Almere City travel to FC Den Bosch with space in suitcase for three points

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Competition: Netherlands Eerste Divisie
Competition: Fri 15.October
Match begins: 18:00 (UTC)
Venue: Stadion De Vliert (9000 seats)

This fixture involves two contenders living in the cellar of the Eerste Divisie, FC Den Bosch having 19th spot and Almere City in 17th. A decent chance for one of the participants to upgrade their position.

Insights:
  • FC Den Bosch have the the worst goal difference (-4) at home in Eerste Divisie
  • Almere City have the most dropped points from leading position (16) in Eerste Divisie

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.

This football pitch has the surface artifical turf, unlike Almere City's home stadium. The latest 22 games by the away team on artifical turf have ended with 5 wins, 6 draws and 11 losses.

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FC Den Bosch form and stats

2 victories, 0 draws and 3 defeats. That’s what FC Den Bosch have to build on here at Stadion De Vliert in the Eerste Divisie. With three straight defeats the pressure is piling up on FC Den Bosch to get some points in this home game.

Bosch are hoping to put things right at home after a defeat in their previous match, the score 2-3 away versus ADO Den Haag. Defender Victor van den Bogert got the top score of the team in the match with a rating of 7.61/10. Bogert won 2 of 4 duels.

Preceding that match was a defeat to Telstar (0-1).

The FC Den Bosch fans would probably like to see some more goals scored at their own stadium in the league, the tally being 6 in 5 matches. Bosch are struggling defensively, conceding on average more than two goals per home game (10 from 5 played).

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Almere City form and stats

1-1-3 is the win-draw-loss statistic for Almere City in their Eerste Divisie matches away.

Almere City failed to get anything from their last game, a Eerste Divisie home match vs De Graafschap (placed 2nd) that ended with defeat 1-2. Bram Van Vlerken was the top performer of the team in that game with a match score of 7.4. The defender Vlerken scored one goal and won 5 of 9 duels.

Preceding that game, the 2-3 loss visiting FC Volendam's place.

The travelling fans enjoy Almere City's attacking play in away games, having scored 9 goals in 5 league matches away. Almere have conceded 11 goals in these games.

Head 2 Head

Head-2-head stats last ten meetings: one - two - seven (Bosch wins - draws - Almere City wins). As for goals, five matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), five had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

FC Den BoschR. Kuijpers
R. Kuijpers
6 goals
Almere CityI. Alhaft
I. Alhaft
3 goals
Almere CityL. Duijvestijn
L. Duijvestijn
3 goals

FC Den Bosch missing players

Almere City missing players

FC Den Bosch Almere City
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
10 5 0 Played P 0 5 10
3 2 0 Won W 0 1 2
0 0 0 Drew D 0 1 3
7 3 0 Lost L 0 3 5
10 6 0 Scored S 0 9 18
18 10 0 Conceded C 0 11 20
100% 100% 0% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 100% 100%
70% 80% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 100% 100%
50% 60% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 80% 80%
30% 40% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 40% 40%
30% 40% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 40% 30%
40% 40% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 100% 90%
20% 20% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 10%
40% 40% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 0% 0%
 
4 4 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 6.6 5
5.3 5 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 5.2 5.7
2.6 2.4 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 1.4 1.1
1 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
9 8.8 0 Shots (avg) S ( 0 9 10.8
3.5 3.8 0 Shots on Target (avg) S O 0 4.4 4.7
29% 32% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 41% 38%
Key stats in Eerste Divisie this season:
  • All of Almere City's matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • Almere City have failed to keep a clean sheet in all their away matches.
  • Almere City have scored in all their matches so far.
  • Almere City have the most dropped points from leading position (16) in Eerste Divisie
  • Almere City have won significantly more corners away than at home.
  • Almere City haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • FC Den Bosch have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • FC Den Bosch have the the worst goal difference (-4) at home in Eerste Divisie
  • FC Den Bosch 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 De Graafschap 10 6 1 3 18 13 5 2 1 2 7 9 5 4 0 1 11 4 5 19
3 FC Volendam 9 5 3 1 22 13 5 3 1 1 13 8 4 2 2 0 9 5 9 18
4 Jong AZ 9 6 0 3 11 8 5 4 0 1 7 4 4 2 0 2 4 4 3 18
5 ADO Den Haag 10 7 1 2 25 15 5 4 0 1 12 6 5 3 1 1 13 9 10 16
6 FC Emmen 10 5 1 4 15 9 5 2 0 3 9 5 5 3 1 1 6 4 6 16
7 VVV-Venlo 10 5 1 4 13 11 6 4 1 1 9 5 4 1 0 3 4 6 2 16
8 FC Eindhoven 10 5 1 4 15 15 5 4 1 0 10 5 5 1 0 4 5 10 0 16
9 Jong Utrecht 9 4 3 2 14 8 4 2 0 2 5 3 5 2 3 0 9 5 6 15
10 Roda JC Kerkrade 9 4 2 3 17 13 5 2 1 2 8 6 4 2 1 1 9 7 4 14
11 Jong Ajax 9 4 0 5 20 20 4 2 0 2 11 8 5 2 0 3 9 12 0 12
12 Helmond Sport 10 4 0 6 11 15 5 3 0 2 6 6 5 1 0 4 5 9 -4 12
13 Telstar 9 3 3 3 10 14 4 1 2 1 6 6 5 2 1 2 4 8 -4 12
14 MVV Maastricht 10 4 0 6 13 28 5 3 0 2 10 11 5 1 0 4 3 17 -15 12
15 Jong PSV 9 3 1 5 10 13 5 3 0 2 8 6 4 0 1 3 2 7 -3 10
16 FC Oss 10 3 1 6 12 18 5 2 1 2 10 10 5 1 0 4 2 8 -6 10
17 Almere City 10 2 3 5 18 20 5 1 2 2 9 9 5 1 1 3 9 11 -2 9
18 NAC Breda 9 2 3 4 15 17 4 2 1 1 10 5 5 0 2 3 5 12 -2 9
19 FC Den Bosch 10 3 0 7 10 18 5 2 0 3 6 10 5 1 0 4 4 8 -8 9
20 FC Dordrecht 10 1 3 6 9 17 5 0 2 3 3 6 5 1 1 3 6 11 -8 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.