China News Service, November 30th. The final round of the Qatar World Cup group stage competition started on the evening of the 29th Beijing time.
In the first group A contest, the "Uncrowned King" Netherlands team defeated the host Qatar 2:0, securing the first place in the group with 2 wins and 1 tie with 7 points.
Facing the powerful Dutch team, the Qatar team, which had lost hope of advancing ahead of time, failed to create too many opportunities. The game was incorporated into the rhythm of the Oranje from the very beginning.
In the 6th minute, there was a scuffle in Qatar's penalty area, and Blind's shot from a small angle was resolved by the goalkeeper.
The Dutch team took the lead in the 26th minute. Gakpo broke into the penalty area from the left and scored a low shot from the lower right corner of the goal.
After scoring goals in three consecutive games, Gakpo temporarily tied for the top scorer list.
In the 49th minute, the Dutch team made a cross from the right. The Qatar defender made a mistake in the penalty area. Although Depay's shot was saved, Frankie De Jong followed up and scored.
Since then, the game has been uneventful, and the score of 2:0 has been maintained until the end.
The Oranje will face the second place in Group B in the round of 16.
In another game in this group, Senegal defeated Ecuador 2:1, surpassed their opponents in points, and won the second right to qualify in Group A.