FC Emmen vs Fortuna Sittard: Match guide and preview

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Competition: Netherlands Eredivisie
Competition: Sun 18.October
Match begins: 12:30 (UTC)
Venue: De Oude Meerdijk (8600 seats)

It's early days in the Eredivisie and both FC Emmen and Fortuna Sittard are still hoping for a flying start in order to set the tone for the season. Three points can make a big difference at this stage.

Both teams have had enough rest since their last competitive action. Let's hope for an energetic game!

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FC Emmen form and stats

FC Emmen have less points than they have played home games in the Eredivisie so far. Their two previous attempts here have produced 1 point.

Emmen travelled for their previous game, a trip to FC Twente that ended 1-1. In the match before that, FC Emmen hosted Willem II and drew the game 1-1.

At De Oude Meerdijk, FC Emmen has the goal stats of 4-6 (for/against) from 2 league fixtures.

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Fortuna Sittard form and stats

No Eredivisie points yet away for Fortuna Sittard, from their first 2 matches. Fortuna Sittard has lost their two previous away games and are eager to kill a negative trend in its infancy.

Fortuna Sittard lost away at PSV (0-2) in their previous game and are perhaps starting to feel homesick. Preceding that match was the 3-3 draw at home vs AZ.

Fortuna Sittard have the goal stats of 0-4 (for/against) from 2 business trips in the league at this early stage of the season.

Head 2 Head

As for the last ten games between these two teams, there's two FC Emmen victories, five draws and three Fortuna Sittard wins. Over/under statistics; eight of these games ended with three goals or more, two matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

FC EmmenM. de Leeuw
M. de Leeuw
2 goals
Fortuna SittardZ. Flemming
Z. Flemming
2 goals
EmmenM. Kolar
M. Kolar
1 goals

FC Emmen missing players

Fortuna Sittard missing players

FC Emmen Fortuna Sittard
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
4 2 0 Played P 0 2 4
0 0 0 Won W 0 0 0
2 1 0 Drew D 0 0 1
2 1 0 Lost L 0 2 3
6 4 0 Scored S 0 0 4
9 6 0 Conceded C 0 4 10
100% 100% 0% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 100% 100%
100% 100% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 100% 100%
50% 50% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 0% 50%
25% 50% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 50%
25% 50% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 25%
100% 100% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 0% 50%
0% 0% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 100% 50%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1.8 1.5 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 0.5 1.8
1 1 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
38 21 0 Total Shots T S 0 18 55
12 5 0 Shots on Target S O 0 5 16
50% 80% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 0% 25%
Key stats in Eredivisie this season:
  • FC Emmen has the most conceded goals in the second half (7) in Eredivisie
  • FC Emmen has the most dropped points from leading position (5) in Eredivisie
FC Emmen Last season Fortuna Sittard
Total Home   Statistics Stat   Away Total
26 13   Played P   13 26
9 9   Won W   0 6
5 2   Drew D   4 8
12 2   Lost L   9 12
32 26   Scored S   7 29
45 12   Conceded C   35 52
96% 100%   Over 0.5 O 0.5   85% 85%
88% 85%   Over 1.5 O 1.5   85% 77%
54% 54%   Over 2.5 O 2.5   62% 58%
27% 23%   Over 3.5 O 3.5   46% 46%
19% 15%   Over 4.5 O 4.5   31% 35%
46% 46%   BTTS BTTS   46% 58%
27% 46%   Clean Sheets C S   15% 23%
31% 8%   Failed to Score F T   54% 35%
 
0 0   Corners for (avg) C F   0 0
0 0   Corners against (avg) C A   0 0
2.1 2   Yellow cards (avg) Y C   1.7 2
4 2   Red cards R C   2 4
 
308 196   Total Shots T S   116 288
98 73   Shots on Target S O   36 99
33% 36%   Goal Efficiency G E   19% 29%

