Defender Virgil van Dijk was after the thuisnederlaag of Orange against England (0-1) agree with Ruud Gullit. The ex-international said after the duel in the ArenA as a tv analyst of a ‘poor’ performance of the Dutch national team.
Virgil van Dijk during the international match against England.
“Yes, on the ball, certainly”, said the new leader of Orange. “We need to bring more. Especially offensively and in possession of the ball must be better. This is where we need to work.”
Van Dijk called the defeat ‘not a disaster’ for the new Dutch national team. “You’re playing of course against England. That is a team with lots of qualities. We must look at ourselves. Defensively, it was compact and closed. England was in fact only a small possibilities. We, however, do also. I hate when a plug that we have lost.”