The Eerste Divisie clash at AFAS Stadion on Monday sees home side Jong AZ play opponents FC Dordrecht.
Full predictions, pre-match stats and user poll for Jong AZ v FC Dordrecht are shown on this page - as well as the best betting odds.
Jong AZ are hoping to win again following the 2-1 Eerste Divisie success vs Den Bosch.
In that game, Jong AZ had 56% possession and 19 shots at goal with 8 of them on target. For Jong AZ, the goals were scored by Håkon Evjen (42') and Tijani Reijnders (92'). Den Bosch got 12 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target. Lorenzo Soares Fonseca (68') was the scorer for Den Bosch.
At least three goals per game were recorded in 5 of the last 6 fixtures where Jong AZ have played. Their opponents scored 13 times in these games whereas Jong AZ managed a tally of 8.
Their previous form shows that Jong AZ:
- have not emerged victorious against FC Dordrecht in their last 4 matches in the league.
- are unbeaten in their previous 2 home league matches.
After a loss in their previous game against FC Eindhoven in Eerste Divisie action, FC Dordrecht will be hoping to turn things around here.
In that game, FC Dordrecht managed 52% possession and 10 shots at goal with 3 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for FC Dordrecht was Özgür Aktas (15'). At the other end, FC Eindhoven got 20 attempts at goal with 7 of them on target. Jasper Dahlhaus (9'), Mawouna Amevor (20'), Hugo Botermans (62'), Jort van der Sande (69') and Maarten Peijnenburg (88') scored for FC Eindhoven.
In their previous half-dozen outings, FC Dordrecht have amassed the sum of 8 goals. Schapenkoppen have also scored on each one of those occasions. During that period, they have had 13 goals scored by their opponents. Let’s find out whether or not that trend will end up being sustained in this game.
Going into this contest, FC Dordrecht haven't been beaten by Jong AZ when they've played them away from home in the last 2 league matches.
Head to head
Inspecting their most recent head-to-head clashes going back to 24/11/2017 shows that Jong AZ have won 1 of these games & FC Dordrecht 3, with the tally of draws being 2.
In all, 16 goals were yielded between them throughout the course of those matches, with 7 for Jong AZ and 9 created by Schapenkoppen. That is an average goals per game value of 2.67.
The last league contest between these sides was Eerste Divisie match day 5 on 25/09/2020 which ended up with the score at FC Dordrecht 2-0 Jong AZ.
The match was refereed by Stan Teuben.
Team News: Jong AZ
Jong AZ boss Michel Vonk will be grateful to have no fitness concerns to speak of ahead of this clash with a fully injury-free group available to choose from.
Team News: FC Dordrecht
Dordrecht manager Jan Zoutman has to choose a team with limited availability. Devon Koswal (Knock), Robin Polley (Knee Injury), Kevin Vermeulen (Knee Injury), Mikael Törset Johnsen (Hamstring Injury) and Liam Bossin (Thigh Problems) are not ready for selection.
We’re thinking that FC Dordrecht are capable enough to find the back of the net against this Jong AZ side, however it may not quite be as many as they’ll concede.
Our selection here is for a very close game with a 2-1 winning score for Jong AZ after the 90. Should be a good one.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: AFAS Stadion (17,023)
Captain: Peer Koopmeiners
Chairman: René Neelissen
Manager: Michel Vonk
Competitions: Eerste Divisie position 18
🔑 Star Man: Mohamed Taabouni
Regularly taking up the Centre Midfield position, Mohamed Taabouni was born in Netherlands. After having played his first senior match for Jong AZ in the 2018 - 2019 season, the goalscoring Midfielder has managed to score 8 league goals in the Eerste Divisie 2020 - 2021 season to date coming from a total of 27 appearances.