Netherlands vs. Germany Odds: Euro 2012 Preview
|Written by Andrew Scofield|
|Wednesday, 13 June 2012 02:03|
Netherlands and Germany forces measured in the Stadium Metalist Kharkiv, Ukraine in one of the most attractive matchups of the entire first phase of the maximum level continental tournament selections.
Orange and white have staged major battles that have fueled the rivalry in this classic football on the continent. The 1974 World Cup Final was a hard.
Such pain could be paid off in some 14 years later when the "Tulips" with the same score, defeated the "Nationalelf" in People's Park Stadium (now Imtech Arena) in Hamburg, which meant for the Germans in a painful elimination semiis their own Euroagainst their arch rival would complete the humiliation with his only title won in this competition days later in Munich.
The slogan is the same for this issue: points and pride is all I think both sets, but it is most needed Netherlands squad out to get the after an unexpected setback in the opener against Denmark 1-0.
The run by Bert van Marwijk got into trouble early in the Euro and now their aspirations depend on this meeting.
For this meeting, the slogan seems to be the same although it is possible that Van Marwijk could offer an alternative to its powerful arsenal that has the attack, at least on paper. The good news for the Netherlands will be the possible participation of defender Joris Mathijsen, undisputed behind and marginalized in the first game through injury.
While the Teutons come with a little less responsibility in this comparison, but in case of an adverse outcome, complicate their aspirations despite winning by the slightest difference to Portugal in the debut.
With all its , The Germans were below expectations generates a who is used to fill the eye and show their muscle on any front. But? Mannschaft? feared that any moment could explode and be a nightmare for his opponents in turn.
Probably one of the greatest luxuries are there in this combined is the extraordinary scene that Joachim Löw, coach of? Nationalelf?, Has to cover a floor or try a version without destabilizing his squad.
With this in mind, it is highly likely that Löw try some change in their initial standing in order to surprise a needy Netherlands. Toni Kroos is an alternative if it is to not assume so much responsibility Özil of sacrifice and dedicated to looking more forward Mario Gomez, who showed symptoms of being in good time with your to the Lusitanian.
Both sets come with full squad for this Classic where the classification and honor are in and passion to the surface even before kickoff.
-Will be the fifth clash between Holland and Germany in EuroS, tulips have an advantage with two S for a loss, he once drew. The only Unfo Teuton was in Italy 1980, with three Is Klaus Allofs.
* Italy 1980: Germany 3-2 Netherlands
Currently Germany is at 6/4 odds, Netherlands is at 2/1, the Draw is at 9/4.
|Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 June 2012 09:52|