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FC Emmen will arrive at Sportpark De Toekomst on Friday for the Eerste Divisie fixture with home team Jong Ajax.
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Jong Ajax will be hoping to return to winning ways here after the 2-1 Eerste Divisie loss in their previous game against MVV.
In that game, Jong Ajax had 62% possession and 16 attempts at goal with 6 of them on target. The only player to score for Jong Ajax was Gabriel Misehouy (87'). MVV Maastricht got 10 shots on goal with 4 on target. Koen Kostons (3', 13') was the scorer for MVV.
Jong Ajax have been conceding pretty frequently recently, although they have also found ways to convert their own chances into goals. Analysis of their previous 6 games shows that Jong Ajax have seen their goal breached in 6 of them as well as managing to get on the scoresheet in 5 of those games. That kind of trend might not be sustained into this match, however.
Their previous form shows that Jong Ajax:
- remain unbeaten by FC Emmen in games played at home for the previous 4 matches in the league.
- are without a home win in the past 2 league games.
Following on from suffering a loss in their previous game against FC Dordrecht in Eerste Divisie action, FC Emmen and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
In that match, FC Emmen managed 55% possession and 17 attempts on goal with 5 on target. For FC Emmen, the scorers were Joey Konings (39', 85') and Mike te Wierik (78' Own goal). At the other end, Dordrecht got 9 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. Joey de Bie (14'), Adrian Segecic (24') and Mathis Suray (40') scored for FC Dordrecht.
Illustrating their predisposition for fruitful encounters, goals have been scored 20 times in the last six matches in which FC Emmen have sent out their troops, yielding a mean average of 3.33 goals per clash. Opposition teams have hit 12 from this total.
Head to head
A glance at their past head-to-head meetings going back to 08/08/2016 tells us that Jong Ajax have won 2 of these games and FC Emmen 1, with the tally of drawn games being 3.
A total of 15 goals were shared by the two clubs in this period, with 8 of them from Jong Ajax and 7 for Rood-Witten. The average goals per game has been 2.5.
The last league clash featuring these clubs was Eerste Divisie match day 28 on 25/02/2022 which ended up with the score at FC Emmen 2-1 Jong Ajax.
That day, FC Emmen had 40% possession and 15 attempts at goal with 8 on target. Their only player to score was Reda Kharchouch (56', 67').
Jong Ajax had 13 attempts on goal with 6 on target. Sontje Hansen (45') was the scorer.
The match was refereed by Clay Ruperti.
Team News: Jong Ajax
The Jong Ajax boss Dave Vos has no fitness worries at all coming into this match with a fully healthy squad available to select from.
Team News: FC Emmen
FC Emmen manager Fred Grim has not got a full squad to pick from. Robin Schouten (Minor Knock) and Rui Mendes (Medial Collateral Ligament Injury) are those who can’t be considered.
When taking all factors into account, Jong Ajax have it in them to find the net against this FC Emmen outfit, but one goal might not be as many as they’ll concede.
Our selection here is for a close game with a 1-2 win for FC Emmen at the end of the match. Let’s just see how this one goes.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Sportpark De Toekomst (2,250)
Chairman: Frank Eijken
Manager: Dave Vos
Competitions: Eerste Divisie position 19
🔑 Key Player: Gabriel Misehouy
Normally used in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Gabriel Misehouy was born in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Having made a first senior appearance for Jong Ajax in the 2021 - 2022 season, the accomplished Midfielder has scored 2 league goals in this Eerste Divisie 2023 - 2024 season to date coming from a total of 4 appearances.