AZ travels with confidence to meet Fortuna Sittard: Free betting guide

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Competition: Netherlands Eredivisie
Competition: Sun 16.January
Match begins: 15:45 (UTC)
Venue: Fortuna Sittard Stadion (12500 seats)

Fortuna Sittard have had problems winning points this league season. Could the gang get some points when AZ stop by Fortuna Sittard Stadion?

Insights:
  • Fortuna Sittard have the most conceded goals (46) in Eredivisie

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Fortuna Sittard form and stats

Fortuna Sittard's results here at Fortuna Sittard Stadion in the Eredivisie have been very modest with 2 victories, 2 draws and 4 defeats.

No payout for Fortuna Sittard in their previous match, an away game at Ajax that ended in defeat 0-5. Fortuna were outplayed and humiliated in their previous game, as mentioned in the paragraph above. They will need to reinstall their confidence before this one. Osch had a busy but productive day in the Ajax match. Despite making seven saves the loss could not be prevented. Samaris was "man of the match" with a rating of 7.35 out of 10. The defender Samaris won 3 of 5 duels.

In the match before that, Fortuna hosted FC Utrecht and drew the game 2-2.

Fortuna has scored 10 league goals at home this season, in 8 matches. Neutralizing the opposition is a challenge, Fortuna Sittard having conceded 21 goals here at Fortuna Stadion so far. When Fortuna hosts teams that live on the top of the table (like RKC Waalwijk, Sparta Rotterdam, PEC Zwolle, Heracles and Willem II), the matches have ended over 2.5 goals 3 of 3 times.

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AZ form and stats

Playing away, AZ have won 3 games, drawn 1 and suffered 5 defeats in the Eredivisie this season. Impressively, the visitors are on a five-match winning run which they hope continue versus Fortuna Sittard.

AZ are travelling after their nice 1-0 home win in the Eredivisie against FC Groningen (placed 12th). The attacker Karlsson got a match rating of 8.43 in that game. Karlsson scored one goal, dribled past the opponent 5 of 8 times and had 74 successful passes (of 83 total).

That result followed a home victory 4-1 versus Willem II.

There might be some complaints about the fixture list from the AZ manager Jansen as the team has another away game coming up in only three days, this time against FC Twente.

The visiting AZ have scored more than one goal per away game in the league so far. The grand total is 11 goals from 9 games. 13 goals have been conceded by AZ in these games.

Head 2 Head

The latest H2H game ended AZ - Fortuna Sittard 2-1, earlier this season. Stats for the previous seven meetings between these two participants are: zero wins for Fortuna Sittard, one draw and six wins for AZ. Over 2,5 goals: six times; under 2,5 goals: one game.

Top Goalscorers

AZJ. Karlsson
J. Karlsson
8 goals
Fortuna SittardM. Seuntjens
M. Seuntjens
7 goals
AZD. de Wit
D. de Wit
7 goals

Fortuna Sittard missing players

AZ missing players

Fortuna Sittard AZ
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
18 8 3 Played P 2 9 18
3 2 1 Won W 0 3 10
4 2 0 Drew D 0 1 2
11 4 2 Lost L 2 5 6
19 10 3 Scored S 2 11 35
46 21 10 Conceded C 4 13 23
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 89% 94%
83% 88% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 50% 67% 78%
72% 88% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 50% 56% 67%
61% 75% 67% Over 3.5 O 3.5 50% 44% 50%
33% 38% 67% Over 4.5 O 4.5 50% 11% 28%
67% 75% 67% BTTS BTTS 50% 56% 61%
11% 12% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 11% 17%
22% 12% 33% Failed to Score F T 50% 44% 28%
 
3.3 3.5 4 Corners for (avg) C F 6.5 4.9 5.2
5.8 4.5 5.7 Corners against (avg) C A 2.5 4.2 3.1
1.7 1.2 1 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1.5 2 1.6
1 1 0 Red cards R C 1 1 1
 
8.9 9.5 7.3 Shots (avg) S ( 14 12.6 13.4
3.5 3.4 1.7 Shots on Target (avg) S O 4 4.2 5.2
30% 37% 60% Goal Efficiency G E 25% 29% 37%
 
16.9 14.6 19.3 Shots against (avg) S A 11 13.2 10.4
6.4 5.4 6.3 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 4.5 5.2 4.1
Key stats in Eredivisie this season:
  • Fortuna Sittard have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored.
  • Fortuna Sittard have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Fortuna Sittard have the most conceded goals (21) at home in Eredivisie
  • Fortuna Sittard have the most conceded goals (46) in Eredivisie
  • Fortuna Sittard have the most conceded goals in the first half (21) in Eredivisie
  • Fortuna Sittard have the most conceded goals in the second half (25) in Eredivisie
  • Fortuna Sittard have the the worst goal difference (-11) at home in Eredivisie
  • Fortuna Sittard have the the worst goal difference (-27) in Eredivisie
  • Fortuna Sittard 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 PSV 18 14 1 3 46 24 9 8 0 1 27 12 9 6 1 2 19 12 22 43
2 Ajax 18 13 3 2 56 4 10 7 1 2 38 3 8 6 2 0 18 1 52 42
3 Feyenoord 18 12 3 3 42 17 9 7 1 1 24 9 9 5 2 2 18 8 25 39
4 Vitesse 18 10 3 5 25 25 9 4 2 3 10 13 9 6 1 2 15 12 0 33
5 AZ 18 10 2 6 35 23 9 7 1 1 24 10 9 3 1 5 11 13 12 32
6 FC Twente 18 9 5 4 28 22 8 4 3 1 10 6 10 5 2 3 18 16 6 32
7 FC Utrecht 18 8 5 5 33 23 9 6 3 0 23 7 9 2 2 5 10 16 10 29
8 SC Cambuur 18 9 1 8 32 39 9 4 0 5 17 20 9 5 1 3 15 19 -7 28
9 NEC 18 7 4 7 24 26 8 2 2 4 9 10 10 5 2 3 15 16 -2 25
10 SC Heerenveen 18 7 4 7 20 25 10 3 2 5 11 17 8 4 2 2 9 8 -5 25
11 Go Ahead Eagles 18 6 3 9 19 29 9 4 0 5 13 13 9 2 3 4 6 16 -10 21
12 FC Groningen 18 4 7 7 20 27 8 1 6 1 7 6 10 3 1 6 13 21 -7 19
13 Heracles 18 5 3 10 21 26 10 5 2 3 15 12 8 0 1 7 6 14 -5 18
14 Willem II 18 5 3 10 18 36 9 3 1 5 7 15 9 2 2 5 11 21 -18 18
15 RKC Waalwijk 18 3 7 8 19 30 9 3 1 5 8 16 9 0 6 3 11 14 -11 16
16 Sparta Rotterdam 18 2 7 9 15 27 10 1 5 4 9 14 8 1 2 5 6 13 -12 13
17 Fortuna Sittard 18 3 4 11 19 46 8 2 2 4 10 21 10 1 2 7 9 25 -27 13
18 PEC Zwolle 18 1 3 14 9 32 9 1 2 6 4 11 9 0 1 8 5 21 -23 6

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.