Guus Hiddink has named his 23-man squad for Netherlands upcoming matches against Mexico and Latvia.

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oraczechNetherlands host Mexico on November 12th before facing Latvia in a crucial European Championship qualifier four days later. After losing two of their three opening group games, its crucial that the Dutch get a good result to take the pressure of under fire coach Guus Hiddink.

Paul Verhaegh, Virgil van Dijk, Leroy Fer and Jeroen Zoet have all been dropped from the provisional squad named last week, while Rafael van der Vaart and Jonathan de Guzman also miss out.

Jetro Willems and Ricardo van Rhijn keep their places, while Ron Vlaar, and Memphis Depay are available again after missing the last squad through injury.

The full squad is as follows:

Goalkeepers: Jasper Cillessen (Ajax), Tim Krul (Newcastle United), Kenneth Vermeer (Feyenoord)

Defenders: Bruno Martins Indi (FC Porto), Joel Veltman (Ajax), Ricardo van Rhijn (Ajax), Ron Vlaar (Aston Villa), Stefan de Vrij (Lazio), Gregory van der Wiel (Paris Saint-Germain), Jetro Willems (PSV)

Midfielders: Ibrahim Afellay (Olympiakos), Daley Blind (Manchester United), Jordy Clasie (Feyenoord), Nigel de Jong (AC Milan), Davy Klaassen (Ajax), Wesley Sneijder (Galatasaray), Georginio Wijnaldum (PSV)

Attackers: Memphis Depay (PSV), Klaas-Jan Huntelaar (Schalke), Luciano Narsingh (PSV), Robin van Persie (Manchester United), Quincy Promes (Spartak Moskow), Arjen Robben (Bayern Munich)

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