The Daily Acca: Dutch to confirm their return to the European elite

Netherlands midfielder - Georginio Wijnaldum
Georginio Wijnaldum is one of the players leading the Holland revival
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It's Nations League action to start the week for Paul Robinson and it kicks off with Holland getting a result in Germany. Here are his selections:

- Back Netherlands +1 Goal @ 10/11
- Back Denmark @ 4/7
- Back Czech Republic @ 5/4

The Acca pays approximately 6/1

Dutch to do enough to overhaul France

Bet 1: Back Netherlands +1 Goal @ 10/11 - KO 19:45 GMT

The Dutch need just a single point from tonight's trip to Germany to join Switzerland, Portugal and England in the semi-finals of the Nations League and I'm confident that they will get the job done.

Holland were brilliant in their 2-0 win over France on Friday and they won the reverse fixture against the Germans 3-0, in October. Ronald Koeman has revitalised the team and a trip to Germany shouldn't phase them.

Joachim Löw's team have already been relegated from League A of this competition and that comes on the back of their abject performance at the World Cup.

They are clearly in a rebuilding phase at present and while they beat Russia 3-0 in a friendly on Thursday, this will be a different test entirely - especially when Holland have so much to play for.

Ireland's footballing woes to continue

Bet 2: Back Denmark @ 4/7 - KO 19:45 GMT

Irish rugby fans will be extremely happy at this moment in time, but fans of the football team won't be and it's hard to imagine them coming away from Denmark with anything other than a defeat this evening.

An argument could possibly be made that the Danes don't have anything to play for as their promotion to League A has already been confirmed, but the Republic of Ireland are in a similar position, as whatever they do tonight, their relegation is already sealed.

Martin O'Neill's side have scored just three times in their last five matches and Denmark don't concede may goals. Kasper Schmeichel is missing for the hosts tonight, but even if his Dad came out of retirement as his replacement, I wouldn't back the visitors to find the net.

Daniel McDonnell is expecting few goals in this one.

Czechs to edge out Slovakia

Bet 3: Back Czech Republic @ 5/4 - KO 19:45 GMT

This fixture is all about relegation from League B and even though the Czech Republic only need a point at home to Slovakia to survive, I think that they will take all three.

Slovakia only have a chance of avoiding the drop courtesy of a shock 4-1 victory over the Ukraine on Friday, but their opponents had already sealed promotion, so they didn't have any real incentive to win.

Prior to that Pavel Hapal's side had drawn a friendly with Sweden and lost both of their matches in this competition - including their home game against the Czechs.

The hosts aren't the team that they were a few years ago, but they still win plenty of matches and it's difficult to imagine them slipping up here.

Dan Fitch's UEFA Nations League Tipsheet can be found here.

Daily Acca 2018/19 P/L

Wagered: 141pts
Returned: 91.50pts
P/L: -49.50pts

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