Netherlands vs Turkey Prediction and Football Tips
Euro 2016 football tips – Netherlands vs Turkey prediction
The Netherlands go into this game with their best player Arjen Robben side-lined for some time, following an injury he picked up playing for Bayern Munich, so he will be a huge absentee for both club and country. Robin Van Persie also misses out for the Dutch side, who have the inform Memphis Depay ready to do some damage.
Both teams go into the game having won their last.
- On average, over the last ten games, Netherlands tend to score 1.7 goals per match, while Turkey score an even better 1.8. Both teams also concede more than a goal a game, with Netherlands on 1.1 and Turkey 1.6, so this game could see a few goals scored.
- Another statistic that tells us goals could be scored in this game, is that over the last ten games Netherlands have been involved in, six have had more than 2.5 goals and Turkey have been involved in eight.
- The last time the two teams met was October 2013 in a World Cup qualifier, in which absentee Arjen Robben scored a goal in each half to secure the Dutch a 2-0 victory.
Both teams need to start picking up points if they hope to avoid any upsets and not qualify for Euro 2016, with Netherlands in third place, six points behind leaders Czech Republic having played the same amount of games. Turkey are even worse off, sitting in fourth place with only four points.
Both teams will be up for this game and goals are essential, Turkey are going to struggle to keep up in this one.
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