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Fortuna Sittard vs. Willem II 5/16/2021 Dutch Eredivisie Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Fortuna Sittard clashes with Willem II on 5/16/2021.

Willem II visits Fortuna Sittard in a regular season match. Fortuna Sittard with a record of 12.0-5.0-16.0 this season comes into this game with a 7.0-2.0-7.0 record on the road. Willem II is 7.0-7.0-19.0 this season and is 5.0-2.0-9.0 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. In their previous match, Fortuna Sittard came out with a draw and will look to chalk up a tally in the win column. Facing a hostile crowd or lack thereof (in person, but there will be virtual fans “present”) due to ongoing pandemic may be part of a winning recipe.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Willem II and it is an opportunity to get rolling. Willem II came away with a well-earned victory in their previous match and now set their sights on Fortuna Sittard at their home pitch.

The Fortuna Sittard Roster

The Players to Watch for the Fortuna Sittard

Zian Flemming MF,FW

As a shooter, Zian Flemming had 90.0 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Zian Flemming has 48.0 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

As a scorer, Zian Flemming had 31 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Zian Flemming has 11 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Zian Flemming has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Zian Flemming has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 48 fouls this season. He has drawn 39 fouls this season in Dutch Eredivisie action.

George Cox DF

George Cox has 14.0 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but George Cox had 7.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, George Cox had 30 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. George Cox has 5 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

George Cox has 0 Yellow Cards this season. George Cox has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 21 fouls this season. He has drawn 25 fouls this season in Dutch Eredivisie action.

Martin Angha DF

Martin Angha has 13.0 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Martin Angha has 4.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Martin Angha has 29 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. 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. He has committed 34 fouls this season. He has drawn 23 fouls this season in Dutch Eredivisie action.

Sebastian Polter FW

As a shooter, Sebastian Polter had 43.0 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Sebastian Polter has 16.0 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

Sebastian Polter has 28 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Fortuna Sittard teammates, Sebastian Polter had 9 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Sebastian Polter has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Sebastian Polter has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed 87 fouls this season. He has drawn 50 fouls this season in Dutch Eredivisie action.

Tesfaldet Tekie MF

Tesfaldet Tekie has 19.0 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Tesfaldet Tekie has 5.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Tesfaldet Tekie has 29 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. 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. He has committed 22 fouls this season. He has drawn 33 fouls this season in Dutch Eredivisie action.

Roel Janssen DF

As a shooter, Roel Janssen had 7.0 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Roel Janssen has 2.0 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

Roel Janssen has 28 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Fortuna Sittard teammates, Roel Janssen had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Roel Janssen has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Roel Janssen has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 32 fouls this season. He has drawn 29 fouls this season in Dutch Eredivisie action.

Ben Rienstra MF,DF

Ben Rienstra has 15.0 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Ben Rienstra had 6.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Ben Rienstra has 27 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Fortuna Sittard teammates, Ben Rienstra had 3 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Ben Rienstra has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Ben Rienstra has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 22 fouls this season. He has drawn 15 fouls this season in Dutch Eredivisie action.

Mats Seuntjens FW,MF

As a shooter, Mats Seuntjens had 52.0 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Mats Seuntjens had 17.0 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

Mats Seuntjens has 26 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Fortuna Sittard teammates, Mats Seuntjens 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.

Mats Seuntjens has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Mats Seuntjens has 3 Red Cards this season. He has committed 49 fouls this season. He has drawn 19 fouls this season in Dutch Eredivisie action.

The Willem II Roster

The Players to Watch for the Willem II

Vangelis Pavlidis FW,MF

As a shooter, Vangelis Pavlidis had 87.0 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Vangelis Pavlidis had 36.0 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

As a scorer, Vangelis Pavlidis had 31 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Vangelis Pavlidis has 10 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Vangelis Pavlidis has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Vangelis Pavlidis has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 24 fouls this season. He has drawn 55 fouls this season in Dutch Eredivisie action.

Derrick Köhn DF

As a shooter, Derrick Köhn had 22.0 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Derrick Köhn had 6.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Derrick Köhn had 27 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Willem II teammates, Derrick Köhn had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Derrick Köhn has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Derrick Köhn has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 35 fouls this season. He has drawn 37 fouls this season in Dutch Eredivisie action.

Sebastian Holmén DF

Sebastian Holmén has 12.0 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Sebastian Holmén has 5.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Sebastian Holmén has 27 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Willem II teammates, Sebastian Holmén had 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Sebastian Holmén has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Sebastian Holmén has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 26 fouls this season. He has drawn 15 fouls this season in Dutch Eredivisie action.

Leeroy Owusu DF

Leeroy Owusu has 10.0 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Leeroy Owusu had 4.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Leeroy Owusu has 27 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Leeroy Owusu has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Leeroy Owusu has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Leeroy Owusu has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 17 fouls this season. He has drawn 15 fouls this season in Dutch Eredivisie action.

