All you need to know about the Roda JC Kerkrade - De Graafschap game:

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Competition: Netherlands Eerste Divisie
Competition: Fri 15.January
Match begins: 19:00 (UTC)
Venue: Parkstad Limburg Stadion (19979 seats)

Roda JC Kerkrade will hope to utilise their home advantage to help bridge the gap to today’s opponents. The home side are currently 12 points behind De Graafschap.

Both teams should be fairly well rested for this game, as they have had some quiet days to prepare. Hopefully this will translate into lots of action on the pitch.

De Graafschap play their home games on grass, while this game is played on artifical turf. Recent stats for De Graafschap when playing on artifical turf are 8 wins, 6 draws and 5 defeats from 19 matches. They have scored 32 goals and conceded 30 times in these games.

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Roda JC Kerkrade form and stats

When playing at home in the Eerste Divisie, Roda JC Kerkrade have managed 4 wins, 4 draws and suffered 1 defeat from 9 games.

An away draw last time out for Roda JC Kerkrade, facing NAC Breda in a game that ended 2-2. A strong away win before that one, visiting Jong AZ and winning 1-0.

Kees Luijckx felt an ounce or two of guilt after the draw against NAC Breda as the player was unable to convert a penalty kick in the 54th minute.

The Roda JC Kerkrade fans have had their share of opportunities to cheer home goals this season, having seen 16 goals in 9 league matches. Kerkrade have only conceded 8 from their league home games. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above. It's worth mentioning that 6 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 home matches.

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De Graafschap form and stats

As the visiting team in Eerste Divisie matches, De Graafschap have produced an overall stat of 5-1-3 so far.

De Graafschap go into this game after a win, the home game against Telstar that ended 2-0. A 0-1 defeat away at Almere City before that.

The travelling fans enjoy De Graafschap's attacking play in away games, having scored 16 goals in 9 league matches away. Defensive performances away have varied in quality as Graafschap have conceded 15 goals on the road. For more goal statistics, check out the Statistics tab above.

Head 2 Head

The teams have played each other before this season, with the result De Graafschap - Kerkrade 4-0 entered in the official records. Head-2-head stats last ten meetings: three - three - four (Kerkrade wins - draws - De Graafschap wins). As for goals, four matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), six had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

De GraafschapR. Seuntjens
R. Seuntjens
11 goals
KerkradeR. Alberg
R. Alberg
8 goals
De GraafschapE. Lieftink
E. Lieftink
7 goals

Roda JC Kerkrade missing players

De Graafschap missing players

Roda JC Kerkrade De Graafschap
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
19 9 1 Played P 3 9 19
6 4 0 Won W 1 5 12
8 4 1 Drew D 1 1 2
5 1 0 Lost L 1 3 5
29 16 1 Scored S 4 16 38
26 8 1 Conceded C 3 15 28
95% 89% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 67% 89% 95%
89% 89% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 67% 78% 84%
58% 56% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 33% 56% 58%
37% 33% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 33% 33% 42%
5% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 33% 33% 26%
47% 44% 100% BTTS BTTS 33% 56% 53%
32% 44% 0% Clean Sheets C S 67% 33% 37%
26% 22% 0% Failed to Score F T 33% 22% 16%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1.6 2 2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0.7 0.9 1.2
2 1 0 Red cards R C 0 0 1
 
13 12.9 19 Shots (avg) S ( 11.7 15.9 14.8
5.2 5.3 6 Shots on Target (avg) S O 4.7 5.3 5.4
29% 33% 17% Goal Efficiency G E 29% 33% 37%

  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 19 15 1 3 58 18 10 7 0 3 29 11 9 8 1 0 29 7 40 46
2 Almere City 19 13 5 1 42 22 10 8 2 0 19 2 9 5 3 1 23 20 20 44
3 De Graafschap 19 12 2 5 38 28 10 7 1 2 22 13 9 5 1 3 16 15 10 38
4 NAC Breda 19 11 3 5 35 17 10 6 1 3 20 11 9 5 2 2 15 6 18 36
5 NEC 19 10 4 5 36 25 9 5 2 2 18 10 10 5 2 3 18 15 11 34
6 FC Volendam 19 9 6 4 44 23 10 4 3 3 24 10 9 5 3 1 20 13 21 33
7 Go Ahead Eagles 18 8 5 5 23 15 8 2 3 3 8 7 10 6 2 2 15 8 8 29
8 Telstar 19 8 4 7 34 28 10 4 2 4 23 15 9 4 2 3 11 13 6 28
9 FC Eindhoven 19 7 6 6 32 34 10 4 3 3 25 19 9 3 3 3 7 15 -2 27
10 Roda JC Kerkrade 19 6 8 5 29 26 9 4 4 1 16 8 10 2 4 4 13 18 3 26
11 Jong Utrecht 19 8 1 10 30 35 10 4 0 6 14 17 9 4 1 4 16 18 -5 25
12 FC Oss 18 7 4 7 16 23 9 4 2 3 11 9 9 3 2 4 5 14 -7 25
13 Jong Ajax 19 6 5 8 33 37 10 3 3 4 16 20 9 3 2 4 17 17 -4 23
14 Helmond Sport 19 5 6 8 24 32 9 3 1 5 11 16 10 2 5 3 13 16 -8 21
15 Excelsior 19 6 2 11 34 35 9 3 0 6 17 18 10 3 2 5 17 17 -1 20
16 Jong PSV 18 4 4 10 27 36 9 1 3 5 11 17 9 3 1 5 16 19 -9 16
17 MVV Maastricht 19 4 4 11 22 44 9 2 1 6 14 27 10 2 3 5 8 17 -22 16
18 Jong AZ 18 3 3 12 23 47 9 1 3 5 16 24 9 2 0 7 7 23 -24 12
19 FC Den Bosch 18 2 5 11 18 41 9 2 4 3 12 12 9 0 1 8 6 29 -23 11
20 FC Dordrecht 18 3 2 13 16 48 8 2 2 4 9 13 10 1 0 9 7 35 -32 11

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.