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The Eredivisie match at Fortuna Sittard Stadion on Wednesday will see home team Fortuna Sittard playing against opponents Sparta Rotterdam.
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Fortuna Sittard, who won their previous game, will hope for a similar result following the 1-3 Eredivisie success versus SC Heerenveen.
For Fortuna Sittard, the goalscorers were Ben Rienstra (20'), George Cox (24') and Zian Flemming (37'). Henk Veerman (72') was the scorer for SC Heerenveen.
It’s been all too rare in recent times where Fortuna Sittard have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. The reality is that Sittard have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 6 of their previous 6 games, letting in 8 goals on the way. We will just have to find out if that trend can be continued on into this next match.
Their previous form shows that Fortuna Sittard:
- haven't lost in the league to Sparta Rotterdam in their previous 3 matches.
- have not emerged victorious against Sparta Rotterdam in their previous 6 matches in the league.
- are unbeaten in their last 2 league matches at home.
After being beaten in their last game against Feyenoord in Eredivisie competition, Sparta Rotterdam will be aiming to make amends here.
Lutsharel Geertruida (11') and Nicolai Jørgensen (90') scored for Feyenoord.
Looking at their form, and Sparta Rotterdam have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, letting opponents get 8 goals overall. In defence, Kasteelheren just haven’t been too solid at all.
Their prior results show that Sparta Rotterdam:
- have not lost to Fortuna Sittard when having played them away from home in the previous 5 league games. A very good record, indeed.
- are undefeated in their last 2 league matches away from home.
Head to head
A look at their prior head to head meetings going back to 01/12/2014 shows that Fortuna Sittard have won 0 of them & Sparta Rotterdam 2, with the number of drawn games being 4.
A combined sum of 12 goals were produced between them in this period, with 3 of them for Sittard and 9 netted by Kasteelheren. That’s an average goals per game of 2.
The previous league clash featuring these clubs was Eredivisie match day 20 on 25/01/2020 which ended up with the score at Sparta Rotterdam 1-1 Fortuna Sittard.
The match was refereed by Dennis Higler.
Team News: Fortuna Sittard
Fortuna Sittard boss Sjors Ultee will be happy not to have any fitness worries whatsoever coming into this match owing to a fully injury-free squad available to select from.
Team News: Sparta Rotterdam
Sparta boss Henk Fräser has not got a full squad to pick from. Bart Vriends (Muscle Injury), Emanuel Emegha (Corona virus) and Tim Coremans (Torn Knee Ligament) miss out here.
We’re thinking that Fortuna Sittard will need things to go their way to put one past this Sparta Rotterdam team who we think will score at least once to put them ahead.
We’re therefore seeing a 0-1 winning margin for Sparta Rotterdam when the full-time whistle blows.
Looking forward to this.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Fortuna Sittard Stadion (12,500)
Captain: Jorrit Smeets
Chairman: Özgür Işıtan Gün
Manager: Sjors Ultee
Competitions: Eredivisie position 13, KNVB Beker (Round of 16)
🔑 Star Man: Zian Flemming
Regularly taking to the field in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Zian Flemming was born in Amsterdam, Netherlands. After having made a senior debut playing for Jong Ajax in the 2017 - 2018 season, the goalscoring Midfielder has managed 4 league goals in this Eredivisie 2020 - 2021 season to date from a total of 13 appearances.