Netherlands vs Argentina Predictions and Stats

Netherlands vs Argentina Predictions and Stats

Argentina vs Netherlands Prediction

Argentina & Netherlands [Goals]

  • Argentina is likely to score in the opening minutes of the second half.
  • The Netherlands is likely to score in the first half.

Argentina & Netherlands Prediction [Goals]

  • Cody Gakpo is likely to add more goals to his name in the next match for the Netherlands.
  • Lionel Messi is likely to score for Argentina in the upcoming game.

Argentina vs Netherlands Predicted Score Argentina: 1, Netherlands: 2

Statistical analysis is based on historic performance. Player performance in the match may not necessarily replicate recent performances.

Argentina and the Netherlands will face off in the FIFA World Cup Quarter-Finals on Friday, 9 December at Lusail Stadium. As of now, the Netherlands has not been defeated at FIFA 2022. They were the group’s top finishers. In the Round of 16 they brushed aside the USA. With two goals in the first half, the Dutch showed off their potency and gave the inexperienced US team an impossible task to overcome. Despite cutting the lead in the second half, Gregg Berhalter’s team was eliminated from the competition as Denzel Dumfries scored the Netherlands’ third goal.

Through his contribution to Argentina’s 2-1 victory over Australia on Saturday, Lionel Messi led his country’s march into the World Cup quarterfinals.

Messi opened the scoring in his 1,000th career game with an exquisite strike, and Julian Alvarez added a goal in the second half to set up a quarterfinal matchup with the Netherlands.

Netherlands vs Argentina Prediction: Goal Analysis (Last 5 Matches)


  • The Netherlands won 4 of their last 5 matches with one game ending in a draw. The overall goal aggregate is 9-2. The average first goal came in the 40th minute. They played just 1 South American team in the last 12 months and that was against Ecuador. The game ended in a draw.
  • Extending the analysis to the last 10 International games, the Netherlands has won 8 out of the 10 games with the rest 2 ending in a draw. The overall goal aggregate is 22-8


  • Argentina won 4 and lost 1 of their last 5 international fixtures (Excluding friendlies). The overall goal aggregate is 10-3. The only defeat came against Saudi Arabia. Argentina beat 5th-ranked Italy 3-0 in June.
  • Extending the analysis to the last 10 International games, Argentina has won 8, Lost 1, and Drew 1 game. The overall goal aggregate is 27-4. Many of these wins came against relatively weaker teams.

Overall, both teams seem to be quite evenly matched with the Dutch having a slight edge on account of recent performances.

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xG Stats

Netherlands: For Per match: 1.25 | Against Against Per Match: 1.64

Argentina: For Per match: 2.06 | Against Against Per Match: 0.72

Quarter Finals

  • December 9th: Netherlands 2 vs Argentina 1, Prediction
  • December 9th: Croatia: 0 vs Brazil: 1 Prediction
  • December 10th: Morocco 0 vs Portugal 1, Prediction
  • December 10th: England 2 vs France 1, Prediction

FIFA World Cup 2022 Winners Prediction

Last Game Analysis


It looked like an easy affair for the Netherlands to dominate the USA in the Round of 16 clashes. The Netherlands to an early lead with Memphis Depay finding the back of the net in the 10th minute. Daley Blind made it 2-0 for the Dutch with a goal in the first-half stoppage time. The USA tried to make a comeback through Haji Wright’s goal in the 76th minute. However, Denzel Dumfries scored in the 81st minute to restore the two-goal advantage of the Netherlands. It would have been a more convincing victory if the Netherlands had converted several other opportunities into goals.


Lionel Messi’s first goal in a World Cup knockout game put Argentina ahead in the Round of 16 matches against Australia. Julian Alvarez scored for the fourth time in his last six appearances and almost sealed a Quarter-Final berth for his side. Australia scored an unexpected goal in the 77th minute when Craig Goodwin’s shot deflected off the Argentinian midfielder Enzo Fernandez and found the net. There were some nervy moments for Argentina in the stoppage time and Martinez held his nerves quite well to save a potential chance for Australia in the last minute of the game.

Argentina vs Netherlands Prediction: Forward Statistics


Cody Gakpo has looked in amazing touch for the Netherlands till now. The other key players in the forward department include Memphis Depay and Denzel Dumfries.

