Orange is in friendly for first uitzege in Italy

The Dutch team hopes Monday for the first time in the history an away game against Italy to win. The team of coach Ronald Koeman practice in Turin against the ‘Azzurri’.

In the eight previous encounters on Italian soil, pulled the home team every time on the longest end. Italy got in the last six mutual duels with Orange for your own audience, in addition, no goal against.

Also outside Italy is the four-time world champion as the ‘angstgegner’ for the Dutch national team, that only one of the last thirteen matches against Italy won.

That one victory was in the group stage of the european CHAMPIONSHIP 2008 in Switzerland and Austria. The netherlands triumphed ten years ago in Bern with the 3-0 thanks to hits from Ruud van Nistelrooij, Wesley Sneijder and Giovanni van Bronckhorst.

The most recent meeting between the two countries was a friendly international match on march 28, 2017. Italy recorded when a 1-2 victory in the Amsterdam Arena.


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