In one of the matches of the 5th round of the Dutch championship, Heracles will face off against AZ. Will the hosts be able to win the first victory?
On the eve of the fifth round, Heracles is located at the bottom of the standings, in 17th place. The lack of victories and only one point scored, which was obtained in the confrontation with Sparta (1-1), led to such a low position. In the other two games, Heracles remained without points, losing first to PSV with a score of 0-2, and then to Nijmegen-0: 1. As you can see, Heracles has not scored points at home yet, and did not score goals, losing in two rounds with a total score of 0-3.
AZ also has problems with positive results, which also held three matches, in which it got hold of only one victory-3: 1 over Heerenveen. And in addition to this success, there were two more misfires - a 0:1 defeat from Waalwijk in the first round, and 0: 3 from PSV in the third round match. Despite the fact that the club from Alkmaar has already scored three goals, all of them happened in one match, and AZ was proudly silent in the other two.
Injuries and disqualifications:
- Bakysh (red card) - Heracles.
- Jacobsen (knee injury) - Heracles.
- Under question:
- Backboard (injury), Rent (facial injury) - "Heracles".
Statistics and figures:
- Heracles has not won yet: 2 defeats and a draw;
- "AZ" won in one match out of three;
- AZ has won against Heracles in the last four matches.
"Heracles" and " AZ " started the season terribly, having won one victory for two in six matches. In the upcoming meeting, both clubs will try to improve their results and win, and therefore there should be a lot of goals.