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Go Ahead Eagles will host visiting opponents FC Zwolle at De Adelaarshorst in the Eredivisie fixture on Sunday.
Our Go Ahead Eagles v FC Zwolle predictions, statistics and match poll can be seen below (plus the best game odds).
Go Ahead Eagles
Go Ahead Eagles won’t want a repeat of their last result here after a 5-2 Eredivisie loss in their previous game against SC Cambuur.
In that match, Go Ahead Eagles had 53% possession and 12 shots at goal with 7 of them on target. For Go Ahead Eagles, the goals were scored by Luuk Brouwers (36') and Iñigo Córdoba (78'). At the other end, SC Cambuur had 15 attempts on goal with 9 of them on target. Tom Boere (45', 50'), Marco Tol (53'), Jamie Jacobs (56') and Tamás Kiss (75') scored for SC Cambuur.
In their preceding 6 fixtures, Kees van Wonderen's Go Ahead Eagles have seen rewards for their attempts on goal 7 times - an average number of goals per match equal to 1.17.
Going into this encounter, Go Ahead Eagles haven't won against FC Zwolle in their previous 2 matches in the league.
After tasting defeat last time out to Ajax in Eredivisie competition, FC Zwolle will be hoping to turn things around here.
In that match, FC Zwolle had 36% possession and 9 attempts at goal with 2 on target. Ajax had 17 shots on goal with 8 on target. Sébastien Haller (29', 67') was the scorer for Ajax.
The trend of at least one team not managing to score in games featuring FC Zwolle has become noticeable recently. Examining their last 6 games shows that this has occurred 5 times. During these clashes, their opponents have managed a goal total of 10 and FC Zwolle have scored 3. We shall soon see whether or not that trend can be sustained here.
Ahead of this meeting, FC Zwolle have not won away from home in their last 4 league matches.
Head to head
Checking out their prior head to head meetings stretching back to 08/12/2013, there is nothing to separate the two clubs with Go Ahead Eagles winning 3 of those games, FC Zwolle 3 and 0 being drawn in regulation time.
A combined total of 21 goals were yielded between them in this period, with 10 for Trots aan de IJssel and 11 being from Blauwvingers. That’s an average goals per game of 3.5.
The last league match featuring the two was Eredivisie match day 27 on 19/03/2017 and the score finished Go Ahead Eagles 1-3 FC Zwolle.
The referee was Danny Makkelie.
Team News: Go Ahead Eagles
Sam Crowther (Heart Condition) and Frank Ross (Torn Knee Ligament) won’t be available for Go Ahead Eagles gaffer Kees van Wonderen.
Team News: FC Zwolle
Due to a completely injury-free squad to choose from, the FC Zwolle manager Art Langeler has no fitness concerns at all before this match.
We feel that FC Zwolle and Go Ahead Eagles could both end up scoring in a what should be a good tussle with little between the two teams.
There should be little in it, and a draw looks to be quite a realistic result. We therefore see a very close game with a 1-1 score when the full-time whistle blows.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Go Ahead Eagles
Stadium: De Adelaarshorst (10,000)
Captain: Bas Kuipers
Chairman: Jan Willem van Dop
Manager: Kees van Wonderen
Competitions: Eredivisie position 16