United States opponent of Orange in eighth finals World Cup. PHOTO ANP

    The Dutch national team will meet the United States in the eighth finals of the World Cup on Saturday. The Americans won their last group match against Iran 1-0 and therefore finished second in group B, behind England. Christian Pulisic scored the goal in Doha a few minutes before the break on a pass from former Ajax player Sergiño Dest.

    The Dutch secured first place in group A earlier in the day with a win against Qatar (2-0). The team of national coach Louis van Gaal took 7 points from three games. Senegal finished second with 6 points and will face England in the eighth finals on Sunday evening. The losing finalist of the European Championship defeated Wales 3-0 to win group B by 7 points. The Americans finished on 5 points, after previous draws against Wales (1-1) and England (0-0).