Depay on bench for Netherlands in opposition to Ecuador

DOHA, Nov 25 — Memphis Depay was named as a substitute for the Netherlands in their next Earth Cup Group A activity towards Ecuador right now, with Enner Valencia in the commencing line-up for the South American crew.

Dutch coach Louis van Gaal had hinted that Barcelona ahead Depay could be thrown in from kick-off at the Khalifa Global Stadium right after generating an influence off the bench in Monday’s 2- gain in excess of Senegal.

That was his first match in two months pursuing a thigh damage.

Van Gaal made three modifications for today’s match. Jurrien Timber changed Matthijs de Ligt in central defence, Teun Koopmeiners arrives into the midfield for Steven Berghuis and Davy Klaassen starts off ahead of Vincent Janssen additional ahead.

Valencia had been a physical fitness concern for Ecuador just after scoring both of those objectives as they beat hosts Qatar 2- in the tournament’s opening sport.

Still he is named in Gustavo Alfaro’s staff, in which the only adjust the mentor has built is bringing Jackson Porozo into the back again line.

Ecuador are probably to mirror the Netherlands in actively playing with a a few-gentleman central defence.

Senegal’s 3-1 earn over Qatar before means the Netherlands will qualify for the past 16 with a victory.

Starting up line-ups:

Netherlands (3-4-1-2)

Andries Noppert Jurrien Timber, Virgil van Dijk (capt), Nathan Ake Denzel Dumfries, Teun Koopmeiners, Frenkie de Jong, Daley Blind Davy Klaassen Steven Bergwijn, Cody Gakpo

Mentor: Louis van Gaal (NED)

Ecuador (5-4-1)

Hernan Galindez Angelo Preciado, Jackson Porozo, Felix Torres, Piero Hincapie, Pervis Estupinan Gonzalo Plata, Jhegson Mendez, Moises Caicedo, Michael Estrada Enner Valencia (capt)

Coach: Gustavo Alfaro (ARG)

Referee: Mustapha Ghorbal (ALG) — AFP