Netherlands – France SOCCER PICKS
The Netherlands and France meet at Stadion Feijenoord, in a match for this phase of the UEFA Nations League (League A). The record of direct confrontations of the last 3 years is favorable to the visiting team, which in the last 4 matches won 4. Attention to the home factor, since the Netherlands usually conquer different results at home and away.
The home team is currently in the 2 rd position, with 3 points won, after 1 win and 1 loss. In the penultimate match, they lost in an away match against France, by (2-1). In the last match, they won in a home match against Germany, by (3-0). This is a team that usually gets better results in away matches than at home, since in the last 30 matches they register 8 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses in away matches, with 24 goals scored and 16 conceded; against 7 wins, 1 draw and 7 losses at their stadium, with 31 goals scored and 17 conceded. In the last match that they disputed, for the Friendlies, they tied with the away team by (1-1). In the last 8 home matches the Netherlands has 6 wins and 2 losses. Their attack has scored regularly, since they have scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches. In their away matches there is a tendency for goals, since 7 of the last 8 matches have ended with Over 1,5 goals and 6 out of 8 have ended with Over 2,5 goals. In 15 games, they only got 1 comeback in the 7 games in which they suffered the first goal.
The most frequent result at rest, in the matches played in their stadium, is (1-0). In the last 10 meetings for all competitions, there is 1 period that excels in the last 10 meetings: 5 of their 16 goals were scored between the minutes (76 ‘and 90’). The formation guided by Ronald Koeman usually acts in a 3-4-3, privileging the fast departures by the wings.
After 2 wins and 1 draw, the away team is currently in the 1 st position, with 7 points won. In the last match, they won by (2-1) at home against Germany, after in the previous match, they won by (2-1) at home with the Netherlands. This is a team that usually maintains its competitive levels in home and away matches, since in the last 30 matches they register 8 wins, 6 draws and 1 loss in away matches, with 21 goals scored and 9 conceded; against 11 wins, 3 draws and 1 loss at their stadium, with 30 goals scored and 16 conceded. In the last 8 away matches for all competitions France have won 4, tied 3 and lost 1. Their offense has scored frequently, since they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches.
It is important to note that the defensive line is the strongest point of the French team, because away from home has not suffered goals in the last 10 games. The French national team, as a visitor, opened the scoring in 1 of the 3 matches played, finishing in the end. The French team will not be able to count on the following players: Paul Pogba, Benjamin Mendy, Martial and Lacazette. Varane is in doubt for this game with Holland. We believe that the French coach will privilege the maintenance of ball possession and organized attacks: Griezmann is the great organizer of the offensive process. Mbappé is the most advanced player in the French national team.