This followed the conclusion of group stage matches in the tournament being hosted by Qatar with spectacular upsets.
The stalemate made Qatar take the unfortunate record of being the earliest eliminated hosts in World Cup history.
It was confirmed on Monday that skippers of the Oranje, England, Wales, Belgium, Germany, Denmark and Switzerland would not dorn the armband in Qatar.
As the first knock-out round of the competition begins, here are some of the matches you should keep an eye out for;
The Bayern Munich star has been suffering with a leg tendon injury sustained on November 7, but was passed fit to travel with his country to Qatar for the tournament.
The legendary coach disclosed the news of his illness earlier in April, confirming in an interview with Dutch television that he had an aggressive form of the disease.
The Dutch manager told Sunday night, a local talk show, that the team did not know about his diagnosis and he plans to lead them in the 2022 World Cup in Qatar in November.
It also ended Hansi Flick’s eight-game winning run to start his reign as coach.
The Athletic reports the Netherlands international has agreed a move to Goodison Park after snubbing a rival offer from Crystal Palace.
The winger, who came on for Nigerian-born cap-tied Netherlands international, Arnaut Danjuma, in the second half, struck on the dot of 90 minutes of the game.
Buhari stated this during a bilateral meeting with Her Majesty, Maxima Zorreguieta, Queen of The Netherlands.
After beating Ukraine by a single goal in their opener, the Netherlands were more comfortable this time
The 24-year-old has represented the Netherlands twice at senior level, having played in a UEFA Nations League game against Germany as well as scoring in a friendly against Belgium.
The matches were played on Wednesday.
The World Health Organisation and the European Medicines Agency say there is no indication of a link between the vaccine and reports of blood clots.
The taskforce said the Ministry of Aviation and its relevant agencies have been mandated to take the necessary reciprocal measures as may be permissible under the laws and other international obligations expected to be discharged against Emirates airlines operating from the UAE and other airlines from The Netherlands.
The coach omitted Rodrigo Moreno and Dani Ceballos from the squad, as well as Thiago Alcantara who is still struggling after sustaining a knee injury last month.
The unique and rare terracotta head, believed to be from Ile-Ife in Nigeria, was intercepted by Dutch Customs at Schiphol Airport in 2018 in a package addressed to a Dutch national with forged accompanying import documents. Nigerian authorities confirmed the authenticity of the object and formally requested for its return.
A contract up to the 2022 World Cup finals in Qatar is expected to be signed in time for De Boer to take charge of the team’s three internationals next month, Dutch media reported on Wednesday.
The Dutch, runners-up in last year’s inaugural edition of the competition, were playing their first game since the departure of Coach Ronald Koeman to Barcelona last month, but kept up their crisp performances of the last two years