Holland vs England
Holland will take on England in the Nations League semi-final on Thursday night in Portugal.
The winner of the tie will face Portugal in the final.
On Wednesday, Cristiano Ronaldo inspired Portugal to a 3-1 victory over Switzerland.
Ronaldo scored his sixth international hat-trick to sink the Swiss.
Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk & Ajax’s Matthijs de Ligt
Liverpool fans may be interested to watch the Dutch in action against the Three Lions.
Could Liverpool fans be tuning in to see their future centre-half pairing?
Of course, Virgil van Dijk will be expected to start for Ronald Koeman’s men days after he won the Champions League trophy.
Van Dijk is set to be partnered by Ajax’s 19-year-old captain Matthijs de Ligt at the heart of the Dutch defence.
‘The final battle for De Ligt’
Barcelona, Juventus, Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester United and Liverpool are all battling over the signature of Matthijs de Ligt. The 19-year-old Ajax captain is expected to decide on his future after the #NationsLeague.
— AjaxTimes (@ajaxtimes) June 5, 2019
De Ligt is widely expected to leave Ajax this summer, while the teenager has been linked with a possible move to Anfield.
Sticking with Liverpool, Gini Wijnaldum is also expected to be in the Holland XI.
— OnsOranje (@OnsOranje) June 3, 2019
Holland’s predicted XI vs England
According to the Times, two former Man United players should start for the Dutch tonight.
At the back, Daley Blind is set to begin the match at left-back.
Up-front, Memphis Depay (11 goals in his last 14 internationals) is likely to spearhead Holland’s attack.