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Ajax arrive at MAC³PARK Stadion on Saturday for the Eredivisie game with home team FC Zwolle.
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FC Zwolle will be looking for an improved result here after the 1-0 Eredivisie loss in their previous game against Willem II.
In that match, FC Zwolle managed 55% possession and 10 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. On the other side, Willem II had 16 attempts on goal with 3 on target. Görkem Sağlam (53') was the scorer for Willem II.
A common trait of recent FC Zwolle games is the number of results with a nil in them.
From their prior sextet of clashes before this one, in as many as 5 of them a bet on both teams scoring would have lost.
Ajax come into this match after a 5-0 Eredivisie win vs Vitesse in their most recent fixture.
In that game, Ajax managed 72% possession and 29 attempts on goal with 11 of them on target. For Ajax, the scorers were Antony (5'), Edson Álvarez (31'), Ryan Gravenberch (43') and Davy Klaassen (67'). At the other end, Vitesse got 7 shots at goal with 1 on target. Tomáš Hájek (60' Own goal) scored for Vitesse.
In as many as 5 out of the previous 6 games involving Ajax, at least three goals have been hit. The average number of goals per game during that time is 3.83, with the number of goals averaged by Ajax coming out as 3.33. It will be interesting to find out if that trend can be continued on into this next match.
Coming into this meeting, Ajax are undefeated in their last 16 league matches away from home. Not many clubs can boast an away record as good as that.
Head to head
Checking on their past head to head results going back to 18/02/2018 shows that these encounters have ended in disappointment for FC Zwolle. They’ve not been able to register any wins at all while Ajax have simply been better than them, finishing as winners in 100 per cent of those match-ups.
A combined sum of 21 goals were scored between the two sides in these games, with 4 for Blauwvingers and 17 coming from de Godenzonen. That’s an average goals per game of 3.5.
The last league fixture featuring these clubs was Eredivisie match day 26 on 14/03/2021 which ended up with the score at FC Zwolle 0-2 Ajax.
The referee was Pol van Boekel.
Team News: FC Zwolle
The FC Zwolle boss Art Langeler doesn’t have any fitness concerns at all before this clash owing to a completely healthy group to pick from.
Team News: Ajax
Ajax manager Erik ten Hag has to contend with a number of unavailable players. Jay Gorter (Unknown Injury), Mohammed Kudus (Ankle Injury) and Sean Klaiber (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) won’t be making appearances.
Looking at these two teams, we feel that Ajax can create a good amount of chances and successful shots on target.
At the same time, FC Zwolle could well struggle to get goals of their own although we think that they will probably end up scoring as well.
We’re tipping a pretty comfortable 1-3 winning margin for Ajax by the conclusion of the game.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: MAC³PARK Stadion (14,000)
Captain: Bram van Polen
Chairman: Adriaan Visser
Manager: Art Langeler
Competitions: Eredivisie position 18