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Excelsior journey to Cambuur-Stadion on Monday for the Eerste Divisie fixture with hosts SC Cambuur.
Our SC Cambuur v Excelsior tips, poll and stats can be seen in full below - plus the latest match odds.
SC Cambuur will be looking for another win after a 0-3 Eerste Divisie success against FC Volendam.
In that game, SC Cambuur had 41% possession and 13 attempts at goal with 9 on target. For SC Cambuur, goals were scored by Robert Mühren (18') and Michael Breij (27', 80'). On the other side, FC Volendam had 10 attempts at goal with 4 on target.
Their most recent results really do illustrate the point that it has been a great time for the SC Cambuur rearguard. Herten have been miserly, seeing the total number of goals that have gone in at their end during their past six matches standing at 4.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that SC Cambuur:
- have not lost a league tie with Excelsior in their last 3 games.
- have not been beaten in their last 5 league matches at home.
Last time out, Excelsior drew 0-0 in the Eerste Divisie tie with Jong PSV.
In that match, Excelsior had 61% possession and 12 shots on goal with 3 on target. On the other side, Jong PSV got 8 shots on goal with 1 on target.
Marinus Dijkhuizen's Excelsior have had reason to celebrate scoring a total of 9 times in the course of their latest six matches. The aggregate of goals that they have conceded during that same period adds up to 9.
Going into this contest, Excelsior have not won away from home in their last 3 league games.
Head to head
A look at their prior head-to-head meetings stretching back to 17/04/2015 shows us that SC Cambuur have won 4 of these and Excelsior 1, with the number of drawn results being 1.
18 goals were scored between the two sides throughout the course of those matches, with 13 for Herten and 5 coming from Roodzwarten. That is an average goals per game value of 3.
The previous league meeting featuring these sides was Eerste Divisie match day 17 on 20/12/2020 which finished with the scoreline of Excelsior 0-1 SC Cambuur.
The match was refereed by Allard Lindhout.
Team News: SC Cambuur
Sonny Stevens (Ankle Injury), Jamie Jacobs (Knock), Mitchel Paulissen (Hamstring Injury), Stanley Akoy (Knee Injury) and Robin Maulun (Ankle Injury) aren’t available for Cambuur gaffer Henk de Jong.
Team News: Excelsior
In an otherwise available group of players, there’s just the one fitness worry for the Excelsior manager Marinus Dijkhuizen to be concerned about. Nathan Tjoe-A-On (Ankle Injury) misses out for this game.
Our assessment is that Excelsior are likely to score a goal against this SC Cambuur lineup, but it may not quite be as many as they’ll concede.
Our tip is for a 2-1 winning margin for SC Cambuur at full-time. We’ll have to see what happens.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Cambuur-Stadion (10,500)
Captain: Erik Schouten
Chairman: Johan Schikker
Manager: Henk de Jong
Competitions: Eerste Divisie position 1
🔑 Star Man: Robert Mühren
Normally played in the Striker position, Robert Mühren was born in Netherlands. After having played his first senior match for FC Volendam in the 2011 - 2012 season, the talented Forward has got 28 league goals in the Eerste Divisie 2020 - 2021 season so far in 30 appearances.