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FC Dordrecht host the visiting Helmond Sport at Riwal Hoogwerkers Stadion in the Eerste Divisie match on Sunday.
All FC Dordrecht v Helmond Sport match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below including the latest game odds.
FC Dordrecht will be hoping for a better result after a 2-1 Eerste Divisie losing effort in their last game against Jong AZ.
In that match, FC Dordrecht had 39% possession and 4 attempts at goal with 1 on target. The only player to score for FC Dordrecht was Stijn Meijer (37'). Jong AZ had 17 shots at goal with 8 of them on target. Yusuf Barasi (7') and Jelle Duin (81') scored for Jong AZ.
FC Dordrecht have been quite ineffective in attack in more recent games. Their goals record stands at just 4 versus opposing sides over their previous six matches. In those meetings, FC Dordrecht have also seen the number of goals that have gone against them total 12.
Ahead of this clash, FC Dordrecht haven’t won at home in the past 8 matches in the league. Something needs to change.
Helmond Sport will go into the game following on from a 3-1 Eerste Divisie win vs Jong Ajax in their most recent outing.
In that match, Helmond Sport managed 35% possession and 12 shots on goal with 4 on target. For Helmond Sport, the scorers were Jellert Van Landschoot (41', 78') and Jossue Dolet (50'). For their opponents, Jong Ajax had 12 attempts on goal with 2 on target. Naci Ünüvar (14') scored for Jong Ajax.
Throughout their 6 most recent matches, Wil Boessen's Helmond Sport have found the back of the net a total of 7 times - yielding them the goals scored per game average of 1.17.
Going into this contest, Helmond Sport have not won away from home in their last 8 league matches. Their travelling support will be needed here, for sure.
Head to head
If we look at their past head to head meetings stretching back to 17/08/2018, both clubs have shared the honours with FC Dordrecht winning 2 of those games, Helmond Sport 2 and 2 being drawn in normal time.
In all, 18 goals were scored between them during those clashes, with 8 for Schapenkoppen and 10 created by Helmond. That’s an average goals per game figure of 3.
The last league fixture featuring these sides was Eerste Divisie match day 26 on 27/02/2021 which ended up with the score at FC Dordrecht 2-1 Helmond Sport.
The match was refereed by Nick Smit.
Team News: FC Dordrecht
Thomas Schalekamp (Knock), Kevin Vermeulen (Knock), Max van Herk (Surgery), Jacky Donkor (Knock), Devon Koswal (Knock) and Ruggero Mannes (Shoulder Injury) will be missing for FC Dordrecht manager Michele Santoni.
Team News: Helmond Sport
Helmond Sport boss Wil Boessen has some current player fitness concerns. Jossue Dolet (Ill), Jessy Hendrikx (Ill), Dylan Seys (Groin Injury) and Jules Houttequiet (Knee Injury) are those who can’t be considered.
We’re envisaging that FC Dordrecht may not find it easy to be putting a goal past this Helmond Sport team who we think will likely get the win and a maybe even keep a clean sheet as well.
With that in mind, we reckon that it will be a good battle with a 0-1 winning margin for Helmond Sport at the end of this game.
Let’s see how it plays out.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Riwal Hoogwerkers Stadion (4,100)
Chairman: Hans de Zeeuw
Manager: Michele Santoni
Competitions: Eerste Divisie position 20
⭐ Star Player: Stijn Meijer
Usually deployed in the Striker position, Stijn Meijer was born in Netherlands. After having played his first senior match for Almere City in the 2018 - 2019 season, the goalscoring Forward has netted 2 league goals in the Eerste Divisie 2021 - 2022 campaign to date in a total of 9 appearances.