2014 Football World Cup. Netherlands vs Mexico. Preview & Free Tips. 29/06/2014.

World Cup 2014 Tips

Netherlands meet Mexico today at the 2014 World Cup, at the Estadio Castelao in Fortaleza.

Form

The two sides have met 6 times before, with Netherlands taking 3 wins, Mexico 2, and there being 1 draw played out.

Netherlands cruised through qualifying, defeating Spain (5-1), Australia (3-2) and Chile (2-0).

Mexico also went through the first round undefeated, with a a first up victory over Cameroon (1-0), second game draw against Brazil (0-0), and third game win against Croatia (3-1).

Injuries & Suspensions

Netherlands striker Robin van Persie returns for this match after serving a one game suspension. There are no concerns for Mexico.

Prediction & Tip

The Netherlands have been superb at this World Cup, dispatching world champions Spain 5-1 in their first game, before tougher encounters against Australia and Chile.  They also managed to score more goals then any other team along the way. Mexico have also had a pretty good tournament so far, and their 0-0 draw against hosts Brazil was most commendable. But it’s all coming up Netherlands as far as we can see, and they are without doubt one of the favourites to take out the tournament. Ladbrokes are offering 13/5 for a Netherlands win with a -1 handicap which looks the goods to us.

Netherlands defeat Mexico 2-0