Gakpo Results : NED 1-0 ECU Live Score, FIFA World Cup, Qatar 2022 Lineups, Match Updates

Welcome to Sportstars live coverage of the Netherlands v Ecuador match in FIFA World Cup Group A. This is Nihit Sachdeva, guiding you through the action as it unfolds at the Khalifa International Stadium in Ar-Rayyan, Qatar.


Hincapie fouls Bergwijn near the halfway line.


Caicedo, under pressure from De Jong in the middle, goes down and touches the ball with his hand. Free kick for the Netherlands. Caicedo thought it was a foul by De Jong.




Estupinan with an air ball in the box but Noppert collects it before an Ecuador header could reach him.


Dumfries with a pass down the right wing, Gakpo runs from the edge of the box to win the ball but it’s a goal kick for Ecuador.


Estupinan takes the corner kick but the Dutch defense heads it out of the box to be safe.


SAVE UP!!! Excellent goalkeeper performance by Noppert after Valencia fired a right footed shot from the edge of the area to the bottom right corner of the Dutch stopper. Ecuador gets a corner.


Gakpo with the corner kick, the Ecuadorian defense clears and tries to counter. Doesn’t happen.


Klaassen with a cross from the left side of the Ecuador box but Hincapie kicks it behind him to concede a corner.


Preciado earns a corner for Ecuador. Valencia from the left aimed the cross, Estrada heeled the ball towards the far post but Preciado was a little too wide. Still, the good magic continues for La Tri.


Caicedo tries to play through Preciado on the right wing, but the pass has too much potential and goes for a goal kick.


Estrada goes down after a strong challenge from Timber.


Excellent Estupinan cross from the left to Estrada at the far post, but Van Dijk clears the ball.


Caicedo takes the ball into the Dutch box from the left and cuts back, but a hard touch from Estupinan allows the Netherlands to clear the ball for a throw-in.


Current possession: Netherlands – 49% Ecuador – 39% Neither side controls the ball – 12%


Foul on Estrada by Koopmeiners. Ecuador with the ball in the middle of the field.


Powerful run down the middle from Dumfries and it takes Mendez, Estupinan and Torres to stop him before he can reach the edge of the box.


Dumfries fouls Estupinan. Free kick for Ecuador in their own half.


Throw-in for the Dutch team near the Ecuador goal. Dumfries takes it.


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Koopmeiners crosses from the right, but the Ecuadorian defense clears it.


Foul on Dumfries by Estrada near the halfway line.


Despite the strong pressure from the Dutch, Ecuador decides to attack from behind. brave stuff.


Ecuador is looking for compensation. Timber commits a foul and Ecuador gets a set piece chance in the Dutch half. Preciado sends in a cross from the right and Estupinan’s attempt is headed away by a defender.


As things stand, Qatar are heading for the World Cup.


This is the first goal Ecuador have conceded in eight games. Stroll past.


Gakpo scores again!!!! A great left-footed shot from the edge of the box to find the right corner of Galindez’s net. Fastest goal of the 2022 edition with five minutes and 41 seconds.


The game was stopped early when Ecuador’s Preciado went down.


The Netherlands have not lost a World Cup group stage game since 1994, while Ecuador have not conceded a goal in their last seven games. Will any of these strands end tonight?


game begins! Netherlands, in orange, plays left to right and Ecuador, in blue, plays right to left.

21:25 – When the national anthems are played, both teams take to the pitch. Stay tuned. Live action is about to start.

9:20pm – Gone but never forgotten

Fans hold the shirt with Diego Maradona’s name on it on the second anniversary of the death of the Argentine world champion ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Group A match between Netherlands and Ecuador on Friday at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar. | Photo credit: GETTY IMAGES

9:10 p.m. – From the coach’s corner:

Louis van Gaal, Netherlands

“Ecuador is an even tougher opponent than Senegal. They don’t score many goals, but they don’t concede many either.

“Cody Gakpo is a player with a lot of talent, but he’s still young and has room for improvement. It is possible that he will become the star of the World Cup. He can become a star.”

Gustavo Alfaro, Ecuador

“To be successful, you have to sacrifice a lot. But we have nothing to lose against the Netherlands. You are a team that, in addition to its ability to work in a team, also has the individual quality to solve problems.”

21 clock – Ecuador’s last five World Cup goals have all been scored by one man – Ener Valencia. If he scores today, he will become the first player in tournament history to score six goals in a row for a South American nation.

