2014 FIFA world cup opening match between Spain and Netherlands is going to repeat as Holland will be taking on Spain football team in a friendly football match on 31st March, 2015 at Amsterdam Arena in Amsterdam. This is going to be 11th overall meet between these two countries on a football ground.
Head to Head
Netherlands 5:4 Spain
Dutch team has defeated Spanish national side on five occasions in previous 10 meetings whereas Spain got succeed to win 4 times and one match ended at draw. In last meet at Brazil world cup last year, Netherlands took revenge of 2010 FIFA world cup defeat from Spain by beating them with comprehensive win of 5-1 score.
Ron Vlaar, Arjen Robben and Robin Van Persie will be missing today’s clash for Netherlands due to their respective injuries. Bas Dost is expected to make his international debut against Spain tonight. Spain may play with the same playing 11 that played last game against Ukraine. Diego Costa will not be available for this match as well.
Spain is expected to play with 4-3-3 formation in the match whereas Netherlands may go with 4-4-2 playing-line up. Let’s have a look at the probable playing 11s for Spain vs Netherlands match.
Expected Playing Line-ups
|Jasper Cillessen (Goalkeeper)||David de Gea (Goalkeeper)|
|Nigel de Jong||Gerard Pique|
|Daley Blind||Alvaro Morata|
|Bas Dost||Jordi Alba|
|Martins Indi||David Silva|
|Ibrahim Afellay||Sergio Ramos|
|Stefan de Vrij||Andres Iniesta|
|Klaas-Jan Huntelaar||Sergio Busquets|
As per Sports Mirchi predictions Spain is favorite to win today and they have 65 percent chances over home team Netherland.