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Vitesse journey to Philips Stadion on Saturday for the Eredivisie tie with home side PSV Eindhoven.
All PSV Eindhoven v Vitesse game predictions, stats and user poll are shown below - as well as the best betting odds.
PSV Eindhoven go into this match following a 2-2 Eredivisie tied result vs Fortuna Sittard.
For PSV Eindhoven, the goals were scored by Xavi Simons (65') and Ibrahim Sangaré (76'). Iñigo Córdoba (45') and Burak Yılmaz (99') scored for Fortuna Sittard.
It’s been a rare occasion in recent times that PSV Eindhoven have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. In fact, PSV Eindhoven have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 games, shipping 6 goals in the process. Even so, we must now wait to see if the trend will continue on in this next game.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that PSV Eindhoven:
- have not been beaten in the league by Vitesse in their last 3 games.
- are without a home win in the past 2 league matches.
Last time out, Vitesse drew 0-0 in the Eredivisie tie with NEC.
The numbers tell their own story, and Vitesse have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, seeing their opponents hit 10 goals in all. At the back, Vitesse can certainly do much better.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that Vitesse:
- haven't beaten PSV Eindhoven when they have played them away from home in the previous 8 matches in the league. A very poor run of away results.
- are undefeated in their last 4 away league matches.
- are without an away win for the past 3 league matches.
Head to head
An examination of their most recent head to head meetings stretching back to 14/09/2019 tells us that PSV Eindhoven have won 5 of these and Vitesse 1, with the number of drawn matches being 0.
There were also plenty of goals scored in those games, 22 overall which averages out at 3.67 goals per match.
The last league clash featuring the two was Eredivisie match day 22 on 12/02/2022 and the score finished Vitesse 0-5 PSV Eindhoven.
On that day, Vitesse had 54% possession and 18 shots at goal with 2 on target.
PSV Eindhoven had 18 attempts at goal with 13 of them on target. Eran Zahavi (4'), Mauro Júnior (24'), Cody Gakpo (28'), Carlos Vinícius (62') and Ritsu Dōan (88') scored.
The referee was Serdar Gözübüyük.
Team News: PSV Eindhoven
Olivier Boscagli (Knee Injury), Mauro Júnior (Shoulder Injury) and Kjell Peersman (Back Injury) will not be able to play for PSV Eindhoven gaffer Ruud van Nistelrooy.
Team News: Vitesse
With a fully healthy squad available to choose from, the Vitesse boss Phillip Cocu doesn’t have any fitness worries to report ahead of this match.
In our view, PSV Eindhoven are likely to dominate on the ball and be rewarded with decent chances.
In contrast, Vitesse will be up against it to break down their defence although we do see them being dangerous at times.
We’re therefore expecting to see a controlled 3-1 winning score for PSV Eindhoven when all’s said and done.
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: Luuk de Jong
Chairman: Robert van der Wallen
Manager: Ruud van Nistelrooy
Competitions: Eredivisie position 4, KNVB Beker (Round of 16), Johan Cruijff Schaal (Final), UCL Qualifiers (Play-Offs)
⭐ Key Man: Guus Til
Normally taking up the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Guus Til was born in Samfya, Zambia. After making a first senior appearance for AZ in the 2016 - 2017 season, the goalscoring Midfielder has struck 5 league goals in the Eredivisie 2022 - 2023 season so far coming from a total of 14 appearances.