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The Eerste Divisie game at Stadion De Vliert on Friday will see hosts Den Bosch playing FC Oss.
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Den Bosch prepare for this match coming off the back of a 3-3 Eerste Divisie drawn game against Go Ahead Eagles.
In that match, Den Bosch had 56% possession and 15 shots on goal with 12 of them on target. For Den Bosch, the goalscorers were Jizz Hornkamp (62', 89') and Jorn van Hedel (93' Own goal). For their opponents, Go Ahead Eagles got 11 shots at goal with 3 on target. Bas Kuipers (7'), Giannis-Fivos Botos (30') and Jeroen Veldmate (83' Own goal) scored for Go Ahead Eagles.
Matches involving Den Bosch have tended to be absorbing affairs of late with a lot of goalmouth action being a real hallmark. Over their past 6 games alone, the sum of 25 goals have gone in for both teams combined (at an average of 4.17 goals per game) with 10 of those belonging to Blue White Dragons. We will just have to find out if that trend will end up being sustained into this next match.
Coming into this clash, Den Bosch are without a home win in the past 2 league matches.
In their previous game, FC Oss drew 0-0 in the Eerste Divisie match with FC Eindhoven.
In that match, FC Oss had 48% possession and 9 attempts on goal with 2 on target. On the other side, FC Eindhoven had 6 shots on goal with 1 on target.
The stats don’t lie, and FC Oss have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, letting opponents get 13 goals in all. Defensively, TOP Oss have clearly had some problems.
Looking at their past form shows that FC Oss:
- have not won against Den Bosch when they've played them away from home in the last 5 league matches. They'll be keen to stop this run.
- haven't been defeated in their previous 2 league matches away from home.
Head to head
Inspecting their prior head-to-head meetings going back to 20/10/2017 tells us that Den Bosch have won 3 of these games & FC Oss 1, with the number of drawn results standing at 2.
12 goals were yielded between them in this period, with 9 from Blue White Dragons and 3 being from TOP Oss. That is an average goals per game value of 2.
The previous league encounter featuring these clubs was Eerste Divisie match day 8 on 20/10/2020 when the final score was FC Oss 2-0 Den Bosch.
The match was refereed by Ingmar Oostrom.
Team News: Den Bosch
Teun van Grunsven (Knock), Steven van der Heijden (Knock), Adrien Bongiovanni (Shoulder Injury), Paco van Moorsel (Calf Injury), Najim Haidary (Knock), Christophe van Zutphen (Knock) and Jordy van der Winden (Knee Surgery) will not be able to play for Den Bosch gaffer Jack de Gier.
Team News: FC Oss
TOP Oss boss Klaas Wels has some current player fitness concerns. Giovanni Büttner (Knock), Lion Kalentjev (Knock), Grad Damen (Knock), Jarni Koorman (Knock), Dean Guezen (Knock) and Sjoerd Overgoor (Cruciate Ligament Injury) will miss out on this game. Players who are serving a ban and are therefore ineligible to play are Jan Lammers and Lorenzo Piqué.
We’re of the view that FC Oss and Den Bosch should play out a closely-fought contest here.
Let’s see what happens, but it could well be that we end up with scores level. That’s why our selection here is for a very close game with a score draw when the referee blows the full-time whistle.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadion De Vliert (8,500)
Captain: Wouter van der Steen
Chairman: Huub van Mackelenbergh
Manager: Jack de Gier
Competitions: Eerste Divisie position 20
🔑 Star Player: Jizz Hornkamp
Usually used in the Striker position, Jizz Hornkamp was born in Netherlands. Having made a first senior appearance for SC Heerenveen in the 2018 - 2019 season, the dangerous Forward has bagged 12 league goals in this Eerste Divisie 2020 - 2021 season so far in 26 appearances.