The Netherlands take on the USA, will this be their tournament

16:53 Half time and the Netherlands lead 2-0 despite dominant possession by the US. 

Goals have gone to Memphis Depay at the 10-minute mark and Daley Blind one minute into extra time in the first half. 

16:00 – The Netherlands have yet to win the World Cup becoming the most successful side in the tournament not to lift the trophy.

Three-time finalists Netherlands take on an improved US team that already has a draw with England to boast about at this tournament. 

For the US they welcome Pulisic the scorer of the winning goal against Iran, having missed the last two through injury. The Netherlands remain unchanged for the game that breezed past hosts Qatar in their last match. 

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