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SC Cambuur will be at Yanmar Stadion on Sunday for the Eerste Divisie tie with hosts Almere City.
Full predictions, stats & game poll for the Almere City v SC Cambuur match are shown here including the latest game odds.
Almere City are hoping to win again following the 2-4 Eerste Divisie success over FC Oss.
For Almere City, goals were scored by Thomas Verheijdt (7'), Daniël Breedijk (31'), John Yeboah (81') and Elias Sørensen (93'). Philippe Rommens (51') and Kyvon Leidsman (71') scored for FC Oss.
Matches featuring Almere City have usually been absorbing affairs recently with a lot of goalmouth action the rule rather than the exception. Over their past half dozen clashes alone, a total of 23 goals have been recorded for both teams combined (at an average of 3.83 goals per game) with 13 of them accredited to De Zwarte Schapen. In any event, we must now wait to see if that pattern might be maintained here in this game.
Their previous form shows that Almere City:
- have not won against SC Cambuur in their previous 3 league matches.
- are undefeated in their last 12 league matches at home. They have been so resilient here.
SC Cambuur head into the game following on from a 1-3 Eerste Divisie win with the downing of Jong Utrecht in their last outing.
For SC Cambuur, the goals were scored by Robert Mühren (44') and Issa Kallon (91'). Raymond Huizing (61' Own goal) and Tim Pieters (90') scored for Jong Utrecht.
A run of hard-working showings from the SC Cambuur defensive unit has seen the number of goals they’ve conceded standing at 3 from their last 6 outings combined. Over that same time, their own attack force has managed to score 14.
Coming into this fixture, SC Cambuur are undefeated in their previous 15 away league matches. A simply stunning run of away results.
Head to head
A look at their past head-to-head meetings going back to 29/03/2019 shows us that Almere City have won 1 of them and SC Cambuur 4, with the tally of drawn games being 1.
There were also plenty of goals scored in those games, 22 in all which averages out at 3.67 goals per match.
The previous league encounter between these clubs was Eerste Divisie match day 12 on 15/11/2020 when the final score was SC Cambuur 7-2 Almere City.
The referee was Sander van der Eijk.
Team News: Almere City
Frederik Helstrup (Minor Knock), Anass Ahannach (Knock), Ilias Alhaft (Minor Knock), Radinio Balker (Knock) and Faris Hammouti (Minor Knock) will be missing for Almere City boss Ole Tobiasen.
Team News: SC Cambuur
Cambuur manager Henk de Jong has multiple availability issues to deal with. Nick Doodeman (Knock), David Sambissa (Ankle Injury), Stanley Akoy (Knee Injury), Michael Breij (Knock) and Mitchel Paulissen (Hamstring Injury) will not be playing here.
We’re of the opinion that Almere City would be disappointed if they were not to score a goal against this SC Cambuur lineup, although one goal probably won’t quite be as many as they will have scored against them.
Therefore, we’re predicting a tight encounter finishing with a 1-2 winning score for SC Cambuur when all is said and done. It’s a very tough call.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Yanmar Stadion (4,500)
Captain: Damon Mirani
Chairman: John Bes
Manager: Ole Tobiasen
Competitions: Eerste Divisie position 3
⭐ Star Man: Thomas Verheijdt
Regularly taking up the Striker position, Thomas Verheijdt was born in Den Haag, Netherlands. Having played his first senior match for MVV in the 2015 - 2016 season, the accomplished Forward has got 14 league goals in the Eerste Divisie 2020 - 2021 campaign so far coming from a total of 23 appearances.