Key Selection Decisions for Netherlands Ahead of World Cup Clash with Australia

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Key Selection Decisions for Netherlands Ahead of World Cup Clash with Australia
Ermindo Armino/Associated Press

After getting their tournament off to a dream start in their 5-1 demolition job against Spain last Friday, the Netherlands will face Australia on Wednesday. 

Against Spain, manager Louis van Gaal employed an unusual 5-3-2 formation, and a look at the scoreboard will tell you it worked. 

Will Van Gaal employ his newfound 5-3-2 formation again in the match against Australia?

Could the Dutch go back to their tried-and-trusted 4-3-3? 

What would that mean for the players? 

Here, we take a look at the four key tactical decisions facing Van Gaal ahead of the Netherlands' match against Australia.

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