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Feyenoord 4 3 1 0 11 4 2 1 1 0 5 3 2 2 0 0 6 1 7 10
2 PSV 4 3 1 0 8 3 2 2 0 0 4 1 2 1 1 0 4 2 5 10
3 SC Heerenveen 4 3 1 0 7 2 2 2 0 0 3 0 2 1 1 0 4 2 5 10
4 Vitesse 4 3 0 1 7 2 2 2 0 0 5 0 2 1 0 1 2 2 5 9
5 Ajax 4 3 0 1 6 2 2 2 0 0 5 1 2 1 0 1 1 1 4 9
6 FC Twente 4 2 2 0 7 3 3 2 1 0 6 2 1 0 1 0 1 1 4 8
7 FC Groningen 4 2 0 2 4 6 2 1 0 1 2 3 2 1 0 1 2 3 -2 6
8 FC Utrecht 3 1 2 0 5 3 2 1 1 0 4 2 1 0 1 0 1 1 2 5
9 PEC Zwolle 3 1 1 1 5 3 2 1 0 1 4 2 1 0 1 0 1 1 2 4
10 VVV-Venlo 4 1 1 2 7 7 2 0 1 1 2 3 2 1 0 1 5 4 0 4
11 Willem II 4 1 1 2 6 7 2 1 0 1 5 4 2 0 1 1 1 3 -1 4
12 Heracles 4 1 1 2 3 8 2 1 1 0 3 1 2 0 0 2 0 7 -5 4
13 AZ 3 0 3 0 8 8 1 0 1 0 1 1 2 0 2 0 7 7 0 3
14 ADO Den Haag 4 1 0 3 4 8 1 0 0 1 0 1 3 1 0 2 4 7 -4 3
15 FC Emmen 4 0 2 2 6 9 2 0 1 1 4 6 2 0 1 1 2 3 -3 2
16 Fortuna Sittard 4 0 1 3 4 10 2 0 1 1 4 6 2 0 0 2 0 4 -6 1
17 Sparta Rotterdam 4 0 1 3 4 11 2 0 1 1 4 5 2 0 0 2 0 6 -7 1
18 RKC Waalwijk 3 0 0 3 1 7 1 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 2 1 6 -6 0
Last season Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Ajax 25 18 2 5 68 23 13 11 0 2 40 8 12 7 2 3 28 15 45 56
2 AZ 25 18 2 5 54 17 13 10 1 2 32 8 12 8 1 3 22 9 37 56
3 Feyenoord 25 14 8 3 50 35 13 9 3 1 29 15 12 5 5 2 21 20 15 50
4 PSV 26 14 7 5 54 28 12 8 3 1 32 12 14 6 4 4 22 16 26 49
5 Willem II 26 13 5 8 37 34 13 7 4 2 17 9 13 6 1 6 20 25 3 44
6 FC Utrecht 25 12 5 8 50 34 12 8 0 4 30 12 13 4 5 4 20 22 16 41
7 Vitesse 26 12 5 9 45 35 13 7 3 3 24 15 13 5 2 6 21 20 10 41
8 Heracles 26 10 6 10 40 34 13 8 1 4 31 17 13 2 5 6 9 17 6 36
9 FC Groningen 26 10 5 11 27 26 13 7 1 5 17 10 13 3 4 6 10 16 1 35
10 SC Heerenveen 26 8 9 9 41 41 14 3 8 3 17 18 12 5 1 6 24 23 0 33
11 Sparta Rotterdam 26 9 6 11 41 45 13 7 3 3 30 16 13 2 3 8 11 29 -4 33
12 FC Emmen 26 9 5 12 32 45 13 9 2 2 26 12 13 0 3 10 6 33 -13 32
13 VVV-Venlo 26 8 4 14 24 51 13 5 3 5 14 21 13 3 1 9 10 30 -27 28
14 FC Twente 26 7 6 13 34 46 13 5 3 5 23 22 13 2 3 8 11 24 -12 27
15 PEC Zwolle 26 7 5 14 37 55 12 5 2 5 28 30 14 2 3 9 9 25 -18 26
16 Fortuna Sittard 26 6 8 12 29 52 13 6 4 3 22 17 13 0 4 9 7 35 -23 26
17 ADO Den Haag 26 4 7 15 25 54 13 2 6 5 11 17 13 2 1 10 14 37 -29 19
18 RKC Waalwijk 26 4 3 19 27 60 13 3 2 8 13 20 13 1 1 11 14 40 -33 15

Read more about Eredivisie

The Eredivisie is the highest level of professional football in the Netherlands. 18 teams play two fixtures against each other to form the final league table and decide which team wins the Dutch national championship. The phrase Eredivisie translates to “Honour Division”. The “big three” in Dutch football are Ajax, PSV and Feyenoord.