Heracles and PSV meet at Stadion Erve Asito, in a match for the 3rd round of the Eredivisie. In this stadium, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the visiting team, which registers 5 victories in the last 5 matches. In fact, the last time these two teams played a match at this stadium was on 18‑08‑2019, for the Eredivisie, which ended with the victory of PSV by (0‑2). The goals of the match were scored by M. Ihattaren (58 ‘) and S. Bergwijn (16’) for PSV. In this game, the home factor may be decisive, since both teams present considerable differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
The home team is currently in 10th position, with 3 points won. In their debut they won at home against ADO Den Haag, by (2‑0). In matchday 2, they lost away to Willem II by (4‑0). This is a stronger team with the support of its fans, since in the last 30 games it has registered 2 wins, 4 draws and 9 losses as a visitor; against 9 wins, 1 draw and 5 losses in his stadium. In the last 10 home matches for all competitions, Heracles won 7 and lost 3. In their home matches there is a tendency for goals, as 40 of their last 45 matches have ended with Over 1.5 goals. .
Heracles suffered a heavy beating in the last round of the Dutch Championship, 4-0 for Willem II. Now, there is another very complicated challenge ahead. Almelo’s club host PSV and they need to play a completely different game from the previous one. More marking, pressure at the exit of the ball and dominance in the central part of the field, avoiding giving the minimum space for the rival to play, because the rival has a qualified team and will not leave it cheap if he has any opportunity.
Currently in the 3rd position, the visiting team has won 6 points so far. On matchday 1, they managed to beat Groningen away by (1‑3). On the following round, the final score was a (2‑1) win in the home match against Emmen. This is a team that, curiously, tends to achieve more positive results as a visitor than at home, since in the last 30 games they have recorded 8 victories, 3 draws and 4 losses as a visitor, with 29 goals scored and 14 suffered; against 6 victories, 6 draws and 3 defeats in his stadium, with 27 goals scored and 17 suffered. In their last match, for the UEFA Europa League, they beat Mura away by (1‑5). In their last 10 away matches PSV has recorded 8 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss. Their defense has not been very strong, since they have suffered goals in 7 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored regularly, as they have scored at least one goal in each of the last 10 matches. In their away matches there is a tendency for goals, since 30 of the last 46 matches have ended with Over 2,5 goals. In 15 games, he only managed 1 comeback in the 4 games in which he suffered the first goal.
PSV started the fight for the title very well, with two victories in the two games played. Now visit Heracles thinking of maintaining the good performance and go after the third victory and the leadership. The rival knows the quality of the team, so the match must be difficult, with a dispute for every centimeter of the field and a lot of desire to win on both sides. Good game and PSV have a lot of chances to score.