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The Eredivisie tie at De Adelaarshorst on Wednesday will see hosts Go Ahead Eagles go up against AZ.
Scroll down for all of our predictions, poll and stats for the Go Ahead Eagles v AZ game (plus the best game odds).
Go Ahead Eagles
Go Ahead Eagles head into this fixture following a 2-2 Eredivisie drawn match vs FC Utrecht.
For Go Ahead Eagles, the goalscorers were Willum Þór Willumsson (3' Own goal), Bobby Adekanye (10') and Sylla Sow (90'). Sander van de Streek (13') scored for FC Utrecht.
Go Ahead Eagles have been on a persistent run of goalscoring form, hitting the target every time they’ve gone out to play in their last 6 games.
They have hit an aggregate of 11 during that time while seeing the number of goals scored against them stand at 6.
Leading up to this clash, Go Ahead Eagles:
- have not won against AZ in their previous 7 league games.
- haven't been defeated in their previous 6 home league matches.
- are without a win at home for the past 2 league matches.
AZ will come into the encounter after a 3-1 Eredivisie win with the downing of Fortuna Sittard in their last fixture.
For AZ, goals were scored by Dani de Wit (4') and Vangelis Pavlidis (56'). Burak Yılmaz (11') and Ximo Navarro (24' Own goal) scored for Fortuna Sittard.
Over the course of their previous six outings, AZ have helped themselves to a tally of 12 goals. AZ have also not failed to score on each one of those occasions. Over that period, they’ve seen 6 goals scored by their opponents. Despite that, we will just have to wait and see if that pattern might be maintained in this match or not.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that AZ:
- haven't been beaten by Go Ahead Eagles in away games against them for the last 3 league games.
- are unbeaten in their last 2 league matches away from home.
Head to head
An inspection of past results between these clubs stretching back to 21/02/2015 tells us that these encounters have been a source of anguish for Go Ahead Eagles. They’ve not been able to come away with any victories whatsoever whereas AZ have maintained the edge over them, finishing as winners in 83% of those matches played.
There were also goals galore in those games, with 22 overall at an average of 3.67 goals per match.
The last league match featuring these sides was Eredivisie match day 1 on 07/08/2022 which ended up with the score at AZ 2-0 Go Ahead Eagles.
The match was refereed by Allard Lindhout.
Team News: Go Ahead Eagles
Regarding absentees, there’s just a single fitness concern for the Go Ahead Eagles manager René Hake to contend with thanks to an almost full-strength set of players. Philippe Rommens (Collarbone fracture) is out of contention.
Team News: AZ
AZ boss Pascal Jansen has to currently contend with reduced team options. Bruno Martins Indi (Thigh Problems) and Sem Westerveld (Knee Injury) are not ready for selection.
We’re inclined to think that Go Ahead Eagles will need things to go their way to put one past this AZ team who we reckon should emerge victorious.
We therefore see a very competitive game with a 0-1 winning score for AZ at full-time.
Looking forward to this.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Go Ahead Eagles
Stadium: De Adelaarshorst (10,000)
Captain: Bas Kuipers
Chairman: Jan Willem van Dop
Manager: René Hake
Competitions: Eredivisie position 10, KNVB Beker (Round of 16)
⭐ Star Man: Bobby Adekanye
Mostly used in the Left Wing position, Bobby Adekanye was born in Ibadan, Nigeria. After having made a senior debut playing for Lazio in the 2019 - 2020 season, the gifted Forward has got 5 league goals in this Eredivisie 2022 - 2023 season so far coming from a total of 15 appearances.