Soccer match preview: FC Emmen confident before travelling to TOP Oss

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Competition: Netherlands Eerste Divisie
Competition: Fri 15.October
Match begins: 18:00 (UTC)
Venue: Frans Heesen Stadion (4700 seats)

Preview: 6 points stand between the teams ahead of this match, FC Emmen the superior team. Will TOP Oss upset the odds?

Insights:
  • TOP Oss have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • FC Emmen have the most matches under the total-line (7) in Eerste Divisie

We should expect both teams to be fresh and ready for this match, as there is some time since both teams last played. Let's have a look at how the teams are doing!

2 - 4 - 7 with 10-21. What does this mean? Well, these are the statistics for FC Emmen when playing on artifical turf like they will do today. Wins - draws- losses and goals scored-conceded. FC Emmen play their home games on grass so that's why we provide these numbers.

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TOP Oss form and stats

When playing at home in the Eerste Divisie, TOP Oss have managed 2 wins, 1 draw and suffered 2 defeats from 5 games. It's trouble wherever TOP are playing these days as they have suffered four straight defeats now, regardless of arena. They really need to get back to winning ways.

In their previous game, the manager B. Peeters led his TOP to a defeat in the Eerste Divisie match away at FC Eindhoven. The manager is hoping to put things right immediately here at Frans Heesen Stadion. Justin Mathieu (midfield was the top team player in that game with a rating of 7.7/10. Mathieu scored one goal and hit four key passes.

Preceding that match was a defeat to Graafschap (0-3).

TOP Oss can score goals in their home matches. After 5 league matches they have found the net 10 times. TOP are struggling defensively, conceding on average more than two goals per home game (10 from 5 played).

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FC Emmen form and stats

3 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss. That’s the product of FC Emmen playing as the away team in the Eerste Divisie this season. Emmen love their trips these days, as their two previous away games have resulted in victories.

Home advantage was not enough for Emmen in their previous game, as they lost their Eerste Divisie-match, hosting Excelsior, 0-1. Midfield player Jari Vlak was the top player of the team with a match rating of 7.85/10. Vlak had 74 successful passes (of 88 total).

Prior to that result FC Emmen won their away game at Jong Utrecht. The scoreline was 1-0.

Emmen find the net regularly in their away games. 6 goals from 5 away fixtures in the league. They concede less than a goal on average per away game (4 so far).

Head 2 Head

Head to head totals (for the former ten meetings): TOP Oss won three games, two matches ended with a draw and FC Emmen got five wins. Over 2,5 goals / under 2,5 goals: seven / three

Top Goalscorers

FC EmmenJ. Hilterman
J. Hilterman
5 goals
FC EmmenR. Mendes
R. Mendes
4 goals
TOP OssR. Stuij van den Herik
R. Stuij van den Herik
2 goals

TOP Oss missing players

FC Emmen missing players

TOP Oss FC Emmen
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
10 5 3 Played P 2 5 10
3 2 1 Won W 1 3 5
1 1 0 Drew D 0 1 1
6 2 2 Lost L 1 1 4
12 10 4 Scored S 2 6 15
18 10 7 Conceded C 2 4 9
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
80% 100% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 50% 60% 60%
70% 100% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 50% 40% 30%
20% 40% 33% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 10%
20% 40% 33% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 10%
40% 60% 67% BTTS BTTS 50% 60% 40%
20% 20% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 20% 20%
40% 20% 33% Failed to Score F T 50% 20% 40%
 
5.1 3.8 2.7 Corners for (avg) C F 6.5 5 6.2
5 5.6 5.3 Corners against (avg) C A 4.5 5.2 4.4
1.5 0.8 0.7 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0.5 1.2 0.8
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 1
 
8.6 12 11.7 Shots (avg) S ( 9 9.6 11.6
3.6 5.4 5.7 Shots on Target (avg) S O 4 4.4 5.4
33% 37% 24% Goal Efficiency G E 25% 27% 28%
Key stats in Eerste Divisie this season:
  • All of TOP Oss's home-matches have had more than 2,5 goals.
  • FC Emmen have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • FC Emmen have the most matches under the total-line (7) in Eerste Divisie
  • FC Emmen have won significantly less corners away then at home.
  • FC Emmen haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • TOP Oss have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • TOP Oss have won significantly less corners at home than away.
  • TOP Oss 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 FC Volendam 9 5 3 1 22 13 5 3 1 1 13 8 4 2 2 0 9 5 9 18
3 Jong AZ 9 6 0 3 11 8 5 4 0 1 7 4 4 2 0 2 4 4 3 18
4 FC Emmen 10 5 1 4 15 9 5 2 0 3 9 5 5 3 1 1 6 4 6 16
5 Graafschap 9 5 1 3 16 12 5 2 1 2 7 9 4 3 0 1 9 3 4 16
6 VVV-Venlo 10 5 1 4 13 11 6 4 1 1 9 5 4 1 0 3 4 6 2 16
7 FC Eindhoven 10 5 1 4 15 15 5 4 1 0 10 5 5 1 0 4 5 10 0 16
8 Jong Utrecht 9 4 3 2 14 8 4 2 0 2 5 3 5 2 3 0 9 5 6 15
9 Roda JC Kerkrade 9 4 2 3 17 13 5 2 1 2 8 6 4 2 1 1 9 7 4 14
10 ADO Den Haag 9 6 1 2 22 13 4 3 0 1 9 4 5 3 1 1 13 9 9 13
11 Jong Ajax 9 4 0 5 20 20 4 2 0 2 11 8 5 2 0 3 9 12 0 12
12 Telstar 9 3 3 3 10 14 4 1 2 1 6 6 5 2 1 2 4 8 -4 12
13 MVV Maastricht 10 4 0 6 13 28 5 3 0 2 10 11 5 1 0 4 3 17 -15 12
14 Jong PSV 9 3 1 5 10 13 5 3 0 2 8 6 4 0 1 3 2 7 -3 10
15 TOP Oss 10 3 1 6 12 18 5 2 1 2 10 10 5 1 0 4 2 8 -6 10
16 Almere City 9 2 3 4 17 18 4 1 2 1 8 7 5 1 1 3 9 11 -1 9
17 NAC Breda 9 2 3 4 15 17 4 2 1 1 10 5 5 0 2 3 5 12 -2 9
18 Helmond Sport 9 3 0 6 10 15 5 3 0 2 6 6 4 0 0 4 4 9 -5 9
19 FC Den Bosch 9 3 0 6 8 15 5 2 0 3 6 10 4 1 0 3 2 5 -7 9
20 FC Dordrecht 9 1 3 5 9 16 4 0 2 2 3 5 5 1 1 3 6 11 -7 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.