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Fortuna Sittard will arrive at De Kuip on Sunday for the Eredivisie fixture with home team Feyenoord.
Scroll down for all of our predictions, poll and stats for the Feyenoord v Fortuna Sittard game - plus the latest match odds.
Feyenoord prepare for this game coming off the back of a 1-1 Eredivisie drawn result versus FC Emmen.
In that match, Feyenoord had 53% possession and 19 attempts on goal with 6 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Feyenoord was Orkun Kökçü (37'). At the other end, FC Emmen got 10 shots on goal with 5 on target. Michael de Leeuw (79') was the scorer for FC Emmen.
Fixtures with Feyenoord have tended to be exciting ones of late with a lot of goalmouth action the rule rather than the exception. Over their past 6 clashes alone, a grand total of 20 goals have been recorded for both sides combined (at an average of 3.33 goals per game) with 12 of those being chalked up by De club aan de Maas.
Analysis of their past results shows that Feyenoord:
- have not lost a league tie with Fortuna Sittard in their last 2 matches.
- are unbeaten in their last 4 home league matches.
Since being beaten in their last game against FC Utrecht in Eredivisie competition, Fortuna Sittard will be hoping to turn things around here.
In that game, Fortuna Sittard managed 54% possession and 9 attempts on goal with 1 of them on target. On the other side, FC Utrecht had 16 shots at goal with 6 of them on target. Adrián Dalmau (81') was the scorer for FC Utrecht.
The stats tell the story, and Fortuna Sittard have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, conceding 7 goals in total. Defensively, Sittard have clearly had some problems. Let’s see whether or not that trend can be continued on into this next match.
Head to head
A look at their prior head to head clashes dating back to 16/12/2018 tells us that Feyenoord have won 4 of these & Fortuna Sittard 2, with the number of drawn results being 0.
There were also goals galore in those games, with 23 in all which averages out at 3.83 goals per meeting.
The previous league encounter featuring the two was Eredivisie match day 9 on 22/11/2020 when it ended Fortuna Sittard 1-3 Feyenoord.
The referee was Dennis Higler.
Team News: Feyenoord
Christian Conteh (Hamstring Injury), Marcos Senesi (Quarantine), Bart Nieuwkoop (Hamstring Injury), Leroy Fer (Calf Injury), Luis Sinisterra (Corona virus), Achraf El Bouchataoui (Quarantine), Nicolai Jörgensen (Ankle Injury) and Lucas Pratto (Quarantine) will not be able to play for Feyenoord manager Dick Advocaat.
Team News: Fortuna Sittard
Sittard boss Sjors Ultee has to choose a team with limited availability. George Cox (Unknown Injury), Piet Velthuizen (Hamstring Injury) and Leroy George (Unknown Injury) are not ready for selection.
It’s pretty clear that Fortuna Sittard will have to play really well to find the back of the net against a Feyenoord side who appear set to control most aspects of this game.
We reckon that it will be a commanding 3-0 victory for Feyenoord when the full-time whistle blows.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: De Kuip (51,177)
Captain: Steven Berghuis
Chairman: Toon van Bodegom
Manager: Dick Advocaat
Competitions: Eredivisie position 5
⭐ Key Man: Jens Toornstra
Typically used in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Jens Toornstra was born in Alphen aan den Rijn, Netherlands. Having made a first senior appearance for ADO Den Haag in the 2009 - 2010 season, the dangerous Midfielder has managed to score 7 league goals in this Eredivisie 2020 - 2021 season to date in a total of 25 appearances.