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The Eredivisie match at Mandemakers Stadion on Saturday will see home team RKC Waalwijk do battle with opponents Fortuna Sittard.
Our RKC Waalwijk v Fortuna Sittard tips, poll and stats can be seen in full below (plus the best game odds).
RKC Waalwijk will be hoping to bounce back here after a 1-0 Eredivisie losing effort in their last game against Feyenoord.
In that game, RKC Waalwijk had 23% possession and 5 attempts on goal with 1 of them on target. Feyenoord had 32 shots on goal with 14 on target. Mats Wieffer (84') was the scorer for Feyenoord.
It’s been all too rare in recent games where RKC Waalwijk have shown defensive steel. The reality is that RKC Waalwijk have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 matches, letting in 11 goals in the process.
Ahead of this clash, RKC Waalwijk are undefeated in their last 2 home league matches.
Following on from suffering a loss in their previous game against AZ in Eredivisie competition, Fortuna Sittard and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
In that match, Fortuna Sittard managed 30% possession and 14 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. The scorer for Fortuna Sittard was Iñigo Córdoba (18'). On the other side, AZ had 20 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. Vangelis Pavlidis (63') and Dani de Wit (90') scored for AZ.
Danny Buijs's Fortuna Sittard have converted a total of 5 times in the course of their previous 6 matches. The number of goals that they have conceded during that same period comes to 9.
Heading into this contest, Fortuna Sittard haven't beaten RKC Waalwijk in away games against them for the last 2 league games.
Head to head
Checking out their prior head to head meetings going back to 27/01/2021, there has been little to separate the clubs with RKC Waalwijk winning 2 of those games, Fortuna Sittard 2 and 2 being draws in regulation time.
A combined total of 15 goals were scored between the two sides during those clashes, with 8 for RKC and 7 for Sittard. That is an average goals per game value of 2.5.
The last league fixture featuring these clubs was Eredivisie match day 23 on 10/12/2023 when the final score was Fortuna Sittard 1-0 RKC Waalwijk.
The referee was Joey Kooij.
Team News: RKC Waalwijk
The RKC Waalwijk manager Henk Fraser has a full complement, with no fitness worries at all before this match thanks to a fully healthy squad available for selection.
Team News: Fortuna Sittard
Due to a completely healthy squad to pick from, the Fortuna Sittard manager Danny Buijs has zero fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this clash.
We’re inclined to think that Fortuna Sittard should have enough to find the net against this RKC Waalwijk side, however it may not be as many as they will have scored against them.
Our tip is for a close game with a 2-1 winning score for RKC Waalwijk at full-time. Looking forward to this.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Mandemakers Stadion (7,500)
Captain: Michiel Kramer
Chairman: Frank van Mosselveld
Manager: Henk Fraser
Competitions: Eredivisie position 16
🔑 Star Player: David Min
Normally taking up the Striker position, David Min was born in Netherlands. Having made a first senior appearance for RKC Waalwijk in the 2020 - 2021 season, the talented Forward has scored 3 league goals in the Eredivisie 2023 - 2024 campaign to date from a total of 17 appearances.