Netherlands – France: The Emperor Wears No Clothes As Dutch Team Outplays World Champion (2-0)
World Cup winners France showed passiveness on and off the ball, which was thoroughly exploited by the Dutch team. Trailing, France’s strategy looked especially ineffective and incoherent. In a remarkable change of events, the Dutch team is now slaying big teams one at a time, making this truly feel like a new dawn for Dutch football after missing two international tournaments in a row.
Tactical analysis by Erik Elias.
Three teams in one group means a lot is at stake very late . . .
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