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Jong Utrecht visit De Oude Meerdijk on Monday for the Eerste Divisie showdown with hosts FC Emmen.
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FC Emmen head into this game coming off the back of a 3-3 Eerste Divisie drawn match against Jong Ajax.
In that match, FC Emmen managed 57% possession and 23 shots on goal with 9 on target. For FC Emmen, the goals were scored by Desley Ubbink (57') and Ben Scholte (73', 82'). At the other end, Jong Ajax had 10 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. Mika Godts (19') and Kristian Nökkvi Hlynsson (90') scored for Jong Ajax.
Matches with FC Emmen have proved to be exciting encounters lately with high scoring being a real hallmark. Over their past 6 games alone, a total of 20 goals have been recorded for both sides combined (at an average of 3.33 goals per game) with 8 of those belonging to FC Emmen.
In their previous game, Jong Utrecht drew 3-3 in the Eerste Divisie tie with FC Dordrecht.
In that game, Jong Utrecht managed 34% possession and 12 attempts at goal with 6 of them on target. For Jong Utrecht, the goals were scored by Adrian Blake (27', 54') and Mees Rijks (39'). Dordrecht had 12 shots at goal with 4 on target. 't Zand (58', 62') and Malhory Noc (90') scored for FC Dordrecht.
Over the course of 5 of the previous 6 clashes featuring Jong Utrecht, a comparatively low number of goals have been struck between them and opposing sides. The overall average goals scored per game within that period comes out as a mere 1.67, with the number of goals averaged by Jong Utrecht standing at 0.67. We shall soon see whether or not that trend can be sustained in this game.
Looking at their past form shows that Jong Utrecht:
- have not won against FC Emmen in games played away from home for the previous 2 league matches.
- are without an away win for the past 12 league matches. Their travelling support will be needed here, for sure.
Head to head
Looking over their most recent head to head clashes going back to 02/12/2016 tells us that FC Emmen have won 3 of these games & Jong Utrecht 2, with the tally of draws being 1.
A combined sum of 13 goals were scored between the two sides in these games, with 6 of them for Rood-Witten and 7 created by Jong Utrecht. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.17.
The previous league fixture between these clubs was Eerste Divisie match day 30 on 11/03/2022 which finished with the scoreline of FC Emmen 2-0 Jong Utrecht.
That day, FC Emmen had 72% possession and 20 attempts on goal with 12 of them on target. Goals were scored by Rui Mendes (19') and Jasin Assehnoun (27').
Jong Utrecht had 9 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target.
The match was refereed by Rob Dieperink.
Team News: FC Emmen
Robin Schouten (Minor Knock) and Rui Mendes (Medial Collateral Ligament Injury) won’t be available for FC Emmen boss Fred Grim. Maikel Kieftenbeld will not be able to play in this game through being suspended.
Team News: Jong Utrecht
Owing to a completely healthy squad available for selection, the Jong Utrecht boss Ivar van Dinteren has zero fitness worries to report before this match.
In our opinion, Jong Utrecht will surely be able to break down this FC Emmen side, but that may not be as many as they’ll concede.
We’re expecting a tight encounter finishing with a 2-1 winning margin for FC Emmen by the conclusion of the game. Let’s just see how this one goes.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: De Oude Meerdijk (8,600)
Chairman: Ronald Lubbers
Manager: Fred Grim
Competitions: Eerste Divisie position 15
🔑 Star Player: Joey Konings
Usually taking up the Striker position, Joey Konings was born in Heesch, Netherlands. After having played his first senior match for Jong PSV in the 2015 - 2016 season, the dangerous Forward has hit 2 league goals in this Eerste Divisie 2023 - 2024 campaign to date coming from a total of 2 appearances.