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FC Groningen will host away side Den Haag at Euroborg in this Eerste Divisie match on Friday.
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FC Groningen, buoyed by their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after the 0-2 Eerste Divisie success against FC Oss.
In that game, FC Groningen had 56% possession and 17 shots at goal with 8 of them on target. The scorer for FC Groningen was Kevin van Veen (45', 66'). TOP Oss got 11 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target.
An interesting theme in recent FC Groningen games is the high number of scores with a nil in them.
From their prior six clashes before this one, in 5 of them a wager on "Both Teams to Score" would have been a loser. That kind of trend might not be carried forward into this game, of course.
Their previous form shows that FC Groningen:
- haven't been beaten in the league by ADO Den Haag in their previous 4 matches.
- are unbeaten in their last 2 home league matches.
ADO Den Haag
Den Haag come into this match after a 4-1 Eerste Divisie win over Jong AZ in their last game.
In that match, ADO Den Haag managed 44% possession and 21 shots on goal with 9 on target. For ADO Den Haag, the goals were scored by Jort van der Sande (24', 49') and Matteo Waem (40', 54'). For their opponents, Jong AZ had 8 shots at goal with 3 on target. Jayden Addai (4') scored for Jong AZ.
Throughout their 6 most recent matches, Darije Kalezić's ADO Den Haag have managed to stick the ball in the net 10 times thus yielding them a goals per game average of 1.67.
Their past results show that ADO Den Haag:
- have not registered a win against FC Groningen in games played away from home for the previous 6 league games. They really have not been travelling well at all.
- are unbeaten in their last 3 league matches away from home.
Head to head
A review of their past head to head clashes dating back to 11/02/2018 shows us that FC Groningen have won 3 of these & Den Haag 1, with the tally of drawn matches standing at 2.
In all, 8 goals were yielded between them in these games, with 6 of them from Trots van het Noorden and 2 for De Residentieclub. That is an average goals per game value of 1.33.
The last league fixture featuring the two was Eredivisie match day 19 on 26/01/2021 when it finished FC Groningen 3-0 ADO Den Haag.
The referee was Rob Dieperink.
Team News: FC Groningen
The FC Groningen boss Dick Lukkien will be happy not to have any fitness worries to speak of coming into this clash thanks to a completely healthy group to choose from.
Team News: Den Haag
Due to a completely healthy group available to choose from, the Den Haag boss Darije Kalezić does not have any fitness worries to report coming into this match.
Our thinking is that ADO Den Haag are certainly able to put a goal past this FC Groningen outfit, however that is unlikely to prevent them from conceding a couple at the other end.
We can see a tight encounter finishing with a 2-1 winning score for FC Groningen after 90 minutes. Hopefully this is a good one.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Euroborg (22,525)
Captain: Joey Pelupessy
Chairman: Erik Mulder
Manager: Dick Lukkien
Competitions: Eerste Divisie position 7
🔑 Key Man: Kevin van Veen
Generally played in the Striker position, Kevin van Veen was born in Eindhoven, Netherlands. After having made a senior debut playing for Helmond Sport in the 2010 - 2011 season, the talented Forward has managed to score 2 league goals in this Eerste Divisie 2023 - 2024 campaign to date from a total of 4 appearances.