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Netherlands vs Croatia: Betting tips, predictions, odds & match preview

Netherlands and Croatia meet in Rotterdam for a place in the Nations League final on Wednesday (7.45pm, UK time). 

Netherlands vs Croatia: Betting tips

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Netherlands vs Croatia: Predictions

Netherlands vs Croatia: Predictions

Bet Prediction Best odds
BTTS? Yes 19/20 with Unibet
Correct score Netherlands 2-1 Croatia 8/1 with Bet365
First Goalscorer Cody Gakpo 13/2 with Paddy Power

The only unbeaten side in League A, the Netherlands started their group as they meant to go on by crushing neighbours Belgium 4-1 away. But it was not straightforward after that: Oranje came from 2-0 down to draw with Poland, while both wins against Wales were sealed in added time. Yet the Dutch always found a way and sealed passage to a second Nations League final appearance with a 1-0 defeat of Belgium in Amsterdam.

Very few gave Croatia much hope when they were humbled 3-0 at home by Austria in their opening Group A1 match. The mood wasn’t improved by a 1-1 draw with France in Split, but Zlatko Dalić’s men then showed they’re made of the right stuff with two victories against Denmark sandwiching a 1-0 win in France. Croatia subsequently held their nerve in Austria to run out 3-1 winners courtesy of a pair of vital goals in the last 21 minutes.


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Netherlands vs Croatia match stats

The Netherlands had failed to keep a clean sheet in any of their matches in 2022 until Remko Pasveer took over in goal and proved unbeatable in the final two games.

With his opener against Austria on Matchday six, Luka Modrić became the only Croatia player to register more than one goal in their current Nations League campaign.

Netherlands vs Croatia: Squawka Says

Scoreline prediction: Netherlands 2-1 Croatia

Netherlands vs Croatia head-to-head

06 Feb 2008 – Croatia 0-3 Netherlands – International Friendly

11 Jul 1998 – Croatia 2-1 Netherlands – FIFA World Cup

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