Louis Van Gaal assured that Ecuador will give him more problems than Senegal

International soccer fans are enjoying the Qatar World Cup 2022which is being carried out November 20 to December 18. In this contest, the best teams on the planet compete to reach the final and be able to win the coveted title.

The first day of the group stage came to an end and the various teams will try to correct shortcomings to perform at the highest level on the pitch on the second date. One of the teams that started the contest on the ‘right foot’ is Netherlandswho debuted with victory having defeated Senegal two goals to zero. Thanks to this result, the European squad partially placed first in the group A with 3 points, followed by Ecuador with the same number of units.

On Friday, November 25, 2022, the match between the ‘tulipands’ and the ‘Tri’ will take place, a very interesting match, since it could be defined by partial leader of the group. The Ecuadorians showed a great performance in their debuthaving beaten the host country in the opening game and will try to continue scoring points against the Dutch.


The Netherlands will face Ecuador on the second day of the group stage. Photo: EFE Abedin Taherkenareh

Prior to the match, the technical director of the Netherlands, louis van gaal, spoke to the media and analyzed the South American team. The strategist assured that this game will be more difficult, since Ecuador He has been demonstrating a high level, both in the qualifiers and in the first commitment of the orbital appointment.

“Ecuador is a team More organized than Senegal, they have intelligent players and I think they will give us more problems that in the first game (…) we have analyzed about fifteen players over the last 18 months. We know that it is a good team, a tough opponent. In the last three or four games, they did not lose. They have a smart system. They don’t score much, but they don’t owe him either,” declared the year-old coach.

“In possession of the ball you can’t play like we did in the first match. When we play against more important teams we will have to improve that or we won’t be able to win,” he added.

The Ecuadorian team could have a significant loss to face the Netherlands, since its captain and scorer, Enner Valencia, left the match against Qatar with physical discomfort. Recently, the technical director of ‘Tri’, Gustavo Alfaroassured that Valencia, although he is not injured, suffered a severe trauma and could start on the bench against the ‘tulips’.

The game between ‘a clockwork orange’ and Ecuador will start at 11 in the morning (Colombia time) at the Khalifa International Stadium, located in the city of Doha. This venue has the capacity to hold 45,516 spectators, who will enjoy one of the best matches in the group A.

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