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FC Dordrecht line up against visitors Jong Utrecht at Matchoholic Stadion in the Eerste Divisie match on Friday.
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FC Dordrecht, buoyed by their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after a 2-4 Eerste Divisie success over FC Emmen.
In that game, FC Dordrecht managed 45% possession and 9 attempts on goal with 5 on target. For FC Dordrecht, the goalscorers were Joey de Bie (14'), Adrian Segecic (24') and Mathis Suray (40'). Emmen got 17 shots at goal with 5 on target. Joey Konings (39', 85') and Mike te Wierik (78' Own goal) scored for FC Emmen.
It has been a rare occasion in recent times that FC Dordrecht have kept a clean sheet. The reality is that FC Dordrecht have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 6 of their previous 6 games, letting in 12 goals during that time.
Jong Utrecht come into this game after a 1-0 Eerste Divisie win with the eclipse of Roda JC Kerkrade in their previous fixture.
In that game, Jong Utrecht managed 44% possession and 16 attempts on goal with 5 of them on target. The only player to score for Jong Utrecht was Jesse van de Haar (93'). Roda JC had 13 attempts on goal with 3 on target.
The forward players for Jong Utrecht have failed to get amongst the goals over their last 6 clashes, netting the disappointing return of just 4. In those matches, Jong Utrecht have also seen the overall goal tally of opposing teams equal 9. Let’s find out whether or not that trend can be continued on here.
A look at their previous results shows us that Jong Utrecht:
- have not registered a win against FC Dordrecht when they have played them away from home in the previous 2 matches in the league.
- are without an away win for the past 11 league matches. It's not a good run at all.
Head to head
Inspecting their most recent head to head clashes going back to 03/11/2020 tells us that FC Dordrecht have won 3 of these games and Jong Utrecht 2, with the tally of draws standing at 1.
A combined total of 19 goals were shared by the two clubs in these games, with 10 of them for Schapenkoppen and 9 being from Jong Utrecht. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 3.17.
The last league fixture between these clubs was Eerste Divisie match day 20 on 16/01/2023 when it ended Jong Utrecht 0-1 FC Dordrecht.
The match was refereed by Jesse Rozendal.
Team News: FC Dordrecht
The FC Dordrecht boss Michele Santoni has zero fitness concerns at all coming into this game with a completely healthy group to choose from.
Team News: Jong Utrecht
Thanks to a fully healthy squad available to choose from, the Jong Utrecht boss Ivar van Dinteren does not have any fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this game.
Our feeling is that Jong Utrecht have the firepower to breach the defence of this FC Dordrecht lineup, although that realistically won’t be as many as the goals that they could concede.
We are anticipating a narrow 2-1 win for FC Dordrecht at full-time.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Matchoholic Stadion (4,100)
Chairman: Hans de Zeeuw
Manager: Michele Santoni
Competitions: Eerste Divisie position 14
🔑 Star Man: Mathis Suray
Regularly played in the Centre Midfield position, Mathis Suray was born in Charleroi, Netherlands. After making a first senior appearance for FC Dordrecht in the 2020 - 2021 season, the accomplished Midfielder has netted 3 league goals in the Eerste Divisie 2023 - 2024 season to date coming from a total of 4 appearances.