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Fortuna Sittard vs. Groningen 11/27/2021 Dutch Eredivisie Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Fortuna Sittard challenges Groningen on 11/27/2021 at 12:45 PM.

Fortuna Sittard encounters Groningen in a Dutch Eredivisie match. Fortuna Sittard with a record of 2-3-7 this season comes into this game with a 0-2-4 record on the road. Groningen is 3-5-5 this season and is 1-4-1 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Fortuna Sittard and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. They lost their previous match and hope to bounce back from the disappointing setback. What better place to turn the ship around for Groningen than game on their home pitch?

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Groningen and it is an opportunity to get rolling. In their last match, Groningen won and now turns their attention to Fortuna Sittard at home in friendly territory.

The Fortuna Sittard Roster

The Players to Watch for the Fortuna Sittard

Martin Angha DF



Martin Angha has 11 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Fortuna Sittard teammates, Martin Angha had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Martin Angha has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Martin Angha has 0 Red Cards this season.

Mats Seuntjens FW



As a scorer, Mats Seuntjens had 11 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Mats Seuntjens has 6 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Mats Seuntjens has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Mats Seuntjens has 1 Red Cards this season.

Tesfaldet Tekie MF



As a scorer, Tesfaldet Tekie had 10 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Tesfaldet Tekie has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Tesfaldet Tekie has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Tesfaldet Tekie has 0 Red Cards this season.

George Cox DF,MF



George Cox has 8 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Fortuna Sittard teammates, George Cox had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

George Cox has 0 Yellow Cards this season. George Cox has 0 Red Cards this season.

Deroy Duarte MF,FW



Deroy Duarte has 9 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Fortuna Sittard teammates, Deroy Duarte had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Deroy Duarte has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Deroy Duarte has 0 Red Cards this season.

The Groningen Roster

The Players to Watch for the Groningen

Mohamed El Hankouri MF,DF



Mohamed El Hankouri has 12 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Mohamed El Hankouri has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Mohamed El Hankouri has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Mohamed El Hankouri has 0 Red Cards this season.

Neraysho Kasanwirjo DF



Neraysho Kasanwirjo has 12 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Neraysho Kasanwirjo has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Neraysho Kasanwirjo has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Neraysho Kasanwirjo has 0 Red Cards this season.

Tomáš Suslov MF



Tomáš Suslov has 12 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Tomáš Suslov has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Tomáš Suslov has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Tomáš Suslov has 0 Red Cards this season.

Cyril Ngonge MF,FW



Cyril Ngonge has 9 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Groningen teammates, Cyril Ngonge had 6 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Cyril Ngonge has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Cyril Ngonge has 0 Red Cards this season.

Wessel Dammers DF,MF



As a scorer, Wessel Dammers had 11 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Groningen teammates, Wessel Dammers had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Wessel Dammers has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Wessel Dammers has 0 Red Cards this season.

Fortuna Sittard Team Stats

The Fortuna Sittard Offensive Stats and Metrics

Fortuna Sittard scored 1.00 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This is an inconsistent offense that is capable of showing potency. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Fortuna Sittard was able to score 0.83 goals off assists. This offense does not always score off an assist, but they sometimes have more heroic moments.

Fortuna Sittard converted on 0.30 of attempted shots on goal. The quality of the shots on goal and the accuracy of these shots are inconsistent.

Fortuna Sittard attempted 3.33 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. They are not attempting shots on goal enough. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Fortuna Sittard attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 37.7% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. They are among the best at ensuring that their shots reach the goalkeeper and striking fear in the hearts of opposing fans.







Fortuna Sittard Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Fortuna Sittard was able to hold opponents to 2.33 goals. The defensive effort has been pitiful, maybe it will improve, but this is not working. Nobody should be proud of this. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 6.0 shots were saved by Fortuna Sittard goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. This defense plays with fire far too often due to their inability to prevent shots on goal.

Fortuna Sittard goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 61.1% of the time. Shots on goal tend to become goals against this porous defense and goalkeeping unit. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 8.3% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Fortuna Sittard. Their ability to shut opponents out is extremely strong.







Fortuna Sittard Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Fortuna Sittard had 15.17 crosses of the ball on the pitch. Fortuna Sittard is in the top 63 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Fortuna Sittard had 10.67 interceptions. This puts Fortuna Sittard in the top 65 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Fortuna Sittard commits 12.75 fouls. This puts Fortuna Sittard in the top 54 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Fortuna Sittard drew 8.67 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Fortuna Sittard is in the top 94 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Fortuna Sittard committed an offside 1.17 times. Fortuna Sittard is in the top 15 percentile in offside calls against them.







Groningen Team Stats

The Groningen Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Groningen was able to score 0.92 goals. Offensively, they are quite disappointing in their ability to put the ball in the back of the net. Groningen scored those goals off assists 59.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.54 assists. Compared to other teams, the concept of sharing the ball is quite foreign.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Groningen was able to score on 0.23 of their shots on target. The shots generated from this offense would be deemed below average.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Groningen attempts 4.08 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. This offense falls in the middle when it comes to the number of shots on goal they take per game. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Groningen attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 35.8% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. They are among the best at ensuring that their shots reach the goalkeeper and striking fear in the hearts of opposing fans.

Groningen Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Groningen was able to hold opponents to 1.46 goals. Groningen plays below-average defense and puts a lot of pressure on their offense to score to make up for it. Groningen goalkeepers fended off 4.23 shots per 90 minutes. There is room for improvement when it comes to preventing shots on target.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 65.5% of shots on target were saved by Groningen goalkeepers. The struggles are real when it comes to defending shots on target. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 23.1% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Groningen. The idea of them having a clean sheet is a bit of a long shot compared to other teams in the league.

Groningen Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Groningen had 19.77 crosses of the ball on the pitch. Groningen is in the top 23 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Groningen had 10.77 interceptions. This puts Groningen in the top 63 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Groningen has committed 10.69 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Groningen is in the top 21 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Groningen drew 11.92 fouls. This puts Groningen in the top 48 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Groningen committed an offside 1.31 times. Groningen is in the top 23 percentile in offside calls against them.

Fortuna Sittard vs. Groningen Prediction, Picks, and Odds


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