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Wesley Sneijder
Wesley Sneijder and the Netherlands will need to score many goals to have a chance to reach the finals.

The final rounds of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup take place between Oct. 5 and Oct. 10.

The nine group winners qualify automatically, with the other four places decided by playoffs between the eight best runners-up.

Group A: 3. Netherlands, 13 points (a-Belarus, h-Sweden)

Three points behind Sweden and six goals worse off, Netherlands have an outside chance of the playoffs. They will likely have to defeat Sweden by at least three goals.

Click here for other UEFA teams' qualifying chances.


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