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FC Groningen will host away team FC Twente at Euroborg in this Eredivisie match on Friday.
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FC Groningen won’t want a repeat of their last result here following a 3-0 Eredivisie defeat in their last game at the hands of Ajax.
In that game, FC Groningen had 27% possession and 5 attempts at goal with 2 on target. At the other end, Ajax had 23 attempts at goal with 9 on target. Edson Álvarez (40'), Antony (56') and Noussair Mazraoui (81') scored for Ajax.
FC Groningen haven’t made the most of their chances in more recent games. Their ‘goals for’ figure equals just 4 against opposition teams during the course of their previous 6 outings. In those meetings, FC Groningen have also seen the tally of goals scored against them come to 12. We will just have to find out whether or not that trend will be continued on in this game.
Their prior results show that FC Groningen:
- have not emerged victorious against FC Twente in their last 5 matches in the league.
- are without a home win in the past 7 matches in the league. That's never good.
FC Twente head into the match following a 2-3 Eredivisie win over SC Heerenveen in their previous game.
In that game, FC Twente had 51% possession and 13 attempts on goal with 5 on target. For FC Twente, the scorers were Ricky van Wolfswinkel (10'), Daan Rots (42') and Robin Pröpper (74' Own goal). On the other side, SC Heerenveen got 12 shots at goal with 3 of them on target. Sven van Beek (66' Own goal) and Henk Veerman (81') scored for SC Heerenveen.
Looking at their form, and FC Twente have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, seeing their opponents hit 7 goals in all. Defensively, FC Twente can certainly do much better.
Their previous form shows that FC Twente:
- are undefeated by FC Groningen when having played them away from home in the previous 2 league matches.
- are unbeaten in their previous 2 away league matches.
Head to head
A glance at their most recent head to head meetings dating back to 24/09/2017 shows that FC Groningen have won 1 of these & FC Twente 2, with the tally of drawn results being 3.
In all, 15 goals were scored between them in this period, with 6 for Trots van het Noorden and 9 for De Tukkers. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.5.
The previous league fixture between these clubs was Eredivisie match day 17 on 17/01/2021 which ended up with the score at FC Groningen 2-2 FC Twente.
The match was refereed by Kevin Blom.
Team News: FC Groningen
Radinio Balker (Cruciate Ligament Injury) and Laros Duarte (Unknown Injury) are not available for FC Groningen manager Danny Buijs.
Team News: FC Twente
Owing to a completely injury-free squad available to choose from, the FC Twente manager Ron Jans has no fitness concerns at all coming into this match.
Our assessment is that FC Twente and FC Groningen are both capable of scoring here.
It’s looking like it could well end up as a draw. We’re therefore tipping a close game with a score draw at the end of the 90 minutes.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Euroborg (22,525)
Captain: Mohamed El Hankouri
Chairman: Erik Mulder
Manager: Danny Buijs
Competitions: Eredivisie position 15
🔑 Star Man: Cyril Ngonge
Regularly playing in the Striker position, Cyril Ngonge was born in Belgium. After having played his first senior match for Club Brugge in the 2018 - 2019 season, the dangerous Forward has contributed 3 league goals in this Eredivisie 2021 - 2022 season to date in a total of 7 appearances.