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Netherlands vs Denmark betting tips: International Friendly preview, predictions & odds

Netherlands vs Denmark betting tips: International Friendly preview, predictions & odds
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Vestergaard, Jannik
Bruun Larsen, Jacob
Bergwijn, Steven
Malen, Donyell
Depay, Memphis
Danjuma, Arnaut
Ake, Nathan
Malacia, Tyrell
Bergwijn, Steven
Wind, Jonas
Dolberg, Kasper
Eriksen, Christian
Lindstrom, Jesper
Eriksen, Christian
Bah, Alexander
Kristensen, Rasmus
Poulsen, Yussuf
Olsen, Andreas
Depay, Memphis
Vestergaard, Jannik
Ake, Nathan
Delaney, Thomas
Norgaard, Christian
Vestergaard, Jannik
Bergwijn, Steven

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The Danes lost their last away match; a 0-2 defeat in Scotland being the only blemish on an otherwise perfect World Cup Qualifying campaign. The Dutch are particularly strong at home and with so many key players missing for Denmark, should just edge this match.

Therefore, 101 Great Goals’ prediction for this match is Netherlands 2 – 1 Denmark and is available at odds of 9/1.

Alternatively, you can bet on any Netherlands win at 1.9/1 against Denmark at home on Saturday.

Or, back any away win for Denmark at 4/1 here at The Johan Cruyff Arena.

You can find odds of 3.5/1 for any draw between Netherlands and Denmark on Saturday.

Netherlands vs Denmark betting tips: International Friendly preview, predictions & odds

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS – JUNE 21: Memphis Depay of Holland during the EURO match between North Macedonia v Holland at the Johan Cruijff Arena on June 21, 2021 in Amsterdam Netherlands (Photo by Eric Verhoeven/Soccrates/Getty Images)

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Match preview

The Netherlands welcomes Denmark to the Johan Cruijff ArenA in Amsterdam on Saturday for this International Friendly match.

Oranje have the upper hand in the head-to-head, with 12 wins to Denmark’s eight, from their 29 encounters in International football. Although, the Danish hold the most memorable victory between them; a 5-4 win on penalties in the semi-finals of Euro 1992 en-route to winning the competition in Sweden against Germany in the final.

While Denmark lost their last international match back in November, it was a match that had little riding on it and their taking the foot off the pedal would be understandable. Their record prior to that was an impressive nine wins in nine, with 30 goals for and one against.

This following on the back of a strong performance in the Euro 2020 tournament, losing in extra time against England at Wembley Stadium, London. It furthers the idea that this Denmark side, full of talented players aged 25 and under, will be a real force in major tournaments in the next eight years.

The Netherlands, on the other hand, had a disappointing Euro 2020 overall. Their shock defeat at the hands of the Czech Republic in their first knockout match saw them exit the tournament without facing any of the competition favourites. They regrouped to quality for the World Cup in 2022. Given their group though, this was very much expected.

The main criticism with the Dutch squad remains the lack of an elite goalscorer. Someone in the mould of van Basten, van Nistlerooy, van Persie, Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, or Patrick Kluivert. A player you expect to always be in or around the box looking to sniff out a goal. By the end of 2022, Memphis Depay could be Holland’s second-highest goalscorer of all time and yet nobody really considers him amongst those names.

Is this simply the way football has evolved though with most sides not having a typical ‘number 9’ type striker in modern football? Has the “Messi and Ronaldo” era shown us that the goalscorers of the future will be atypical forwards? The three top scorers in the Premier League today are Mohamed Salah, Diogo Jota and Son Heung-Min, for example.

Memphis First Goalscorer – Regardless of how you label him, there is no doubt that Memphis is the main source of goals for this Dutch side. He has 38 in 75 international caps with Gini Wijnaldum the only other Dutch players in the double figures for goals. Memphis (pictured above) is 3.75/1 to score the game’s opener on Saturday against Denmark.

Jasper Cillessen

BARCELONA, SPAIN – APRIL 21: Jasper Cillessen of FC Barcelona celebrates after Luis Suarez of FC Barcelona scored the opening goal during the Spanish Copa del Rey Final match between Barcelona and Sevilla at Wanda Metropolitano stadium on April 21, 2018 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Netherlands team news

Holland come into this international break with a large 28 man squad to choose from. In addition, Justin Bijlow, Stefan de Vrij, Jeremie Frimpong and Luuk de Jong were all in the preliminary squad before being cut from the final 28.

With Bijlow and Jasper Cillessen (pictured above) not involved in the squad, plus the retirement of Maarten Stekelenburg after Euro 2020, there is a strong chance we see a new face between the sticks for the Netherlands here. Mark Flekken and Joël Drommel are the two battling for the chance to receive their first international cap here for The Flying Dutchmen. PSV defender Jordan Teze is also hoping for his first cap on Saturday.

