Holland aren’t agreeing to get their opening Euro 20 20 Group C qualifier against Germany in Rotterdam on Sunday, ” says Virgil van Dijk.
The Dutch didn’t reach Euro 20-16, but also have lost only two of 11 games as Ronald Koeman took over as boss.
In November, Van Dijk scored a last-minute equaliser to shoot Holland in to to the Nations League finals and relegate Germany to Group B.
“we should worry about ourselves and not Germany,” said skipper Van Dijk.
Such was the Netherlands’ struggles, and they’ve failed to reach the previous two big championships, such as the 2018 World Cup.
But players such as Liverpool defender Van Dijk, with four aims at in previous six internationals, and former Manchester United winger Memphis Depay have stepped up to play a major role for the medial side.
Germany have won only one of their past seven competitive games and were booed off after Wednesday’s 1-1 friendly draw against Serbia in Wolfsburg.
“The Germans have fantastic players, even if they may be talking over here in a catastrophe,” explained Van Dijk. “We had a charm that way where matters didn’t choose us.
“That wasn’t a good phase. However, I really don’t believe we have been “
Germany midfielder Marco Reus said:”When we have the perfect mindset and work together as a team, then we’ve got every possibility of getting a result there.
“We will need to be quick on the countertop, stay streamlined in defence and we need to desire it.
“If we accomplish that about the nighttime, then it’s difficult for everybody against us and I am certain that we will win the game.”