Mike Ndayishimye MF,FW

As a shooter, Mike Ndayishimye had 45.0 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Mike Ndayishimye had 15.0 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

Mike Ndayishimye has 26 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Willem II teammates, Mike Ndayishimye had 4 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Mike Ndayishimye has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Mike Ndayishimye has 3 Red Cards this season. He has committed 18 fouls this season. He has drawn 31 fouls this season in Dutch Eredivisie action.

Ché Nunnely FW,MF

Ché Nunnely has 39.0 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Ché Nunnely had 20.0 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

Ché Nunnely has 23 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Ché Nunnely has 7 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Ché Nunnely has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Ché Nunnely has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 12 fouls this season. He has drawn 24 fouls this season in Dutch Eredivisie action.

Pol Llonch MF

As a shooter, Pol Llonch had 9.0 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Pol Llonch has 3.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Pol Llonch has 23 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Pol Llonch has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Pol Llonch has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Pol Llonch has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 38 fouls this season. He has drawn 34 fouls this season in Dutch Eredivisie action.

Kwasi Okyere Wriedt FW

As a shooter, Kwasi Okyere Wriedt had 41.0 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Kwasi Okyere Wriedt has 22.0 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

Kwasi Okyere Wriedt has 19 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Kwasi Okyere Wriedt has 8 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Kwasi Okyere Wriedt has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Kwasi Okyere Wriedt has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 24 fouls this season. He has drawn 27 fouls this season in Dutch Eredivisie action.

Fortuna Sittard Team Stats

The Fortuna Sittard Offensive Stats and Metrics

Fortuna Sittard scored 1.33 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This is an extremely potent offense that is tough to shut down. Fortuna Sittard scored those goals off assists 75.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 1.00 assists. This offense finds ways to score by sharing the ball and that is quite nice to watch.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Fortuna Sittard was able to score on 0.28 of their shots on target. The quality of the shots on goal and the accuracy of these shots are inconsistent.

Fortuna Sittard attempted 4.7 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. This offense is a persistent threat to score with shots on goal. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Fortuna Sittard is able to get 41.3% of their shots to be on goal(target). 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

Fortuna Sittard gave up 1.42 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. Fortuna Sittard plays below-average defense and puts a lot of pressure on their offense to score to make up for it. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 4.64 shots were saved by Fortuna Sittard goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. Fans are holding their breath when the ball crosses over into their defensive territory.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 69.3% of shots on target were saved by Fortuna Sittard goalkeepers. This defense and goalkeeper effort can be better when it comes to their ability to prevent shots on target from becoming goals. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 12.1% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Fortuna Sittard. This defense and goalkeeping crew is really struggling, expecting a clean sheet is unreasonable.







Fortuna Sittard Utility Stats

Fortuna Sittard tried 14.39 crosses per 90 minutes of action. Fortuna Sittard is in the top 61 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Fortuna Sittard had 13.73 interceptions. Fortuna Sittard is in the top 10 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Fortuna Sittard commits 12.33 fouls. This puts Fortuna Sittard in the top 32 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Fortuna Sittard drew 9.91 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Fortuna Sittard in the top 93 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Fortuna Sittard committed an offside 1.33 times. Fortuna Sittard is in the top 16 percentile in offside calls against them.

Willem II Team Stats

The Willem II Offensive Stats and Metrics

Willem II 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, Willem II was able to score 0.79 goals off assists. This offense does not always score off an assist, but they sometimes have more heroic moments.

Willem II converted on 0.24 of attempted shots on goal. The shots generated from this offense would be deemed below average.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Willem II attempts 4.18 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. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Willem II is able to get 38.9% of their shots to be on goal(target). They are among the best at ensuring that their shots reach the goalkeeper and striking fear in the hearts of opposing fans.

Willem II Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Willem II was able to hold opponents to 1.64 goals. The defensive effort has been pitiful, maybe it will improve, but this is not working. Nobody should be proud of this. Willem II goalkeepers fended off 4.7 shots per 90 minutes. Fans are holding their breath when the ball crosses over into their defensive territory.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 63.9% of shots on target were saved by Willem II goalkeepers. Shots on goal tend to become goals against this porous defense and goalkeeping unit. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 18.2% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Willem II. The idea of them having a clean sheet is a bit of a long shot compared to other teams in the league.

Willem II Utility Stats

Willem II tried 15.64 crosses per 90 minutes of action. Willem II is in the top 50 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Willem II has successfully intercepted 13.27 passes per 90 minutes of action. Willem II is in the top 16 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Willem II has committed 9.94 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Willem II is in the top 4 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Willem II drew 10.48 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Willem II is in the top 86 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Willem II committed an offside 1.73 times. This puts Willem II in the top 49 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

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