2014 Football World Cup. Australia vs Netherlands. Preview & Free Tips. 18/06/2014.

World Cup 2014 Tips

Australia meet the Netherlands today at the 2014 World Cup, at the Estadio Beira-Rio in Porto Alegre.

Form

Historically, the two sides have met 3 times, with Australia taking out 1 win and the two teams drawing twice.

Australia were defeated 3-1  in a spirited performance against Chile in the first round.

Netherlands pulled out the surprise of the tournament so far when they defeated Spain 5-1.

Injuries & Suspensions

Australia has lost defender Ivan Franjic for the tournament with a hamstring strain.

Prediction & Tip

The Netherlands had a truly excellent result when they defeated Spain 5-1, and alarm bells will no doubt ringing across the tournament. Australia have begun a rebuilding phase with an eye to the future, and will surely be outclassed here. Just how many goals will the Netherlands score? Quite a few we think, and have settled on a 3-0 Dutch victory at 15/2 at Ladbrokes.