NAC Breda and Feyenoord meet at Rat Verlegh Stadion, in a match for the 32nd round of the Eredivisie. In the last direct confrontation for this edition of the league, on 02-09-2018, Feyenoord won at home (4-2). Unlike what would be expected, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to NAC Breda, since in the last 3 games between these two teams recorded 2 wins and 1 loss. Despite being a match between 18 th and 3 th of the table, it is actually a match between the 16 th best team in home matches and the 7 th best in away matches.
After 5 wins, 7 draws and 19 losses, the home team is currently in the 18 th position of the league, with 22 points won. In the last match, they have lost in an away match against Fortuna Sittard by (2-1), after in the previous match they have tied (1-1) at home, against Emmen. This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, since they have won 17 points in away matches, with 18 goals and 26 conceded, against only 5 points out away, with 10 goals scored and 42 conceded. In the last 10 home league matches NAC Breda has a record of 3 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses, so they have won 13 points out of 30 possible. In their home league matches the most frequent result at half-time was the 0-1 (6 out of 15 matches). The team allowed goals to the opponent in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition, so it has not been very strong defensively. In 31 matches in the competition, they have conceded the first goal 21 times and have only won 1 result.
The campaign presented by NAC Breda is very bad, because it is in the last position of the championship and all that happened because of him. The weak performance that has been taking place in the field explains the reason for being in this situation and is aware that this needs to change if you want to at least improve your numbers. Therefore, nothing better than seeking a victory at a time like this, even more so because the championship is near the end. In this game Fabian Sporkslede will be absent, for being in the medical department.
After 18 wins, 5 draws and 8 losses, the away team is currently in the 3 rd position, with 59 points won. In the penultimate match, they won in a home match against Heracles, by (2-1). In the last match, they won in a home match against AZ Alkmaar, by (2-1). This is a stronger team in their stadium, where they won 42 points, against only 17 in their away matches. In the last away game for this competition won by (0-3) against VVV Venlo. In the last 10 away matches for the championship, Feyenoord has 3 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses, so they have won 12 points out of 30 possible. The team has conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 matches, so it has not presented great defensive solidity, but their attack has scored regularly, since they have scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 31 matches in this competition, they have only won 3 times in the 11 matches they have conceded the first goal. In the last 15 home matches for this competition there are 2 periods that stand out: they scored 9 of their 24 goals between minutes (61′-75 ‘); He suffered 9 of his 24 goals between the minutes (76’-90 ‘).
Feyenoord knows that with the title will not stay, taking into account that PSV and Ajax already opened a considerable distance. Therefore, he hopes to at least stay in the current position, because that leaves him in the fight for a place in the Europa League. At the moment it has like goal to manage to maintain its reality, because it knows that the more points to add, more possibilities will have of reaching its objectives. In the current round he will face a weak opponent and of course he wants the victory, so he hopes to show a satisfactory performance to make it a reality. In this match Jordy Wehrmann, Jeremiah St. Juste and Justin Bijlow will be absent, for being in the medical department.