A extra time goal in the final four years ago took Netherlands biggest chance to win their first World Cup title at South Africa, now Louis Van Gaal’s team wants some payback and the World Cup Odds rated them as 10 th best to win it all at Brazil.
A goal in extra time four years ago by the Spaniards left the Dutch in tears. This year the odds makers have the Netherlands as a top ten team and as a 25/1 shot to win the 2014 World Cup
How did Netherlands qualify?
The Dutch team had an easy qualfiying by winning all of their matches (9) except for a lone draw.
Who are Netherlands opponents in the 2014 World Cup?
Holland is the second favorite (+300) to win Group B that shares with the defending World Cup Champion Spaniards (-125), Chile (+450) and Australia.
What are Belgium Betting Odds in the 2014 World Cup?
- To Win The Tournament +2800
- To Reach the Final: +1200
- To Win Group B: +300
- To Qualify: -137
- Not To Qualify: +150
- To Finish Last In Group B: +800
- To Be the Highest Scoring team in the Tournament: +3300
- To Be the Highest Scoring team in the Group: +260
What is Netherlands schedule For The 2014 World Cup?
After losing the final in a heartbreaking fashion four years ago, the Dutch (+320) will have their rematch against Spain (+105) on June 13 at the Arena Fonte Nova, in Salvador.
Australia (+1000) is Holland’s second opponent on June 18 at
Estádio Beira-Rio, in Porto Alegre; the Dutch are favorites to win the game listed at -275 in the money line.
Netherlands close the group stage against the dangerous Chilean squad as the Dutch are favorites (-137) to beat the Chileans (+450), on June 23 at Arena de São Paulo.
What’s Netherlands Official Slogan For The 2014 World Cup?
“Real Men Wear Orange”
What’s The Dutch Roster for the 2014 World Cup?
GOALKEEPERS : Michel Vorm (Swansea City), Tim Krul (Newcastle United), Jasper Cillessen (AFC Ajax), Jeroen Zoet (PSV Eindhoven)
DEFENDERS : Ron Vlaar (Aston Villa), Daryl Janmaat (Feyenoord), Bruno Martins Indi (Feyenoord), Stefan de Vrij (Feyenoord), Daley Blind (Ajax), Paul Verhaegh (FC Augsburg), Karim Rekik (PSV), Joel Veltman (AFC Ajax), Patrick van Aanholt (Vitesse Arnhem), Terence Kongolo (Feyenoord)
MIDFIELDERS : Rafael van der Vaart (SV Hamburg), Wesley Sneijder (Galatasary), Nigel de Jong (AC Milan), Jonathan de Guzman (Swansea City), Jordy Clasie (Feyenoord), Leroy Fer (Norwich City), Georginio Wijnaldum (PSV), Tonny Vilhena (Feyenoord)
FORWARDS : Dirk Kuyt (Fenerbahce), Robin van Persie (Manchester United), Arjen Robben (Bayern Munich), Klaas Jan Huntelaar (Schalke 04), Jeremain Lens (Dinamo Kiev), Memphis Depay (PSV), Jean-Paul Boetius (Feyenoord), Quincy Promes (FC Twente).
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Who’s Netherlands Most Important Player in the 2014 World Cup?
Arjen Robben, forward from Bayern Munich. The striker had five goals in the qualification process and he along with Robin van Persie might just be the best 1-2 combo on the pitch this summer.
What are Netherlands Betting Trends For the 2014 World Cup?
- Netherlands has never been World Champions; they have been in three finals (1974, 1978 & 2010) losing all.
- Netherlands have won 22 games, drew 10 and lost 11 in the World Cup, and has scored 71 goals and allowed 44.
- Netherland has four wins and five losses against and one draw against Spain. The only time they met on a World Cup game was in the South Africa 2010 final.
- Netherlands has lost once and tied another one in the two games they played against Australia; both friendlies.
- According to FIFA.com Netherlands and Chile have only met once, back in 1928 with a 2-2 draw.
How far will Netherlands go?
If inspired, the Dutch have the potential to win it all. They will probably finish second in group B, which means they would probably face Brazil in the round of 16, and that should do it.
Odds to Win 2014 FIFA World Cup:
- Brazil 3/1
- Argentina 9/2
- Germany 11/2
- Spain 13/2
- Belgium 14/1
- France 20/1
- Italy 22/1
- Uruguay 22/1
- Colombia 25/1
- Netherlands 25/1
- England 28/1
- Portugal 28/1
- Chile 40/1
- Russia 66/1
- Mexico 100/1
- Switzerland 100/1
- USA 100/1
- Ecuador 125/1
- Ivory Coast 125/1
- Croatia 150/1
- Japan 150/1
- Bosnia-Herzegovina 200/1
- Ghana 200/1
- Greece 200/1
- Nigeria 250/1
- South Korea 300/1
- Australia 500/1
- Cameroon 500/1
- Algeria 1000/1
- Costa Rica 1000/1
- Honduras 1500/1
- Iran 1500/1