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The Eredivisie clash at Johan Cruijff Arena on Saturday sees home side Ajax take on SC Cambuur.
All Ajax v SC Cambuur game predictions, stats and user poll are shown below including the latest game odds.
Ajax will be looking for a repeat result of a 1-5 Champions League triumph versus Sporting Lisbon.
In that match, Ajax managed 54% possession and 13 shots on goal with 6 of them on target. For Ajax, the goals were scored by Sébastien Haller (2', 9', 51', 63') and Steven Berghuis (39'). On the other side, Sporting CP had 9 attempts at goal with 3 on target. Paulinho (33') was the scorer for Sporting Lisbon.
Their latest results really do illustrate the point that quality has been evident in the Ajax rearguard. Ajax have given the opposition little, with the tally of goals that have gone in at their end during their past 6 games standing at 3.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that Ajax:
- are unbeaten in the league by SC Cambuur in their previous 8 matches. A long run without a loss.
- are unbeaten in their last 13 league matches at home. What a fantastic run.
SC Cambuur come into this match following a 5-2 Eredivisie win in the defeat of Go Ahead Eagles in their last match.
In that game, SC Cambuur managed 47% possession and 15 shots on goal with 9 of them on target. For SC Cambuur, goals were scored by Tom Boere (45', 50'), Marco Tol (53'), Jamie Jacobs (56') and Tamás Kiss (75'). Go Ahead Eagles had 12 attempts at goal with 7 on target. Luuk Brouwers (36') and Iñigo Córdoba (78') scored for Go Ahead Eagles.
Proving their fondness for fruitful encounters, we’ve seen goals 23 times in the prior six games in which SC Cambuur have played, giving a mean average of 3.83 goals for each clash. Opposition teams have got 10 of this grand total. That being said, we will just have to wait and see whether such a trend shall persist in this next game.
Head to head
A review of past results between these clubs going back to 15/12/2013 shows that these fixtures have been a source of anguish for SC Cambuur. They’ve not managed to get themselves any victories whatsoever while Ajax have managed to find a way, finishing as winners in 83% of those games where they have faced each other.
A combined sum of 21 goals were scored between them during those clashes, with 16 of them from de Godenzonen and 5 being from Herten. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 3.5.
The previous league fixture between these clubs was Eredivisie match day 30 on 09/04/2016 when it finished SC Cambuur 0-1 Ajax.
In that match, SC Cambuur managed 55% possession and 8 attempts at goal with 2 of them on target.
For their opponents, Ajax had 17 attempts at goal with 3 on target. Davy Klaassen (61') was the scorer.
The match was refereed by Pieter Vink.
Team News: Ajax
Jay Gorter (Unknown Injury), Davy Klaassen (groin strain), Maarten Stekelenburg (groin strain), Sean Klaiber (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) and Zakaria Labyad (Ill) won’t be playing for Ajax boss Erik ten Hag.
Team News: SC Cambuur
SC Cambuur boss Henk de Jong has to contend with a number of unavailable players. Erik Schouten (Unknown Injury) and Jasper ter Heide (Meniscal Injury) are not able to play.
We’re of the opinion that Ajax are likely to be able to create a high number of chances and successful shots on target.
Conversely, SC Cambuur could well find it tough getting on the scoresheet - but, we do see them scoring here as well.
We’re therefore anticipating a 3-1 margin for Ajax when all’s said and done.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Johan Cruijff Arena (55,500)
Captain: Dušan Tadić
Chairman: Frank Eijken
Manager: Erik ten Hag
Competitions: Eredivisie position 2, Champions League (Group C)
🔑 Star Man: Dušan Tadić
Normally deployed in the Striker position, Dušan Tadić was born in Bačka Topola, Serbia. Having made his senior debut playing for FC Groningen in the 2010 - 2011 season, the gifted Forward has struck 2 league goals in this Eredivisie 2021 - 2022 campaign so far coming from a total of 4 appearances.