With only sixteen games dangling FC Twente and Heracles Almelo between the left and right row in the Premier League. The Enschede currently have 24 points and are three points ahead of rival Heracles Almelo. In the Twente Heracles derby can come level with FC Twente, but then there Friday it won in the Grolsch Veste.
FC Twente: Catch Arnhem
Last weekend FC Twente resumed competition with an away match in Arnhem. Visiting Vitesse FC Twente already looked at a 3-0 deficit after 47 minutes. Thirteen minutes before the final whistle by Ed Janssen made Mateusz Klich from the penalty still the eretreffer, but that goal was only for the statistics. In the next-to-last league with FC Twente before the winter break overcame FC Twente surprising Ajax, but since it is less in Enschede. After the 1-0 victory at home to FC Twente, Ajax went one week later, slicing 1-2 against AZ and last weekend as FC Twente marked so no points.
FC Twente so went last matchday slicing visiting Vitesse and according to Hake nothing to enforce that defeat. “We made many mistakes. If you do that you make yourself very hard. “Hake said afterwards. The coach of Enschede has been told that FC Twente in the coming weeks, preferably four players see depart from Enschede. Kyle Ebecilio and Torgeir Børven can be sold according to technical director Jan van Halst and Tim Hölscher and the Greek Georgios Katsikas allowed this transfer period on loan depart from Enschede.
Facing the possible departure of Ebecilio, Børven, Hölscher and Katsikas is certain Richard and Fredrik Jensen contract renewals. The 19-year-old Fredrik Jensen, we have this season been repeatedly seen in action in the first of the FC Twente and FC Twente will also see Richard Jensen love to stay longer in Enschede. In addition to the Jensen brothers also put Jari Oosterwijk soon sign a new contract. Oosterwijk came last season in multiple action, but state this season in the pecking order behind Manchester City mercenary Enes Ünal.
Probable lineup FC Twente
Marsman; Van der Lely, Thesker, Bees, Trajkovski; Jensen, Klich, Mokotjo; Celina Ünal, Yeboah.
Heracles: Offday against FC Groningen
As FC Twente Heracles also was beaten in the first official match of 2017. The Almeloërs were not beaten in their last three home games against FC Groningen, but came last Saturday to an end. Almelo came Groningen within 39 minutes to a 0-3 lead and eventually went Heracles 1-4 slicing into its own Polman Stadium. After Heraclieden before the winter break convincingly won 3-0 PEC Zwolle Heracles was last weekend so no chance in house. Heracles coach John Stegeman saw his team thus collect four goals, three of them within nine minutes. Especially the fact that the Almeloërs the goals between minutes 30 and 39 so easily gave away bare Stegeman worry: “In ten minutes we gave the game away. We have to have the mental ability to not collect three goals in ten minutes. ”
Today, for Heracles so Twente derby on the program and Heraclieden in recent years have not the best experience with games against the province enjoyed – win Heracles knew only one of the last nine meetings and Almeloërs knew in January never win the Enschede. Despite the poor statistics Stegeman there will do everything to return home with three points, because the results of last month not to write home about – Heracles went down in three of the last four games.
Probable lineup Heracles
Castro; Droste, to Wierik, Hoogma, Gosens; Duarte, Pelupessy, Bruns; Kuwas, Armenteros, van Mieghem.