Eerste Divisie preview and data: FC Volendam - FC Den Bosch at Kras Stadion

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Competition: Netherlands Eerste Divisie
Competition: Fri 26.November
Match begins: 19:00 (UTC)
Venue: Kras Stadion (7384 seats)

FC Volendam have performed really well so far this season, sitting at 1st spot in the table. FC Den Bosch have an outlook both ways from their 8th spot.

Insights:
  • FC Volendam have the most scored goals in the first half (22) in Eerste Divisie
  • FC Den Bosch is in the best form (5-1-0) in Eerste Divisie

Little time to rest for the team playing at home, as they played a Eerste Divisie game only four days ago. At least it's nice to return home after that away game at Jong Utrecht.

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FC Volendam form and stats

FC Volendam have performed here at Kras Stadion this season with 5 wins from 8 Eerste Divisie matches. Some points have been lost, as they have drawn 2 games and lost 1. FC Volendam haven’t lost a league-game in 14 attempts regardless of arena, a great achievement. Their last loss was the fixture versus ADO Den Haag, 105 days ago.

It's back home for Volendam, who return with a good feeling about themselves after beating Jong Utrecht away with the result 1-0. Achraf Douiri found the net in that victory. The victory against Jong Utrecht came after Achraf Douiri's winning goal. The Volendam manager W. Jonk was very happy afterwards with the decision to bring on that player in the 63rd minute. Defender Dean James got the top score of the team in the match with a rating of 7.9/10. James hit one key pass and won 10 of 17 duels.

Before that, Volendam played out a draw 4-4 when visiting Jong Ajax.

Volendam 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 five matches and the win/draw/lost stats: Won two, drew two and lost one.

Volendam are showing their attacking force in their league home games this season, scoring more than 2,5 goals per game on average (20 goals in 8 games). Defensively it’s touch-and-go for the home team as 12 goals have been conceded.

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FC Den Bosch form and stats

There's been little loot from FC Den Bosch's travels as they have only collected 7 points from 7 away games in the Eerste Divisie. FC Den Bosch only have 2 wins to counter their 4 defeats and 1 draw. The fact that Bosch have won four matches in a row should scare the hosts and makes this contest more interesting.

FC Den Bosch have succeeded in guarding their own goal lately, led by their goalkeeper Wouter van der Steen. It's been 249 minutes since they last conceded in Eerste Divisie.

Bosch won their last game, 1-0 versus FC Oss played at home. Wouter Van der Steen (goalkeeper) was the best performer with a rating of 8.32. Steen stopped the opponent with five saves and topped it up with a clean sheet.

Before that one, a nice away victory 1-0 at MVV Maastricht.

You'll want to know how Bosch managed when outsiders such as today. Our database found eight similar matches resulting in zero away wins, one draw and seven home wins.

Bosch are scoring more than one goal per away game on average, having accumulated 8 away goals from 7 games (in the league). It's worth mentioning that 6 of these goals has been scored in their last three away matches. Defensive performances away have varied in quality as Bosch have conceded 11 goals on the road. For more goal statistics, check out the Statistics tab above. It's worth mentioning that 6 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 away matches.

Head 2 Head

Previous ten meetings involving these sides: Volendam won five, FC Den Bosch triumphed in two and we saw three draws. six games with more than 2,5 goals, four matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

FC VolendamR. Mühren
R. Mühren
15 goals
FC Den BoschR. Kuijpers
R. Kuijpers
9 goals
VolendamD. van Mieghem
D. van Mieghem
8 goals

FC Volendam missing players

FC Den Bosch missing players

FC Volendam FC Den Bosch
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
16 8 3 Played P 2 7 16
10 5 2 Won W 0 2 8
5 2 1 Drew D 0 1 1
1 1 0 Lost L 2 4 7
40 20 8 Scored S 2 8 20
22 12 2 Conceded C 5 11 23
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
81% 88% 67% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 57% 62%
75% 88% 67% Over 2.5 O 2.5 50% 43% 50%
62% 75% 67% Over 3.5 O 3.5 50% 29% 25%
38% 38% 33% Over 4.5 O 4.5 50% 29% 25%
69% 75% 33% BTTS BTTS 50% 43% 44%
31% 25% 67% Clean Sheets C S 0% 29% 31%
0% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 50% 29% 25%
 
