Netherlands Women face Portugal Women in the UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 at the Leigh Sports Village in Leigh on Thursday, July 14. The match will start at 12:30 AM IST (Indian Standard Time).
The Dutch women’s football team have won four of their last six international matches including a 12-0 win against Cyprus in the Women’s World Cup Qualifiers in April this year. Netherlands Women won the 2017 edition of the Women’s Euro and were unbeaten throughout the competition. They drew their opening game of this edition against Sweden by a 1-1 scoreline.
The Portuguese women’s football team were also held to a 2-2 draw by Switzerland in the opening game of this tournament. This is only their second appearance in this competition after they were knocked out in the group stage in the 2017 edition. They have three wins, three defeats and two draws in their last eight matches.
Netherlands Women vs Portugal Women UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 odds
Parimatch odds: Netherlands Women: 1.41, Portugal Women: 8.10, Draw: 4.60
Betwinner odds: Netherlands Women: 1.36, Portugal Women: 7.30, Draw: 4.54
Betway odds: Netherlands Women: 1.40, Portugal Women: 7.50, Draw: 4.75
10CRIC odds: Netherlands Women: 1.42, Portugal Women: 6.51, Draw: 4.49
1xBet odds: Netherlands Women: 1.36, Portugal Women: 7.30, Draw: 4.54
Note: Odds are subject to change. Please visit betting sites to check and confirm the latest odds.
Netherlands Women vs Portugal Women head-to-head
Netherlands Women have won both previous head-to-head matches against Portugal Women. This match is the first game between these two sides in the Women’s Euro competition.
The Dutch side won 7-0 in 2013 against the Portuguese side in the Women’s World Cup Qualifiers.
Netherlands Women vs Portugal Women probable starting lineups
Netherlands Women: Sari van Veenendaal (captain & goalkeeper); Lynn Wilms, Stefanie Van der Gragt, Aniek Nouwen, Dominique Janssen; Jackie Groenen, Danielle van de Donk, Sherida Spitse; Jill Roord, Vivianne Miedema, Lieke Martens.
Portugal Women: Ines Teixeira Pereira (goalkeeper); Catarina Amado, Diana Gomes, Carole Costa, Joana Marchao; Tatiana Pinto, Dolores Silva (captain), Andreia Norton; Ana Borges, Jessica Silva, Diana Silva.
Netherlands Women vs Portugal Women Women’s Euro 2022 top picks and players to watch
Netherlands Women: Vivianne Miedema is the top pick in this match. The striker has scored 82 goals in 91 appearances for her national team. She scored 14 goals in 22 matches for her club, Arsenal Women, in the WSL 2021/22 season.
Portugal Women: Jessica Silva will be the player to watch out for from the Portuguese side. The 27-year-old netted a goal in their opening match of the tournament. She has scored seven goals for the national team.
Netherlands Women vs Portugal Women UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 prediction
Netherlands Women are the overwhelming favourites to win this encounter against Portugal Women. The Dutch side have been in good form off late and have the top-quality players to win any match.
Portugal Women have not won against the Dutch side in the past and have historically struggled in this tournament. They are unlikely to cause any problems to Netherlands Women here.