There should be a significant difference in quality between these teams based on table positions so far, with De Graafschap leading Roda JC Kerkrade by 31 points.
The hosts De Graafschap saw competitive action as recent as four days ago, playing in the Eerste Divisie. That game was an away game at Jong PSV, so at least De Graafschap are thankful to return home in this one. Game on!
This stadium uses grass, unlike Roda JC Kerkrade's home stadium. The visitors last 22 games on grass have ended in 4 wins, 8 draws and 10 losses.
De Graafschap form and stats
De Graafschap are steadily winning Eerste Divisie games and points here at Stadion De Vijverberg. 8 wins, 4 draws and 0 defeats is the summary from 12 games. In general it's been a long time since De Graafschap tasted defeat here at Stadion De Vijverberg, as they have taken at least one point from their last twelve home games.
A strong away win for De Graafschap against Jong PSV the last match, as Branco Van den Boomen and Ralf Seuntjens were on target. Before that, De Graafschap played out a draw 1-1 when visiting FC Eindhoven.
A late climax in the match against Jong PSV as the winning goal came three minutes into overtime; scored by Branco Van den Boomen.
De Graafschap are believed to win this game, given a winning chance of about 70% by the bookmakers. We have checked our records for their performance in similar circumstances and found seven matches and the win/draw/lost stats: Won five, drew two and lost zero.
De Graafschap can score goals in their home matches. After 12 league matches they have found the net 29 times. From these home matches, De Graafschap have conceded only 9 goals.
Roda JC Kerkrade form and stats
Roda JC Kerkrade have only collected 9 points from their away games in the Eerste Divisie, after 1-6-5 (12 played). Roda JC Kerkrade are desperate to end a 13-game winless run, as they haven't won a game since the NAC Breda fixture.
The manager M. Verberne was unhappy after their last game, a Eerste Divisie match played at their home ground Parkstad Limburg Stadion. Roda JC Kerkrade suffered a 1-5 loss to FC Den Bosch (placed 11th). Ahead of that match was the away draw versus TOP Oss that ended 0-0.
Roda JC Kerkrade lost the plot completely in their previous game, as mentioned above. They need to recover quickly from that 1-5 beating and focus on this one.
You'll want to know how Roda JC Kerkrade managed when outsiders such as today. Our database found four similar matches resulting in one away win, one draw and two home wins.
The attacking power of Roda JC Kerkrade when travelling is not overwhelming with 7 goals scored from 12 league matches away. Roda JC Kerkrade have conceded 16 goals in these away matches.
Head 2 HeadDe Graafschap and Roda JC Kerkrade have met before this season: Roda JC Kerkrade - De Graafschap 1-1. Head-to-head totals (for the last ten meetings): De Graafschap won three games, three matches ended with a draw and Roda JC Kerkrade has four wins. Over 2,5 goals / under 2,5 goals: five / five
De Graafschap missing players
Roda JC Kerkrade missing players
|De Graafschap||Roda JC Kerkrade|
|Total||Home||vs ||Statistics||Stat||vs ||Away||Total|
|88%||83%||100%||Over 0.5||O 0.5||100%||83%||92%|
|88%||83%||100%||Over 1.5||O 1.5||100%||75%||88%|
|64%||67%||100%||Over 2.5||O 2.5||33%||25%||56%|
|40%||50%||100%||Over 3.5||O 3.5||33%||8%||36%|
|24%||33%||100%||Over 4.5||O 4.5||0%||0%||16%|
|36%||50%||33%||Clean Sheets||C S||0%||17%||12%|
|12%||17%||0%||Failed to Score||F T||67%||50%||24%|
|5.8||6.2||8.7||Corners for (avg)||C F||5.7||6.2||5.7|
|4.1||4.4||4.3||Corners against (avg)||C A||9||7.2||6.3|
|1.5||1.1||0.7||Yellow cards (avg)||Y C||1.7||1.9||1.7|
|1||1||1||Red cards||R C||0||0||3|
|360||183||39||Total Shots||T S||34||106||270|
|158||88||22||Shots on Target||S O||10||37||117|
|33%||33%||55%||Goal Efficiency||G E||10%||19%||26%|
- De Graafschap has the fewest conceded goals (9) at home
- De Graafschap have not yet lost a game at home.
- De Graafschap have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
- De Graafschap have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
- De Graafschap have scored at least twice as many goals at home as Roda JC Kerkrade have scored away.
- Roda JC Kerkrade has the fewest scored goals (7) away
- Roda JC Kerkrade have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored away.
|5||Go Ahead Eagles||25||11||11||3||44||33||13||6||7||0||24||11||12||5||4||3||20||22||11||44|
|11||FC Den Bosch||25||8||11||6||45||37||13||5||6||2||27||16||12||3||5||4||18||21||8||35|
|18||Roda JC Kerkrade||25||4||10||11||30||44||13||3||4||6||23||28||12||1||6||5||7||16||-14||19|