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FC Dordrecht arrive at AFAS Stadion on Friday for the Eerste Divisie tie with home team Jong AZ.
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Jong AZ will be looking for an improved result here after a 1-0 Eerste Divisie defeat last time out to Telstar.
In that match, Jong AZ managed 58% possession and 4 shots at goal with 1 on target. Telstar got 9 attempts on goal with 3 on target. Glynor Plet (9') scored for Telstar.
Over their last six games, Maarten Martens's Jong AZ have celebrated scoring 5 times which gives them an average number of goals scored per match of 0.83.
Going into this contest, Jong AZ haven't been beaten by FC Dordrecht in home games against them for the last 2 league matches.
Last time out, FC Dordrecht drew 2-2 in the Eerste Divisie match with Almere City.
In that game, FC Dordrecht managed 37% possession and 6 shots at goal with 4 of them on target. For FC Dordrecht, goals were scored by Nikolas Agrafiotis (14') and Mauro Savastano (35'). For their opponents, Almere City had 13 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. Bradly van Hoeven (41') and Jonas Arweiler (69') scored for Almere City.
Looking at their form, and FC Dordrecht have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 games, letting opponents get 12 goals in all. Defensively, FC Dordrecht certainly have room for improvement.
Head to head
Looking at the statistics for their head to head meetings stretching back to 06/04/2018, neither club has come out on top overall with Jong AZ winning 2 of those games, FC Dordrecht 2 and 2 being draws in regulation time.
An aggregate of 15 goals were produced between them during those clashes, with 9 of them for Jong AZ and 6 netted by Schapenkoppen. That is an average goals per game value of 2.5.
The last league match featuring the two was Eerste Divisie match day 33 on 12/04/2021 when the final score was Jong AZ 4-0 FC Dordrecht.
In that game, Jong AZ managed 67% possession and 25 attempts at goal with 7 of them on target. The goalscorers were Bram Franken (27'), Richonel Margaret (28'), Jelle Duin (53') and Mohamed Taabouni (75').
FC Dordrecht had 7 shots at goal with 4 on target.
The referee was Sander van der Eijk.
Team News: Jong AZ
The Jong AZ boss Maarten Martens has no fitness concerns to speak of ahead of this game thanks to a completely injury-free squad available to select from.
Team News: FC Dordrecht
FC Dordrecht boss Michele Santoni has a number of players out of action. Jacky Donkor (Knock), Emir Biberoglu (Knock), Kevin Vermeulen (Knock), Devon Koswal (Knock), Thomas Schalekamp (Knock), Alessio Miceli (Knock), Toine van Huizen (Knock) and Max van Herk (Surgery) are those who can’t be considered.
We’re inclined to think that FC Dordrecht have the capability to find the back of the net against this Jong AZ lineup, however that may not be enough to avoid a loss.
We can see a very close game with a 2-1 win for Jong AZ at full-time. Definitely a tough call.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: AFAS Stadion (19,400)
Chairman: René Neelissen
Manager: Maarten Martens
Competitions: Eerste Divisie position 5
⭐ Key Man: Fedde de Jong
Usually taking up the Centre Midfield position, Fedde de Jong was born in Netherlands. Having played his first senior match for Jong AZ in the 2020 - 2021 season, the accomplished Midfielder has accumulated 2 league goals in the Eerste Divisie 2021 - 2022 campaign so far in 8 appearances.