In the next match of the 1st round of the group stage of the European Championship-2022, the Netherlands and Ukraine will meet. Will Ukrainians be able to start with a victory?
The Dutch national team failed to qualify for the 2021 World Cup, having stopped fighting for a ticket in the second qualifying stage. Due to the lack of official matches, the Orange were forced to hold friendly games in order to prepare for the 2022 European Championship. In total, the Netherlands played seven test matches and won only one victory - 6:4 over Germany, and lost the other six, and in all during regular time.
Without the 2021 World Cup, the Ukrainian national team also remained, which reached the third stage, and then scored only one point in three games and could not get out of the group. As for the European Championship-2022, the Ukrainians made their way to it through the qualification stage, during which they held six duels and won four victories. Before the reporting confrontation, Ukraine played three test matches and won only one.
Statistics and figures:
- The Netherlands won one match out of the previous fourteen;
- Ukraine has won one game out of the last three;
- Ukraine is approaching the reporting match in the status of a clear favorite.
By futsal standards, Ukraine is the favorite in the confrontation with the Netherlands, which it should prove by winning a landslide victory.