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FC Oss head to GS Staalwerken Stadion on Friday for the Eerste Divisie meeting with hosts Helmond Sport.
Our Helmond Sport v FC Oss tips, poll and stats can be seen in full below - plus the latest match odds.
Helmond Sport will want to continue from where they left off last time out with the 2-1 Eerste Divisie triumph over SC Cambuur.
In that match, Helmond Sport managed 50% possession and 9 shots at goal with 3 on target. The only player to score for Helmond Sport was Martijn Kaars (48', 90'). At the other end, Cambuur got 11 shots on goal with 6 on target. Milan Smit (70') was the scorer for SC Cambuur.
Helmond Sport haven’t been able to stop scoring goals, hitting the target every time they’ve gone out to play in their last 6 games.
They’ve hit an aggregate of 8 during that time and have conceded a total of 10.
Their prior results show that Helmond Sport:
- are winless against FC Oss in their previous 5 matches in the league.
- are unbeaten in their last 2 home league matches.
Following on from being beaten in their last game against FC Groningen in Eerste Divisie competition, FC Oss will be hoping to turn things around here.
In that game, FC Oss had 44% possession and 11 attempts on goal with 4 on target. Groningen had 17 shots at goal with 8 on target. Kevin van Veen (45', 66') was the scorer for FC Groningen.
The numbers tell their own story, and FC Oss have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, conceding 8 goals overall. In defence, FC Oss have not been doing too well. We will just have to find out whether or not that trend will be continued on here.
A look at their previous results shows us that FC Oss:
- have not lost to Helmond Sport when they've played them away from home in the last 5 league matches. A very good run of results for them.
- have not won away from home in their last 7 league matches.
Head to head
Inspecting their past head-to-head meetings stretching back to 29/08/2020 tells us that Helmond Sport have won 1 of them and FC Oss 2, with the tally of drawn results standing at 3.
A combined sum of 16 goals were yielded between them in this period, with 7 for Helmond and 9 created by TOP Oss. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.67.
The previous league contest between the two was Eerste Divisie match day 31 on 31/03/2023 when it ended FC Oss 2-2 Helmond Sport.
The match was refereed by Clay Ruperti.
Team News: Helmond Sport
The Helmond Sport boss Bob Peeters will be grateful to have no fitness worries to speak of ahead of this game owing to a fully healthy group available to choose from.
Team News: FC Oss
Due to a completely healthy squad available to select from, the FC Oss boss Ruud Brood does not have any fitness concerns at all ahead of this clash.
For this match, we think that Helmond Sport should see a lot of the ball and convert quite a few goal-scoring opportunities.
At the same time, FC Oss won’t find it easy to find the back of the net but we do fancy them scoring here.
Our tip is for a comfortable 3-1 victory for Helmond Sport after 90 minutes.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: GS Staalwerken Stadion (4,200)
Chairman: Philippe van Esch
Manager: Bob Peeters
Competitions: Eerste Divisie position 12
🔑 Key Player: Martijn Kaars
Typically used in the Striker position, Martijn Kaars was born in Netherlands. After having played his first senior match for FC Volendam in the 2018 - 2019 season, the talented Forward has scored a sum of 3 league goals in the Eerste Divisie 2023 - 2024 campaign so far coming from a total of 4 appearances.