Euro Cup: Netherlands vs Austria Match Preview, Schedule

Netherlands vs Austria
Netherlands vs Austria
Netherlands vs Austria
EURO Grp. C - Round 2
Fri, Jun 18 2021
12:30 midnight Indian time
Johan Cruijff Arena
Match Finished

Netherlands 2 - 0 Austria


 10' (p): Memphis Depay -NL
 67': Dumfries -NL

Netherlands XI:  
Stekelenburg; De Ligt, De Vrij, Blind; Dumfries, De Roon, De Jong, Wijnaldum, Van Aanholt; Depay, Weghorst
Austria XI: 
Bachmann, Lainer, Dragovic, Hinteregger, Ulmer, Baumgartner, Laimer, Schlager, Alaba, Sabitzer, Kalajdzic
Match Preview

The Dutch national team will challenge Austria on matchday 2 of Group C of the 2020 European Cup, at Amsterdam Arena, Thursday (17/6) local time or Friday Midnight IST. Both teams are chasing a second win.

The Netherlands and Austria both won the first meeting. The Netherlands captured Ukraine, while Austria completed the North Macedonian resistance.

Therefore, the achievement of the next three points will open up the bitch to the round of 16. If it's a draw or a draw, there will be a lot of pressure in the last meeting.

According to statistical records, Netherlandsstill more dominant than Austria. From the last six matches, De Oranje always came home with a win.

The last time Austria beat the Netherlands was in May 1990. Meanwhile, in the last seven meetings, the Netherlands against Austria produced 30 goals or an average of 4.3 goals per game.

Team Condition

Frank de Boer is expected to adopt a three-back formation. Meanwhile, Memphis Depay still a mainstay in scoring goals.

The Netherlands has been plagued by an injury to Matthijs de Light. However, the former Ajax Amsterdam player is expected to still be able to appear because he only suffered a minor injury.

Apart from De Light, none of the Dutch players have had problems. Georginio Wijnaldum and his friends are ready for action.

Meanwhile, Austria is without a striker, Marko Arnautovic, who gets a ban. The former West Ham United player was punished for committing a racist act when celebrating a goal.

To be able to stem the Netherlands, Austria is predicted to apply a five-midfield strategy. Meanwhile, David Alaba has the opportunity to appear as a central defender.

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