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Jong PSV will do battle with away side Jong AZ at De Herdgang in the Eerste Divisie game on Friday.
View all of the Jong PSV v Jong AZ predictions, poll and stats below - as well as the best betting odds.
Jong PSV will be looking for a repeat result of a 1-4 Eerste Divisie success against FC Dordrecht.
In that game, Jong PSV managed 55% possession and 22 shots at goal with 10 on target. For Jong PSV, the goalscorers were Emmanuel van de Blaak (26'), Jason van Duiven (53'), Mohamed Nassoh (71') and Nicolas Verkooijen (94'). On the other side, Dordrecht had 25 shots on goal with 5 on target. Korede Osundina (88') was the scorer for FC Dordrecht.
Fixtures involving Jong PSV have often been lively affairs recently with plenty of scoring the rule rather than the exception. Over their past six games alone, a grand total of 30 goals have been scored for both sides combined (at an average of 5 goals per game) with 14 of those belonging to Jong PSV. With no two games being the same, it remains to be seen whether that trend will be replicated here in this match or not.
Jong AZ go into this meeting after a 2-1 Eerste Divisie win against Helmond Sport in their last fixture.
In that game, Jong AZ had 53% possession and 12 shots at goal with 7 of them on target. For Jong AZ, the goalscorers were Finn Stam (7') and Jurre van Aken (44'). At the other end, Helmond Sport got 7 shots at goal with 2 on target. Håkon Lorentzen (1') scored for Helmond Sport.
Showing their fondness for productive encounters, goals have been seen as many as 20 times in the previous 6 games in which Jong AZ have sent out their troops, yielding an average of 3.33 goals each fixture. Opposition teams have managed 8 from this total.
Head to head
Looking over their most recent head to head clashes stretching back to 11/09/2020 shows us that Jong PSV have won 4 of them & Jong AZ 1, with the tally of drawn games being 1.
Those games weren’t short on goals, either, with 23 in total at an average of 3.83 goals per match.
The previous league clash featuring the two was Eerste Divisie match day 26 on 27/02/2023 when it ended Jong PSV 3-3 Jong AZ.
The match was refereed by Michael Eijgelsheim.
Team News: Jong PSV
The Jong PSV boss Wil Boessen doesn’t have any fitness worries at all ahead of this clash thanks to a fully healthy group available for selection.
Team News: Jong AZ
Owing to a completely injury-free squad available to select from, the Jong AZ boss Jan Sierksma does not have any fitness worries to report before this clash.
Our assessment is that Jong PSV have the firepower to score a goal against this Jong AZ lineup, but a single goal might not quite be enough to avoid defeat.
We’re therefore tipping a close game with a 1-2 winning margin for Jong AZ when the referee blows the final whistle. It’s a very tough call.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: De Herdgang (2,500)
Chairman: Robert van der Wallen
Manager: Wil Boessen
Competitions: Eerste Divisie position 13
⭐ Star Man: Jason van Duiven
Mostly deployed in the Striker position, Jason van Duiven was born in Almelo, Netherlands. After having played his first senior match for Jong PSV in the 2022 - 2023 season, the dangerous Forward has contributed 5 league goals in this Eerste Divisie 2023 - 2024 season so far from a total of 10 appearances.