  • Cody Gakpo has scored 3 goals so far. He maintained an average of 2.3 key passes per game with 100% dribbling success.
  • Memphis Depay scored once in the last game against the USA. He got an average of 1.3 shots on target per match. Depay’s passing accuracy stands at 83%.
  • Denzel Dumfries has also added 1 goal to his name in FIFA 2022. He assisted in 2 goals and played with an average of 1.8 interceptions per game.


Lionel Messi has been just excellent in his fifth World Cup appearance. Julian Alvarez and Alexis Mac Allister are the other prominent stars in the forward attack.

  • Messi is delivering for his team and the fans on the biggest stage as per the expectations. The 35-year-old legendary footballer has scored 3 goals as of now, playing with an average of 2.5 shots per match. Messi also created 3 big chances for Argentina.
  • Julian Alvarez has been in top form this FIFA. He has added 2 goals to his name, playing with an average of 1.3 shots on target per match. Alvarez maintained a passing accuracy of 75%.
  • Alexis Mac Allister has scored once so far. He played with an average of 1.3 key passes per game and 92% passing accuracy.

World Cup 2022 Goals


  • Cody Gakpo: 3
  • Davy Klaassen: 1
  • Frankie de Jong: 1
  • Memphis Depay: 1
  • Daley Blind: 1
  • Denzel Dumfries: 1


  • Lionel Messi: 3
  • Julian Alvarez: 2
  • Enzo Fernandes: 1
  • Alexis Mac Allister: 1

Netherlands vs Argentina Prediction: Defense Statistics


  • The Netherlands ended 2 of their matches on clean sheets so far in the World Cup.
  • Virgin van Dijk has given an impressive performance for the Netherlands in the defense. Dijk played with an average of 4.3 clearances per game along with 60% success in the aerial duels. Goalkeeper Andries Noppert has maintained an average of 3.8 saves per match with a success rate of 88%.


  • Argentina also ended 2 games on clean sheets at Qatar.
  • Nicolas Otamendi has been one of the most dependable defenders for Scaloni’s men. He played in the World Cup with an average of 3.8 clearances per match till now. Goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez’s average number of saves per game stands at 0.5 with a success rate of 40%.

Argentina vs Netherlands Head to Head

Matches: 9 | Netherlands: 4 | Draw: 2 | Argentina: 3

Recent 3 Meetings: Netherlands: 1 | Draw: 1 | Argentina: 1

Last Meeting: Argentina won 4-2 on penalties after a 0-0 finish in the Semifinal of the FIFA 2014 on 9 July 2014.

Netherlands vs Argentina Odds

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Netherlands vs Argentina Predicted Lineup

Netherlands (3-4-1-2): Noppert; Timber, Dijk, Ake; Dumfries, de Roon, de Jong, Blind; Klaassen; Gakpo, Depay

Argentina (4-3-3): Martinez; Molina, Romero, Otamendi, Acuna; De Paul, Fernandes, Mac Allister; Alvarez, Messi, Gomez

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Argentina vs Netherlands Prediction: Analysis

It is undoubtedly going to be a thrilling encounter between these two teams on Friday.

  • The Netherlands has a formidable set of attackers that can trouble Argentina’s defense. The Dutch Defense hasn’t been weak either.
  • On the other hand, Argentina will hope Lionel Messi continues to shine in the last World Cup and lead his side one step closer to the title. However, Messi would surely require comprehensive support from the other players to make things difficult for the Dutch side.

All the predictions and betting platforms are favouring Argentina in this clash. We predict the Netherlands to win 2-1 or 3-2 in the game.

Argentina vs Netherlands Score Prediction

CrowdwisdomLive: Our Analysis based on tactics and statistics maintains, the Netherlands has a slight edge over Argentina. Some factors include- Louis Van Gaal’s experience, over-reliance on Messi, and the Netherlands’ diversity of scorers. Bench Strength — Lautaro Martinez’s form.

Statistics: The Netherlands have conceded fewer goals and scored more goals than Argentina so far when considering their average opponents.

The model predicts the Netherlands will score one more goal than Argentina.

Social Media

Twitter is buzzing with Netherlands vs Argentina score predictions, and social media is split on opinion as expected. The sample size suggests a close race between two giants. The data shows that 60% of the crowd predicted Argentina’s win over the Netherlands with a score of 2-0. 40% of the crowd predicted the Netherlands to win 2-1 over the two-time World Champions.

Crowds Average: 2-1 to Argentina

Argentina vs Netherlands Betting Tips

  • Anytime Goalscorer: Cody Gakpo
  • Over 2.5 goals: Yes
  • Netherlands to score first: Yes


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