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QATAR 2022

Netherlands vs Ecuador live

Hello football lovers, welcome to our evening coverage of day 6 of the Qatar 2022 World Cup, and our featured match of the evening sees the Netherlands take on Ecuador.

Qatar 2022: Netherlands vs Ecuador Liveblog
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16:29

Earlier today, we saw the completion of games in the second round of group stage games. Iran defeated Wales 2-0 while moments ago, we saw Senegal defeat this year's hosts Qatar 3-1.

16:32

Netherlands begins the action this evening against Ecuador before the Three Lions of England take on USA tonight.

16:33

Here's how both teams will line up in the match between Netherlands and Ecuador.

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16:34

This evening's fixture takes place at the Khalifa International Stadium.

16:35

Both teams this evening have been victorious in their opening group games. We're expected to see goals in this encounter as well.

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16:45

KICK OFF! And we're underway at the Khalifa International Stadium.

17:01

6' GOAL!! Netherlands: Cody Gakpo fires home and opens the scoring with a beauty of a rocket here.

17:06

We predicted that this match is probably going to be a goal fest and it seems like the party just got started

17:07

But what a hit from Gakpo that was....really brilliant!

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17:08

8' Netherlands 1-0 Ecuador: Jhegson Mendez (Ecuador) whips a promising cross into the box, but the opposition's defence intercepts the ball.

17:09

By the way, Gakpo's brilliant strike is officially the fastest goal at the 2022 World Cup. The Netherlands looking in control at the early stages.

17:10

15' Surprisingly, Ecuador have had more of the ball in the first 15 minutes.

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17:17

19' Netherlands have tried in justling possession away from Ecuador.

17:20

20' Denzel Dumfries (Netherlands) makes an overly-aggressive challenge and referee Mustapha Ghorbal blows his whistle for a foul.

17:21

21' Netherland's still lead 1-0 against Ecuador. Will they double their tally or will Ecuador strike back?

17:22

22' Ecuador coming close here, they're just lacking a bit of edge in the final third. But we also have to credit the Dutch defence.

17:24

24' Ecuador are slowly piling the pressure and are now seeing more of the ball once more.

17:25

Foul: Play is stopped after a challenge from Netherlands defender Jurrien Timber.

17:26

27' Ecuador coming close again, after Michael Estrada's dangerous pass into the box.

17:28

27' Corner for Ecuador

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28' Foul Ecuador, play is stopped for a freekick to Netherlands.

17:29

29' Corner: Netherlands.

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17:32

32' CHANCE! Ecuador: Enner Valencia places a shot from the edge of the box towards the bottom left corner, but Andries Noppert makes a terrific save to deny him. Nice play all round!

17:35

36' Pervis Estupinan (Ecuador) sends a cross into the box, but Andries Noppert comes off his line to gather the ball.

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38' Both sides have had just one attempt on target so far. Netherland's still lead 1-0.

17:40

43' Enner Valencia (Ecuador) is offside and the linesman raises his flag.

17:43

Two minutes to go till half time. Netherlands still in the lead here.

17:43

45' There will be three minutes of added time here.

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45+2' CHANCE! Ecuador: Enner Valenciawins some space for himself around the penalty spot and manages to produce a promising header. One of the defenders stops his effort before it gets to the goalkeeper.

17:48

45+4' GOAL!! Ecuador; Pervis Estupinan finds the back of the net! Game On!!

17:49

45+4' GOAL CANCELLED! Estupinian's effort is ruled out for offside.

17:50

What a let-off for Ecuador.

17:54

HALF TIME: It's Netherlands 1 Ecuador 0.

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Estupinian's effort could have been the leveller had it not been chalked off for offside.

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17:56

There was just one shot for the Netherlands in that first half, while Ecuador had six.

17:57

SECOND HALF is almost underway. And Netherlands hope to build on their 1-0 lead

18:04

SUBSTITUTION (Netherlands): Memphis Depay will come in for Steven Bergwijn.

18:05

46' SECOND HALF!! is underway.

18:06

48' GOAL!! Ecuador: Enner Valencia scores. It's Game On!

18:10

Enner Valencia will not be denied and has now scored his third goal of the 2022 World Cup. Right place and Right time.

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18:11

Ecuador have been asking questions of the Dutch defence and are now back in it. Fully deserved.

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18:14

57' Mustapha Ghorbal blows his whistle for a foul after Piero Hincapie (Ecuador) hacks down one of his opponents.

18:17

58' CHANCE! Ecuador: Gonzalo Plata's curling strike comes off the post, and Ecuador can't latch home the rebound.

18:20

59' Ecuador really trying to go for a win here. It's still Netherlands 1-1 Ecuador.

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64' Michael Estrada (Ecuador) has an effort from inside the box but it's brilliantly blocked.

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18:25

66' CHANCE! Netherlands: Teun Koopmeiners strikes from the edge of the box, but hits it really poorly and sends the ball way wide of the left post.

18:27

It's still 1-1 between Netherlands and Ecuador if you're just joining us. Ecuador has had the better chances in the second half since their equalizer in the 48th minute courtesy of Enner Valencia.

18:29

69' SUBSTITUTION (Netherlands):  Davy Klaassen is replaced by Steven Berghuis.

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72' Cody Gakpo has a chance to give the Netherlands the lead, but his effort is wide. He was offside anyway.

18:34

74' SUBSTITUTION (Ecuador): Michael Estrada and he is replaced by Jeremy Sarmiento.

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80' SUBSTITUTION (Netherlands): Teun Koopmeiners is going off for Marten de Roon.

18:40

10 minutes to go here. Can we get a winner?

18:40

85' Pervis Estupinan (Ecuador) was trying to get to the ball but clattered into the legs of the opponent as well. Mustapha Ghorbal blows his whistle for an infringement.

18:45

5 minutes to go until 90 minutes.

18:45

87' Enner Valencia (Ecuador) requires medical treatment, so the referee stops play and signals for the physio to come onto the pitch.

18:47

89' SUBSTITUTION (Ecuador): Enner Valencia is stretchered off for Kevin Rodriguez

18:50

89' SUBSTITUTION (Ecuador): . Romario Ibarra is on for Gonzalo Plata

18:51

90' There will be 6 minutes of added time here.

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90+2' Angelo Preciado (Ecuador) failed to beat the keeper. Andries Noppert expertly stopped his header from the edge of the box which he sent to the middle of the goal after a rebound. It's still 1-1.

18:53

FULL TIME: It's finished all square here. Netherlands 1-1 Ecuador.

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19:01

That's it for our match coverage of this game. Up next..It's England vs USA.

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