Be part of us to observe and remark all of the enjoyable from Day 14 of the 2022 World Cup!
WELCOME TO DAY 14 OF THE 2022 WORLD CUP! The 48 group stage video games flew by and the motion in Qatar has been exceptional to date, however the enjoyable actually begins now because the knockout levels begin with the 16 remaining nations combating for a spot within the quarterfinals.
Solely three Barcelona gamers (Andreas Christensen, Marc-André ter Stegen, Ronald Araujo) had been knocked out within the group stage so we have now 15 remaining Blaugrana stars (plus a membership legend) nonetheless alive within the seek for the largest trophy within the sport.
And the primary three Barça males in motion within the Spherical of 16 will participate in at present’s opening recreation as Frenkie De Jong and Memphis Depay’s Netherlands tackle Sergiño Dest’s United States. The Dutch dominated Group A and cruised to the knockouts whereas the People wanted a dramatic victory over Iran within the Group B finale to achieve this stage, and though the Oranje are clear favorites to advance the USMNT has a whole lot of younger expertise and will pull off a large upset on this one, particularly if their talisman Christian Pulisic is wholesome sufficient to make an actual affect.
The late kickoff sees Lionel Messi’s Argentina on the lookout for a spot within the Final 8 once they meet Australia in Al Rayyan. After a stunning opening loss to Saudi Arabia the Albiceleste bounced again in spectacular style of their ultimate two matches and totally dominated Poland within the finale to complete high of their group, and they are going to be big favorites towards the Socceroos who shocked the world by getting out of a bunch through which they had been anticipated to complete final, and Australia will come into this one with nothing to lose on the lookout for a historic outcome towards one of many foremost favorites.
It’s time for the knockout levels, and you’re welcome to affix us to observe and remark all of the motion from the primary two Spherical of 16 matches. Vamos!
NETHERLANDS vs USA
Netherlands XI: Noppert; Timber, Van Dijk, Aké; Dumfries, De Roon, De Jong, Blind; Klaassen; Gakpo, Memphis (3-4-1-2)
United States XI: Turner; Dest, Zimmerman, Ream, Robinson; Musah, Adams, McKennie; Weah, Ferreira, Pulisic (4-3-3)
Competitors/Spherical: 2022 FIFA World Cup, Spherical of 16, Match 1
Date/Time: Saturday, December 3, 2022, 6pm native time, 10am ET, 7am PT (USA), 4pm WAT (Nigeria), 8.30pm IST (India)
Venue: Khalifa Worldwide Stadium, Al Rayyan
Referee: Wilton Sampaio (BRA)
HOW TO WATCH
On TV: FOX (USA), SuperSport (Nigeria), Sports18 (India), others
On-line: FOX Sports activities App, Sling TV (USA), others
Matchday Thread Guidelines
We don’t have a whole lot of guidelines right here, however there are some things to remember when becoming a member of our matchday threads:
Even when the referee sucks or we lose the sport, watch the swearing. It’s simply pointless. Additionally, don’t focus on unlawful streaming hyperlinks. Those that do it is going to be warned, and those that publish hyperlinks might be immediately banned. Lastly, be good to one another. It is a Barcelona neighborhood and we don’t have to offend each other.
Have enjoyable with the sport! Endlessly and ever, regardless of the competitors, VISCA EL BARÇA!