Germany and the Netherlands Resume Race for Group C Lead on SundayPublished October 13, 2019 by Florin P
Germany and the Netherlands are set to dominate Group C matches on Sunday, while Wales and Croatia fight for a place at the Euro 2020.
Group C is arguably the most exciting one at the Euro 2020 qualifiers as it features both Germany and the Netherlands. Interesting enough, it is Northern Ireland that leads the group, but the two juggernauts are well-positioned to overtake them in the final rounds. Both should pick up three points on Sunday, while in the other qualifiers Wales and Croatia play a match of extraordinary importance in Group E.
Germany to Rest Key Players in Estonia
The frustrating defeat suffered at the hands of the Netherlands is still very much alive in the minds of German players and fans. They need to quickly return to their winning ways and the perfect opportunity presents itself on Sunday at 7:45 PM UK time. Germany plays on the road against Estonia and the hosts have lost all five matches so far, while conceding 15 goals. The visitors will push for victory, but there’s a high chance for key players to be rested, while substitutes will be given the chance to prove their worth. Punters get odds of 1/20 at bet365 Sports on Germany to win and 3/10 to cover the -1.5 goals spread.
High Chance for Scoring Festival in the Netherlands vs Belarus Match
The Netherlands should be able to win back-to-back matches and build on the win secured over Germany a month ago. That’s because they travel to Belarus, a team that is already out of the qualification picture and lacks the motivation to play its best. The Dutch have spent a lot of time outside the big football stage and are desperate to return to the spotlight. They won’t settle for a narrow margin victory even though they play on the road and instead will try to win by two goals or more. 888 Sport offers odds of 3/20 on a straight win, while the value to even odds on the Netherlands to prevail by at least three goals.
Wales Play their Final Card in Critical Match against Croatia
Wales and Croatia are separated by four points, but the former have a match in hand and they will have home pitch advantage on Sunday. If they manage to defeat the Croatians at home, they will close the gap separating them from the leaders and remain in the race for qualification. Winner Sports regards them as underdogs in spite of playing at home, which results in odds of 2/1 on Wales to prevail. The Croatians will be happy to split points on the road, as this will cement their position at the top of Group E. Betting on the draw will produce odds of 2/1 while the visitors are priced at 7/5 at the same bookmaker.