Vitesse vs Sparta Rotterdam Preview, Tips and Odds

Sparta Rotterdam will travel to GelreDome Stadium to face Vitesse on Saturday for their encounter of the 2nd round in Eredivisie. The game will be between the 8th placed hosts who are with three points, and the Castle Lords who are positioned on 12th spot in the standings with no points yet.

Vitesse vs Sparta Rotterdam Head to Head

Head to Head Last game Last games Last games home/away
Vitesse loss 14 W/ 4 D/ 2 L 7 W/ 3 D/ 0 L
Sparta Rotterdam win 2 W/ 4 D/ 14 L 0 W/ 3 D/ 7 L

Last game between the teams: 2019-11-24 Eredivisie: Sparta Rotterdam – Vitesse 2:0; Jurgen Mattheij 30′, Bryan Smeets 83′
Last game at this venue: 2018-04-14 Eredivisie: Vitesse – Sparta Rotterdam 7:0; Thulani Serero 2′, Roy Beerens 18′; Michael Kramer from the visiting team was sent off with straight red card in the 45”, Sander Fischer 29′(own goal), Brian Linssen 59′, 82′, Tim Matavz 72′, Thomas Bruns 77

Worth Mentioning

Sparta Rotterdam recorded a memorable 2:0 win when the two sides last met in November 2019. That was their first triumph in sixteen H2H clashes, ending Vitesse’s run of five consecutive victories, the last of which was a 7:0 trashing. The last encounter also marked the first time across the last twenty matches when Sparta manage to score more than one goal. Only one of the last five meetings between the two sides witnessed goals at both ends, as three featured over 2,5 goals.

Vitesse vs Sparta Rotterdam Stats

As of 16/09 Last game Last 10 games Last 5 games home/away
Vitesse win 5 W/ 4 D/ 1 L 2 W/ 2 D/ 1 L
Sparta Rotterdam loss 2 W/ 4 D/ 4 L 0 W/ 2 D/ 3 L

Last Game Vitesse: 2020-09-13 Eredivissie: Waalwijk – Vitesse 0:1 ; Oussama Darfalou 45′
Top Performers Vitesse: Oussama Darfalou 1 goal, Matus Bero 0 goals 1 assist.
Next Game Vitesse: 2020-09-26 Eredivisie: Ajax – Vitesse
Last Game Sparta Rotterdam: 2020-09-13 Eredivisie: Sparta Rotterdam – Ajax 0:1; Antony 37′, Nicolas Tagliafico from the vissiting team was sent off with straight red card in the 27′
Top Performers Sparta Rotterdam: N/A
Next Game Sparta Rotterdam: 2020-09-26 Eredivisie: Zwolle – Sparta Rotterdam

Last 10 games GF:GA Over 2.5 goals BTTS Clean sheets
Vitesse 23-13 7 7 3
Sparta Rotterdam 11-15 4 6 2

Worth Mentioning

Vitesse’ won their game of the opening round in Eredivisie the previous weekend, triumphing with a slender 0:1 away at Waalwijk. The team enjoyed good pre-season and went unbeaten in seven friendlies, with each of the last four ending in draws. None of Vitesse last six encounters was won by the home sides. Three of their last five outings produced over 2,5 goals, while four saw both involved teams to score.
Sparta Rotterdam's last game was against last season’s champions Ajax on 13/09 at Sparta Stadion Het Kasteel and finished in a disappointment as the Amsterdam giants returned home with all three points. Sparta are in a poor form, unable to win any of their last eight meetings (4 D/ 4 L). On top of that they have failed to score more than a goal in any of those games. Just one of Sparta Rotterdam last five clashes resulted in over 2,5 goals, while four witnessed goals scored at both ends. Those five games also saw Sparta Rotterdam conceding in all of their five recent encounters.

Vitesse vs Sparta Rotterdam News

Missing Players Vitesse: No reports of injuries or suspensions.
Missing Players Sparta Rotterdam: No reports of injuries or suspensions.

Vitesse vs Sparta Rotterdam Predictions

Vitesse to win – 1.61 @ bet365