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Netherlands vs Ukraine Predictions & Tips - BTTS in Euro 2020 opener in Amsterdam

  • Netherlands vs Ukraine predictions for Sunday’s Euro 2020 match
  • The Group C clash is being played at 8pm BST at Johan Cruijff Arena
  • Netherlands have seen BTTS in 6 of their last 9 matches
  • I am backing BTTS with Netherlands to win in Amsterdam
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Netherlands have seen BTTS in 6 of their last 9 matches (Getty Images)
Eddy Tora 11 Jun 2021
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Netherlands vs Ukraine Predictions

Ukraine have a talented attack that can score against Netherlands. This should be an exciting match with the home side to take all three points at Euro 2020.

  • Netherlands have won 5 of their last 7 matches (all competitions).
  • Netherlands have seen BTTS in 6 of their last 9 matches (all competitions).
  • Ukraine have seen BTTS in 4 of their last 6 matches (all competitions).

Head to Head

Netherlands have a 1-0 advantage against Ukraine with one draw in two matches.

Both have been friendlies, the last encounter in 2010 which ended in a 1-1 draw.

Netherlands Form

Netherlands have won three of their last four matches in all competitions. 

Oranje lost their opening World Cup qualifier 4-2 in Turkey after going 3-0 down. They got back on track with a 2-0 win against Latvia and 7-0 win against Gibraltar.

Frank de Boer’s side have played two friendlies to prepare for Euro 2020. They drew 2-2 against Scotland with Memphis Depay scoring both goals.

Netherlands’ last match was a 3-0 win against Georgia. Depay, Wout Weghorst and Ryan Gravenberch were on target in Enschede.

Netherlands Squad & Team News

Goalkeepers: Maarten Stekelenburg, Tim Krul, Marco Bizot
Defenders: Joël Veltman, Matthijs de Ligt, Nathan Aké, Owen Wijndal, Stefan de Vrij, Patrick van Aanholt, Daley Blind, Denzel Dumfries, Jurriën Timber
Midfielders: Georginio Wijnaldum (Vice-captain), Davy Klaassen, Marten de Roon, Ryan Gravenberch, Frenkie de Jong, Teun Koopmeiners
Forwards: Steven Berghuis, Luuk de Jong, Memphis Depay, Quincy Promes, Donyell Malen, Wout Weghorst, Cody Gakpo

Goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen missed out due to COVID-19. Centre back Virgil van Dijk and midfielder Donny van de Beek are injured.

Midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum and forward Memphis Depay are key players.

Ukraine Form

Ukraine are undefeated in six games in 2021. They drew all three of their World Cup qualifiers, 1-1 in France, 1-1 against Finland and 1-1 against Kazakhstan.

Andriy Shevchenko’s side have played three friendlies to warm up for Euro 2020.

Ukraine drew 1-1 against Bahrain before a 1-0 win against Northern Ireland and 4-0 win against Cyprus. Andriy Yarmolenko bagged a brace with Oleksandr Zinchenko and Roman Yaremchuk on target after Cyprus has been reduced to 10 men.

Ukraine Squad & Team News

Goalkeepers: Heorhiy Bushchan, Andriy Pyatov (Captain), Anatoliy Trubin
Defenders: Eduard Sobol, Serhiy Kryvtsov, Illya Zabarnyi, Vitaliy Mykolenko, Oleksandr Karavayev, Mykola Matviyenko, Oleksandr Tymchyk, Denys Popov
Midfielders: Heorhiy Sudakov, Serhiy Sydorchuk, Taras Stepanenko, Andriy Yarmolenko, Ruslan Malinovskyi, Mykola Shaparenko, Marlos, Yevhenii Makarenko, Viktor Tsyhankov, Oleksandr Zinchenko, Roman Bezus, Oleksandr Zubkov
Forwards: Roman Yaremchuk, Artem Besyedin, Artem Dovbyk

Wingers Yevhen Konoplyanka and Viktor Kovalenko are injured and not called up.

Andriy Yarmolenko is a key player after scoring 40 goals in 94 internationals.

Ukraine have plenty of talent in midfield including Oleksandr Zinchenko and Ruslan Malinovskyi.


Netherlands have some defensive issues and could struggle to keep a clean sheet against Ukraine. I am backing BTTS in Amsterdam.

Best Bet: BTTS Yes BTTS @120.00 at BetMGM - 3 Units
Value Bet: Netherlands Win & BTTS Win & BTTS @333.00 at bet365 Sport NJ - 1 Unit
Correct Score Tip: Netherlands Win 2-1 Correct Score @850.00 at Borgata Sports - 1 Unit

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