Netherlands vs Spain: how and where to watch - times, TV, online
All the info you need to know on how and where to watch the Netherlands host Spain at the Johan Cruijff ArenA (Amsterdam) on 11 November at 20:45 CET.
The Netherlands will take on Spain in one of the most interesting and high-profile friendlies of the week at the Johan Cruijff ArenA. However, neither of the teams are at their best, as Spain suffered an unexpected defeat to Ukraine (1-0) in the UEFA Nations League, while the hosts sit third in the League A Group 1 standings, behind Poland and Italy, with just one win in four matches.
Good memories for Spain
The match, which should be a good test for both squads to get ready for the next two rounds of the Nations League, will certainly bring good memories to the Spanish fans, since their national team won their first and only World Cup against the The Oranje in South Africa in 2010.
'The Oranje revenge'
But after that, the Dutch side took revenge by smashing Spain in the opening match of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil (5-1) and beating them again one year later in a friendly match played in Amsterdam (2-0).
Frank De Boer needs a win; Luis Enrique, more goals
Spain have changed a lot since, with a transition that has resulted in a team full of young promising players. La Roja have had good results with Luis Enrique, since they top their group in the Nations League, one point ahead of the other favourites Germany. However, Spain have just scored one goal in their last three games.
Meanwhile, Frank De Boer, who took control of the Dutch in September, will try to get his first win as national coach after a loss to Mexico and two draws with Bosnia and Herzegovina and Italy.
De Boer will be able to call upon Tonny Vilhena and Patrick van Aanholt, while Ajax’s in-form midfielder Davy Klaassen, who hasn’t played for the national team since October 2017, is also back.
However, De Boer might not want to use all of his arsenal, taking into account that another Nations League match is just around the corner.
As for Spain, Álvaro Morata and Koke are back, while Héctor Bellerín has been called up to the team following Jesús Navas’ withdrawal. Marcos Llorente, meanwhile, has been included in the senior squad for the first time.
The bad news for Luis Enrique is Rodrigo isn’t available for the match after testing positive for coronavirus, while Thiago Alcántara is still injured. What's more, Barcelona’s rising star Ansu Fati suffered a torn meniscus against Real Betis in LaLiga and will be out of action for some months.
Spain captain Sergio Ramos could earn his 176th cap if he plays against the Netherlands. In that case he would equal the European record held by Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon.
What time does the Netherlands vs Spain match start?
The Netherlands vs Spain friendly match will be played at the Johan Cruijff ArenA (Amsterdam) and will kick off at 20:45 CET on Wednesday 11 November 2020.
That's 19:45 in the UK, 14:45 ET and 11:45 PT.
Find out what time the Netherlands vs Spain gets underway where you are in the world.
Where can I watch Netherlands vs Spain?
In Spain, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and the United States, the following television channels and online services will be broadcasting the Netherlands vs Spain:
Spain: TVE La 1, fuboTV España.
Netherlands: NPO 1.
United Kingdom: SKY GO Extra, Sky Sports Football.
United States: UniMás, TUDN USA, TUDN.com, Univision NOW, TUDN App, ESPN+.
If you are elsewhere in the world you can find out who will be broadcasting the Netherlands vs Spain here.
Netherlands vs Spain: AS English live coverage
You can also follow our live text commentary, with all the key statistics, here on AS English. We will be building up to the match throughout the day before giving you a minute-by-minute account as it unfolds.
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