De Graafschap vs Cambuur
Netherlands – Playoff
Date: Wednesday, 22nd May 2019
Kick-off at 19.45 UK/ 20. 45 CET
Venue: De Vijverberg (Doetinchem).
The first leg of this tie was a pretty dramatic affair. Cambuur had the upper hand, and expectedly so. They had the home advantage and was in better form. But in the 33rd minute, silencing the gathered crowd, the visitors went ahead.
The joy was short-lived though, as the hosts made the scores level within 120 seconds. At half time, the scoreboard read 1-1.
Two minutes into the second half, the ref had to brandish red, and as a result, the hosts were cut down to ten. Later in the 65th minute, the guests squandered a great chance to put the tie to rest as they missed a penalty.
De Graafschap vs Cambuur Head-to-head (h2h)
- 10 of the last 13 clashes had over 2.5 goals.
- Three of the last five matches at this venue had the guests scoring two or more goals.
- 9 of the last 11 encounters at this stadium had three or more goals.
- 16 of the last 21 meetings had goals at either end of the pitch.
De Graafschap vs Cambuur Prediction
Graafschap was winless in 12 of their last 15 matches. They also lost 10 of their last 17 fixtures. At home, they avoided a win in 14 of their last 20 attempts. Meanwhile, Cambuur is unbeaten in their last eight matches and remained so in 13 of their last 15 as well. On the road, the team was unbeaten in six of their last seven games.
If recent form is any indication, Cambuur has been considerably better than their counterparts, and likely deserve the title of favorites. With a spot in the finals on offer, count on them to deliver.
But do keep note that Graafschap already has an away goal, and they have the support of the crowd. They also scored in their last five home ties in a row. Moreover, Cambuur conceded in their last four away ties on the trot. Their defense has breached a total of nine times in these four matches.
As such, expect both teams to find the back of the net.
De Graafschap vs Cambuur Betting Tips
Double Chance: Cambuur or Draw @ 2.00 (1/1)
Both Teams to Score @ 1.60 (3/5).