the dutch side emerged victorious in the four matches between 1998 and 2010, with the USA winning the most recent encounter in 2015.

Both teams have qualified for the knockout from the respective group with a hard-fought match in a tight margin.

The Netherlands topped the group with seven points scoring five goals and conceding just one goal. Meanwhile, the USA had to wait till the last match to qualify for the knockout stage after winning against Wales with a 1-0 scoreline, the CONCACAF side scored just two goals conceding one.

Cody Gapko from the Netherlands is in the race for the golden boot as he has scored three goals in the tournament so far.

Netherlands vs USA: When and Where

Cody Gapko
Cody Gapko celebrating after scoring against Senegal at the 2022 FIFA WC.
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The 2022 FIFA World Cup‘s first knockout stage match will be played at Khalifa International Stadium between Netherlands and USA.

Date Saturday, 03 December 2022
Kick-off (US): 10:00 AM (EDT)
Kick-off (UK): 4:00 PM (BST)
Kick-off (Australia): 11:00 PM (AWST)
Kick-off (India and SA): 8:30 PM  (IST)
Kick-off (Netherlands) 4:00 PM (CET)

Where to watch Netherlands vs USA in the US?

Fox Sports Network has the broadcasting rights to the 2022 FIFA World Cup in the United States of America.

Fans living in the USA can also tune in to Telemundo for match coverage in Spanish.

Where to watch Netherlands vs USA in the UK?

Viewers in the United Kingdom can watch the 2022 FIFA World Cup opening match via BBC and ITV channels.

Where to watch Netherlands vs USA in India and South Asia?

India and South Asia have always had the craze of football from the early times; fans wake up till 3 AM to watch their favorite team match.

So, they can get a subscription to Jio TV and Voot Streaming services to enjoy the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Where to watch Netherlands vs USA in Australia?

Football enthusiasts in Australia can tune in to the SBS channel for the live broadcasting of the 22nd edition of the FIFA World Cup.

Where to watch Netherlands vs USA in the Netherlands?

Popular broadcasting channel NOS( Nederlandse Omroep Stichting) provides the match coverage of the FIFA World Cup in both HD and SD for fans living in Holland.

Netherlands vs USA Previous Meeting

The last meeting between the Netherlands and the United States was played as a friendly match during the international break on 6 June 2015 at Amsterdam Arena where the scoreline was 4-3 in favor of the USMNT side.

The two late goals scored by Danny Williams and Bobby Wood secured the victory for the USA against the dutch side.

Christian Pulisic
Christian Pulisic playing against England at the 2022 FIFA WC.
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The Netherlands scored the first goal as Klaas-Jan Huntelaar broke the dreadlock at 27 minutes and a few minutes later Gyasi Zardes equalized for the USA.

The other goals were scored by Memphis Depay for Netherlands and John Brooks for the USA side.

Despite, dominating the possession, the Netherlands was very leaky at the defense and lost the match.

Predicted Lineup

Netherlands XI: Noppert, Van Dijk, Nathan Ake, Julian Timber, Dumfries, de Jong, Blind, Koopmeiners, Klaassen, Gapko, Memphis Depay.

USA XI: Turner, Sergino Dest, Robinson, Ream, Carter-Vickers, Tyler Adams, McKennie, Musah, Christian Pulisic, Josh Sargent, Timothy Weah.

Odds to Win

The match between Netherlands and USA is expected to be a decent knockout stage match as the USA does not have much exposure in the FIFA tournaments. Meanwhile, the Netherlands is the top team in the footballing world.

Players like: Frenkie de Jong, Van Dijk, and Cody Gapko will be the major obstacle for the USA to go past the dutch side.

So, our prediction is the Netherlands will go past the USA and qualify for the quarter-final.

Prediction: Netherlands 2-0 USA

Netherlands vs USA: Betting Tips

The Netherlands is a comparatively better team than and the USA and is most likely to win. The Netherlands has scored 5 goals in group stages, whereas the USA scored just 2 in the group stage. In previous meetings between Netherlands and USA, the Netherlands is victorious.

Betting Tips:

  • Netherlands to win the game
  • Netherlands to score first
  • Total goals under 2.5

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