Sparta Rotterdam and Heerenveen meet at Sparta ‑ Stadion Het Kasteel, in a match for the 7th round of the Eredivisie. The history of head-to-head matches played at this stadium is favorable to the home team, which in the last 3 matches won 1 and drew 2. But the last time these two teams played a match at this stadium, on 04‑04‑2020 For the Eredivisie, the two teams tied by (-). Pay attention to the home factor, as Sparta Rotterdam tends to achieve different results at home and away.
Sparta Rotterdam :
After 3 draws and 3 losses, the home team is currently in 17th position, with 3 points won. In their last match, they drew (1‑1) against Heracles at home, after having tied (1‑1) away in the previous match, against Feyenoord. This is a stronger team with the support of its fans, since in the last 30 games it has registered 1 victory, 5 draws and 9 losses as a visitor, with 9 goals scored and 30 suffered; against 5 victories, 7 draws and 3 defeats in his stadium, with 27 goals scored and 18 suffered. The team comes to this match after a away loss against ADO Den Haag by (5‑3), in the shoot-off on penalties. In the last 10 home matches for all competitions, Sparta Rotterdam won 3, drew 5 and lost 2.
For this competition, he hasn’t won for 6 games. Their defense has not been very solid, since they have conceded at least one goal in each of the last 6 matches for this competition. This is a team that rarely scores first: they only opened the scoring in 2 of their last 9 games, of these 2 they reached the break in 1 but never managed to maintain the advantage until the end of the 90 ‘. In 9 games, they suffered the first goal 6 times and never got the comeback.
Sparta have yet to win in the competition and are looking for three points to escape the relegation zone. There are three draws and three losses in six games and a lot of pressure on the team. Playing at home, the team knows that it needs to go over the opponent, trying to dominate the game with ball possession and physical imposition. Winning is essential.
The visiting team is currently in 4th position, with 13 points won, after 4 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss. In the penultimate match, they lost away against Ajax by (5‑1). In the last match, they won at home against Emmen by (4‑0). This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, it presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 games it has registered 5 victories, 1 draw and 9 losses as a visitor, with 23 goals scored and 36 suffered; against 5 victories, 4 draws and 6 defeats in his stadium, with 22 goals scored and 18 suffered. The team comes to this match after a home win against TOP Oss by (3‑1). In the last 10 away matches for all competitions, Heerenveen won 2, drew 1 and lost 7. Their attack has scored regularly, as they have scored at least one goal in each of the last 6 matches for this competition . In their home matches there is a tendency for goals, since 12 of the last 16 matches have ended with Over 2,5 goals.
Heerenveen have a good campaign and fight for the leadership of the competition. Away from home, he wants to surprise Esparta and must go on the attack, seeking to dominate the game. The club knows that it has a complicated game, however, it intends to face the rival as equals, seeking to present a football with intensity, dedication and the desire to win.