Sports Innovation previews the World Cup qualifier between Netherlands and Gibraltar and offers team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.
It’s a David and Goliath clash on Monday as Gibraltar take a daunting trip to Rotterdam for a 2022 World Cup qualifier against the Netherlands.
One look at the Group G table pretty much sums up everything about this match. While the Netherlands are riding high on 16 points from only seven games, Gibraltar have failed to collect even one point. Los Llanos have lost all their matches, scored just three times, and conceded 28 goals.
Stats and facts for Netherlands vs Gibraltar
Facts are calculated for World Cup:
- Netherlands has won the last 3 matches in a row;
- Netherlands unbeaten the last 6 matches in a row;
- Netherlands has won the last 6 matches in a row at home;
- Netherlands has won in the last 5 of 6 matches.
- Gibraltar has lost the last 17 matches in a row;
- Gibraltar has lost the last 8 matches in a row when playing away;
- Gibraltar has lost in the last 17 of 17 matches;
- Gibraltar has lost in the last 8 of 8 matches when playing away.
Form Netherlands vs Gibraltar
The Oranje are on a roll.
Netherlands go into this encounter high on confidence following 4 wins in the last 6 games. Louis van Gaal’s side have really been enjoying their football in their previous 3 matches, which started off with a 4-0 win against Montenegro. They went on to beat Turkey by 6-1, before also getting the better of Latvia in a 0-1 victory.
The visitors are on a miserable run.
Things can hardly get any worse for Gibraltar, who enter the match on the back of a handful defeats. In their last 3 games, Julio César Ribas’ side lost 3-0 to Turkey and then suffered 5-1 thrashing at the hands of Norway. They lost 3-0 to Montenegro last time out.
Netherlands vs Gibraltar – Fixture history
The last time these two teams played each other, the Netherlands came away as 7-0 winners back in March.
At the time of writing, the bookmakers are offering the following prices on this encounter. A home win pays out at 1.01. The best price for a draw is 31.00, while an away win for Gibraltar gets you odds 101.00.
Standings in World Cup
Man of the Moment
Noa Lang made his Netherlands debut against Latvia and could start, so let’s not rule the striker out here. Memphis Depay is another notable goal threat, as is Georginio Wijnaldum, Davy Klaassen, and Donyell Malen.