Orange: Dick Advocaat is counting on honor

Orange stands for crucial world cup kwalificatieduels against France (31 August) and Bulgaria (3 september).

Memphis Depay was in Orange a mirror held up to. © BELGAIMAGE

Since Dick Advocaat and the right hand of Ruud Gullit at the beginning of may the control names in the Netherlands, is maxim number one: the result is of secondary importance to everything. The 5-0 world cup kwalificatieopener against modest Luxembourg was a nice compliment. Now, the groundbreaking international matches against France, Bulgaria and Sweden in mind. The holy purpose for the 69-year-old jobhopper is a final tournament experience, and in Russia, where he so long worked.

A simple job is that, at least, not, learns a look at the standings in group A. After six duels of fame Sweden and France at the head, each with thirteen points, followed by the Netherlands (ten), and Bulgaria (nine). The first place gives automatic right to a world cup ticket, the second place means barrage. Despite the (form and matchritme)problems of the duo Kylian MbappéOusmane Dembélé and the long-term injury of Dimitri Payet refuses French coach Didier Deschamps still Real Madridaanvaller Karim Benzema to call on. Hopefully it breaks him not sour.

The intentions of the Lawyer, meanwhile, is clear: players need to revenge themselves want to take. The hierarchy was restored through the involvement of the defining pillars like Wesley Sneijder, Robin van Persie and Arjen Robben. It is further expressly in the direction of look of Daley Blind, Georginio Wijnaldum and Kevin Strootman. A solid piece of self-reflection was forced upon us, also Memphis Depay got from the first moment a mirror held up to: playing faster to the ball and team-oriented thinking, this was the task for the Lyonprof. Lawyer took his players individually and takes the strings tight in its hands. Everything is done to any trace of doubt or distraction from the group.

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