Germany vs Netherlands Preview, Prediction and Betting Tips | Friendlies

Germany vs Netherlands Preview, Prediction and Betting Tips | Friendlies

Germany vs Netherlands Preview

  • Tournament – International Friendly
  • Date – Tuesday, March 26
  • Kick-off Time – 07:45 pm GMT
  • Venue – Deutsche Bank Park, Germany

Germany will host Netherlands in the last of their two international Friendlies this month in preparation for the UEFA Euro 2024 on home soil. Germany secured an emphatic 2-0 win over France in their last game ending their three-game winless run.

Germany automatically qualified for the Euros this summer as hosts of the tournament. But the German National Football Team have only achieved six victories from their last 22 fixtures on the international stage and will now conclude their international break with a home game against Netherlands on Tuesday.

Netherlands came second in the group finishing behind Greece, Ireland, and Gibraltar in the qualifying group, and ended the year on a positive note by comfortably qualifying for the European Championships. They won six and lost two of their 8 games in the Qualifiers. In recent times, The Oranje has come up short when facing teams with similar prestige on the European stage.

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Germany vs Netherlands Team News

Germany vs Netherlands Team News
German National Football Team (Getty Images)

Germany will be without veteran Manuel Neuer and uncapped midfielder and Aleksandar Pavlović despite being called up to the squad. The nation’s second-most capped player Toni Kroos is back into the national team setup and will earn his 108th cap for Die Mannschaft.

Netherlands, on the other hand, have to cope without the likes of Joshua Zirkzee, Frenkie de Jong, Micky van de Ven and Sven Botman who are sidelined with their respective injuries. Manager Ronald Koeman have been hit with two defensive worries as both Stefan de Vrij and Quilindschy Hartman have left the squad after suffering an injury in training.

Germany vs Netherlands Predicted Lineups

Germany Predicted XI:

Ter Stegen; Kimmich, Tah, Rudiger, Mittelstadt; Kroos, Andrich, Gundogan; Musiala, Wirtz; Havertz

Netherlands Predicted XI:

Bravo; Isla, Diaz, Sierralta, Suazo; Nunez, Pavez, Osorio; Vargas, Brereton Diaz, Sanchez

Germany vs Netherlands Head-to-Head

The two sides have faced off just 45 times in the past with Germany winning 16 and losing 12 to Netherlands. The other 17 matches ended in a draw between both sides.

Last five results:

Netherlands 1-1 Germany – International Friendly – March 29, 2022

Germany 2-4 Netherlands – UEFA European Championship – September 06, 2019

Netherlands 2-3 Germany – UEFA European Championship – March 24, 2019

Germany 2-2 Netherlands – UEFA Nations League – November 19, 2018

Netherlands 3-0 Germany – UEFA Nations League – October 13, 2018

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Germany vs Netherlands Prediction

Germany vs Netherlands Prediction
Netherlands National Football Team (Getty Images)

The hosts head into the game with an emphatic 2-0 win over France in their last international friendly. Florian Writz’s seven-minute opener is the fastest goal in German international history.

Netherlands National Football Team, meanwhile, have struggled in recent times but secured a 4-0 win over Scotland in their last fixture. The Netherlands have won all of their last six games, keeping five clean sheets in the process.

Not much separates the both sides as the tie has been so close historically over the years.

Predicted Score: Germany 2-1 Netherlands 

Germany vs Netherlands Odds (subject to change)

  • Germany win – 1.91
  • Netherlands win – 3.55
  • Draw – 3.75
  • Odds source – Unibet

Betting Tips

  • Germany win – 1.91

Where to Watch Germany vs Netherlands

  • India – Sony Network/SonyLiv
  • UK – Channel 4
  • US – FOX Sports
  • Germany- DAZN
  • Netherlands- DAZN