All you need to know about the FC Groningen - Feyenoord game:

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Competition: Netherlands Eredivisie
Competition: Wed 24.February
Match begins: 17:45 (UTC)
Venue: Hitachi Capital Mobility Stadium (22579 seats)

The FC Groningen & Feyenoord managers D. Buijs and D. Advocaat are both dreading and looking forward to this decisive game in the upper regions of the Eredivisie league table.

Insights:
  • Feyenoord has the most points from losing position (16) in Eredivisie

It's no vacation for neither Groningen nor Feyenoord as both were in action only a few days ago. Expect some tired legs on the pitch and/or possibly some changes to the lineups.

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FC Groningen form and stats

The story so far in the Eredivisie for FC Groningen at their home stadium (Hitachi Capital Mobility Stadium) is 6 wins, 3 draws and 2 defeats. Hopes of three in a row are alive for Groningen after consecutive victories at their own ground.

Before that game, the 1-0 home victory against PEC Zwolle.

There's a new fixture coming up fairly quickly for Groningen, as the Eredivisie home game vs Fortuna Sittard is only four days away.

Groningen has scored 14 league goals at home this season, in 11 matches. Groningen have only conceded 8 from their league home games. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.

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Feyenoord form and stats

As the visiting team in Eredivisie matches, Feyenoord have produced an overall stat of 6-2-3 so far.

Prior to that match, the Feyenoord manager D. Advocaat faced defeat when travelling to SC Heerenveen and losing 3-4.

An inspired comeback made the scores level in Feyenoord's duel with FC Twente. It looked bad at 0-2 but the team were not done and fought back to 2-2 after Steven Berghuis found the equalizer.

The visitors will be packing their bags again in only four days as another away game awaits: The Eredivisie trip to AZ.

The travelling fans enjoy Feyenoord's attacking play in away games, having scored 21 goals in 11 league matches away. It's been trouble in front of goal recently, as only 2 of these goals has been scored in their last three away matches. 13 goals have been conceded by Feyenoord in these games.

Head 2 Head

These teams' last encounter with each other was the Feyenoord - Groningen 2-0 earlier this season. As for the last ten games between these two teams, there's one Groningen victory, three draws and six Feyenoord wins. Over/under statistics; two of these games ended with three goals or more, eight matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

FeyenoordS. Berghuis
S. Berghuis
13 goals
FC GroningenJ. Strand Larsen
J. Strand Larsen
9 goals
GroningenA. El Messaoudi
A. El Messaoudi
6 goals

FC Groningen missing players

Feyenoord missing players

FC Groningen Feyenoord
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
22 11 3 Played P 2 11 22
11 6 1 Won W 0 6 12
5 3 1 Drew D 0 2 6
6 2 1 Lost L 2 3 4
30 14 3 Scored S 0 21 44
24 8 4 Conceded C 2 13 22
95% 91% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 95%
64% 55% 67% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 82% 82%
45% 36% 33% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 64% 55%
32% 18% 33% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 45% 41%
9% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 18% 23%
50% 36% 67% BTTS BTTS 0% 45% 50%
32% 55% 33% Clean Sheets C S 0% 27% 36%
23% 18% 0% Failed to Score F T 100% 27% 18%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1.3 1.5 2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0.5 0.9 1
2 0 0 Red cards R C 0 1 1
 
12 13.6 10.3 Shots (avg) S ( 16.5 16.5 16.4
3.8 3.9 2 Shots on Target (avg) S O 3.5 4.8 5.4
36% 33% 50% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 40% 37%
Key stats in Eredivisie this season:
  • Feyenoord has the fewest conceded goals in the second half (9) in Eredivisie
  • Feyenoord has the most points from losing position (16) in Eredivisie
  • Feyenoord have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Feyenoord haven’t played a single 0-0 game away.

  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 22 18 2 2 72 17 11 9 1 1 35 11 11 9 1 1 37 6 55 56
2 PSV 23 15 5 3 54 25 11 10 0 1 27 7 12 5 5 2 27 18 29 50
3 AZ 23 13 7 3 52 33 11 6 2 3 21 15 12 7 5 0 31 18 19 46
4 Feyenoord 22 12 6 4 44 22 11 6 4 1 23 9 11 6 2 3 21 13 22 42
5 Vitesse 23 13 3 7 35 24 11 8 2 1 17 6 12 5 1 6 18 18 11 42
6 FC Groningen 22 11 5 6 30 24 11 6 3 2 14 8 11 5 2 4 16 16 6 38
7 FC Utrecht 22 8 10 4 36 28 12 5 6 1 21 16 10 3 4 3 15 12 8 34
8 FC Twente 23 9 7 7 37 30 12 3 4 5 16 17 11 6 3 2 21 13 7 34
9 Fortuna Sittard 23 9 4 10 35 41 12 4 2 6 19 23 11 5 2 4 16 18 -6 31
10 SC Heerenveen 23 7 9 7 31 31 11 5 3 3 17 12 12 2 6 4 14 19 0 30
11 Heracles 23 8 4 11 24 35 11 5 1 5 15 11 12 3 3 6 9 24 -11 28
12 Sparta Rotterdam 22 6 5 11 32 38 11 2 3 6 20 23 11 4 2 5 12 15 -6 23
13 PEC Zwolle 23 4 11 8 28 37 11 2 6 3 11 13 12 2 5 5 17 24 -9 23
14 RKC Waalwijk 23 5 7 11 22 35 12 3 4 5 14 17 11 2 3 6 8 18 -13 22
15 VVV-Venlo 22 6 4 12 36 56 11 3 3 5 16 32 11 3 1 7 20 24 -20 22
16 Willem II 22 3 4 15 24 53 11 3 1 7 15 27 11 0 3 8 9 26 -29 13
17 ADO Den Haag 22 2 7 13 19 49 11 0 5 6 11 23 11 2 2 7 8 26 -30 13
18 FC Emmen 23 1 6 16 20 53 12 1 3 8 16 33 11 0 3 8 4 20 -33 9

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.