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FC Dordrecht will host visiting club Helmond Sport at Riwal Hoogwerkers Stadion in this Eerste Divisie meeting on Saturday.
All FC Dordrecht v Helmond Sport game predictions, stats and user poll are shown below (inc. the best betting odds).
FC Dordrecht will be looking to improve on their last outing here following a 2-3 Eerste Divisie defeat in their last game at the hands of NAC Breda.
For FC Dordrecht, the goalscorers were Dehninio Muringen (12') and Nikolas Agrafiotis (59'). Kaj de Rooij (6', 9') and Lewis Fiorini (79') scored for NAC Breda.
Three or more goals per game were recorded in 5 of the past 6 fixtures where FC Dordrecht have played. Opposing sides scored 15 times in this period whereas Schapenkoppen totted up 6. We will just have to see if that trend can be continued on here.
Pre-game facts show that FC Dordrecht:
- haven't beaten Helmond Sport in their last 3 league games.
- are without a home win in the past 5 league games. Their fans aren't happy.
Last time out, Helmond Sport drew 2-2 in the Eerste Divisie match with Jong PSV.
The only player to score from Helmond Sport was Lance Duijvestijn (71', 79'). Shurandy Sambo (63') and Tijn Daverveld (90') scored for Jong PSV.
The stats don’t lie, and Helmond Sport have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, letting opponents get 7 goals overall. In defence, Helmond certainly have room for improvement.
Going into this encounter, Helmond Sport haven't been defeated by FC Dordrecht in games played away from home for the previous 2 league games.
Head to head
Looking at the statistics for their head to head meetings dating back to 09/02/2018, there has been little to separate the clubs with FC Dordrecht winning 2 of those games, Helmond Sport 2 and 2 being draws in normal time.
In all, 20 goals were produced between them in these games, with 9 of them for Schapenkoppen and 11 coming from Helmond. That is an average goals per game value of 3.33.
The previous league clash between these clubs was Eerste Divisie match day 18 on 02/01/2021 which finished with the scoreline of Helmond Sport 5-2 FC Dordrecht.
The referee was Luca Cantineau.
Team News: FC Dordrecht
Valentino Pugliese (Fitness), Mikael Törset Johnsen (Fitness), Jurian Hobbel (Knock), Robin Polley (Knee Surgery) and Kevin Vermeulen (Knee Injury) are unavailable for Dordrecht boss Jan Zoutman.
Team News: Helmond Sport
Helmond boss Wil Boessen has multiple availability issues to deal with. Guus Joppen (Groin Injury) and Dani Theunissen (Cruciate Ligament Injury) are not ready for selection. Sander Vereijken cannot play in this game through suspension.
We’re thinking that FC Dordrecht will have a tough ask to score goals against this Helmond Sport side who we think should score at least once to put them ahead.
We’re therefore seeing a very even contest with a 0-1 victory for Helmond Sport at the end of the 90.
Hopefully it’s a good one.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Riwal Hoogwerkers Stadion (4,100)
Captain: Kevin Jansen
Chairman: Lennard Bouwer
Manager: Jan Zoutman
Competitions: Eerste Divisie position 19
⭐ Star Man: Kevin Vermeulen
Regularly played in the Centre Midfield position, Kevin Vermeulen was born in Netherlands. Having made a first senior appearance for Excelsior in the 2013 - 2014 season, the talented Midfielder has netted 3 league goals in this Eerste Divisie 2020 - 2021 season so far coming from a total of 24 appearances.