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The Eredivisie fixture at Abe Lenstra Stadion on Saturday will see hosts SC Heerenveen up against opponents in Fortuna Sittard.
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SC Heerenveen will be hoping for a repeat of their last result, following the 1-3 Eredivisie success over Vitesse.
For SC Heerenveen, the goals were scored by Pelle van Amersfoort (25'), Anas Tahiri (78') and Ion Nicolăescu (85'). Million Manhoef (4') scored for Vitesse.
It’s been a rare occasion in recent times that SC Heerenveen haven’t conceded. It will be a concern for them that SC Heerenveen have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 games, shipping 10 goals during that time. Such a pattern might not be continued into this next game, of course.
Ahead of this meeting, SC Heerenveen are unbeaten in their previous 2 league matches at home.
Fortuna Sittard will come into the match after a 4-1 Eredivisie win to defeat Heracles Almelo in their last outing.
For Fortuna Sittard, goals were scored by Rodrigo Guth (6'), Milan Robberechts (25'), Alen Halilović (32') and Kaj Sierhuis (40'). Mario Engels (89') scored for Heracles Almelo.
During their six latest matches, Danny Buijs's Fortuna Sittard have had reason to celebrate scoring a total of 6 times therefore earning them a goals per game average of 1.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that Fortuna Sittard:
- haven't beaten SC Heerenveen when having played them away from home in the previous 2 league matches.
- have not won away from home in their last 11 league games. Who knows how long it might last, too.
Head to head
If we look at their past head to head duels stretching back to 19/09/2020, both clubs have shared the honours with SC Heerenveen winning 3 of those games, Fortuna Sittard 3 and 0 being drawn after 90 minutes of play.
16 goals were scored between them during those clashes, with 7 of them from De Superfriezen and 9 belonging to Sittard. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.67.
The previous league meeting between these sides was Eredivisie match day 18 on 25/01/2023 and the score finished Fortuna Sittard 2-0 SC Heerenveen.
The match was refereed by Jannick van der Laan.
Team News: SC Heerenveen
The SC Heerenveen manager Kees van Wonderen does not have any fitness worries at all ahead of this game thanks to a completely healthy group available for selection.
Team News: Fortuna Sittard
Thanks to a largely full-strength group of players, there is just the lone fitness problem for the Fortuna Sittard manager Danny Buijs to contend with. Tijjani Noslin (unknown injury) won’t be in action.
Looking at these two teams, we feel that Fortuna Sittard are dangerous enough to breach the defence of this SC Heerenveen outfit, although it probably shouldn’t be enough to avoid a loss.
We can see both teams to score in a 2-1 win for SC Heerenveen after 90 minutes. Let’s see what happens here.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Abe Lenstra Stadion (27,224)
Captain: Sven van Beek
Chairman: Cees Roozemond
Manager: Kees van Wonderen
Competitions: Eredivisie position 10, KNVB Beker (Second round)
🔑 Star Player: Luuk Brouwers
Regularly played in the Central Defensive Midfielder position, Luuk Brouwers was born in Netherlands. After making a first senior appearance for Den Bosch in the 2014 - 2015 season, the gifted Midfielder has netted 3 league goals in this Eredivisie 2023 - 2024 campaign so far coming from a total of 10 appearances.