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Almere City face off with away side FC Eindhoven at Yanmar Stadion in this Eerste Divisie match on Friday.
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Almere City will be looking for a repeat result of the 1-0 Eerste Divisie triumph vs De Graafschap.
The only scorer from Almere City was Thomas Verheijdt (90').
Matches involving Almere City have proved to be engaging ones of late with a lot of goalmouth action anticipated. Over their past half dozen games, the sum of 23 goals have been recorded for both sides combined (at an average of 3.83 goals per game) with 13 of those coming from De Zwarte Schapen.
Pre-game facts show that Almere City:
- haven't lost in the league to FC Eindhoven in their last 3 matches.
- haven't been defeated in their previous 10 league matches at home. It's been impressive.
Since being beaten in their last game against SC Cambuur in Eerste Divisie action, FC Eindhoven will be aiming to make amends here.
For FC Eindhoven, the goalscorers were Joey Sleegers (29') and Pieter Bogaers (64'). Robert Mühren (4', 16', 41'), Issa Kallon (22') and Calvin Mac-Intosch (34') scored for SC Cambuur.
FC Eindhoven have been effective going forward of late, having scored 13 goals in their previous 6 matches. Having said that, FC Eindhoven have had their own issues at the back, also conceding in 5 of those same outings. Previous results aside, we will just have to wait and see if the trend will be replicated in this upcoming match.
Looking at the pre-match facts, FC Eindhoven:
- have not emerged victorious against Almere City when they've played them away from home in the last 4 league matches. Not good at all.
- haven't been defeated in their previous 3 away league matches.
- have not won away from home in their last 2 league games.
Head to head
A review of their prior head to head meetings dating back to 03/02/2017 shows that Almere City have won 4 of these games & FC Eindhoven 2, with the number of drawn matches being 0.
Those games weren’t short on goals, either, with 24 in total at an average of 4 goals per meeting.
The previous league meeting between these sides was Eerste Divisie match day 12 on 25/10/2019 and the score finished Almere City 3-1 FC Eindhoven.
The referee was Edgar Bijl.
Team News: Almere City
Almere City boss Ole Tobiasen does not have any fitness worries whatsoever ahead of this clash thanks to a completely injury-free group to pick from.
Team News: FC Eindhoven
FC Eindhoven boss Ernie Brandts has not got a full squad to pick from. Jarno Janssen (Cruciate Ligament Rupture), Cas Faber (Cruciate Ligament Injury), Jorn Vancamp (Thigh Problems) and Justin Ogenia (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) will not be playing here. Mawouna Amevor is ineligible for this match because of suspension.
In this match, FC Eindhoven will likely create enough chances to break down this Almere City side, however that probably shouldn’t be as many as they will have scored against them.
We’re tipping a very close game with a 2-1 winning margin for Almere City at the end of the 90 minutes. We are expecting it to be pretty even.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Yanmar Stadion (4,500)
Captain: Damon Mirani
Chairman: John Bes
Manager: Ole Tobiasen
Competitions: Eerste Divisie position 2
⭐ Key Player: Thomas Verheijdt
Normally playing in the Striker position, Thomas Verheijdt was born in Den Haag, Netherlands. After having played his first senior match for MVV in the 2015 - 2016 season, the gifted Forward has struck 11 league goals in the Eerste Divisie 2020 - 2021 season to date in a total of 17 appearances.