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The Eerste Divisie tie at Euroborg on Friday sees home team FC Groningen up against FC Eindhoven.
View all of the FC Groningen v FC Eindhoven predictions, poll and stats below (plus the best game odds).
FC Groningen go into this match coming off the back of a 0-0 Eerste Divisie drawn result vs Roda JC Kerkrade.
In that game, FC Groningen managed 61% possession and 20 attempts on goal with 6 of them on target. Roda JC got 9 shots at goal with 2 of them on target.
In their prior six fixtures, Dick Lukkien's FC Groningen have scored 5 times giving them an average number of goals per match equal to 0.83.
Taking a look at their past results, FC Groningen:
- have not been beaten in their last 2 home league matches.
- are without a win at home for the past 3 league games.
Since a losing effort in their last game against VVV-Venlo in Eerste Divisie action, FC Eindhoven and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
In that game, FC Eindhoven managed 59% possession and 15 shots on goal with 9 on target. VVV-Venlo got 11 shots at goal with 4 on target. Magnus Kaastrup (7', 76') scored for VVV-Venlo.
The numbers tell their own story, and FC Eindhoven have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, seeing opposing sides hit 10 goals in all. Defensively, FC Eindhoven just haven’t been too solid at all. It will be interesting to find out if that trend can be continued on in this game.
Team News: FC Groningen
The FC Groningen manager Dick Lukkien has zero fitness worries whatsoever ahead of this game thanks to a fully injury-free group available to choose from.
Team News: FC Eindhoven
From a largely full-strength squad, there is only the sole fitness worry for the FC Eindhoven gaffer Willem Weijs to contend with. Maarten Peijnenburg (Cruciate ligament tear) won’t be playing here.
FC Groningen will likely get amongst the goals when they play FC Eindhoven, who could well struggle scoring.
We reckon that it will be a fairly comfortable 2-0 winning score for FC Groningen at the end of this one.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Euroborg (22,525)
Captain: Leandro Bacuna
Chairman: Erik Mulder
Manager: Dick Lukkien
Competitions: Eerste Divisie position 14, KNVB Beker (Second round)
🔑 Star Man: Romano Postema
Generally deployed in the Striker position, Romano Postema was born in Groningen, Netherlands. Having played his first senior match for FC Groningen in the 2019 - 2020 season, the skilful Forward has scored 2 league goals in the Eerste Divisie 2023 - 2024 campaign to date coming from a total of 11 appearances.