Jong PSV are going up against guests VVV-Venlo at De Herdgang in the Eerste Divisie meeting on Friday.
All Jong PSV v VVV-Venlo match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below - plus the latest betting odds.
Jong PSV will be looking to improve on their last outing here after the 4-0 Eerste Divisie loss in their previous game against FC Groningen.
In that game, Jong PSV managed 53% possession and 8 shots at goal with 1 of them on target. On the other side, Groningen had 21 shots at goal with 9 on target. Isak Määttä (11'), Kevin van Veen (22'), Paulos Abraham (32') and Radinio Balker (42') scored for FC Groningen.
Fixtures involving Jong PSV have proved to be entertaining ones recently with plenty of scoring the rule rather than the exception. Over their past half dozen clashes, the sum total of 20 goals have been scored for both sides combined (at an average of 3.33 goals per game) with 7 of these accredited to Jong PSV.
Heading into this contest, Jong PSV have left without a victory over VVV-Venlo in their last 2 league games.
VVV-Venlo will go into this clash after a 3-1 Eerste Divisie win as they beat NAC Breda in their last outing.
In that match, VVV-Venlo managed 40% possession and 12 attempts on goal with 8 of them on target. For VVV-Venlo, the goals were scored by Levi Smans (4', 8') and Magnus Kaastrup (36'). On the other side, NAC Breda got 14 attempts at goal with 5 on target. Dominik Janošek (47') was the scorer for NAC Breda.
VVV-Venlo have been a threat going forward in their most recent fixtures, having scored 14 goals in their last 6 matches. While their manager Rick Kruys will no doubt take that as a positive sign, VVV-Venlo have had their own issues at the back, also conceding in 5 of those same outings. That sort of trend isn’t assured to be sustained here, of course.
Head to head
A look at their most recent head to head meetings dating back to 22/08/2016 shows that Jong PSV have won 4 of these games and VVV-Venlo 1, with the number of drawn matches standing at 1.
A combined sum of 19 goals were scored between the two sides in these games, with 12 from Rood-witten and 7 for Venlose trots. The average goals per game has been 3.17.
The previous league fixture between the two was Eerste Divisie match day 20 on 23/01/2023 when it finished Jong PSV 1-2 VVV-Venlo.
The referee was Martijn Vos.
Team News: Jong PSV
The Jong PSV boss Wil Boessen will be grateful not to have any fitness concerns at all before this match thanks to a fully injury-free group available to select from.
Team News: VVV-Venlo
Thanks to a fully injury-free group available to choose from, the VVV-Venlo boss Rick Kruys has no fitness concerns to report before this match.
We’re of the opinion that VVV-Venlo and Jong PSV should be able to score more than one goal each in what is shaping up to be a fairly even contest.
Looks like a high-scoring draw might be possible, as we’re expecting it to be that close. We therefore think that it’s going to be a very even contest with a score draw at the end of this one.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 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 11
⭐ Key Player: Tai Abed
Mostly taking to the field in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Tai Abed was born in Tel Aviv, Israel. After having made a senior debut playing for Jong PSV in the 2023 - 2024 season, the dangerous Midfielder has hit 2 league goals in this Eerste Divisie 2023 - 2024 season so far coming from a total of 5 appearances.