FC Den Bosch - Jong Utrecht: Small difference between teams in Eerste Divisie clash

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Competition: Netherlands Eerste Divisie
Competition: Fri 26.February
Match begins: 20:00 (UTC)
Venue: Stadion De Vliert (9000 seats)

This match features two teams living in the basement of the Eerste Divisie, FC Den Bosch holding 20th place and Jong Utrecht lying 15th. A good chance for both teams to improve their position.

Insights:
  • FC Den Bosch has the fewest scored goals in the first half (8) in Eerste Divisie
  • Jong Utrecht has the most dropped points from leading position (20) in Eerste Divisie

There has not been much time to rest for the guests, as they played a Eerste Divisie game only four days ago.

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FC Den Bosch form and stats

With 2 Eerste Divisie wins, 5 draws and 5 defeats from their home games, FC Den Bosch are certainly not brimming with confidence. All in all it has been a very rough period for Bosch who hasn’t won a league-game in their last 20 attempts. Their previous win was against MVV Maastricht, 157 days ago. FC Den Bosch are slowly digging their own grave here at Stadion De Vliert with the depressing streak of not having won a home league game in ten attempts. The last victory here came in the MVV Maastricht match.

Bosch lost their last game at Jong PSV (placed 16th) after a 0-1 scoreline. Preceding that match was a defeat to De Graafschap (2-3).

Wouter Van der Steen had a busy but productive day in the Jong PSV match. Despite making eight saves the loss could not be prevented.

There will be little rest for Bosch after this match as they are travelling to NEC for a Eerste Divisie game in only four days.

Bosch has scored 16 league goals at home this season, in 12 matches. Bosch have conceded 18 from these games.

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Jong Utrecht form and stats

4-1-7 is the win-draw-loss statistic for Jong Utrecht in their Eerste Divisie matches away. It's looking increasingly bleak for Utrecht who now has to deal with a five game losing streak. MVV Maastricht was the last time a defeat was avoided. Three might be a magic number, but there's been little wizardry in Utrecht's last three away games as they have all been lost.

Utrecht's previous game was their home loss versus SC Cambuur (1-3). Preceding that game, the 2-3 loss visiting Jong AZ's place.

The visitors are returning home after this fixture, hosting FC Dordrecht in just four days.

Utrecht has displayed an ability to score goals in away matches in the league this season, 19 goals from 12 games. Utrecht have conceded 25 goals in these games.

Head 2 Head

These teams' last encounter with each other was the Jong Utrecht - Bosch 3-1 earlier this season. Last nine meetings between the teams: Bosch won three, Jong Utrecht won three and three draws. five games with over 2,5 goals, four matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

Jong UtrechtJ. Hilterman
J. Hilterman
14 goals
FC Den BoschJ. Hornkamp
J. Hornkamp
8 goals
Jong UtrechtT. Pieters
T. Pieters
5 goals

FC Den Bosch missing players

Jong Utrecht missing players

FC Den Bosch Jong Utrecht
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
24 12 4 Played P 4 12 24
2 2 2 Won W 2 4 8
7 5 0 Drew D 1 1 1
15 5 2 Lost L 1 7 15
26 16 6 Scored S 8 19 35
56 18 5 Conceded C 4 25 47
96% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
88% 92% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 92% 92%
67% 58% 75% Over 2.5 O 2.5 50% 67% 71%
42% 25% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 25% 50% 42%
21% 8% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 25% 42% 29%
67% 83% 75% BTTS BTTS 50% 67% 71%
8% 8% 25% Clean Sheets C S 50% 25% 17%
29% 8% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 8% 12%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1.8 1.2 0.5 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0.8 1 1.3
2 1 0 Red cards R C 0 1 5
 
9.7 10.6 13.5 Shots (avg) S ( 17 13.7 12.7
3.7 3.9 5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 7.5 5.8 5.2
29% 34% 30% Goal Efficiency G E 27% 28% 28%
Key stats in Eerste Divisie this season:
  • FC Den Bosch has the fewest scored goals in the first half (8) in Eerste Divisie
  • FC Den Bosch have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored.
  • FC Den Bosch haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.
  • Jong Utrecht has the fewest points from losing position (0) in Eerste Divisie
  • Jong Utrecht has the most dropped points from leading position (20) in Eerste Divisie
  • Jong Utrecht 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 SC Cambuur 25 19 3 3 72 21 13 10 0 3 39 12 12 9 3 0 33 9 51 60
2 De Graafschap 25 18 2 5 53 34 12 9 1 2 25 14 13 9 1 3 28 20 19 56
3 Almere City 24 16 5 3 55 32 11 9 2 0 22 2 13 7 3 3 33 30 23 53
4 NAC Breda 25 15 5 5 48 23 12 8 1 3 26 12 13 7 4 2 22 11 25 50
5 Go Ahead Eagles 25 14 5 6 36 18 12 5 3 4 14 10 13 9 2 2 22 8 18 47
6 Roda JC Kerkrade 25 11 8 6 47 33 12 6 4 2 24 13 13 5 4 4 23 20 14 41
7 NEC 24 12 5 7 41 29 12 6 3 3 21 12 12 6 2 4 20 17 12 41
8 FC Volendam 23 10 7 6 48 30 12 4 3 5 25 16 11 6 4 1 23 14 18 37
9 Telstar 25 9 7 9 43 36 13 4 4 5 27 20 12 5 3 4 16 16 7 34
10 Excelsior 25 9 3 13 45 44 12 4 1 7 23 25 13 5 2 6 22 19 1 30
11 Jong Ajax 24 8 6 10 39 44 13 3 4 6 18 25 11 5 2 4 21 19 -5 30
12 Helmond Sport 24 7 8 9 33 37 13 5 2 6 19 20 11 2 6 3 14 17 -4 29
13 FC Eindhoven 25 7 7 11 36 44 12 4 3 5 25 22 13 3 4 6 11 22 -8 28
14 FC Oss 25 8 4 13 27 40 13 5 2 6 21 20 12 3 2 7 6 20 -13 28
15 Jong Utrecht 24 8 1 15 35 47 12 4 0 8 16 22 12 4 1 7 19 25 -12 25
16 Jong PSV 24 6 5 13 35 51 12 2 4 6 14 20 12 4 1 7 21 31 -16 23
17 MVV Maastricht 25 6 5 14 26 52 12 4 2 6 18 29 13 2 3 8 8 23 -26 23
18 Jong AZ 25 6 4 15 35 68 13 3 3 7 24 36 12 3 1 8 11 32 -33 22
19 FC Dordrecht 24 4 3 17 22 63 12 2 3 7 13 24 12 2 0 10 9 39 -41 15
20 FC Den Bosch 24 2 7 15 26 56 12 2 5 5 16 18 12 0 2 10 10 38 -30 13

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.