Team analysis



1Mees Bakker11/03/2001Goalkeeper 80 AZ Alkmaar (NED)
2Shurandy Sambo19/08/2001Defender8040+80 PSV Eindhoven (NED)
3Liam Van Gelderen23/03/2001Defender8080808080801 AFC Ajax (NED)
4Ramon Hendriks18/07/2001Defender80 80808080 Feyenoord (NED)
5Nordin Musampa13/10/2001Defender 80 AFC Ajax (NED)
6Bram Franken14/02/2001Midfield75* 59*80 AZ Alkmaar (NED)
7Nigel Thomas01/02/2001Forward14+80 PSV Eindhoven (NED)
8Wouter Burger16/02/2001Midfield8080 808080 Feyenoord (NED)
9Daishawn Redan02/02/2001Midfield61*808080803 Chelsea FC (ENG)
10Quinten Maduro17/06/2001Midfield8015+8080*8080 AFC Ajax (NED)
11Mohammed Ihattaren12/02/2002Forward66* 64*808080 PSV Eindhoven (NED)
12Ryan Gravenberch16/05/2002Midfield 71*21+ 16+69* AFC Ajax (NED)
13Elayis Tavsan30/04/2001Forward 8016+50*21+64* Sparta Rotterdam (NED)
14Cristopher Mamengi03/04/2001Forward 40*801+8080 FC Utrecht (NED)
15Jurriën Maduro17/06/2001Midfield8080 8080801 AFC Ajax (NED)
16Joey Koorevaar22/02/2001Goalkeeper8080 808080 Feyenoord (NED)
17Crysencio Summerville30/10/2001Forward80 808059*16+1 Feyenoord (NED)
18Brian Brobbey01/02/2002Forward19+9+59*30+64*11+3 AFC Ajax (NED)
19Toshio Lake26/03/2001Forward 80 Feyenoord (NED)
20Kenzo Goudmijn18/12/2001Midfield5+65*21+ AZ Alkmaar (NED)
Pos. = Position; GS = Goals scored; * = Started; + = Substitute

Netherlands team analysis

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Key features – Netherlands

• Variations on 1-4-3-3 with one or two screening midfielders
• Mix of patient construction through thirds and long supply to front
• Competent keeper active in build-up; accurate short and long passing
• Continual middle-to-front rotations; changes from game to game
• Full-backs pushing up; often attacking with five in front line
• Midfielder 8 Burger dropping deep to initiate, organise attacking play
• Tactically versatile; good athletic qualities; strong team ethic

Head coach: Kees van Wonderen (04/01/1969)