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Sparta Rotterdam host away team PSV Eindhoven at Sparta Stadion Het Kasteel in this Eredivisie match on Saturday.
Scroll down to see all of the predictions, poll and statistics for Sparta Rotterdam v PSV Eindhoven - along with the latest match odds.
Sparta Rotterdam, following on from their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after the 0-1 Eredivisie success over Fortuna Sittard.
The only player to score from Sparta Rotterdam was Lennart Thy (57').
Henk Fräser's Sparta Rotterdam have seen rewards for their attempts on goal 10 times in their prior 6 outings. The comparative tally of goals that they have conceded in those same fixtures is 7.
Looking at the pre-match facts, Sparta Rotterdam:
- haven't beaten PSV Eindhoven in their previous 17 league games. What a terrible run without a win that has been.
- haven’t won at home in the past 2 league games.
After being beaten in their last game against AZ in Eredivisie competition, PSV Eindhoven and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
The only name on the scoresheet from PSV Eindhoven was Philipp Max (59'). Teun Koopmeiners (31', 39') and Calvin Stengs (90') scored for AZ.
Showing their bias toward fruitful encounters, goals have been seen as many as 24 times in the previous six matches in which PSV Eindhoven have taken to the pitch, making it a mean average of 4 goals for each clash. Opposition teams have managed 9 of those goals. We will find out if that trend will end up being sustained into this next match.
Analysis of their past results shows that PSV Eindhoven:
- haven't been beaten by Sparta Rotterdam when they have played them away from home in the previous 8 matches in the league. An amazing record against them.
- are unbeaten in their last 4 away league matches.
Head to head
A study of their past head to head meetings going back to 22/10/2016 tells us that these fixtures have been pretty painful for Sparta Rotterdam. They’ve not been able to get themselves any victories at all while PSV Eindhoven have just been too good for them, running out winners in 83% of those ties.
A combined total of 12 goals were produced between them throughout the course of those matches, with 3 for Kasteelheren and 9 created by Rood-witten. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.
The previous league contest featuring the two was Eredivisie match day 10 on 29/11/2020 when it finished PSV Eindhoven 1-0 Sparta Rotterdam.
The match was refereed by Jeroen Manschot.
Team News: Sparta Rotterdam
Bart Vriends (Muscle Injury), Mica Pinto (Groin Injury) and Tim Coremans (Torn Knee Ligament) will not be taking part for Sparta gaffer Henk Fräser.
Team News: PSV Eindhoven
PSV boss Roger Schmidt has to choose from a squad that has some fitness concerns. Richard Ledezma (Cruciate Ligament Rupture), Cody Gakpo (Knock), Armando Obispo (Knock), Mario Götze (Muscle Injury), Noni Madueke (Knock), Maximiliano Romero (Knee Surgery) and Nick Viergever (Knock) will not be playing here.
In this match, Sparta Rotterdam have the capability to score against this PSV Eindhoven side, although one goal might not quite be as many as they will have scored against them.
We’re therefore expecting both teams to score in a 1-2 advantage for PSV Eindhoven after 90 minutes. It’s a very tough call.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Sparta Stadion Het Kasteel (11,026)
Captain: Adil Auassar
Chairman: Leo Ruijs
Manager: Henk Fräser
Competitions: Eredivisie position 9
⭐ Key Player: Abdou Harroui
Normally played in the Centre Midfield position, Abdou Harroui was born in Netherlands. Having made his senior debut playing for Sparta Rotterdam in the 2017 - 2018 season, the accomplished Midfielder has accumulated 5 league goals in the Eredivisie 2020 - 2021 season so far from a total of 14 appearances.