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Netherlands vs. USA: Time, TV channel, preview and how to watch FIFA World Cup Round of 16 match

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After finishing second behind England in Group B, the USA will now face Group A winners and European powerhouse the Netherlands in the Round of 16 at this year's World Cup. 

While the Dutch may not have produced the most eye-catching of performances in the group stage, one player that has caught the attention of fans is 23-year-old winger Cody Gakpo. 

With three goals to his name so far at Qatar 2022, Gakpo will be looking to add more to his tally and will definitely be someone who USA manager Gregg Berhalter will be looking to keep quiet. 

Another concern for the U.S. was the fitness of star man Christian Pulisic who collided with Iran's goalkeeper after scoring his team's winning goal in their final group stage game on Tuesday. 

However, Pulisic confirmed that he should be available for this knockout clash with the Netherlands in a social media post which will be a welcomed boost for his team. 

This is a classic David vs. Goliath matchup, but with the boundless energy that the USA have shown in all three group stage matches, the Netherlands will still have to earn their way into the quarter-finals. 

Here's everything you need to know ahead of Saturday's match. 

Netherlands vs. USA: What time is kickoff at Qatar 2022?

  • Date: Saturday, December 3
  • Time: 10 a.m. ET / 3 p.m. GMT

The match is scheduled for 6 p.m. local time at the Khalifa International Stadium in Al Rayyan. That's 10 a.m. ET in the U.S. and 3 p.m. GMT in the UK. 

Netherlands vs. USA: How to watch on TV or streaming

  • UK: BBC One and BBC iPlayer
  • U.S.: FOX, Telemundo, fuboTV

In the UK, the match will be broadcast live on BBC One and streamed on BBC iPlayer.

Viewers in the United States can watch the match on Fox (English) or Telemundo (Spanish). Both of those channels can be streamed on fuboTV (start your free trial now).

For listings in other regions, consult FIFA.com

Netherlands vs. USA: Which stadium is hosting the match?

Khalifa International Stadium

The Khalifa International Stadium in Doha is a 45,416-seat venue that is by far the oldest at Qatar 2022.

Opened in 1976, it's a multipurpose venue that has hosted track and field events as well as football matches. The stadium has undergone numerous renovations, including major redevelopments in 2005 and 2017, to increase capacity and amenities.

Major events that have been hosted at the venue include the 2006 Asian Games, 2011 Pan Arab Games, 2019 World Athletics Championships and a pair of 2019 FIFA Club World Cup matches. It will host eight World Cup games, including the third-place match.

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