Memphis and Frenkie into the last 16 as group winners to play the USA
Netherlands book their place in the last 16 with a win over hosts Qatar and a goal from Barça midfielder De Jong
The Netherlands national team, including blaugranes Memphis and Frenkie de Jong, have made it to the last 16 of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. A 2-0 victory for the Dutch over hosts Qatar left them top of Group A ahead of second placed Senegal, Ecuador and Qatar.
The Netherlands will next face the USA on Saturday, 3 December at 4pm CET after the Americans finished second in Group B following their 1-0 win over Iran.
Culers in the last 16
Frenkie de Jong scored his first goal of the tournament in the 2-0 win over Qatar, to add to his assist in the win over Senegal. Striker Memphis started a game for the first time in the tournament after playing 74 minutes as a substitute in the previous group games for the Dutch.
Memphis and De Jong join Barça team mates Dembélé and Kounde from France and Raphinha from Brazil in the last 16 of the competition.