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Helmond Sport play host to the visiting FC Emmen at GS Staalwerken Stadion in the Eerste Divisie game on Friday.
View all Helmond Sport v FC Emmen tips, stats and our pre-match poll below including the latest game odds.
Helmond Sport will be wanting a better result here after the 2-1 Eerste Divisie loss in their previous game against Jong AZ.
In that match, Helmond Sport managed 47% possession and 7 shots at goal with 2 of them on target. The scorer for Helmond Sport was Håkon Lorentzen (1'). On the other side, Jong AZ had 12 attempts on goal with 7 of them on target. Finn Stam (7') and Jurre van Aken (44') scored for Jong AZ.
Helmond Sport have been on a persistent run of goalscoring form, hitting the target in each and every one of their last 6 games.
They have hit an aggregate of 7 during that period while also conceding a total of 8.
Looking at the pre-match facts, Helmond Sport:
- haven't been beaten in the league by FC Emmen in their previous 4 matches.
- have not been beaten in their last 3 home league matches.
FC Emmen will go into the game following on from a 1-0 Eerste Divisie win to beat Den Bosch in their last match.
In that match, FC Emmen had 68% possession and 17 shots on goal with 6 of them on target. The only player to score for FC Emmen was Jari Vlak (39'). On the other side, Den Bosch got 5 shots on goal with 2 on target.
In the course of their six previous matches, Fred Grim's FC Emmen have found the net 6 times therefore giving them a goals scored per game average of 1.
Their prior results show that FC Emmen:
- have not won against Helmond Sport when they have played them away from home in the previous 2 league matches.
- are unbeaten in their previous 7 league matches away from home.
- are without an away win for the past 2 matches in the league.
Head to head
A review of their past head to head clashes stretching back to 09/09/2016 shows that Helmond Sport have won 4 of these games and FC Emmen 1, with the tally of drawn matches being 1.
A combined sum of 15 goals were yielded between them during those clashes, with 9 for Helmond and 6 being from Rood-Witten. The average goals per game has been 2.5.
The previous league fixture between these clubs was Eerste Divisie match day 22 on 01/03/2022 which finished with the scoreline of FC Emmen 1-2 Helmond Sport.
That time, FC Emmen managed 65% possession and 14 shots on goal with 8 of them on target. The scorer was Miguel Araujo (82').
Helmond Sport got 4 attempts at goal with 3 on target. Jellert Van Landschoot (45', 94') scored.
The match was refereed by Alex Bos.
Team News: Helmond Sport
The Helmond Sport manager Bob Peeters will be grateful not to have any fitness concerns to speak of coming into this game with a completely healthy squad available to select from.
Team News: FC Emmen
Owing to a completely injury-free squad available for selection, the FC Emmen manager Fred Grim has no fitness worries whatsoever coming into this clash.
We’re of the view that FC Emmen and Helmond Sport may well end up cancelling each other out here.
It’s looking like it could well end up as a draw. That’s why we have predicted a close game with a 1-1 scoreline at the end of the 90.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: GS Staalwerken Stadion (4,200)
Captain: Wouter van der Steen
Chairman: Philippe van Esch
Manager: Bob Peeters
Competitions: Eerste Divisie position 9
⭐ Key Man: Giannis Botos
Mostly played in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Giannis Botos was born in Athens, Greece. After having played his first senior match for AEK Athens in the 2019 - 2020 season, the goalscoring Midfielder has struck 4 league goals in this Eerste Divisie 2023 - 2024 season so far in 14 appearances.