MVV Maastricht vs Telstar match preview

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Competition: Netherlands Eerste Divisie
Competition: Fri 26.February
Match begins: 17:45 (UTC)
Venue: De Geusselt (10000 seats)

Season ticket holders at De Geusselt haven’t seen too many victories this season, with MVV Maastricht languishing in the 17th position so far. The guesting Telstar will be hopeful to defend their higher league position in this one.

Insights:
  • MVV Maastricht have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Telstar has the most matches under the total-line (16) in Eerste Divisie

MVV Maastricht and Telstar should both be in good shape for this meeting, as there's been enough days for both of them to train and rest since their last matches.

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MVV Maastricht form and stats

4 victories, 2 draws and 6 defeats. That’s what MVV Maastricht have to build on here at De Geusselt in the Eerste Divisie. Hopes of three in a row are alive for MVV Maastricht after consecutive victories at their own ground.

Maastricht's last game was hosting Excelsior (placed 10th) and winning 1-0. Prior to that was the away defeat visiting Graafschap (0-1).

Mike Havekotte loved the game against Excelsior. With a stunning six saves the goalkeeper played a huge part in the 1-0 victory. World class coaching! That was the thoughts of D. Kalezić when Djibril Dianessy scored the winning goal after coming on as a substitute in the 67th minute.

MVV Maastricht have proved capable of finding the net in their games here at De Geusselt with 18 goals in 12 league matches. MVV Maastricht have conceded 29 goals in these home games, a significant number. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only 2 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 home matches.

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Telstar form and stats

The story so far for the visiting team on their Eerste Divisie travels is 5 wins, 3 draws and 4 defeats.

Telstar's last game ended in a draw, the home match versus FC Eindhoven that finished 1-1. The game before that, was lost at home, a 1-2 defeat against NAC Breda.

The visiting Telstar have scored more than one goal per away game in the league so far. The grand total is 16 goals from 12 games. As opposed to that, Telstar have seen the ball go into their own net 16 times on the road.

Head 2 Head

The two sides played each other earlier this season: Telstar - Maastricht 1-2. Last ten meetings between the teams: Maastricht won four, Telstar won three and three draws. five games with over 2,5 goals, five matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

TelstarG. Plet
G. Plet
14 goals
TelstarI. Bronkhorst
I. Bronkhorst
8 goals
TelstarS. Pattynama
S. Pattynama
4 goals

MVV Maastricht missing players

Telstar missing players

MVV Maastricht Telstar
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
25 12 4 Played P 4 12 25
6 4 2 Won W 2 5 9
5 2 1 Drew D 1 3 7
14 6 1 Lost L 1 4 9
26 18 5 Scored S 7 16 43
52 29 7 Conceded C 6 16 36
96% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
84% 92% 75% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 83% 92%
52% 67% 50% Over 2.5 O 2.5 75% 50% 60%
32% 50% 25% Over 3.5 O 3.5 25% 17% 28%
24% 42% 25% Over 4.5 O 4.5 25% 17% 20%
48% 67% 75% BTTS BTTS 75% 67% 76%
16% 17% 25% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 8%
40% 17% 0% Failed to Score F T 25% 33% 16%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1.4 1.3 1.2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1 1.4 1.2
1 0 0 Red cards R C 1 1 1
 
10.6 12.7 12.5 Shots (avg) S ( 10 11.2 10.8
4.1 5.4 5.8 Shots on Target (avg) S O 5.8 4.3 4.4
25% 28% 22% Goal Efficiency G E 30% 31% 39%
Key stats in Eerste Divisie this season:
  • MVV Maastricht have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • MVV Maastricht haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.
  • Telstar has the most matches under the total-line (16) in Eerste Divisie
  • Telstar have failed to keep a clean sheet in all their away matches.
  • Telstar 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 24 18 3 3 69 20 13 10 0 3 39 12 11 8 3 0 30 8 49 57
2 Almere City 24 16 5 3 55 32 11 9 2 0 22 2 13 7 3 3 33 30 23 53
3 Graafschap 24 17 2 5 51 33 12 9 1 2 25 14 12 8 1 3 26 19 18 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 24 13 5 6 33 18 12 5 3 4 14 10 12 8 2 2 19 8 15 44
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 23 12 5 6 40 27 11 6 3 2 20 10 12 6 2 4 20 17 13 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 23 8 1 14 34 44 11 4 0 7 15 19 12 4 1 7 19 25 -10 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 24 6 4 14 35 65 12 3 3 6 24 33 12 3 1 8 11 32 -30 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.