Telstar vs Jong FC Utrecht
Date: Friday, 30 September 2022
Kick-off at 19:00 UK / 20:00 CET
Venue: Rabobank IJmond Stadion.
The losing woes continue for Utrecht as they have lost 67% of their league outings. They will now travel to Rabobank IJmond Stadion to clash with Telstar who occupy the fourteenth spot on the table.
This season, Utrecht have not shown any quality. They are at the root of the table, it seems that they are fighting a relegation battle early this season.
Most recently, they suffered a 3-1 defeat against NAC. Albert Lottin scored the opening goal for Darije Kalezic’s side in the seventh minute of the game. However, the defence fell apart in the second half.
On the other hand, the host have lost half of their league matches this campaign. In their most recent outing against Venlo, the club supporters were very excited as Mihkel Ainsalu scored the goal with three minutes remaining.
However, their excitement was short-lived as Venlo scored the equaliser a few seconds from full time.
Following a two-game winless run in Eerste Divisie, manager Mike Snoei will try to bring the winning momentum back against this side. Also, it will not be a difficult task since the visitors are at the bottom-most position.
Telstar vs Jong FC Utrecht Head-to-head
- Jong are on a three-game winning streak against this side. Also, they won by scoring three goals in those three matches.
- At Rabobank IJmond Stadion, Jong are on a two-game winning streak.
- The last time Telstar won this fixture was in 2020.
Telstar vs Jong FC Utrecht Prediction
It is interesting to note that both these teams have scored exactly six goals in their last eight matches respectively.
If Darije Kalezic’s side manages to secure a win in this upcoming fixture, they can overtake Telstar on the table.
Another interesting fact is that both teams are conceding goals exactly at the rate of 1.75 goals per game respectively.
The goal difference statistics is one of the reasons why both sides are separated by five positions on the table despite the point difference being only three.
Our prediction is that Jong FC Utrecht will win by 3-1 – at 26.00 odd. This is after considering that the visitors have won three consecutive meetings by a three-goal margin.
Our second tip for this game is that Both Teams to score – at 1.61 odd. Both teams have scored in three of the last four head-to-head meetings.