Fanteractive Game Breakdown for Netherlands @ USA WNT by toddroshong

FIFA Womens World Cup

Netherlands (V) vs. USA WNT (H)

Parc Olympique Lyonnais
Lyon


Sunday Jul 07,2019 11:00 AM ET

Post Game Analysis by toddroshong for Netherlands

Post Game Report Card

Overall Performance
Overall Team Grade
B
Execution
B-
Offensive Play
B+
Defensive Effectiveness
B
Player of the Match
Sari van Veenendaal
Overall Match Quality
B
Overall Game Assessment
Even though they lost, they played hard and kept the US in check for a significant majority of the game.
Unit Performance
Offensive Performance
Generating Scoring Opportunities
B
Finishing
C+
Corner Kicks
B-
Set Pieces (Direct/Indirect)
B-
Controlling Tempo/Possession
C+
Generating Pressure
B+
Offense Comments
Generated decent pressure at times, but the US handled it all very well.
Defensive Performance
Goalkeeping
A-
Executing Defensive Game Plan
B
Controlling Offensive Pressure
B-
Preventing Scoring Opportunities
C
Conceding/Defending Set Pieces
C
Transition/Counterattack
B-
Defense Comments
Conceded a lot of opportunities to the US. They could control it but only for so long. Then their keeper kept them in it for a while.
Midfield Play
Maintaining Possession
C+
Generate Offensive Counterattacks
B
Defensive Support & Transition
B-
Controlling Tempo
C+
Midfield Comments
Helped a lot at making their front stronger, not so much the back.
Coaching
Game Strategy
B
Overall Preparedness
B-
Lineup & Substitutions
A-
In-Game Management
B
Coaching Comments
Lined up well and knew that they were going to need to play defense and catch the US off guard. Just didn't quite work out for them.
Player Performance
Player
Pos
Grade
Desiree van Lunteren (2)
DF 
B+ 
Was tough to get passed for most of the game, but lost her composure at the end.
Lieke Martens (11)
FW 
Created problems for the US.
Sari van Veenendaal (1)
GK 
A- 
Played well and kept NED in the game.
Stefanie van der Gragt (3)
DF 
A- 
Played her heart out.
Vivianne Miedema (9)
FW 
B- 
Was quiet all day, did not seem herself.