Dutch star Memphis Depay, the Barcelona striker, spoke about his country’s match against Norway, which was held on Wednesday evening and ended in a 1-1 draw, at Le Vale Stadium, as part of the fourth round of European qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. .
Depay said in televised statements immediately after the match: “The middle did not play and we did not press enough.” AndDepay added: “We made the spaces between the lines few, but on the other hand, there was no creativity.”
“Maybe we didn’t have the guts or didn’t work harder, we have the players needed for that, but more of them have to come,” the Netherlands striker explained. Depay stressed: “This applies to me and also to the midfielders, only Frenkie de Jong tried to play between the lines.”
With this result, Dutch coach Louis van Gaal failed to win his first official match after taking over the job.
Dutch coach Louis van Gaal is leading his country for the third time. Won the bronze medal in the 2014 World Cup, which was held in Brazil.
And the balance of the Netherlands stopped from the seventh point, after dropping two points on Wednesday evening, to occupy the second place in the Group G standings of the European qualifiers for the World Cup.
And the Dutch international Virgil van Dijk returned to the formation of the team again after the absence of the national team of the mills in the European Nations Cup “Euro 2020” last.
The Netherlands team won two victories over Latvia and Gibraltar, while it fell to Turkey, while the Norwegian team defeated Gibraltar and Montenegro, while also losing from the Turkish team.