The Dutch national team made a classic false start in the World Cup qualification on Wednesday. Austria’s EM group opponents conceded a 2-4 defeat against Turkey at the start of the qualification for the 2022 finals in Qatar in Istanbul.
Team boss Frank de Boer does without Wolfsburg striker Wout Weghorst for the first games, which has sparked a lot of discussions in the Netherlands. Weghorst has already scored 17 goals for VfL in the German Bundesliga. The “Elftal” missed the 2016 European Championship and the 2018 World Cup; However, the Dutch have qualified for the EM, which has been postponed to 2021. On Saturday the Dutch play against Latvia in Amsterdam and three days later in Gibraltar.