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Netherlands vs Italy Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Can Netherlands consolidate top spot in the Nations League?

  • Netherlands host Italy in the UEFA Nations League on Monday
  • Both nations qualified for the European Championships
  • Match is taking place at Johan Cruyff Arena in Amsterdam at 7:45pm BST
  • Netherlands got off to a winning start, beating Poland in Amsterdam
  • Italy drew against Bosnia and Herzegovina in Florence
Memphis Depay celebrate
Can Netherlands' forward Memphis Depay dent Italy in the UEFA Nations League? (Getty Images)

Netherlands host Italy in the UEFA Nations League in Amsterdam on Monday. Oranje beat Poland 1-0 at Johan Cruyff Arena on Friday, can they make it two in a row and consolidate top spot in Group 1?

Netherlands Form

Netherlands finished second in Group C to qualify for the European Championship. Oranje finished second, two points behind Germany after winning five of their last six matches.

Some of those victories included wins against Germany (4-2), Estonia (4-0, 5-0) and Northern Ireland (3-1). Ronald Koeman’s side were UEFA Nations League finalists, going down 1-0 to Portugal.

Ronald Koeman recently moved to Barcelona and was replaced Dwight Lodeweges. Lodeweges’ first match in charge was a 1-0 win against Poland in the Nations League.

The controlled the match with 64% possession and 14-2 shots, Hans Hateboer assisting Steven Bergwijn for the winning goal.

Netherlands Team News

Defenders Daley Blind, Matthijs de Ligt and Patrick van Aanholt are not in the squad. Donny van de Beek is a chance to start but few changes are expected.

Netherlands Squad

Goalkeepers: Jasper Cillessen, Tim Krul, Marco Bizot
Defenders: Stefan de Vrij, Virgil van Dijk (Captain), Joël Veltman, Nathan Aké, Kenny Tete, Denzel Dumfries, Hans Hateboer, Perr Schuurs, Owen Wijndal
Midfielders: Georginio Wijnaldum (Vice-captain), Kevin Strootman, Marten de Roon, Frenkie de Jong, Leroy Fer, Donny van de Beek, Mohamed Ihattaren
Forwards: Ryan Babel, Memphis Depay, Quincy Promes, Luuk de Jong, Steven Bergwijn

Italy Form

Italy qualified in style for the European Championship. Gli Azzurri finished top of Group J, 12 points ahead of Finland after winning all 10 matches.

Roberto Mancini’s side dominated a weak group including Finland, Liechtenstein, Greece, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Armenia. Italy scored 37 goals with 4 conceded.

Italy’s final qualifier was a thumping 9-1 win against Armenia in Palermo. Ciro Immobile (2), Nicolò Zaniolo (2), Nicolò Barella, Alessio Romagnoli, Jorginho, Riccardo Orsolini and Federico Chiesa were all on target in a demolition job.

The new Nations League campaign started with a 1-1 draw against Bosnia and Herzegovina in Florence. They fell behind in the 57th minute but his back through Stefano Sensi 10 minutes later.

Nicolò Zaniolo, Ciro Immobile and Moise Kean came off the bench but a winner was elusive. Itay finished with 61% possession, 20-9 shots but 4-4 on target.

Italy Team News

Juventus full back Mattia De Sciglio and winger Federico Bernardeschi are not in the squad.

Milan defender Alessio Romagnoli and PSG midfielder Marco Verratti are notable absentees alongside new Milan midfielder Sandro Tonali.

Expect to see Ciro Immobile come in for Andrea Belotti and Nicolò Zaniolo to replace Federico Chiesa in the starting side. Giorgio Chiellini and Jorginho are another possibilities.

Italy Squad

Goalkeepers: Salvatore Sirigu, Gianluigi Donnarumma, Alex Meret, Alessio Cragno
Defenders: Giorgio Chiellini (captain), Leonardo Bonucci, Alessandro Florenzi, Leonardo Spinazzola, Cristiano Biraghi, Francesco Acerbi, Danilo D'Ambrosio, Gianluca Mancini, Mattia Caldara, Giovanni Di Lorenzo, Alessandro Bastoni, Luca Pellegrini
Midfielders: Jorginho, Giacomo Bonaventura, Nicolò Barella, Lorenzo Pellegrini, Bryan Cristante, Roberto Gagliardini, Nicolò Zaniolo, Stefano Sensi, Gaetano Castrovilli, Manuel Locatelli
Forwards: Ciro Immobile, Lorenzo Insigne, Andrea Belotti, Stephan El Shaarawy, Federico Chiesa, Kevin Lasagna, Moise Kean, Riccardo Orsolini, Francesco Caputo.

Netherlands vs Italy Head to Head

Italy have a 10-3 advantage against Netherlands with 8 draws in 21 matches. The last encounter was in a 2017 friendly, the match ending 1-1 at Allianz Stadium in Torino.

Netherlands vs Italy Odds

Netherlands are 2.40 favourites at Unibet with Italy available at 3.50 at bet365. A draw can be backed at 3.30.

Netherlands vs Italy Match Up

Netherlands were rocked with Ronald Koeman’s sudden departure to Barcelona. His replacement Dwight Lodeweges got off to a winning start, allowing Poland just two shots in a comfortable 1-0 home win.

Memphis Depay scored three goals in his first Ligue 1 match for Lyon and had 6 shots against Poland. He could come up against a Giorgio Chiellini that could be short of fitness and speed.

Italy dominated a weak qualifying group in Euro qualifying and couldn’t beat a depleted Bosnia and Herzegovina in Florence. Can Ciro Immobile be the spark they need up front?

Netherlands vs Italy Stats

  • Netherlands have won 5 of their last 6 matches (UEFA European Championship qualifiers).
  • Netherlands have won to nil in 3 of their last 4 home matches (UEFA Nations League).
  • Netherlands have seen over 2.5 goals in 7 of their last 8 matches (UEFA European Championship qualifiers).
  • Italy won their last 10 matches (UEFA European Championship qualifiers).
  • Italy saw over 2.5 goals in 8 of their last 9 matches (UEFA European Championship qualifiers).

Netherlands vs Italy FAQ

Where can I watch the Netherlands vs Italy live stream online?

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Where is Netherlands vs Italy being played?

Netherlands vs Italy is being played at Johan Cruyff Arena in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

When is Netherlands vs Italy being played?

Netherlands vs Italy is being played at 19:45 BST on Monday 7 September 2020.

What competition are Netherlands vs Italy playing in?

Netherlands vs Italy are playing in UEFA Nations League.



Netherlands controlled the match against Poland. They have the players to match Italy and with Memphis Depay up front, Oranje can get it done in Amsterdam.

Best Bet: Netherlands Win Full Time Result @140 at BetMGM - 3 Units
Anytime Goalscorer Tip: Memphis Depay Anytime Goalscorer @195 at bet365 Sport NJ - 2 Units
First Goalscorer Tip: Memphis Depay First Goalscorer @525 at Borgata Sports - 1 Unit
Correct Score Tip: Netherlands Win 2-1 Correct Score @800 at 888sport - 1 Unit

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