VVV-Venlo will do battle on Tuesday as time edges closer to the approaching KNVB Beker match versus Vitesse.
View all Vitesse v VVV-Venlo tips, stats and our pre-match poll below - as well as the best betting odds.
Vitesse will be hoping for a repeat of their last result, following the 4-1 Eredivisie success over VVV-Venlo.
For Vitesse, goals were scored by Loïs Openda (3'), Riechedly Bazoer (57') and Sondre Tronstad (75', 82'). Giorgos Giakoumakis (19') scored for VVV-Venlo.
It has not been often in recent games where Vitesse have kept a clean sheet. The facts show that Vitas have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, shipping 8 goals during that time. It will be interesting to find out whether or not that trend will be continued on into this next match.
VVV-Venlo have been effective going forward in the lead-up to this encounter, scoring 11 goals in their previous 6 matches. Having said that, Venlose trots have had their own issues at the back, also conceding in 6 of those same clashes.
Head to head
Checking on their most recent head to head meetings stretching back to 24/02/2018 tells us that Vitesse have won 4 of these & VVV-Venlo 1, with the number of drawn matches standing at 1.
Loads of goals were seen in those games, too - 23 in total at an average of 3.83 goals per match.
The last league fixture between these sides was Eredivisie match day 24 on 27/02/2021 when the final score was Vitesse 4-1 VVV-Venlo.
Team News: Vitesse
Vitesse manager Thomas Letsch has a full complement, with no fitness concerns to speak of ahead of this match thanks to a completely healthy group available to select from.
Team News: VVV-Venlo
VVV manager Hans de Koning has not got a full squad to pick from. Tristan Dekker (Unknown Injury), Anastasios Donis (Unknown Injury), Vito van Crooij (Quarantine) and Leon Guwara (Unknown Injury) miss out here.
It seems to us that VVV-Venlo will do really well to find the net against a Vitesse team who will most probably score a lot of goals.
We reckon that it will be a commanding 3-0 victory for Vitesse after 90 minutes.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: GelreDome (25,500)
Captain: Remko Pasveer
Chairman: Yevgeny Merkel
Manager: Thomas Letsch
Competitions: Eredivisie position 5, KNVB Beker (Semi-finals)
🔑 Key Man: Loïs Openda
Generally played in the Striker position, Loïs Openda was born in Liège, Belgium. Having made his senior debut playing for Club Brugge in the 2018 - 2019 season, the gifted Forward has scored 6 league goals in the Eredivisie 2020 - 2021 campaign so far in 22 appearances.