Statistical Analysis As Croatia Demolishes Netherlands In The UEFA Nations League

The Netherlands would have themselves to blame for not making it into the Final of the UEFA Nations League as they surrendered their goal lead to Croatia in the UEFA Nations League clash.

Both sides brimming with quality personnel in their ranks proved their strides in the contest though, Holland was without their influential striker Memphis Depay for this tie.

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However, it was the Croats that advanced into the next stage as they continued their solid performance aftermath of the Qatar 2022 World Cup.

Following the royal rumble that transpired on the pitch between both sides, evaluates the Statistical Analysis as far as Croatia’s 2-4 win over the Netherlands is concerned.

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6 (Netherlands)                                                        (Croatia) 5

The match witnessed a couple of attacking forays at both ends of the pitch as a place in the UEFA Nations League Final was at stake.

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Nations League semi-finals: Netherlands vs Croatia - live text coverage - Live - BBC Sport Croatia had 5 shots on target despite thumping the Netherlands in this clash.

The Netherlands made more attacking surges than the Croats but they required more precision in front of goal to nail their counterpart in the tie.

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5 (Netherlands)                                                        (Croatia) 4

Ronald Koeman’s side had more attacking impetus going forward but a couple of missed opportunities in the final third cost them in the epic finale.

Netherlands vs Croatia Prediction and Betting Tips | 14th June 2023 The Dutch side must improve in the attack so that they can match the frenetic attacking exploits Holland had during the time of the likes of Ruud Van Nisteroolyr (Manchester United) and Robin Van Persie (Arsenal).

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1 (Netherlands)                                                       (Croatia) 4 Netherlands vs. Croatia: Free live stream, TV, how to watch semifinal - masslive.comThe two teams cumulated a total of about 1+4- 5 blocked shots in the UEFA Nations League contest.

Nevertheless, It was Croatia that had many of the blocked shots in the match as they needed to do more to prevent the rampaging Dutch side from scoring against them in the game.

In the end, the Netherlands had only 1 blocked shot as compared to Croatia’s 4 blocked shots overall.


46 (Netherlands)                                                 (Croatia) 54Netherlands vs. Croatia prediction, odds, time: 2023 UEFA Nations League picks, bets for Wednesday, June 14 - CBSSports.comThe two teams competed effectively in this UEFA Nations League Semi-final tie, but the Croatia side edged the host in the middle of the park.

The visiting side flaunted their midfield arsenal as the likes of Luka Modric and Chelsea’s Mateo Kovacic were in operation in Croatia’s midfield.

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It really a massive statement from the Croats that they boast of one of the best midfield in the world after they dominated the Dutch in the central areas.

And certainly with the aforementioned players in action here, it’s no surprise as to why Croatia have more of the (ball) possession than their counterpart Netherlands.

                                Corner-KicksUEFA Nations semi: Netherlands vs. Croatia odds, picks and predictions4 (Netherlands)                                                   (Croatia) 8

The frenetic contest between both sides (Netherlands and Croatia) produced a couple of corner-kicks in the entire match.

Where to watch Netherlands vs Croatia: Live stream, TV channel, odds for UEFA Nations League semi final | Sporting News However, it was Croatia that had a higher number of corner kicks than the home (Dutch) side here.

In the end, the Netherlands managed only 4 corner-kick despite their numerous attacking forays. While Croatia has 8 corner kicks to their own credit.


1 (Netherlands)                                                   (Croatia) 4

Both sides had their moments leading to them getting into the offside position in this intriguing contest.

However, it was the visiting side that was caught in the offside position more than their counterpart, the Dutch.

In the end, Holland had 1 offside call compared to 4 offside calls Croatia had in the entire game.


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