Excelsior vs VVV-Venlo preview

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Competition: Netherlands Eerste Divisie
Competition: Fri 15.October
Match begins: 18:00 (UTC)
Venue: Van Donge & De Roo Stadion (4500 seats)

A total of ten sets of fixtures have gone by and both Excelsior and VVV-Venlo are doing great. Get ready!

Insights:
  • Excelsior have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded at home.
  • VVV-Venlo have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

There should be plenty of energy on the pitch in this game, as both sides have had time to recuperate from their last game. Let's hope both teams are ready to give it all.

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Excelsior form and stats

Excelsior have played 4 Eerste Divisie games at their own stadium so far this season, resulting in 2-1-1 (wins-draws-losses). The opportunity of a proper winning streak is there for the hosts, with two straight wins here at Van Donge & De Roo Stadion.

Excelsior enjoyed a nice away win last time out, playing at FC Emmen's place. The match ended 1-0 with Thijs Dallinga scoring. Goalkeeper Stijn van Gassel got the top rating on the team in that game; 8.32 out of ten. Gassel stopped the opponent with five saves and topped it up with a clean sheet.

A defeat was the result before that one, 1-4 away at NAC Breda.

The home team are moderate favourites in this game. How does Excelsior handle that role? We have found ten games in our database similar to this one, based on the home odds. The stats for these games are five wins, two draws and three defeats.

Excelsior have proved capable of finding the net in their games here at Van Donge & De Roo Stadion with 7 goals in 4 league matches. From these home matches, Excelsior have conceded only 3 goals.

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VVV-Venlo form and stats

1-0-3 is the win-draw-loss statistic for VVV-Venlo in their Eerste Divisie matches away. VVV-Venlo seem to be suffering from homesickness with two consecutive losses away. Third time lucky?

The supporters enjoyed VVV-Venlo's previous game versus MVV Maastricht (placed 13th), a Eerste Divisie 2-0 win played at home. Tristan Dekker was the top performer of the team in that game with a match score of 8.24. The defender Dekker scored one goal, hit one key pass and won 7 of 9 duels.

A 1-2 defeat away at Jong PSV before that.

We have checked recent matches where VVV-Venlo have had similar odds to win. Win-draw-lose statistics from those eight games were three victories, one draw and four defeats.

VVV-Venlo find the net regularly in their away games. 4 goals from 4 away fixtures in the league. In the opposite end, VVV-Venlo have conceded 6 goals in their away games.

Head 2 Head

As for the last ten games between these two teams, there's five Excelsior victories, one draw and four VVV-Venlo wins. Over/under statistics; two of these games ended with three goals or more, eight matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

ExcelsiorT. Dallinga
T. Dallinga
10 goals
ExcelsiorM. Azarkan
M. Azarkan
3 goals
VVV-VenloE. Sorga
E. Sorga
3 goals

Excelsior missing players

VVV-Venlo missing players

Excelsior VVV-Venlo
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
10 4 1 Played P 1 4 10
6 2 0 Won W 0 1 5
1 1 1 Drew D 0 0 1
3 1 0 Lost L 1 3 4
19 7 1 Scored S 1 4 13
12 3 1 Conceded C 2 6 11
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
80% 75% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 75% 70%
70% 50% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 100% 75% 60%
40% 25% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 10%
20% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
60% 50% 100% BTTS BTTS 100% 75% 60%
30% 25% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 25% 30%
10% 25% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 0% 10%
 
3.5 5 5 Corners for (avg) C F 3 5.2 6.3
6 4 5 Corners against (avg) C A 9 6 4.4
1.2 1 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 1 1
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
6.8 7 1 Shots (avg) S ( 4 7.5 11.1
3.6 3.2 1 Shots on Target (avg) S O 3 3.5 5.2
53% 54% 100% Goal Efficiency G E 33% 29% 25%
Key stats in Eerste Divisie this season:
  • Excelsior have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded at home.
  • Excelsior have won significantly more corners at home than away.
  • Excelsior haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • VVV-Venlo have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • VVV-Venlo have scored in all their away matches so far.
  • VVV-Venlo haven’t played a single 0-0 game.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Excelsior 10 6 1 3 19 12 4 2 1 1 7 3 6 4 0 2 12 9 7 19
2 FC Volendam 9 5 3 1 22 13 5 3 1 1 13 8 4 2 2 0 9 5 9 18
3 Jong AZ 9 6 0 3 11 8 5 4 0 1 7 4 4 2 0 2 4 4 3 18
4 FC Emmen 10 5 1 4 15 9 5 2 0 3 9 5 5 3 1 1 6 4 6 16
5 Graafschap 9 5 1 3 16 12 5 2 1 2 7 9 4 3 0 1 9 3 4 16
6 VVV-Venlo 10 5 1 4 13 11 6 4 1 1 9 5 4 1 0 3 4 6 2 16
7 FC Eindhoven 10 5 1 4 15 15 5 4 1 0 10 5 5 1 0 4 5 10 0 16
8 Jong Utrecht 9 4 3 2 14 8 4 2 0 2 5 3 5 2 3 0 9 5 6 15
9 Roda JC Kerkrade 9 4 2 3 17 13 5 2 1 2 8 6 4 2 1 1 9 7 4 14
10 ADO Den Haag 9 6 1 2 22 13 4 3 0 1 9 4 5 3 1 1 13 9 9 13
11 Jong Ajax 9 4 0 5 20 20 4 2 0 2 11 8 5 2 0 3 9 12 0 12
12 Telstar 9 3 3 3 10 14 4 1 2 1 6 6 5 2 1 2 4 8 -4 12
13 MVV Maastricht 10 4 0 6 13 28 5 3 0 2 10 11 5 1 0 4 3 17 -15 12
14 Jong PSV 9 3 1 5 10 13 5 3 0 2 8 6 4 0 1 3 2 7 -3 10
15 TOP Oss 10 3 1 6 12 18 5 2 1 2 10 10 5 1 0 4 2 8 -6 10
16 Almere City 9 2 3 4 17 18 4 1 2 1 8 7 5 1 1 3 9 11 -1 9
17 NAC Breda 9 2 3 4 15 17 4 2 1 1 10 5 5 0 2 3 5 12 -2 9
18 Helmond Sport 9 3 0 6 10 15 5 3 0 2 6 6 4 0 0 4 4 9 -5 9
19 FC Den Bosch 9 3 0 6 8 15 5 2 0 3 6 10 4 1 0 3 2 5 -7 9
20 FC Dordrecht 9 1 3 5 9 16 4 0 2 2 3 5 5 1 1 3 6 11 -7 6

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.