Only the absolute top teams like FC Utrecht to keep the last few months still profit. Of the six defeats that were suffered, there were four matches against PSV and Ajax. PEC Zwolle last week was not a stunt in the Galgenwaard and lost 3-1. FC Groningen is mainly volatility asset. Sparta was, despite nearly a half a man was played less, with 2-2 draw. Thereby capable of Ernest Faber team now tenth and that is too low for the team that so badly wants to win a permanent place in the top seven.
FC Groningen and FC Utrecht meet for the 100th time in the Eredivisie. Groningen won the home team are 24 of the last 49. It was 15 times equal, FC Utrecht won 10 times
FC Groningen won only 1 of the last 4 home matches against FC Utrecht 1-4, 2-2, 2-0, 0-2
FC Groningen now has six home matches in a row not lost
FC Groningen played his last three home matches still 1-1 draw (GAE, Vitesse Excelsior)
FC Utrecht has now scored in six games in a row against FC Groningen
FC Utrecht lost, home and away, but one of the last 6 games against the Groningers
FC Utrecht lost only 2 of the last 16 away games in the Premier League: W7-G7 V2
Both teams came in only 3 of the last 9 games against each other to score
FC Groningen is not in the best shape, while FC Utrecht a week to respond more and more alike seem. The last few seasons the northerners were home already difficult with Utrecht and this weekend will be no different. We predict a narrow win for Utrecht 1-2.