What happens if Orange wins, loses or gelijkspeelt against France?
The Dutch team will play Thursday the crucial world cup qualifier in and against France. In a defeat for the tournament in Russia, out of sight, but with a win, the team of coach Dick Advocaat even the frontrunner to be in the world cup kwalificatiepoule. NU.nl put the different scenarios at a glance.
At the same time with the contest in Paris, in Sofia, an important contest on the program. Sweden (thirteen points), the leader in group A, takes on Bulgaria (nine points), the number four. France also has thirteen points but less goal difference than Sweden. Orange owns with still four matches to play to ten points.
The netherlands wins in France
With a victory in France (that would be Orange the first time after the Second world War) passes through Orange anyway, the French in the rankings. In a defeat of Sweden in Sofia is Orange on goal difference even a leader in the group.
If Sweden, a loss against Bulgaria avoids, the team of national coach Janne Andersson is a leader. But then Orange is still plenty of opportunity on the group’s profit, and therefore direct qualification for the world cup, because in the last poulewedstrijd on 10 October, both countries against each other in Amsterdam.
So can Orange still the world cup pick
The netherlands is playing in France right
The difference between the Netherlands and France remain three points and Sweden can even lead to six or four points ahead. The second place seems the highest for the team of coach Lawyer.
The group winners qualify automatically for the world cup, the best eight of the nine tracks two play in the play-offs for the remaining four tickets. The best songs two to determine the results against the hekkensluiter blacked out.
In the group of Amber is that of Luxembourg. The netherlands holds without the two victories in the duchy of just four points. The mode of the numbers two from the different groups is currently as follows:
Northern Ireland 5-10
The netherlands 4-4 (currently third)
Orange is so bad for in any battle for a play-offticket. In the remaining group matches against Bulgaria (home), White Russia (from) and Sweden (at home) can Orange may be no loss of points more afford to at best eight songs two.
Summary world cup-qualification: Repetition european CHAMPIONSHIP final 2012, critical duel Argentina
The netherlands loses in France
In this scenario, is the world-participate in 2018 further away than ever for Orange. France is six points ahead and with home games against Luxembourg and belarus is a fairly simple program.
Sweden is a victory in Bulgaria on six points ahead. The Scandinavians are still at play against belarus and at home against Luxembourg, before they on October 10, in Amsterdam, at Orange office. If Orange Thursday lost to France, would that match ever for the emperors beard.
Only if Sweden is still at least three points in forfeits before the come to Amsterdam, can Orange with a thuiszege still second in the group. Then Orange itself in the last three games is no more point forfeit.