Dutch Squad in Full

Goalkeepers: Mark Flekken (SC Freiburg), Tim Krul (Norwich City), Joël Drommel (PSV)
Defenders: Matthijs de Ligt (Juventus), Virgil van Dijk(c) (Liverpool), Nathan Aké (Manchester City), Tyrell Malacia (Feyenoord), Daley Blind (Ajax), Denzel Dumfries (Internazionale), Jordan Teze (PSV), Jurriën Timber (Ajax), Owen Wijndal (AZ), Hans Hateboer (Atalanta)
Midfielders: Georginio Wijnaldum(vc) (Paris Saint-Germain), Guus Til (Feyenoord), Davy Klaassen (Ajax), Marten de Roon (Atalanta), Teun Koopmeiners (Atalanta), Frenkie de Jong (Barcelona), Jordy Clasie (AZ)
Forwards: Steven Bergwijn (Tottenham Hotspur), Arnaut Danjuma (Villarreal), Noa Lang (Club Brugge), Memphis Depay (Barcelona), Donyell Malen (Borussia Dortmund), Wout Weghorst (Burnley), Steven Berghuis (Ajax), Cody Gakpo (PSV)

Netherlands vs Denmark betting tips: International Friendly preview, predictions & odds

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK – JUNE 12: Christian Eriksen of Denmark gestures during the UEFA EURO 2020 Group B match between Denmark and Finland at Parken Stadium on June 12, 2021 in Copenhagen, Denmark. (Photo by Lars Ronbog / FrontZoneSport via Getty Images)

Denmark team news

Christian Eriksen (pictured above) has been called up for Denmark for the first time since suffering a cardiac arrest on the pitch in a match against Finland at Euro 2020. He missed Brentford’s previous game with COVID-19 but the Danish coach believes he will be available for this match.

“Everything indicates, unless something unforeseen happens, that he [Eriksen] is down here on Wednesday night and can train fully on Thursday and Friday.”
–  Kasper Hjulmand, Denmark National Team manager

Captain Simon Kjær, Mikkel Damsgaard, Robert Skov, and Daniel Wass are the key players who miss out due to injury. Daniel Iversen and Casper Nielsen are the two in the Danish ranks hoping to make their international debuts.

Danish Squad in Full

Goalkeepers: Kasper Schmeichel(c) (Leicester City), Daniel Iversen (Preston North End), Frederik Rønnow (Union Berlin)
Defenders: Joachim Andersen (Crystal Palace), Jannik Vestergaard (Leicester City), Victor Nelsson (Galatasaray), Joakim Mæhle (Atalanta), Andreas Christensen (Chelsea), Rasmus Nissen (Red Bull Salzburg), Alexander Bah (Slavia Prague), Andreas Maxsø (Brøndby)
Midfielders: Mathias Jensen (Brentford), Thomas Delaney (Sevilla), Philip Billing (Bournemouth), Christian Nørgaard (Brentford), Jesper Lindstrøm (Eintracht Frankfurt), Pierre-Emile Højbjerg (Tottenham Hotspur), Casper Nielsen (Union SG), Christian Eriksen (Brentford)
Forwards: Jacob Bruun Larsen (1899 Hoffenheim), Andreas Skov Olsen (Club Brugge), Kasper Dolberg (Nice), Yussuf Poulsen (RB Leipzig), Jonas Wind (VfL Wolfsburg), Andreas Cornelius (Trabzonspor)

Netherlands vs Denmark form
Netherlands vs Wales - 3:2
Netherlands vs Poland - 2:2
Wales vs Netherlands - 1:2
Belgium vs Netherlands - 1:4
Netherlands vs Germany - 1:1
Latest match form, last 5 games:
Denmark vs Austria - 2:0
Denmark vs Croatia - 0:1
Austria vs Denmark - 1:2
France vs Denmark - 1:2
Denmark vs Serbia - 3:0
Last 5 games for Netherlands
June 14, 2022 UEFA Nations League 22/23 Netherlands 3  - 2 Wales
June 11, 2022 UEFA Nations League 22/23 Netherlands 2  - 2 Poland
June 8, 2022 UEFA Nations League 22/23 Wales 1  - 2 Netherlands
June 3, 2022 UEFA Nations League 22/23 Belgium 1  - 4 Netherlands
March 29, 2022 Int. Friendly Games 2022 Netherlands 1  - 1 Germany
Last 5 games for Denmark
June 13, 2022 UEFA Nations League 22/23 Denmark 2  - 0 Austria
June 10, 2022 UEFA Nations League 22/23 Denmark 0  - 1 Croatia
June 6, 2022 UEFA Nations League 22/23 Austria 1  - 2 Denmark
June 3, 2022 UEFA Nations League 22/23 France 1  - 2 Denmark
March 29, 2022 Int. Friendly Games 2022 Denmark 3  - 0 Serbia
Netherlands vs Denmark Int. Friendly Games 2022 form
Netherlands Denmark
2 Matches played 2
1 Matches won 1
25 Goal attempts 17
12 Shots on goal 7
10 Shots off goal 7
12 Corner kicks 9
48% Average ball possession 47%
3 Shots blocked 3
2 Cards given 1
21 Free kicks 25
3 Offsides 3
4 Goals by foot 4
1 Goals by head 1
5 Goals scored 5
3 Goals conceded 4
0 Shots on bar 1
Netherlands vs Denmark statistics for most recent head to head matches
Netherlands Denmark
7 Matches 7
6 Home Matches 1
1 Away Matches 6
10 Total Goals 8
1.43 Average Goals Scored 1.14
4 Wins 2
2 Losses 4
1 Draws 1
Last 5 games & match results between Netherlands and Denmark
March 26, 2022 Int. Friendly Games 2022 Netherlands 4  - 2 Denmark
June 9, 2012 European Championship 2012 Netherlands 0  - 1 Denmark
June 14, 2010 World Cup 2010 Netherlands 2  - 0 Denmark
June 16, 2000 Euro Cup 2000 Netherlands 3  - 0 Denmark
June 22, 1992 Euro Cup 1992 Netherlands 2  - 2 Denmark

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What time is kick off between Netherlands vs Denmark?

19:45, Saturday 26 March 2022

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