The impressive nature of their 1-0 friendly win in Germany in March prompted critics to reassess their preconceptions.
The Bayern Munich winger had missed the Netherlands＇ two previous warm-up matches， against Mexico and Ghana， due to a hip problem.
qualifying game 预选赛
Though the USA and Mexico are always heavy favorites to advance to the World Cup， qualifying games are never easy， especially on the road.
group match/group phase 小组赛
Argentina will face Greece， Nigeria and South Korea in the group phase.
round robin 循环赛
The tournament will be a round robin for all the high school teams in the city.
knockout round 淘汰赛
This season， the Second Group Phase has been abolished in favor of a two-legged knockout round.
The draw for the quarter-final matches was held Friday morning at UEFA headquarters in Nyon， Switzerland.
Our team just scraped into the semi-finals.
The World Cup final is being transmitted live to over fifty countries.