Holland – EcuadorNovember 23, 2022
Netherlands face Ecuador in Al-Rayyan in a match from Group A of the FIFA World Cup. Stay with us and these free football predictions for today.
These two teams are leading the group standings after 2-0 wins in the first round. Now for both of them it would be a chance to make a solid step towards the 1/8-finals of the competition.
The Netherlands faced Senegal few days ago and it wasn’t easy, but they still celebrated a 2-0 win in Doha. The game was about to end with a draw, but PSV’s Cody Gakpo broke the dreadlock with an opening goal in the 84th minute. Davy Klaassen scored the second one for Oranje in the last few minutes of the match.
The Netherland’s manager Louis van Gaal could make some changes in his team for the next match. Memphis Depay is an option for the attack while Davy Klaassen could start after his goal in the first match. Stefan de Vrij is always an option for the defense as well.
Ecuador faced the World Cup hosts Qatar in the first match and celebrated a win with the same result – 2-0. The team’s captain Enner Valencia scored both goals before the halftime break. It was a solid match for the South Americans, but they still have a work to do in order to reach the 1/8-finals.
Ecuador’s head coach Gustavo Alfaro don’t have many reasons to make changes in this second game. Changes are possible, though. Players like Sarmiento, Cifuentes, Franco and Rodriguez are waiting for their chances to shine.
That’s the free football predictions for today for the World Cup match between the Netherlands and Ecuador on Friday. Both teams are leaders in this group, but now one of them could make a bigger step forward. Let’s see which one will do it.