Netherlands vs Argentina – Prediction & Preview


The Netherlands come into the match after defeating the United States in a good match (3-1). Louis Van Gaal does not have any suspended or injured players, which will allow him to field his best players.


  • Denzel Dumfries
  • Cody Gakpo
  • Trying to keep Lionel Messi out of the game


Lionel Scaloni’s team comes in after beating Australia in a match in which Argentina did not concede many scoring chances but struggled in the final minutes. Injuries to Lautaro Martinez, Angel Di Maria and Rodrigo De Paul condition the lineup, where Argentina will have to decide whether to play with the usual defensive line of 4 or switch to a line of 5, to adapt to the style of play of the Netherlands.


  • Lionel Messi
  • Stress
  • Avoiding turnovers

Head To Head (H2H)

The Netherlands and Argentina have met 9 times with 4 wins for the Netherlands, 3 wins for Argentina and 2 draws. The last meeting between the two teams took place in the semifinals of the 2014 World Cup with a draw, Argentina won on penalties (4-2).


Argentina qualifies to the World Cup semifinals.

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