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PSV Eindhoven play host to visiting opponents Vitesse at Philips Stadion in this Eredivisie meeting on Saturday.
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PSV Eindhoven will be looking for another win after a 1-4 Eredivisie triumph versus Fortuna Sittard.
In that game, PSV Eindhoven had 57% possession and 21 shots at goal with 9 on target. For PSV Eindhoven, the goalscorers were Ritsu Dōan (37'), Bruma (54', 85'), Ibrahim Sangaré (72') and André Ramalho (76' Own goal). For their opponents, Fortuna Sittard got 8 shots on goal with 1 of them on target.
Matches with PSV Eindhoven have proved to be entertaining encounters of late with plenty of scoring expected. Over their past six clashes alone, the sum total of 24 goals have been recorded for both teams combined (at an average of 4 goals per game) with 13 of them coming from PSV Eindhoven. Such a pattern might not follow through into this game, though.
Coming into this contest, PSV Eindhoven are undefeated in their last 3 home league matches.
Vitesse will go into the meeting after a 2-1 Eredivisie win with the eclipse of FC Utrecht in their previous fixture.
In that match, Vitesse managed 50% possession and 19 shots on goal with 8 of them on target. For Vitesse, goals were scored by Nikolai Frederiksen (7') and Riechedly Bazoer (45'). On the other side, FC Utrecht had 6 shots at goal with 2 of them on target. Arthur Zagre (77') was the scorer for FC Utrecht.
Over the course of their last six clashes, Vitesse have bagged the sum of 9 goals. Vitesse have additionally got on the scoresheet in every single one of those games. Over that period, their defenders have seen 7 goals scored by their opponents.
Looking at the pre-match facts, Vitesse:
- are winless against PSV Eindhoven when they have played them away from home in the previous 7 league matches. They really have not been travelling well at all.
- are unbeaten in their previous 4 away league matches.
Head to head
An examination of their most recent head-to-head clashes stretching back to 03/11/2018 shows us that PSV Eindhoven have won 4 of these & Vitesse 1, with the tally of drawn matches being 1.
There were also goals galore in those games, with 22 in all which averages out at 3.67 goals per match.
The previous league game between the two was Eredivisie match day 23 on 21/02/2021 which ended up with the score at PSV Eindhoven 3-1 Vitesse.
The referee was Bjorn Kuipers.
Team News: PSV Eindhoven
The PSV Eindhoven manager Roger Schmidt doesn’t have any fitness worries to speak of before this game owing to a completely injury-free squad to pick from.
Team News: Vitesse
Owing to a completely healthy group available for selection, the Vitesse boss Thomas Letsch has no fitness concerns to speak of before this clash.
We’re of the view that Vitesse are certainly able to break down this PSV Eindhoven outfit, however that may not quite be enough to prevent defeat.
Our selection here is for a 2-1 victory for PSV Eindhoven at the end of this one. There looks to be little in this one.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Philips Stadion (35,000)
Captain: Marco van Ginkel
Chairman: Jan Albers
Manager: Roger Schmidt
Competitions: Eredivisie position 2, KNVB Beker (Second round), Europa League (Group B), UCL Qualifiers (Play-Offs)
🔑 Star Player: Bruma
Typically used in the Left Wing position, Bruma was born in Bissau, Guinea-Bissau. Having made a first senior appearance for Sporting Lisbon in the 2012 - 2013 season, the skilful Forward has netted 4 league goals in the Eredivisie 2021 - 2022 season so far coming from a total of 10 appearances.