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Netherlands - Gibraltar PredictionsFree Daily Soccer Unibet Predictions for Today, March 27, 2023.
Kick-off: 19:45 (GMT+1)
EVENT: Netherlands – Gibraltar
TIPS: Over 4.5 Goals | Odds: 1.30@Unibet | Result: 5:0 LOST

Netherlands – Gibraltar Predictions and Preview

  • Ronald Koeman’s second stint in the Netherlands hot seat got off to a rocky start as his side were humbled 4-0 by World Cup finalists France in their first Euro 2024 qualifier. Koeman slammed his players in the aftermath and said they displayed “major shortcomings in all areas of the game”, although he has an immediate chance for redemption against the second-lowest ranked UEFA nation, Gibraltar (#200).
  • Koeman’s previous tenure also began with a defeat without scoring against England, therefore, he’ll hope – like was the case the first time around – he can quickly bounce back with a win ‘to nil’ of his own here in this second game in charge. The 194 places between these sides in those aforementioned rankings suggest this will be a display of Dutch dominance, and so does the fact they’ve put 13 goals past Gibraltar in only two historical H2Hs!
  • Earning what would be a first-ever qualification to a major tournament feels nothing but a pipe dream for Gibraltar at the moment. They have a population of just 32,000, a speck compared to the 17.53 million living in the Netherlands! Given their limited selection pool, it comes as little surprise that they’ve won just eight of their 75 official games, with a 3-0 defeat against Greece last time out adding to their poor all-time record (W8, D9, L58).
  • In truth, that record perhaps still glosses over just how bad Gibraltar have been in European qualifiers. The visitors have completed two full cycles before this and lost every single game to this point (L19). During that time, Gibraltar scored just five goals whilst conceding 90, a record which should dash any fanciful hopes of recording a positive result against the world’s sixth-ranked nation.
  • Players to watchMemphis Depay has enjoyed some fun against Gibraltar in the past, scoring four goals, missing a penalty and assisting another goal in just two personal H2Hs. Trying to stop him will be Gibraltar defender Roy Chipolina who has also scored three of his nation’s last five goals!
  • Hot stat: Gibraltar were trailing by half-time in 11 of their last 12 competitive matches.