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SC Cambuur head to Fortuna Sittard Stadion on Saturday for the Eredivisie clash with hosts Fortuna Sittard.
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Fortuna Sittard won’t want a repeat of their last result here after a 1-3 Eredivisie defeat in their last game at the hands of NEC.
In that match, Fortuna Sittard had 59% possession and 11 shots on goal with 3 on target. The scorer for Fortuna Sittard was Mats Seuntjens (34'). On the other side, NEC got 10 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. Jonathan Okita (21'), Elayis Tavşan (26') and Jordy Bruijn (52') scored for NEC.
It has been all too rare in recent games where Fortuna Sittard have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. The facts show that Fortuna Sittard have been scored against in 6 of their previous 6 matches, letting in 15 goals during that time.
Going into this one, Fortuna Sittard haven’t won at home in the past 3 league matches.
After suffering a loss in their previous game against AZ in Eredivisie action, SC Cambuur and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
In that match, SC Cambuur had 52% possession and 11 attempts on goal with 3 on target. The only player to score for SC Cambuur was Roberts Uldriķis (72'). For their opponents, AZ had 8 shots on goal with 5 on target. Dani de Wit (17'), Owen Wijndal (33') and Jordy Clasie (60') scored for AZ.
Demonstrating their fondness for fruitful encounters, we’ve had goals 29 times in the prior six games in which SC Cambuur have taken to the pitch, yielding a mean average of 4.83 goals per fixture. Their opponents have got 15 of those goals. Such a pattern isn’t assured to be sustained into this game, however.
Ahead of this clash, SC Cambuur have left without a victory over Fortuna Sittard when they've played them away from home in the last 5 matches in the league. They really have not been travelling well at all.
Head to head
A look at their most recent head-to-head meetings stretching back to 17/08/2012 shows that Fortuna Sittard have won 3 of them & SC Cambuur 2, with the tally of draws being 1.
A combined sum of 14 goals were scored between them in these games, with 8 of them from Sittard and 6 belonging to Herten. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.33.
The previous league match featuring these sides was Eerste Divisie match day 31 on 23/03/2018 when it finished Fortuna Sittard 3-2 SC Cambuur.
The match was refereed by Rob Dieperink.
Team News: Fortuna Sittard
Lisandro Semedo (Calf Injury), Arianit Ferati (Corona virus), Mickaël Tirpan (Unknown Injury) and Zian Flemming (Stomach complaints) will be missing for Fortuna Sittard manager Sjors Ultee.
Team News: SC Cambuur
SC Cambuur boss Henk de Jong has multiple availability issues to deal with. Erik Schouten (Unknown Injury) and Jamie Jacobs (Unknown Injury) are not ready for selection. Alex Bangura is ineligible for this match because of suspension.
We envisage that SC Cambuur and Fortuna Sittard should both be able to find the back of the net at least once here although it’s difficult at this stage to select a clear winner.
Shouldn’t be much in it, and there should be goals with a draw being quite a realistic outcome. Our tip is therefore for a very competitive game with a draw when all is said and done.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Fortuna Sittard Stadion (12,500)
Captain: Ben Rienstra
Chairman: Işıtan Gün
Manager: Sjors Ultee
Competitions: Eredivisie position 17
🔑 Star Player: Mats Seuntjens
Typically deployed in the Centre Midfield position, Mats Seuntjens was born in Breda, Netherlands. After making a first senior appearance for NAC Breda in the 2011 - 2012 season, the dangerous Midfielder has scored 5 league goals in this Eredivisie 2021 - 2022 campaign so far in a total of 7 appearances.