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The Eerste Divisie meeting at Parkstad Limburg Stadion on Friday will see home side Roda JC Kerkrade go into battle with opponents NAC Breda.
All Roda JC Kerkrade v NAC Breda match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below - plus the latest betting odds.
Roda JC Kerkrade
Roda JC Kerkrade will be wanting a better result here following the 3-4 Eerste Divisie defeat last time out to Almere City.
In that match, Roda JC Kerkrade had 56% possession and 21 attempts on goal with 8 on target. For Roda JC Kerkrade, goals were scored by Patrick Pflücke (22'), Xian Emmers (64') and Dylan Vente (73'). Almere City had 21 attempts at goal with 6 of them on target. Maarten Pouwels (7'), Bradly van Hoeven (25'), Ramon Leeuwin (84') and Jonas Arweiler (92') scored for Almere City.
It’s been seldom in recent times that Roda JC Kerkrade haven’t conceded. The reality is that Roda JC Kerkrade have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 matches, leaking 14 goals on the way.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that Roda JC Kerkrade:
- have not lost a league tie with NAC Breda in their last 2 games.
- have not beaten NAC Breda in their previous 3 league games.
- are without a home win in the past 2 league matches.
NAC Breda go into this meeting following a 3-0 Eerste Divisie win to defeat ADO Den Haag in their most recent fixture.
In that match, NAC Breda had 43% possession and 9 attempts on goal with 7 of them on target. The only player to score for NAC Breda was Ralf Seuntjens (3', 38', 71'). At the other end, ADO Den Haag had 13 shots on goal with 3 on target.
Looking at their form, and NAC Breda have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, seeing their opponents hit 9 goals in total. Defensively, NAC Breda have clearly had some problems. That pattern won’t necessarily be continued into this match, though.
Taking a look at their past results, NAC Breda:
- are winless against Roda JC Kerkrade when having played them away from home in the previous 3 league games.
- are without an away win for the past 3 matches in the league.
Head to head
Looking over their past head-to-head meetings dating back to 14/10/2017 tells us that Roda JC Kerkrade have won 3 of them & NAC Breda 1, with the tally of drawn games being 2.
Loads of goals were seen in those games, too - 23 in total at an average of 3.83 goals per match.
The last league encounter between these clubs was Eerste Divisie match day 34 on 16/04/2021 which ended up with the score at Roda JC Kerkrade 3-3 NAC Breda.
On that day, Roda JC Kerkrade managed 59% possession and 22 attempts at goal with 9 on target. The goalscorers were Messaoud (23'), Thijmen Goppel (34') and Danny Bakker (53').
For their opponents, NAC Breda had 8 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. Lewis Fiorini (31'), Mounir El Allouchi (36') and Mario Bilate (63') scored.
The referee was Jannick van der Laan.
Team News: Roda JC Kerkrade
Nearly everyone is up for selection, with just a single fitness concern for the Roda JC Kerkrade boss Jurgen Streppel to be concerned with due to a largely intact group of players. Florian Mayer (Unknown Injury) is out of contention.
Team News: NAC Breda
NAC Breda boss Edwin de Graef has some current player fitness concerns. Moreno Rutten (Hamstring Injury), Dion Malone (Ill), Danny Bakker (Knock), Mario Bilate (Knock) and Kaj de Rooij (Knock) are those who can’t be considered. Quincy Tavares will not be able to play in this game through being suspended.
It’s pretty clear that NAC Breda will do well to score against a Roda JC Kerkrade lineup who have the capability to get the goals that they need to set up a big win here.
We’re expecting a convincing 3-0 victory for Roda JC Kerkrade when the full-time whistle blows.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Roda JC Kerkrade
Stadium: Parkstad Limburg Stadion (19,979)
Chairman: Martijn Wismans
Manager: Jurgen Streppel
Competitions: Eerste Divisie position 7
🔑 Key Man: Patrick Pflücke
Customarily playing in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Patrick Pflücke was born in Dresden, Germany. Having made his senior debut playing for in the 2014 - 2015 season, the dangerous Midfielder has netted 2 league goals in this Eerste Divisie 2021 - 2022 season to date coming from a total of 4 appearances.