The Eredivisie fixture at Koning Willem II Stadion on Sunday sees hosts Willem II do battle with Heracles Almelo.
Our Willem II v Heracles Almelo tips, poll and stats can be seen in full below - along with the latest match odds.
Willem II will be hoping for a repeat of their last result, following the 0-5 Europa League Qualifiers victory over Progrès Niederkorn.
Matches with Willem II have proved to be entertaining affairs lately with a lot of goalmouth action being a common characteristic. Over their past half dozen clashes alone, the sum total of 21 goals have gone in for both sides combined (at an average of 3.5 goals per game) with 11 of these accredited to Tricolores.
Ahead of this clash, Willem II have not been beaten in their last 10 home league matches. Visiting teams have certainly not had an easy time of it here.
Heracles Almelo come into this clash following a 2-0 Eredivisie win in the defeat of ADO Den Haag in their most recent fixture.
For Heracles Almelo, the scorers were Rai Vloet (48') and Silvester van der Water (70').
The trend of at least one team drawing a blank in games featuring Heracles Almelo has become noticeable recently. Looking at their last six games shows that this has occurred 5 times. During those clashes, their opponents have managed a goal aggregate of 3 and Heraclieden have scored 9. Historical results aside, we will just have to wait and see whether that trend will continue on in this match.
Leading up to this clash, Heracles Almelo:
- haven't won against Willem II in away games against them for the last 3 league matches.
- haven’t won away from home in the past 10 league matches. Who knows how long it might last, too.
Head to head
Inspecting their past head-to-head clashes stretching back to 02/12/2017 shows that Willem II have won 4 of them and Heracles Almelo 2, with the tally of drawn results standing at 0.
There were also goals galore in those games, with 23 overall at an average of 3.83 goals per meeting.
The previous league game featuring these sides was Eredivisie match day 21 on 02/02/2020 and the score finished Willem II 1-0 Heracles Almelo.
The match was refereed by Kevin Blom.
We’re of the view that Heracles Almelo will really need to work well to get anything against this Willem II outfit who we think should score at least once to put them ahead.
We’re therefore tipping a very even match with a 1-0 win for Willem II when all is said and done.
Hoping for a good game.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Koning Willem II Stadion (14,500)
Captain: Jordens Peters
Chairman: Jack Buckens
Manager: Adrie Koster
Competitions: Eredivisie position 18, Europa League Qual. (Second Round)