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Heracles Almelo visit De Kuip on Sunday for the Eredivisie showdown with hosts Feyenoord.
Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for Feyenoord v Heracles Almelo can be seen below - plus the latest betting odds.
Feyenoord will be wanting a better result here following a 3-1 Eredivisie losing effort in their last game against FC Utrecht.
In that match, Feyenoord managed 56% possession and 12 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Feyenoord was Luis Sinisterra (45'). For their opponents, FC Utrecht got 19 attempts at goal with 7 on target. Willem Janssen (45'), Moussa Sylla (48') and Simon Gustafson (51') scored for FC Utrecht.
Feyenoord have been on a persistent run of goalscoring form, hitting the target every time they’ve gone out to play in their last 6 matches.
They’ve claimed a sum of 16 during that time and have conceded a total of 6. We will have to see whether or not that trend will end up being continued on in this game.
Looking at the pre-match facts, Feyenoord:
- have not been beaten in the league by Heracles Almelo in their previous 12 games. Quite a long unbeaten run against them.
- have not won against Heracles Almelo in their previous 2 matches in the league.
- are undefeated in their last 2 league matches at home.
After suffering a loss in their previous game against NEC in Eredivisie action, Heracles Almelo will be hoping to turn things around here.
In that game, Heracles Almelo had 49% possession and 14 shots at goal with 4 of them on target. At the other end, NEC had 6 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. Ali Akman (50') was the scorer for NEC.
Looking at their form, and Heracles Almelo have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 games, with opponents netting 11 goals in total. At the back, Heracles Almelo have clearly had some problems.
Their past results show that Heracles Almelo:
- have not registered a win against Feyenoord in games played away from home for the previous 7 matches in the league. Not good at all.
- haven't been defeated by Feyenoord when they have played them away from home in the previous 2 league matches.
- have not won away from home in their last 5 league games.
Head to head
Inspecting their most recent head-to-head meetings going back to 13/04/2019 shows that Feyenoord have won 3 of them & Heracles Almelo 0, with the number of draws standing at 3.
An aggregate of 17 goals were scored between them in this period, with 10 for De club aan de Maas and 7 netted by Heraclieden. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.83.
The last league match featuring these clubs was Eredivisie match day 33 on 13/05/2021 and the score finished Heracles Almelo 1-1 Feyenoord.
In that game, Heracles Almelo had 41% possession and 8 attempts on goal with 5 of them on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was Sinan Bakış (68').
Feyenoord had 11 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. Orkun Kökçü (64') was the scorer.
The referee was Jeroen Manschot.
Team News: Feyenoord
Reiss Nelson (Fitness), Mark Diemers (Knee Injury), Mimeirhel Benita (Hamstring Injury), Denzel Hall (Unknown Injury), Francesco Antonucci (Unknown Injury), Antoni Milambo (Unknown Injury) and Thijs Jansen (Unknown Injury) aren’t available for Feyenoord boss Arne Slot.
Team News: Heracles Almelo
Heracles Almelo manager Frank Wormuth has to choose a team with limited availability. Giacomo Quagliata (Muscular problems), Kasper Lunding (Knee Injury), Marco Rente (Muscle Injury), Elias Oubella (Knee Injury) and Navajo Bakboord (Knee Injury) miss out here.
It looks to us like Heracles Almelo could really find it hard to find the net against a Feyenoord team who look likely to control most aspects of this game.
We’re therefore predicting a very comprehensive 3-0 winning scoreline for Feyenoord at the end of this one.
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: Jens Toornstra
Chairman: Toon van Bodegom
Manager: Arne Slot
Competitions: Eredivisie position 4, Conference League Qualifiers (2nd Qualifying), Conference League Qualifiers (3rd Qualifying Round), Conference League Qualifiers (Play Off Round), Conference League (Group E)
⭐ Star Man: Bryan Linssen
Usually played in the Left Wing position, Bryan Linssen was born in Hunsel, Netherlands. Having made his senior debut playing for Fortuna Sittard in the 2008 - 2009 season, the dangerous Forward has bagged 3 league goals in this Eredivisie 2021 - 2022 season to date from a total of 3 appearances.