Preview: Netherlands vs Scotland

Netherlands are playing Scotland in a friendly match on March 22. The match will kick off 19:45 UTC.

Netherlands national football team and Scotland national football team meet again 3 years after the friendly match which ended in a draw 2-2. Netherlands national football team are having a solid run at the moment winning their matches against Gibraltar, Ireland and Greece so they’ll try to extend their winning streak with a victory over Scotland national football team. They have been defending decently lately having 3 consecutive clean sheets.

Scotland national football team are going into the fixture after playing 2 draws in a row against Norway and Georgia. They have been conceding goals for 5 consecutive matches now which puts additional psychological pressure on the team.

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Netherlands are on a winning streak – they have won Gibraltar, Ireland and Greece in their previous 3 matches while Scotland are on a drawing streak – they have played a draw with Norway and Georgia in their previous 2 matches. Overall, Netherlands have won 13 of their last 20 matches, losing 5 and drawing 2, while Scotland have won 9 of their last 20 matches, losing 6 and drawing 5.

Netherlands have won 5 times (0-6 against Gibraltar on 22nd of November, 1-0 against Ireland on 19th of November, 0-1 against Greece on 17th of October, 1-2 against Ireland on 11th of September and 3-0 against Greece on 8th of September) and lost once (1-2 against France on 14th of October) in their most recent 6 matches.

Scotland have won once (0-3 against Cyprus on 9th of September), lost 3 times (4-1 against France on 18th of October, 2-0 against Spain on 13th of October and 1-3 against England on 13th of September) and drew twice (3-3 against Norway on 20th of November and 2-2 against Georgia on 17th of November) in their most recent 6 matches.


Netherlands and Scotland have met twice since November 2017. Netherlands have won once, 1 match ended in a draw. The most recent match between them took place on June 3, 2021 in a friendly which ended in a draw – 2-2. Netherlands have scored 3 goals in these 2 head-to-head matches in total while Scotland have scored 2.

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