The manager M. Snoei looks to inspire De Graafschap win against Roda JC Kerkrade

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Competition: Netherlands Eerste Divisie
Competition: Fri 14.February
Match begins: 19:00 (UTC)
Venue: Stadion De Vijverberg (12600 seats)

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.

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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.

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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 Head

De 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

Top Goalscorers

De GraafschapR. Seuntjens
R. Seuntjens
13 goals
Roda JC KerkradeI. Ugbo
I. Ugbo
11 goals
De GraafschapM. Hamdaoui
M. Hamdaoui
8 goals

De Graafschap missing players

Roda JC Kerkrade missing players

De Graafschap Roda JC Kerkrade
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
25 12 3 Played P 3 12 25
13 8 3 Won W 0 1 4
11 4 0 Drew D 1 6 10
1 0 0 Lost L 2 5 11
52 29 12 Scored S 1 7 30
25 9 3 Conceded C 7 16 44
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%
64% 50% 67% BTTS BTTS 33% 50% 72%
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%
Key stats in Eerste Divisie this season:
  • 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.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 SC Cambuur 25 17 3 5 58 23 12 9 1 2 34 12 13 8 2 3 24 11 35 54
2 Jong Ajax 25 15 5 5 66 37 12 9 2 1 36 11 13 6 3 4 30 26 29 50
3 De Graafschap 25 13 11 1 52 25 12 8 4 0 29 9 13 5 7 1 23 16 27 50
4 FC Volendam 25 15 5 5 49 37 12 8 3 1 28 17 13 7 2 4 21 20 12 50
5 Go Ahead Eagles 25 11 11 3 44 33 13 6 7 0 24 11 12 5 4 3 20 22 11 44
6 NAC Breda 25 11 7 7 38 26 13 7 3 3 22 11 12 4 4 4 16 15 12 40
7 Excelsior 25 11 7 7 52 45 12 7 2 3 32 25 13 4 5 4 20 20 7 40
8 Almere City 25 11 6 8 42 39 12 9 1 2 23 13 13 2 5 6 19 26 3 39
9 NEC 25 10 8 7 45 33 12 5 4 3 21 16 13 5 4 4 24 17 12 38
10 Telstar 25 10 6 9 41 44 13 6 1 6 18 20 12 4 5 3 23 24 -3 36
11 FC Den Bosch 25 8 11 6 45 37 13 5 6 2 27 16 12 3 5 4 18 21 8 35
12 Jong Utrecht 25 9 8 8 42 39 13 7 5 1 31 17 12 2 3 7 11 22 3 35
13 FC Eindhoven 25 7 5 13 36 53 12 6 3 3 23 19 13 1 2 10 13 34 -17 26
14 Jong AZ 25 6 7 12 39 48 13 5 5 3 24 20 12 1 2 9 15 28 -9 25
15 MVV Maastricht 25 6 6 13 31 45 12 5 4 3 18 14 13 1 2 10 13 31 -14 24
16 Jong PSV 25 5 5 15 30 49 13 4 4 5 17 18 12 1 1 10 13 31 -19 20
17 TOP Oss 25 5 5 15 22 46 12 4 3 5 14 15 13 1 2 10 8 31 -24 20
18 Roda JC Kerkrade 25 4 10 11 30 44 13 3 4 6 23 28 12 1 6 5 7 16 -14 19
19 FC Dordrecht 25 3 7 15 29 57 13 2 4 7 17 27 12 1 3 8 12 30 -28 16
20 Helmond Sport 25 3 7 15 24 55 13 2 4 7 13 22 12 1 3 8 11 33 -31 16

Read more about Eerste Divisie

The Eerste Divisie, meaning “First Division”, is the second highest level of football in the Netherlands. 20 teams play two fixtures against each other to form a final league table after 380 games. The winning team is promoted with a creative playoff system deciding whether more teams promote.