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STAR PREVIEW: Germany v Netherlands

It has been a bad year for Germany, who have been relegated from the Nations League after finishing bottom of their World Cup group, and now does not look the time to back them at a short price to beat the Netherlands.

The Dutch are coming out of a slump under Ronald Koeman and their 2-0 victory against France on Friday – the first time a side has beaten the World Champions in no less than 15 games – has now given them a shot of winning the group and making the semi-finals.

A draw would be enough for them to leapfrog France and qualify for next summer’s finals and the Dutch also beat Germany 3-0 in the reverse fixture. That score line flattered the Dutch a little as they’d been holding onto a 1-0 lead but they were dogged in defence and clearly pack a punch without the ball thanks to the pace of Georginio Wijnaldum and Memphis Depay who both scored on Friday.

Germany v Netherlands
UEFA Nations League
SKY 7.45pm

(Maximum 10 matches)
OCT 2018 UEFA NATIONS LEAGUE Holland 3-0 Germany
NOV 2012 FRIENDLY Holland 0-0 Germany
JUN 2012 EURO 2012 Holland 1-2 Germany
NOV 2011 FRIENDLY Germany 3-0 Holland
AUG 2005 FRIENDLY Holland 2-2 Germany
JUN 2004 EURO 2004 Germany 1-1 Holland
NOV 2002 FRIENDLY Germany 1-3 Holland
FEB 2000 FRIENDLY Holland 2-1 Germany
NOV 1998 FRIENDLY Germany 1-1 Holland
APR 1998 FRIENDLY Holland 0-1 Germany
JUN 1992 EURO 1992 Holland 3-1 Germany

Germany breezed past Russia on Thursday which was a much-needed confidence boost but they haven’t managed to find much fluency at all this year and they appear short at 20/21 with The Netherlands are 10/11 to get a result and that could be the best way to play this game.

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