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SC Cambuur will be taking on visiting side Fortuna Sittard at Cambuur-Stadion in the Eredivisie fixture on Sunday.
Our predictions, user poll and statistics for SC Cambuur v Fortuna Sittard can be found here (including the best match odds).
SC Cambuur, buoyed by their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after a 0-1 Eredivisie triumph over FC Groningen.
The only name on the scoresheet from SC Cambuur was Daniël van Kaam (77').
A recurring trait of recent SC Cambuur games is the number of results with a nil in them.
Taking their prior six clashes before this one, in as many as 5 of them a wager on "Both Teams to Score" would've been a loser. It will be interesting to find out if that trend will be continued on in this game.
Their previous form shows that SC Cambuur:
- haven't lost in the league to Fortuna Sittard in their previous 2 matches.
- haven’t won at home in the past 5 league matches. Fans are getting restless.
Fortuna Sittard will come into the game after a 2-0 Eredivisie win with the downing of SC Heerenveen in their most recent match.
For Fortuna Sittard, the scorers were Úmaro Embaló (58') and Burak Yılmaz (98').
The stats tell the story, and Fortuna Sittard have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, seeing opposing sides hit 10 goals in total. In defence, Fortuna Sittard have seen their frailties exposed.
Coming into this clash, Fortuna Sittard have not registered a win against SC Cambuur in away games against them for the last 11 matches in the league. It has been a terrible run on the road.
Head to head
An examination of their most recent head-to-head meetings stretching back to 10/02/2017 shows that SC Cambuur have won 3 of these and Fortuna Sittard 2, with the tally of drawn matches standing at 1.
A combined total of 17 goals were scored between the two sides during those clashes, with 10 of them from Herten and 7 belonging to Sittard. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.83.
The previous league encounter between these sides was Eredivisie match day 3 on 20/08/2022 when the final score was Fortuna Sittard 1-4 SC Cambuur.
The match was refereed by Bas Nijhuis.
Team News: SC Cambuur
Maxim Gullit (Knee Injury), Mimoun Mahi (Unknown Injury), Felix Mambimbi (Unknown Injury) and Jasper ter Heide (Unknown Injury) are unavailable for SC Cambuur manager Sjors Ultee.
Team News: Fortuna Sittard
Fortuna Sittard manager Julio Velázquez has not got a full squad to pick from. Arianit Ferati (Head Injury) and Dimitrios Siovas (Neck Injury) are not ready for selection.
Fortuna Sittard and SC Cambuur could find scoring goals difficult here.
Let’s see how this one goes, but it looks this could be a game with minimal goal-scoring opportunities. We’re therefore expecting a very competitive game with a 0-0 scoreline at the end of this one.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Cambuur-Stadion (10,500)
Captain: Roberts Uldriķis
Chairman: Ard de Graaf
Manager: Sjors Ultee
Competitions: Eredivisie position 18
🔑 Star Player: Jamie Jacobs
Generally taking to the field in the Centre Midfield position, Jamie Jacobs was born in Purmerend, Netherlands. After having played his first senior match for Jong AZ in the 2017 - 2018 season, the goalscoring Midfielder has managed to score 2 league goals in the Eredivisie 2022 - 2023 campaign so far coming from a total of 15 appearances.