The first match in the round of 16 will be played between the Netherlands and USA. The winner of this match will play against the winner of the Argentina Vs Australia match. Netherlands under the coach Louis van Gaal has topped in the Group A. The three time finalist has a rich football heritage. The players to watch out are centre back Virgil van Dijk (Captain), winger Cody Gakpo (top scorer with 3 goals) and midfielder Frenkie de Jong.
Netherlands topped the Group A with 7 points (two wins and a draw) they scored 5 goals and conceded one. On the other hand USA has so far played very good football and has remained unbeaten in the group stages with 5 points. They pose a real threat to Netherlands. Christian Pulisic, Josh Sergant and Weston McKenzie are the players to watch out.
In the second Pre quarters Argentina to clash with Australia. Argentina having lost their first match against Saudi Arabia came back strongly to win the other two matches against Mexico and Poland to top the group. Skipper Lionel Messi will be playing his 1000th professional game. Legendary Messi, Mac Allister and Romero are the players to watch out.
Australia after losing their first match against France came back strongly to win against Tunisia and Denmark to finish in the second place. Mathew Leckie, Kye Rowles and Mitchell Duke are the players to watch out.