Heracles vs Ajax
Netherlands – Eredivisie
Date: Saturday, 9th February 2019
Kick-off at 17.30 UK/ 18.30 CET
Venue: PolmanStadion (Almelo).
Heraclieden has been good with the attacking aspect of the game with 1.65 goals per game. Frank Wormuth always set up his side in a conventional formation, uses 4-2-3-1 on a consistent basis. Kristoffer Peterson has been the strike force behind their success, scoring 10 goals.
Injuries to key players have dented their dream of a top 4 finish. Defending against attack down the wings and losing aerial duels have been their weaknesses whole season. The last 19 matches they played had over 2 goals per game.
Sons of the Gods have been the giants in Dutch football for decades. The Lancers are known for producing world-class talents from their academy. Their strike force has been on a devastating path, as they already scored 72 goals this season.
Dusan Tadic has been the instrumental figure in the middle of the park, scored 13 goals and creating 7 assists. Ajax is also strong in the defensive half of the field, as they only conceded 0.9 goals per season.
Heracles vs Ajax Head-to-head (h2h)
- Ajax leads 3-1 in the last 5 matches at Polman Stadion.
- 2-0 score-line reoccurred thrice in previous 5 occasions.
- Heracles FC last won a match in 2017.
- Ajax also leads 3-1 in the last 5 matches in all competitions.
Heracles vs Ajax Prediction
The away team will be the superior force in this tie. Heracles FC will not have any answers to the questions asked by the forwards of the away side. The first half will be cautiously approached by the Lancers to study their opponent’s weakness. Then it will be an all-out attack in the second 45 and take this tie in their favor.
The home side will throw bodies in the line to protect their goal post. It will be a game of cat and mouse, as home team will put a defensive wall around their post. The away team will nick this tie with some individual errors from their opponents in the final third.
Heracles vs Ajax Betting Tips
Half Time/ Full Time: Draw/ Ajax @ 4.00 (3/1)
Under 1.5 Goals Scored @ 8.00 (7/1).