Netherlands will take on Italy in their second game in the UEFA Nations League A Group 1 at the Johan Cruyff Arena.
Can the Orange boys make it two wins against the Azurri? read on for our free predictions and betting tips.
The Netherlands recorded a slim 1-0 victory against Poland in their opening match under their new caretaker Dwight Lodeweges with Ronald Koeman vacating the role for a managerial job at Barcelona.
Though the Dutch team was dominant against Poland with Robert Lewandowski not in the lineup. They are on a run of six wins from their last seven matches, and seven victories from eight on their patch.
This game is tipped to be a low scoring match, with both teams seeking to be at the driving seat on top of the Group standing, BetPay suggests an under 2.5 goals with an odds of 1.70 this means this encounter is expected to have less than 3 goals.
The Netherlands have won 3 home matches in a row but an opponent like Italy will be a tough nut to crack.
Italy drew their last clash against Bosnia and Herzegovina and would like to return to the winning ways when they face the Orange boys.
Italy hasn’t lost in their last 15 games.
Italy has a winning streak of 6 matches away from home.
Both teams are tipped to score a goal each an outcome that is highly rated by BetPay with an odds of 1.75.
HEAD TO HEAD:
Since the turn of the millennium, the Dutch have only won one game against Italy, which was a 3-0 win at Euro 2008, thanks to goals from Ruud van Nistelrooy, Wesley Sneijder and Dirk Kuyt.
The last meeting between the two sides was in a friendly in June 2018, when neither side made it to the FIFA World Cup in Russia.
That match ended 1-1, with Simone Zaza’s opener for Italy cancelled out by a late Nathan Ake equaliser.
Netherland 1-1 Italy, both teams are capable of getting the job done, with the home factor almost missing as per the game would be played behind closed doors.
This clash promise to be a very exciting match, with the Italian team having an excellent record against the Netherlands, BetPay rout for a low scoring outcome.