Emmen and Willem II meet at De Oude Meerdijk, in a match for the 3rd round of the Eredivisie. The record of recent head-to-head matches between these two teams couldn’t be more balanced as there were 2 wins for each team in the last 4 matches they played. The last head-to-head meeting between these two teams, on 02-22-2020, ended with Emmen winning by (4-2). Particular attention is needed for the home / away condition, as both teams present significantly different results at home and away.
Currently in 14th position, the home team has not won any points so far. On matchday 1 they lost at home to VVV by (3‑5). On the following day, the final scoreboard was a (2-1) loss in the visit to PSV. This is a stronger team with the support of its fans, since in the last 30 games it has registered 1 victory, 4 draws and 10 losses as a visitor; against 8 wins, 1 draw and 6 losses in his stadium. In their last 10 home games, Emmen has recorded 5 wins and 5 losses. Their defense has not been very strong, as they have suffered goals in 8 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored regularly, as they have scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches. There is a tendency to have goals in their home matches, since 33 of the last 38 matches they have played have ended with Over 1.5 goals.
Emmen is coming off two consecutive defeats in the competition and needs a fresh start, for that, the order is to win. The team receives Willem II in a game that must be very good, with both teams looking for the goal. He redoubled his attention to defense, as he scored seven goals in two games. Difficult confrontation, but the team plays at home and has the obligation to prevail to leave with the three points.
Willem II :
Currently in 8th position, the visiting team has so far won 3 points. In matchday 1, they lost away to Heerenveen by (2‑0). On the following day, the final score was a (4‑0) win in the home match against Heracles. This is a stronger team with the support of its fans, since in the last 30 games it has registered 6 victories, 2 draws and 7 losses as a visitor, with 25 goals scored and 26 suffered; against 8 victories, 5 draws and 2 defeats in his stadium, with 25 goals scored and 13 suffered. The team comes to this match after a home loss against Rangers by (0‑4). In the last 10 away matches for all competitions, Willem II won 4, tied 1 and lost 5. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 8 of the last 10 matches, so their defense needs to improve, But their attack has scored regularly, having scored goals in 7 of the last 10 games. In their home matches there is a tendency for goals, since 32 of the last 34 matches have ended with Over 1.5 goals.
Willem II achieved a very expressive result in the last round, the team applied the 4-0 to Heracles and arrives confident for this duel. The club must not be intimidated even if the confrontation is at the rival’s house and, probably, it passes over the rival, trying to control the actions, annul Emmen and score the goal. The competition is just starting and scoring away is very important for the club’s goals.