Lawyer: ‘Too many players have trouble with this level to pick up’
Coach Dick Advocaat was shocked Thursday during the world cup-kwalificatieduel with France (4-0) of the game of Orange.
“We were on all fronts the lesser,” said the Lawyer after the beating at the Stade de France in Paris at the NOS.
“We had a lot of quality against us. On the midfield we were therefore sometimes eliminated. We have too many players who have difficulty this level to pick up.”
“Against France, you can lose, but 4-0 is too much. Especially the way I’m shocked.”
Orange sanctioned by France in Paris
The Dutch national team has once again a heavy blow received in the kwalificatiereeks for the world CHAMPIONSHIPS next year in Russia. Orange suffered in Paris a painful and completely losing defeat against France: 4-0.
Assistant coach Ruud Gullit for the match in a tête-à-tête with the French keuzeheer Didier Deschamps.
Debutant Timothy Fosu-Mensah started out as right back to Orange.
Quincy Promes had a rise to Orange if left.
Minister-president Mark Rutte watched the match next to the French president, Emmanuel Macron.
Antoine Griezmann put France in the fourteenth minute lead.
Griezmann shot touch after a combination with fellow striker Olivier Giroud.
Arjen Robben and the Dutch attack came in the first half total not to pass.
Kevin Strootman and the Dutch midfield were overrun for peace.
Wesley Sneijder had in the rest in the kleedkamper left behind.
Robben came less than los of the French full-Layvin Kurzawa.
Kevin Strootman was red (two times yellow) after playing for an hour.
Robben got twenty minutes before time, yet still a good chance for Orange, but he’s headed next. Then ran to France to 4-0.
The Dutch team now has a record number of tegendoelpunten for a world cup kwalificatiereeks. Orange cashed in seven matches, ten goals.
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According to the Lawyer was a number of basisspelers not wedstrijdfit. “Some guys play not in their club, but were today or in the base. That were not wedstrijdfit. We will have to see who is fit enough for Sunday against Bulgaria to play.”
The coach is relieved that Bulgaria Sweden managed to win (3-2). It has an Orange placement is still in their own hands. “It’s no use to sit and sulk, we now have some of the upcoming matches. We can still second, we need to focus on.”
Orange dropped from third to fourth place in group A. With ten points has the team of Dick Advocaat six points less than leading France. Number two, Sweden is thirteen points, and Bulgaria has twelve.
Orange plays three matches: Sunday in the Johan Cruijff Arena against Bulgaria, Saturday 7 October in Minsk against belarus and Tuesday, October 10, at home against Sweden. All three of those duels will normally must be won to have any chance at world cup qualification.
Only the group winners will position itself directly for the world cup next summer. The eight best songs two of the nine leagues may play-offs play to still a world cup ticket to conquer.
Robben see a large quality difference in failure against France