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RKC Waalwijk visit De Kuip on Saturday for the Eredivisie meeting with home side Feyenoord.
Full predictions, stats & game poll for the Feyenoord v RKC Waalwijk match are shown here - along with the latest match odds.
Feyenoord will be hoping to return to winning ways here after a 2-1 Eredivisie defeat in their last game at the hands of Vitesse.
In that game, Feyenoord had 53% possession and 19 shots at goal with 3 of them on target. The scorer for Feyenoord was Guus Til (29'). Vitesse had 14 shots on goal with 6 on target. Loïs Openda (6', 46') scored for Vitesse.
Three or more goals per game have been seen in 5 of the past 6 fixtures where Feyenoord have taken part. Their opponents scored 7 times in these games whereas Feyenoord managed a tally of 15.
Looking at the pre-match facts, Feyenoord:
- have not been beaten in the league by RKC Waalwijk in their previous 4 matches.
- are unbeaten in their last 4 home league matches.
Last time out, RKC Waalwijk drew 1-1 in the Eredivisie match with Go Ahead Eagles.
In that game, RKC Waalwijk had 55% possession and 16 attempts on goal with 3 on target. The only player to score for RKC Waalwijk was Alexander Büttner (60'). For their opponents, Go Ahead Eagles got 13 shots at goal with 3 on target. Iñigo Córdoba (15') scored for Go Ahead Eagles.
Looking at their form, and RKC Waalwijk have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 games, seeing their opponents hit 10 goals in all. At the back, RKC Waalwijk have seen their frailties exposed. That sort of trend isn’t assured to follow through into this next game, though.
Their past results show that RKC Waalwijk:
- have not emerged victorious against Feyenoord when they've played them away from home in the last 13 league matches. Terrible.
- have not won away from home in their last 16 league games. They must be getting so desperate.
Head to head
Inspecting their most recent head to head clashes dating back to 14/04/2013 tells us that Feyenoord have won 3 of them and RKC Waalwijk 1, with the number of drawn results being 2.
A combined sum of 17 goals were yielded between them during those clashes, with 11 of them from De club aan de Maas and 6 netted by RKC. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.83.
The previous league contest featuring these sides was Eredivisie match day 34 on 16/05/2021 which ended up with the score at Feyenoord 3-0 RKC Waalwijk.
On that day, Feyenoord managed 73% possession and 14 shots at goal with 6 on target. The goals were scored by Nicolai Jørgensen (37'), Jens Toornstra (43') and Steven Berghuis (49').
For their opponents, RKC Waalwijk had 3 attempts on goal with 1 on target.
The match was refereed by Bas Nijhuis.
Team News: Feyenoord
Mark Diemers (Knee Injury) and Francesco Antonucci (Knock) are not available for Feyenoord gaffer Arne Slot. Luis Sinisterra cannot play in this game through suspension.
Team News: RKC Waalwijk
RKC Waalwijk manager Joseph Oosting has multiple availability issues to deal with. Richard van der Venne (Knee Surgery), David Min (Unknown Injury) and Joel Pereira (Inguinal Hernia) will not be playing here.
We’re of the view that Feyenoord should dominate on the ball and be rewarded with decent chances.
In contrast, RKC Waalwijk could well struggle to get a goal of their own - but, we do see them managing to get on the scoresheet as well here.
Our tip is for a 3-1 winning score for Feyenoord at the conclusion of the game.
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 5, Conference League Qualifiers (2nd Qualifying), Conference League Qualifiers (3rd Qualifying Round), Conference League Qualifiers (Play Off Round), Conference League (Group E)
🔑 Key Man: Guus Til
Mostly used in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Guus Til was born in Samfya, Zambia. Having made a first senior appearance for AZ in the 2016 - 2017 season, the gifted Midfielder has managed to score 6 league goals in this Eredivisie 2021 - 2022 season so far in a total of 7 appearances.