Bet365 tips Eredivisie clash predictions Friday between Emmen and Sparta Rotterdam, including hunches, betting tips and possible lineups.
Emmen host Sparta Rotterdam on Friday night, with the opportunity to leave the bottom of the Eredivisie standings for the first time since October.
Meanwhile, Sparta comes to this game after three consecutive defeats, knowing that a fourth could lead them to a relegation battle.
After 22 games without a win at Eredivisie, it will be a fairy tale story if Emmen manages to avoid relegation from the Dutch top flight this season.
However, successive victories over PEC Zwolle and FC Utrecht sparked the imagination of a fan base that would have almost given up on their team remaining in the country’s elite.
After beating Zwolle in a five-goal thriller, an early goal from Sergio Pena secured consecutive wins for Dick Lukkienon the side.
Now sitting just five points behind 16th place Willem II, there is a genuine expectation that Emmen can perform one of the greatest escape acts in recent history.
As far as Sparta are concerned, they will be motivated to avoid being dragged into battle to avoid falling after a series of poor results since the turn of the year.
Having previously won six times in nine matches, Henk FraserSince then, the team has scored just two points in seven league games.
The last defeat came at the hands of fighter Willem II, an indication that this group of players is without confidence for one of the biggest games of the season.
On the positive side, Sparta have won 10 points in their last six away games, while scoring two goals in their loss to Ajax in February.
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Except for late fitness problems, Lukkien is unlikely to make changes to his Emmen XI.
Nikolai Laursen and the former Wolverhampton Wanderers Paul Gladon they are alternatives in the final third, if Fraser messes with his team.
Sparta will run out Jeffry Fortes after the defender was expelled during the last stages against Willem II.
Aaron Meijers expected to replace the injured Mica Pinto, While Bryan Smeets it can also be considered for a recall.
Possible initial lineup of Emmen:
Verrips; Bijl, Araujo, Bakker, Cavlan; Vlak, Moussa; Frei, Pena, Adzic; From Leeuw
Possible starting lineup for Sparta Rotterdam:
Okoye; Abels, Vriends, Heylen, Meijers; Auassar, Harroui; Mijnans, Thy, Duarte; Gravenberch
Probability: Emmen 1-1 Sparta Rotterdam
For the first few months, Emmen is considered the marginal favorite to win a match in the Eredivisie. However, this may not necessarily be to your advantage, and we feel that additional pressure may give visitors a chance to claim a share of the spoils.
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