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Den Bosch are the guests at Rat Verlegh Stadion on Friday for the Eerste Divisie showdown with home side NAC Breda.
Scroll down to see all of the predictions, poll and statistics for NAC Breda v Den Bosch - plus the latest match odds.
NAC Breda are hoping to win again following the 1-4 Eerste Divisie triumph vs MVV.
In that game, NAC Breda managed 48% possession and 13 attempts on goal with 5 on target. For NAC Breda, goals were scored by Jan Van den Bergh (4'), Dominik Janošek (11'), Aimé Omgba (45') and Clint Leemans (49'). MVV Maastricht had 10 attempts at goal with 2 on target. Leroy Labylle (31') scored for MVV.
It has been seldom in recent games that NAC Breda have shown defensive steel. The reality is that NAC Breda have seen their defence breached in 6 of their previous 6 clashes, letting in 6 goals along the way.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that NAC Breda:
- haven't been defeated in their previous 4 home league matches.
- are without a home win in the past 2 league games.
After a losing effort in their last game against Telstar in Eerste Divisie competition, Den Bosch and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
In that match, Den Bosch had 50% possession and 7 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Den Bosch was Ryan Leijten (61'). For their opponents, Telstar got 14 shots on goal with 7 on target. Zakaria Eddahchouri (38', 51', 73') and Tom Overtoom (56') scored for Telstar.
Demonstrating their penchant for eventful encounters, goals have been seen as many as 20 times in the prior 6 matches in which Den Bosch have sent out their troops, making it a mean average of 3.33 goals per clash. Opposing teams have got 15 of those goals. We will have to see if that trend will end up being continued on here.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that Den Bosch:
- have not won against NAC Breda when they have played them away from home in the previous 3 league matches.
- have not won away from home in their last 3 league matches.
Head to head
Looking over their most recent head-to-head clashes dating back to 14/09/2020 shows that NAC Breda have won 4 of them & Den Bosch 1, with the tally of drawn results being 1.
19 goals were shared by the two clubs throughout the course of those matches, with 14 for De Parel van het Zuiden and 5 netted by Blue White Dragons. The average goals per game has been 3.17.
The previous league match featuring these clubs was Eerste Divisie match day 32 on 07/04/2023 which finished with the scoreline of NAC Breda 2-0 Den Bosch.
The match was refereed by Bas Nijhuis.
Team News: NAC Breda
Elías Már Ómarsson (Knee injury) and Boris van Schuppen (Knee injury) won’t be playing for NAC Breda gaffer Jean-Paul van Gastel.
Team News: Den Bosch
Thanks to a completely healthy group available to select from, the Den Bosch manager Tomasz Kaczmarek has no fitness concerns at all coming into this match.
We’re of the view that Den Bosch are dangerous enough to put a goal past this NAC Breda team, although that possibly won’t prevent them from conceding a couple at the other end.
We’re going for a tight encounter finishing with a 2-1 winning margin for NAC Breda after the 90. It will be interesting to see how this one goes.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Rat Verlegh Stadion (19,000)
Captain: Cuco Martina
Chairman: Henk van Koeveringe
Manager: Jean-Paul van Gastel
Competitions: Eerste Divisie position 12
🔑 Key Man: Tom Boere
Customarily playing in the Striker position, Tom Boere was born in Breda, Netherlands. After having made a senior debut playing for KAA Gent in the 2011 - 2012 season, the accomplished Forward has scored 3 league goals in this Eerste Divisie 2023 - 2024 season so far from a total of 14 appearances.