FC Utrecht and Heerenveen face at Stadion Galgenwaard, in a match for the 33rd round of the Eredivisie. In the last direct confrontation for this edition of the league, on 12-16-2018, FC Utrecht won it away by (2-3). In this stadium, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which records 4 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss in the last 6 matches. In fact, the last time these two teams played a match in this stadium was on 12-05-2018, in a match for the Eredivisie that ended with the victory of FC Utrecht by (2-1). The goals of the match were scored by R. Strieder (39 ‘) and M. van der Maarel (58’), for FC Utrecht, and M. Rojas (78 ‘), for Heerenveen. Despite being a match between 5 th and 11 th of the table, it is really a match between the 7 th best team in home matches and the 5 th best in away matches.
The home team played against Heerenveen in a game of the 33rd day, which had been postponed, after 14 wins, 8 draws and 11 defeats in their matches for the league until now. This is a team little affected by the house factor, since it conquered similar results at home and abroad. In the last 10 home league matches FC Utrecht has a record of 4 wins, 4 draws and 2 losses, so they have won 16 points out of 30 possible. They have not been very strong defensively, since they have suffered goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 33 matches in the competition, they suffered the first goal 11 times and only managed 2 comebacks.
The campaign that Utrecht has been doing in the Dutch championship is positive. His idea is to stay where he is, so he hopes to conquer a good result in this last round. As he will face a rival who also wants a good result, he can not enter the inattentive field, because that can harm him. This being so, it is evident that he must show enthusiasm and attitude, so as not to take the risk of being surprised. The team knows that if they show a better performance and do not make mistakes they can add the three points. In this match Simon Makienok will be absent, for being in the medical department.
The visiting team plays against FC Utrecht a match of the 33rd day that had been postponed, after 10 wins, 11 draws and 12 defeats in their matches for the league until now. This is a team that usually gets more positive results in away matches than at home, since they have won 22 points in away matches and 36 at their stadium, with 36 goals scored and 35 conceded at home, against 27 goals scored and 35 conceded goals. For the league, Heerenveen won 11 points out of 30 possible points, after 3 wins, 2 draws and 5 losses in the last 10 home matches. They have not been very strong defensively, since they have suffered goals in 9 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored frequently, since they have scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their home matches there is a tendency for goals, since 13 of the last 16 matches for this competition have ended with Over 2,5 goals. In 33 matches in this tournament, he suffered the first goal 17 times and only managed 3 comebacks.
The constant oscillation presented by the Heerenveen is difficult to explain and the team is in the middle of the table, being that their desire is to at least win in this last round. This will not be easy, but he runs behind that goal and knows that he will need to have a good performance in the field to achieve it. The team is aware that you can improve your numbers if you add all three points, but to make it real you will need to play very well and you can not make mistakes. As already said, it will look for victory, but if it ties it will be a positive result. In this match the best players that are available will play.
PREDICTION: Utrecht to win @ 1,64