6.1 5.2 4.7 Corners for (avg) C F 2.5 4.1 3.8
5.2 5.2 5.3 Corners against (avg) C A 5.5 4.9 6.1
1.4 1 1 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 3 2.4 2
3 3 1 Red cards R C 1 1 1
 
12.4 12 15 Shots (avg) S ( 6 10 9.3
6.5 5.9 7 Shots on Target (avg) S O 3 3.6 3.7
38% 43% 38% Goal Efficiency G E 33% 32% 34%
 
9 10 10.7 Shots against (avg) S A 17.5 12.3 12.4
4.8 5.4 4.3 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 8 5 4.9
Key stats in Eerste Divisie this season:
  • FC Den Bosch haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • FC Den Bosch is in the best form (5-1-0) in Eerste Divisie
  • FC Volendam have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • FC Volendam have scored at least twice as many goals at home as FC Den Bosch have scored away.
  • FC Volendam have scored in all their matches so far.
  • FC Volendam have the most scored goals in the first half (22) in Eerste Divisie
  • FC Volendam 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 FC Volendam 16 10 5 1 40 22 8 5 2 1 20 12 8 5 3 0 20 10 18 35
2 Excelsior 16 10 2 4 41 23 7 3 2 2 17 11 9 7 0 2 24 12 18 32
3 FC Emmen 16 9 3 4 24 13 7 4 0 3 12 5 9 5 3 1 12 8 11 30
4 De Graafschap 16 9 3 4 27 17 8 3 3 2 9 10 8 6 0 2 18 7 10 30
5 Jong Ajax 16 9 2 5 39 29 8 5 1 2 23 14 8 4 1 3 16 15 10 29
6 ADO Den Haag 16 10 2 4 32 19 7 5 0 2 14 8 9 5 2 2 18 11 13 26
7 FC Eindhoven 16 8 2 6 31 24 7 5 1 1 16 9 9 3 1 5 15 15 7 26
8 FC Den Bosch 16 8 1 7 20 23 9 6 0 3 12 12 7 2 1 4 8 11 -3 25
9 Roda JC Kerkrade 15 6 4 5 28 22 8 2 3 3 13 12 7 4 1 2 15 10 6 22
10 Jong AZ 16 6 3 7 14 16 9 4 2 3 8 7 7 2 1 4 6 9 -2 21
11 MVV Maastricht 15 7 0 8 18 33 7 4 0 3 12 13 8 3 0 5 6 20 -15 21
12 NAC Breda 16 5 5 6 24 22 7 4 2 1 15 6 9 1 3 5 9 16 2 20
13 Jong PSV 16 5 4 7 23 25 9 4 2 3 14 11 7 1 2 4 9 14 -2 19
14 Jong Utrecht 16 5 4 7 20 24 8 3 0 5 8 13 8 2 4 2 12 11 -4 19
15 VVV-Venlo 16 6 1 9 17 22 9 5 1 3 13 10 7 1 0 6 4 12 -5 19
16 Telstar 16 4 5 7 19 34 8 1 3 4 11 20 8 3 2 3 8 14 -15 17
17 Helmond Sport 16 4 3 9 15 27 9 3 1 5 8 16 7 1 2 4 7 11 -12 15
18 Almere City 16 3 4 9 28 36 8 1 2 5 13 19 8 2 2 4 15 17 -8 13
19 FC Oss 16 3 3 10 17 28 8 2 2 4 12 15 8 1 1 6 5 13 -11 12
20 FC Dordrecht 16 2 4 10 18 36 8 1 3 4 8 14 8 1 1 6 10 22 -18 10

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.