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The Eerste Divisie game at Sportpark De Toekomst on Monday sees home side Jong Ajax do battle with opponents NAC Breda.
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Jong Ajax will be wanting a better result here following a 3-1 Eerste Divisie defeat last time out to Jong PSV.
In that match, Jong Ajax had 59% possession and 5 attempts at goal with 1 on target. The only player to score for Jong Ajax was Youri Regeer (23'). Jong PSV had 9 shots at goal with 5 on target. Nigel Thomas (46'), Dante Sealy (55') and Johan Bakayoko (79') scored for Jong PSV.
Three or more goals per game were seen in 5 of the last 6 fixtures where Jong Ajax have been involved. Opposing sides scored 12 of them in this period while Jong Ajax amassed a tally of 8. We will have to see whether or not that trend will end up being continued on into this next match.
Looking at the pre-match facts, Jong Ajax:
- have not registered a win against NAC Breda in games played at home for the previous 2 league games.
- have left without a victory over NAC Breda in their last 3 league matches.
- are without a home win in the past 6 matches in the league. Their supporters are understandably frustrated.
Previously, NAC Breda drew 0-0 in the Eerste Divisie tie with Roda JC Kerkrade.
In that match, NAC Breda had 45% possession and 8 shots on goal with 3 on target. For their opponents, Roda JC Kerkrade got 14 attempts on goal with 2 of them on target.
In the course of their six most recent matches, Edwin de Graef's NAC Breda have found the back of the net a total of 8 times - giving them the goals per game average of 1.33.
Head to head
Looking at their prior head to head clashes stretching back to 04/11/2016 tells us that Jong Ajax have won 2 of them and NAC Breda 3, with the tally of drawn results standing at 1.
There were also goals galore in those games, with 25 in all at an average of 4.17 goals per meeting.
The last league clash featuring these sides was Eerste Divisie match day 31 on 02/04/2021 when it finished Jong Ajax 1-1 NAC Breda.
That day, Jong Ajax had 65% possession and 12 attempts on goal with 8 of them on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was Alex Méndez (68').
On the other side, NAC Breda got 7 attempts on goal with 3 on target. Mounir El Allouchi (55') was the scorer.
The referee was Richard Martens.
Team News: Jong Ajax
The Jong Ajax manager John Heitinga will be grateful to have no fitness worries at all coming into this match thanks to a completely healthy group to pick from.
Team News: NAC Breda
NAC Breda manager Edwin de Graef has some current player fitness concerns. Mario Bilate (Knock), Moreno Rutten (Hamstring Injury) and Kaj de Rooij (Knock) won’t be making appearances.
We’re inclined to think that NAC Breda and Jong Ajax are both more than capable of scoring here.
It’s looking like it could well end up as a draw but we do expect to see goals at each end. That’s why our selection here is for a very competitive game with a 2-2 at full-time.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Sportpark De Toekomst (2,250)
Captain: Youri Regeer
Chairman: Frank Eijken
Manager: John Heitinga
Competitions: Eerste Divisie position 19
🔑 Star Man: Max de Waal
Normally taking up the Centre Midfield position, Max de Waal was born in Hoorn, Netherlands. After having played his first senior match for Jong Ajax in the 2019 - 2020 season, the accomplished Midfielder has contributed 3 league goals in the Eerste Divisie 2021 - 2022 season so far in a total of 4 appearances.