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Netherlands vs Montenegro Predictions & Tips - Depay destined for goals in World Cup qualifiers

  • Netherlands vs Montenegro predictions for Saturday’s World Cup qualifier
  • The match is being played at Philips Stadion (7.45pm BST)
  • Memphis Depay has scored 2 goals in his last 3 matches
  • Can Depay get on the score sheet in Eindhoven?
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Netherlands' Memphis Depay is backed to score against Montenegro (Getty)
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Eddy Tora 03 Sep 2021
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Netherlands vs Montenegro Predictions


Netherlands are in a rebuilding phase under Louis van Gaal. Oranje should be too strong for Montenegro in the World Cup qualifiers with Memphis Depay backed in the goalscorer markets.
  • Netherlands vs Montenegro Predictions
  • Head to Head
  • Netherlands Form
  • Netherlands Squad & Team News
  • Montenegro Form
  • Montenegro Squad & Team News
  • Netherlands vs Montenegro Live Stream FAQ

  • Netherlands have won by 2+ goals in 14 of their last 15 home matches (World Cup qualifiers).
  • Netherlands have kept 15 clean sheets their last 19 home matches (World Cup qualifiers).
  • Netherlands’ Memphis Depay has scored 2 goals in his last 3 matches for club and country.
  • Netherlands have won their last XX matches against Montenegro (European Championship qualifiers).
  • Montenegro have failed to score in 2 of their last 4 matches (all competitions).

Head to Head


This will be the first match between Netherlands and Montenegro.

Netherlands Form


It’s a new era for Netherlands with Louis van Gaal in charge for the third time. He replaced Frank de Boer as manager in August.

Oranje won their opening three matches at Euro 2020 before a 2-0 defeat to Czech Republic in the Round of 16.

Netherlands drew 1-1 in Norway in the World Cup qualifiers last week. They had 65% possession and 17-7 shots, Davy Klaassen equalising in the first half.

Netherlands Squad & Team News


Goalkeepers: Tim Krul, Justin Bijlow, Joël Drommel
Defenders: Daley Blind, Stefan de Vrij, Virgil van Dijk (captain), Matthijs de Ligt, Denzel Dumfries, Nathan Aké, Jurriën Timber, Tyrell Malacia, Devyne Rensch
Midfielders: Georginio Wijnaldum (vice-captain), Frenkie de Jong, Marten de Roon, Davy Klaassen, Ryan Gravenberch, Teun Koopmeiners, Guus Til
Forwards: Memphis Depay, Steven Berghuis, Donyell Malen, Steven Bergwijn, Wout Weghorst, Cody Gakpo

Defender Daley Blind is suspended.

Joël Drommel, Tyrell Malacia and Devyne Rensch have been called up for the first time.
Memphis Depay has scored 28 goals in 69 internationals.

Montenegro Form


Montenegro won their opening two World Cup qualifiers but haven’t won in four games since.
Miodrag Radulović’s side lost 1-0 against Norway before two friendlies, resulting in a 0-0 draw against Bosnia-Herzegovina and 3-1 loss against Israel.

The Brave Falcons returned to the qualifiers on Wednesday. They drew 2-2 in Turkey, coming back from 2-0 down thanks to goals from Adam Marusic and Risto Radunovic.

Montenegro Squad & Team News


Goalkeepers: Milan Mijatović, Miloš Dragojević, Matija Šarkić, Jasmin Agović
Defenders: Stefan Savić, Marko Simić, Žarko Tomašević, Adam Marušić, Marko Vešović, Risto Radunović, Igor Vujačić, Dušan Lagator, Ilija Martinović, Meldin Drešković
Midfielders: Nikola Vukčević, Nebojša Kosović, Marko Janković, Aleksandar Šćekić, Sead Hakšabanović, Igor Ivanović, Marko Vukčević, Miloš Raičković, Draško Božović, Milutin Osmajić, Kristijan Vulaj
Forwards: Fatos Bećiraj (vice-captain), Stefan Mugoša, Uroš Đurđević, Nikola Vujnović

Igor Vujacic is suspended with Esteban Saveljich and Stevan Jovetic injured.

Jasmin Agović and Meldin Drešković have been called up for the first time.

Netherlands vs Montenegro Live Stream FAQ

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Verdict

Netherlands are short priced favourites, but this could be a tougher game than expected.

I am advising caution against Montenegro in World Cup qualifiers and sticking with Memphis Depay in the goalscoring markets.

Best Bet: Memphis Depay Anytime Goalscorer $1.78 at Ladbrokes Australia - 3 Units
Value Bet: Memphis Depay First Goalscorer $4.30 at Neds - 1 Unit

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