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Poland vs Netherlands – Match Preview

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Poland and the Netherlands will face off at the Volksparkstadion on Saturday, June 16th. The match starts at 13:00 GMT. Both teams are at the beginning of their EURO Group D journey. They have not scored or conceded yet. The game is on neutral ground. Poland hopes to use the theoretical home advantage. The Netherlands, favored by bookmakers, aims to dominate from the start.

Poland – Form

Poland has shown strong form at home, winning two of their last three matches. They beat Turkey 2:1 in a friendly on June 10, 2024. This victory was unexpected and ended their streak of high-scoring games. Before that, they won 3:1 against Ukraine on June 7. On March 26, they drew 0:0 with Wales in the European Championship, exceeding expectations.

Netherlands – Form

The Netherlands have had mixed results recently. They beat Iceland 4:0 in a friendly on June 10, 2024. This win met bookmakers’ expectations. They had previously defeated Canada with the same score. However, they lost 2:1 to Germany in March, an expected result given the opposition’s strength. Their performance has been consistent, aligning with predictions.

Poland – Netherlands – Head to Head

The last match between these teams was on September 22, 2022. The Netherlands won 2-0 in the UEFA Nations League A. In their past six meetings, the Netherlands have won five times. Poland has not won any, and one game ended in a draw. This shows the Dutch team’s dominance. In the last five matches, both teams scored in only one game. Poland has struggled, losing five of their last six matches against the Netherlands and scoring less than 1.5 goals in each loss.

Poland – Netherlands – Standings

As the European Championship in EURO Grp. D begins, both teams are starting their campaigns. They are ranked 4th and 3rd, with zero points each. They have yet to play a match in the tournament. This clean slate means both teams have everything to gain. The opening game will be crucial for their EURO journeys.

Poland vs Netherlands – Top scorers

Przemyslaw Frankowski leads Poland’s attack with 3 goals in the European Championship. Robert Lewandowski follows with 2 goals. Piotr Zielinski, Nicola Zalewski, and Sebastian Szymanski have each scored 2 goals, contributing to the team’s offense.

For the Netherlands, Wout Weghorst has scored 3 goals. Virgil van Dijk and Donyell Malen have added 2 goals each. Memphis Depay and Georginio Wijnaldum have each scored once, enhancing the team’s attack.

Poland vs Netherlands – Full-Time Betting

The Netherlands are the favorites with odds of 1.57 for an away win. Poland’s victory odds stand at 5.50, and a draw at 4.20. The Netherlands are likely to win, given their recent form and head-to-head record. Poland, with a solid home record, faces a significant challenge. The odds favor the Netherlands.

Alternative betting markets offer varied odds. The “halftime-fulltime” bet for the Netherlands is at 2.10. “Draw-no-bet” for the Netherlands is at 1.222. The “double-chance” market for a Netherlands win or draw is also at 1.222. These options cater to different betting strategies.

Poland vs Netherlands – Over/Under Betting

The “Over 2.5” and “Under 2.5” goals are both priced at 1.91. Past meetings suggest a low goal count. Poland’s defense and the Netherlands’ attack could balance out. However, Poland’s tendency to concede against the Dutch might make “Over 2.5” goals a valuable bet.

Poland vs Netherlands – BTTS Betting

The odds for “BTTS: Yes” are at 1.909. In their last six matches, both teams scored in only one. This suggests a “BTTS: No” bet, at odds of 1.80, might be more likely. However, the Dutch’s scoring ability could lead to “BTTS: Yes.”

Poland vs Netherlands – Prediction