10 interesting stats ahead of Netherlands vs Chile

2 – The Netherlands have conceded the opening goal in both of their matches at the 2014 World Cup, coming back to win on both occasions.

2 – Chile have been eliminated by Brazil at the round of 16 in the two previous World Cups they have qualified for (1998 & 2010). Failure to beat Netherlands would likely see Chile face Brazil in the round of 16 again.

2 – The Netherlands have only lost two of their 11 World Cup matches versus South American opponents – the 1978 final against Argentina and a 1994 quarter-final against Brazil.

3 – Chile have never won three successive games at a World Cup. They head into this match with two wins in a row.

8 – Arjen Robben has scored 8 goals in his last 8 games for the Netherlands.

9 – Victory for Netherlands would give them 9 points for the second successive World Cup.

12 – The Netherlands are undefeated in their last 12 World Cup group matches since losing 1-0 to Belgium at USA ’94.

67% – Chile have won 4 of their last 6 matches at the World Cup after failing to win any of their previous 13 prior to this run.

67% – The Netherlands have won 14 of their 21 World Cup matches outside of Europe, compared to only 42% of World Cup matches in Europe.

89% – The Netherlands have won 8 of their last 9 World Cup matches.

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