8:55 p.m. – Form Guide

The last five games of Netherlands

  • ⦿
    Beat Senegal 2-0
  • ⦿
    Beat Belgium 1-0
  • ⦿
    Beat Poland 2-0
  • ⦿
    Defeat Wales 3-2
  • ⦿
    Draw 2:2 against Poland

Ecuador’s last five games

  • ⦿
    Defeat Qatar 2-0
  • ⦿
    Draw 0-0 against Egypt
  • ⦿
    Draw 0-0 against Japan
  • ⦿
    0-0 draw with Saudi Arabia
  • ⦿
    Beat Cape Verde 1-0

8:50 p.m. – Head-to-head record

Played: 2 | Netherlands – 1 | Ecuador – 0 | draws – 1

8:40 p.m. – In the first Group A game of the day, the hosts lost to Senegal 3-1. Unless the Netherlands lose to Ecuador, Qatar will be out of the round of 16 race before the last round of group matches. Live action starts at 9:30pm IST.



Noppert (GK), Ake, Van Dijk, Timber, Blind, De Jong, Koopmeiners, Dumfries, Klaassen, Gakpo, Bergwijn


Galindez (GK), Torres, Hincapie, Porozo, Estupinan, Preciado, Caideco, Mendez, Ener Valencia, Plata, Estrada

PREVIEW (via Reuters)

Ecuador or the Netherlands will take a big step towards the second round of the World Cup if they can both force a victory in Friday’s Group A clash at the Khalifa International Stadium after both sides won their opening games in Qatar.

But while Ecuador have their sights set on reaching the round of 16, as they did in Germany in 2006, the Dutch will be hoping for a significantly improved performance to back up coach Louis van Gaal’s claim that they can go ahead and win the World Cup.

The Netherlands were far from their best as they defeated African champions Senegal 2-0 in their first group game on Monday.


Netherlands: Noppert, De Ligt, Van Dijk, Ake, Dumfries, Berghuis, De Jong, Blind, Gakpo, Bergwijn, Depay

Ecuador: Galindez, Estupinan, Hincapie, Torres, Preciado, Plata, Mendez, Caicedo, Sarmiento, Valencia, Ibarra

Van Gaal was delighted with the three points and justifying his surprise decision to give goalkeeper Andries Noppert an international debut, but, like captain Virgil van Dijk, was critical of the manner of the win.

“We won, but we also know that we can and must do better,” said the skipper.

“Forward, we sometimes tried to force things and we exposed ourselves to Senegal’s counterattacks too often. It’s an area where we need to improve because it’s an art that our next opponents, Ecuador, are very good at.

“But I’m optimistic because I feel we’re going to get better,” added Van Dijk.

Ecuador are confident Enner Valencia, who scored both goals in Sunday’s 2-0 win over hosts Qatar, will be fit despite some concerns over a sprained knee.

Goalkeeper Hernan Galindez said Saudi Arabia’s shock win over Argentina on Tuesday proved that no team is unbeatable.

“I think Argentina’s defeat won’t be the last surprise of this World Cup,” he added.

“Despite the Netherlands’ victory, they were balanced against Senegal. There are certainly ways to harm the Netherlands.

“It’s going to be a tough game but I expect the Netherlands to treat us with respect,” added the 35-year-old.

The Dutch are likely to start Memphis Depay after he came on from the bench for his first game after suffering a hamstring injury against Senegal after two months.


Where will the World Cup game Netherlands vs. Ecuador kick off?

The game between the Netherlands and Ecuador will kick off at the Khalifa International Stadium.

When will the World Cup game Netherlands vs Ecuador kick off?

The game between Netherlands and Ecuador will kick off on November 25, 2022 at 21:30 IST.

Where can you watch Netherlands vs Ecuador game in India?

World Cup game Netherlands vs Ecuador will be broadcast live on Sports18 and Sports18 HD. On Android and iOS, the FIFA World Cup 2022 will be streamed live on JioCinema.

Where can you watch Netherlands v Ecuador game outside of India?

The list below shows where you can watch the Netherlands vs Ecuador game outside of India:

United States – TV: FOX, Telemundo; Live Stream: fuboTV, Fox Sports App, Telemundo Deportes En Vivo

Canada – Television: CTV, TSN; Live stream: fuboTV, TSN app

United Kingdom – Television: BBC One; Live stream: BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport website

Australia – TV: SBS; Live Stream: SBS On Demand

New Zealand – TV: Sky Sports; Live streaming: Sky Sport

Malaysia – TV: RTM, Astro; Live Stream: Astro Go

Singapore – TV: Mediacorp Channel 5; Live Stream: StarHub TV+, IPTV, Singlet TV

Hong Kong – TV: BeIN Sports, ITV; Live Stream: Now TV, ViuTV

Nigeria – SuperSport and Showmax Pro


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