Matthijs de Ligt, Netherlands

De Ligt into World Cup last 16 with Netherlands

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Matthijs de Ligt has reached the World Cup round of 16 with the Netherlands, although the Bayern defender didn't feature in Tuesday's 2-0 win over hosts Qatar. Cody Gakpo and Frenkie de Jong were on the scoresheet for Holland, who go through as winners of Group A to face USA on Saturday (16:00 CET).

FCB's French contingent are also into the knockout stages of the competition:


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