While the Netherlands have shown a mixed performance in their recent games, Spain has been in excellent form, showcasing their attacking prowess in the tournament. However, the Dutch side has a history of resilience and determination, which could pose a threat to Spain.
Spain vs. Netherlands: Initial Situation
In the 2023 Women’s World Cup quarterfinals, Spain and the Netherlands are set to face off in what promises to be a thrilling match. Spain, reaching the quarterfinals for the first time, has demonstrated strong attacking skills with significant victories in the tournament, including a 5-1 win over Switzerland. Similarly, the Netherlands has shown impressive performance, securing a 2-0 win over South Africa in the round of 16 and other notable victories.
Spain Stats & Form
Spain’s performance in the tournament so far has been nothing short of impressive, with their attacking unit, led by the likes of Jenni Hermoso and Alexia Putellas, consistently delivering high-quality performances. Their ability to control the game and create scoring opportunities has seen them net multiple goals in their group-stage matches. However, it’s not just their offense that’s been impressive; their defense has been equally commendable. They’ve managed to keep their opponents at bay, maintaining a positive goal difference and showcasing their balanced approach to the game.
Netherlands Stats & Form
The Netherlands, while not as dominant as Spain, has demonstrated a level of resilience and determination that cannot be overlooked. Their ability to find the back of the net in their group-stage matches is a testament to their offensive capabilities.
Players like Vivianne Miedema and Lieke Martens have been instrumental in their attacking efforts. However, their real test lies in their defensive capabilities. Up against a formidable Spanish side, the Dutch defense will need to step up and neutralize Spain’s potent attack while creating opportunities for their own forwards. This match will be a true test of their tactical adaptability and defensive resilience.
Spain vs. Netherlands: Head-to-Head
Spain has had the upper hand in recent encounters with the Netherlands, with their last victory coming in a 1-0 win in April 2021. On the other hand, Netherlands’ last win against Spain was a 2-0 victory in October 2008 during the EURO tournament.
Spain vs. Netherlands Odds
The bookmakers favor Spain over the Netherlands, and 888sport offers the best odds at the moment at 1.83 for Spain. The draw starts at 3.4 with bet365, while the upset of Netherlands winning can be found at 4.33 with Unibet Sportsbook. Both Teams to Score YES pays 1.83 at 888sport, which is an interesting bet given both teams’ attacking capabilities.
Betting tip and prediction: Spain vs. Netherlands (11.8.2023)
Given Spain’s current form and the Netherlands’ resilience, this match promises to be an exciting encounter. Both teams have strong attacking line-ups, and it’s likely that both teams will score. Therefore, the recommended bet is for Both Teams to Score YES at 1.83.