USA eliminated from World Cup: Live updates like USMNT eliminated by Netherlands in FIFA World Cup 2022 Round of 16

The United States Men’s National Team was eliminated by the Netherlands in the round of 16 of the 2022 FIFA World Cup on Saturday. Memphis Depay and Daley Blind scored in the first half, and Greg Berhalter’s side lost the Americans 3-1 to the Dutch. The Netherlands will take on Argentina and Australia in Friday’s quarter-finals.

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It was a game that showed how much the USMNT still has to grow as they were exposed to Dutch counters. It’s an American team that hasn’t scored a goal in open play during the group stages heading into Saturday. Denzel Dumfries dominated on the wing with two assists and a goal to his name.

The Americans were without Josh Sargent, who did not dress due to an ankle injury, and they missed his presence due to a lack of attack and movement. The U.S. was mesmerized playing the game prepared by Netherlands manager Louis van Gaal.

In the Dutch opening goal, Cody Kakpo made room for Debay to finish off the chance created by Dumfries through the USA’s midfield. Again before half-time, a fullback Sergino Test flat-footed a blind fullback to fullback to finish in the goal, playing it Dutch style. Changes came at half-time as Gio Reina came on for Jesus Ferreira, but it wasn’t enough to get back into the game. Haji Wright pulled one back from the Netherlands slump before Dumfries put things out of sight with a superb 81st minute goal.

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