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The Eerste Divisie clash at Stadion De Vliert on Friday sees home side Den Bosch playing against opponents Telstar.
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Den Bosch will be wanting a better result here following a 1-0 Eerste Divisie defeat in their last game at the hands of FC Emmen.
In that game, Den Bosch managed 32% possession and 5 shots on goal with 2 on target. On the other side, Emmen got 17 shots on goal with 6 of them on target. Jari Vlak (39') scored for FC Emmen.
It has been seldom in recent times that Den Bosch have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. The facts show that Den Bosch have been scored against in 6 of their previous 6 games, leaking 14 goals during that time. That aside, we must now wait to see if the trend will be replicated in this next match.
Leading up to this clash, Den Bosch:
- have not beaten Telstar in their previous 2 league matches.
- have not won at home in their last 3 league matches.
Following on from being defeated in their last game at the hands of De Graafschap in Eerste Divisie action, Telstar will be hoping to turn things around here.
In that match, Telstar managed 51% possession and 16 shots at goal with 3 on target. The only player to score for Telstar was Mohammed Tahiri (87'). De Graafschap had 14 attempts at goal with 7 on target. David Flakus Bosilj (60') and Devin Haen (81') scored for De Graafschap.
Looking at their form, and Telstar have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, with opponents netting 8 goals in all. At the back, Telstar could really do with shoring things up.
Their past results show that Telstar:
- have not lost to Den Bosch in games played away from home for the previous 2 league matches.
- are without an away win for the past 8 league games. Who knows how long it might last, too.
Head to head
Looking at their most recent head-to-head clashes stretching back to 28/09/2020 tells us that Den Bosch have won 2 of these & Telstar 4, with the number of drawn results being 0.
A combined total of 18 goals were scored between the two sides throughout the course of those matches, with 7 of them from Blue White Dragons and 11 for Witte Leeuwen. That is an average goals per game value of 3.
The last league encounter between these clubs was Eerste Divisie match day 35 on 28/04/2023 which ended up with the score at Den Bosch 0-1 Telstar.
The match was refereed by Nick Smit.
Team News: Den Bosch
The Den Bosch boss Tomasz Kaczmarek has no fitness concerns at all before this match thanks to a completely healthy squad available to select from.
Team News: Telstar
Owing to a fully injury-free squad available to select from, the Telstar manager Mike Snoei has no fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this clash.
One thing is for certain, Telstar will need to be at their best to find the net against a Den Bosch outfit who will most probably own this match if all goes as we expect it to.
We’re therefore predicting a very comfortable 3-0 winning scoreline for Den Bosch when the referee blows the final 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: Victor van den Bogert
Chairman: Ramon van Aarle
Manager: Tomasz Kaczmarek
Competitions: Eerste Divisie position 18
🔑 Star Man: Kacper Kostorz
Usually taking up the Striker position, Kacper Kostorz was born in Poland. Having made his senior debut playing for Legia Warsaw in the 2019 - 2020 season, the gifted Forward has scored 5 league goals in this Eerste Divisie 2023 - 2024 season to date from a total of 14 appearances.