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Roda JC Kerkrade will arrive at Sportcomplex Zoudenbalch on Monday for the Eerste Divisie game with home team Jong Utrecht.
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Jong Utrecht will be hoping to bounce back here after a 3-1 Eerste Divisie loss in their previous game against Jong Ajax.
In that match, Jong Utrecht managed 39% possession and 12 shots at goal with 4 on target. The only player to score for Jong Utrecht was Remco Balk (12'). On the other side, Jong Ajax got 18 attempts on goal with 7 of them on target. Naci Ünüvar (25', 77') and Terrence Douglas (88') scored for Jong Ajax.
Darije Kalezić's Jong Utrecht have scored a sum total of 9 times in their last 6 outings. The tally of goals that have been scored against them in those same games is 7.
Ahead of this meeting, Jong Utrecht remain unbeaten by Roda JC Kerkrade when playing them at home in the previous 2 matches in the league.
Roda JC Kerkrade
In their last game, Roda JC Kerkrade drew 2-2 in the Eerste Divisie tie with Jong PSV.
In that game, Roda JC Kerkrade managed 49% possession and 16 shots on goal with 5 of them on target. For Roda JC Kerkrade, goals were scored by Rody de Boer (9' Own goal), Niek Vossebelt (25') and Xian Emmers (71'). On the other side, Jong PSV got 10 shots at goal with 2 of them on target. Dante Sealy (94') was the scorer for Jong PSV.
In the course of their six latest matches, Jurgen Streppel's Roda JC Kerkrade have seen their efforts on goal rewarded a total of 8 times thus earning them the goals scored per game average of 1.33.
Head to head
Looking at the statistics for their head to head meetings going back to 02/11/2018, there has been little between the sides with Jong Utrecht winning 3 of those games, Roda JC Kerkrade 3 and 0 being drawn in normal time.
In all, 18 goals were yielded between them during those clashes, with 10 of them for Jong Utrecht and 8 netted by De Koempels. The average number of goals per game works out to 3.
The previous league fixture featuring the two was Eerste Divisie match day 21 on 24/01/2021 when it ended Roda JC Kerkrade 2-1 Jong Utrecht.
The referee was Sam Dröge.
Team News: Jong Utrecht
The Jong Utrecht boss Darije Kalezić will be thankful to have no fitness worries to speak of coming into this game with a completely healthy squad ready to go.
Team News: Roda JC Kerkrade
Out of a mainly healthy squad, there’s only the one fitness worry for the Roda JC Kerkrade manager Jurgen Streppel to be concerned with. Florian Mayer (Unknown Injury) misses out for this game.
We’re of the opinion that Jong Utrecht will have to perform well to get anything against this Roda JC Kerkrade lineup who we think should do enough to score at the other end and edge ahead.
We’re therefore expecting a hard-fought contest, finishing with a 0-1 winning score for Roda JC Kerkrade when the full-time whistle blows.
We’ll see what happens.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Sportcomplex Zoudenbalch (450)
Chairman: Pieter Leyssius
Manager: Darije Kalezić
Competitions: Eerste Divisie position 9
⭐ Key Player: Nick Venema
Typically played in the Striker position, Nick Venema was born in Austerlitz, Netherlands. Having made his senior debut playing for Jong Utrecht in the 2016 - 2017 season, the goalscoring Forward has got 5 league goals in the Eerste Divisie 2021 - 2022 season so far in 9 appearances.