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The Eerste Divisie meeting at Sportpark De Toekomst on Monday will see home side Jong Ajax take to the field against Roda JC Kerkrade.
View all of the Jong Ajax v Roda JC Kerkrade predictions, poll and stats below - as well as the best betting odds.
Jong Ajax head into this match after a 4-4 Eerste Divisie stalemate versus FC Volendam.
In that game, Jong Ajax had 38% possession and 15 attempts at goal with 10 of them on target. For Jong Ajax, goals were scored by Max de Waal (7'), Youri Regeer (13'), Christian Rasmussen (17') and Kenneth Taylor (30'). FC Volendam got 23 attempts at goal with 12 of them on target. Gaetano Oristanio (15'), Robert Mühren (19'), Martijn Kaars (88') and Denso Kasius (95') scored for FC Volendam.
It’s been seldom in recent games where Jong Ajax haven’t conceded. It will be a concern for them that Jong Ajax have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, shipping 8 goals along the way.
Pre-game facts show that Jong Ajax:
- have not beaten Roda JC Kerkrade in their previous 2 league matches.
- are undefeated in their last 5 home league matches.
Roda JC Kerkrade
In their last fixture, Roda JC Kerkrade drew 2-2 in the Eerste Divisie tie with Jong AZ.
In that match, Roda JC Kerkrade managed 42% possession and 16 attempts on goal with 9 of them on target. For Roda JC Kerkrade, the goalscorers were Bryan Limbombe (16') and Dylan Vente (66'). At the other end, Jong AZ had 9 shots on goal with 6 on target. Yusuf Barasi (12') and Jelle Duin (88') scored for Jong AZ.
Over the course of their previous six outings, Roda JC Kerkrade have bagged a total of 12 goals. Roda JC Kerkrade have also scored in every single one of those games. During those fixtures, they’ve had 8 goals scored by their opponents. We will have to find out whether or not that trend will end up being continued on in this game.
Head to head
Checking out their prior head to head meetings going back to 16/02/2015, there is nothing to separate the two clubs with Jong Ajax winning 2 of those games, Roda JC Kerkrade 2 and 2 being drawn after 90 minutes of play.
Those games weren’t short on goals, either, with 25 overall which averages out at 4.17 goals per meeting.
The last league encounter between the two was Eerste Divisie match day 28 on 12/03/2021 which ended up with the score at Roda JC Kerkrade 2-2 Jong Ajax.
The referee was Jannick van der Laan.
Team News: Jong Ajax
The Jong Ajax boss John Heitinga has a full complement, with no fitness concerns at all coming into this game with a fully healthy squad available for selection.
Team News: Roda JC Kerkrade
Due to a fully injury-free group to pick from, the Roda JC Kerkrade manager Jurgen Streppel doesn’t have any fitness concerns to speak of before this clash.
It seems to us that Roda JC Kerkrade will have to play really well to put one past a Jong Ajax lineup who have the quality to dominate this game and keep it tight in defence.
Our selection here is for a 3-0 winning scoreline for Jong Ajax when the referee blows the final whistle.
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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 6
🔑 Key Man: Danilo Pereira
Typically used in the Striker position, Danilo Pereira was born in São Paulo, Brazil. After having played his first senior match for Jong Ajax in the 2017 - 2018 season, the accomplished Forward has struck 5 league goals in this Eerste Divisie 2021 - 2022 campaign so far in a total of 5 appearances.