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The Eerste Divisie game at Parkstad Limburg Stadion on Monday will see home side Roda JC Kerkrade go into battle with opponents Almere City.
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Roda JC Kerkrade
Roda JC Kerkrade enter this match following on from a 0-0 Eerste Divisie drawn result versus Go Ahead Eagles.
In that game, Roda JC Kerkrade managed 60% possession and 9 attempts at goal with 2 of them on target. For their opponents, Go Ahead Eagles had 5 attempts at goal with 1 on target.
It’s been a rare occasion in recent times where Roda JC Kerkrade have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. The facts show that De Koempels have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 matches, giving up 12 goals in the process.
Their prior results show that Roda JC Kerkrade:
- have not emerged victorious against Almere City in their last 4 league matches.
- haven't been defeated in their previous 2 home league matches.
Almere City go into this game following on from a 2-0 Eerste Divisie win vs NEC in their previous match.
In that game, Almere City managed 43% possession and 12 attempts at goal with 9 of them on target. The scorer for Almere City was Thomas Verheijdt (18', 58'). For their opponents, NEC got 15 attempts on goal with 6 of them on target.
Throughout their 6 latest matches, Jeroen Rijsdijk's Almere City have found the back of the net 12 times thus yielding them the goals scored per game average of 2.
Head to head
An examination of their most recent head-to-head meetings dating back to 13/05/2018 tells us that Roda JC Kerkrade have won 1 of these & Almere City 4, with the tally of draws being 1.
A sum of 16 goals were shared by the two clubs in this period, with 6 of them for De Koempels and 10 created by De Zwarte Schapen. The average number of goals per game works out to 2.67.
The last league game featuring these clubs was Eerste Divisie match day 7 on 10/10/2020 when it ended Almere City 2-1 Roda JC Kerkrade.
The referee was Jannick van der Laan.
Team News: Roda JC Kerkrade
Roda JC Kerkrade boss Jurgen Streppel has no fitness worries to speak of before this clash thanks to a fully healthy group ready to go.
Team News: Almere City
Almere City manager Jeroen Rijsdijk has to contend with a number of unavailable players. Anass Ahannach (Knock), Thibaut Lesquoy (Corona virus), Xian Emmers (Minor Knock) and Bram van Vlerken (Ankle Injury) will not be playing here.
It’s looking like Almere City and Roda JC Kerkrade may well end up cancelling each other out here.
It will be interesting to see how this one goes, with a good chance of a draw and also of goals in the match. That’s why our selection here is for a very even contest with a 2-2 after 90 minutes.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Roda JC Kerkrade
Stadium: Parkstad Limburg Stadion (19,979)
Captain: Kees Luijckx
Chairman: Jeffrey van As
Manager: Jurgen Streppel
Competitions: Eerste Divisie position 8
🔑 Star Player: Patrick Pflücke
Usually playing in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Patrick Pflücke was born in Dresden, Germany. Having made a first senior appearance for in the 2014 - 2015 season, the accomplished Midfielder has hit 11 league goals in the Eerste Divisie 2020 - 2021 campaign to date in 26 appearances.