Netherlands v Ukraine: Attacks to light up Amsterdam
The Dutch kick off their campaign in their capital city and, although Kevin Hatchard is backing them to score, he's tipping Ukraine to find the net too...
Dutch back in the big time
It's also hard to overlook the absence of Virgil van Dijk, a true superstar of the modern game. The Liverpool centre-back's decision to miss the tournament after months on the sidelines with a serious knee injury was entirely sensible, but the fact that de Boer was giving credence to a potential return shows how keenly felt his absence will be. There are other notable absentees - first-choice keeper Jasper Cilessen was dropped after contracting COVID-19, and Donny van de Beek is injured.