Robben see a large quality difference in failure against France
Orange-captain Arjen Robben acknowledged Thursday after the 4-0 loss WK-kwalificatieduel with France that the difference in quality were very high.
“This is a more than deserved defeat,” said Robben in front of the camera of the NOS. “It’s unfortunate, but this is a team that is far too good for us. Already had the way not needed. We gave, especially in the first half is not at home.”
“In advance, this is a game you can lose. We were the world cup, we’re not here, but somewhere else.”
By the defeat of Sweden against Bulgaria (3-2) has Orange qualification for the world cup in Russia is still in their own hands. “We allowed our hands to squint that we still have a chance,” said Robben.
“It is an incredible opportunity with both hands should grasp it. But then we will need to do all three times to win. To start next Sunday against Bulgaria. That is hard enough.”
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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Also Wesley Sneijder was in the situation that France is much better than Orange. “It’s not nice to be always behind the ball, but unfortunately that was the reality. It was a nasty evening.”
The record international was during the rest of us. Coach Dick Advocaat said after that different players do not wedstrijdfit were. Possible that he meant on Sneijder.
“I do not know whether the coach about me. That would be able to.”
According to Sneijder should be Amber the match against France, “quickly forgotten”. “We must believe that we are the world cup can still get. Three times win certainly can in the remaining matches. But then we won’t have this race in our head should bring.
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Orange dropped from third to fourth place in group A. With ten points has the team of lawyers 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.
Dutch national team means a chance at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS despite dramatic loss