NEC vs Heracles – Preview, Tips and Odds

Netherlands: Eredivisie
Nijmegen
Full Time
0:0
Heracles
Highlights and Stats


NEC will welcome Heracles on Saturday at Goffertstadion for a match of the 19th round of the Eredivisie. The hosts in this tie are in the 9th place in the standings with 25 points, while their next opponents are up on the 13th spot with 18 points.

NEC vs Heracles Head to Head

TeamLast Game 2021/08/29Last 20 Games
Nijmegen
win
  • ?
  • Waway
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Lhome
  • Daway
  • Laway
  • Whome
  • Waway
  • Whome
  • Dhome
  • Laway
  • Laway
  • Lhome
  • Daway
  • Dhome
  • Waway
  • Whome
  • Daway
Heracles
loss
  • ?
  • Lhome
  • Laway
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Whome
  • Waway
  • Dhome
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Lhome
  • Laway
  • Daway
  • Whome
  • Whome
  • Waway
  • Dhome
  • Daway
  • Lhome
  • Laway
  • Dhome

Worth Mentioning

The most recent time when NEC and Heracles locked horns, the duel on the field finished with the score of 0:1 to NEC. The two clubs took on each other on the 29th of August 2021. NEC are currently on a run of two back-to-back victories. Hosting evidently helped in the previous 10 encounters, with the home side recording 6 wins and preventing their opponents from getting the better of them in 7 out of 10 matches. No more than 1 of the 10 latest meetings ended in a draw. One of the last five clashes saw both squads hitting the back of the nets and two featured more than two and a half goals. NEC did not concede in two of those battles on the pitch, and Heracles kept a clean sheet on two occasions. Those games finished with 11 goals scored in total.

NEC vs Heracles Last Games Averages

*Average Metrics based on available data from last 20 games

NijmegenHeracles
  • Goals

    1.20
    1.20
  • Fouls

    7.80
    8.00
  • Corners

    4.40
    4.20
  • Offsides

    1.20
    2.40
  • Cards

    2.00
    3.40
  • Posession

    50%
    50%

NEC Form

  • ?
  • Waway
  • Waway
  • Waway
  • Lhome
  • Laway
  • Lhome
  • Daway
  • Dhome
  • Whome
  • Lhome

In their last match NEC registered a slender 0:1 away win versus Willem II in the Eredivisie on December 22nd. They are on a streak of three wins. In the previous 10 encounters for NEC, the hosts managed to register just 2 victories and saw the visiting sides prevailing on 6 occasions. Out of the outfit’s latest 10 clashes, 2 finished without a winner and in a draw. Of their last five games, three resulted in over 2.5 goals and three had both squads scoring. During that period NEC managed to keep two clean sheets, while they scored at least one goal on all occasions. From a statistical point of view their last 5 outings produced an average of 2.40 goals per game.
  • Goals
    1.40
  • Fouls
    11.80
  • Corners
    4.90
  • Offsides
    1.50
  • Cards
    1.50
  • Posession
    43%
LeagueDateTeam 1Team 2Team 1 ScoreTeam 2 ScoreForm
Eredivisie2021/12/22Willem IINEC01 W
Eredivisie2021/12/19Go Ahead EaglesNEC02 W
Cup2021/12/16CambuurNEC12 W
Eredivisie2021/12/12NECPSV12 L
Eredivisie2021/12/05RKC WaalwijkNEC21 L
Eredivisie2021/11/26NECCambuur23 L
Eredivisie2021/11/20AZNEC11 D
Eredivisie2021/11/06NECHeerenveen11 D
Eredivisie2021/10/31NECGroningen30 W
Eredivisie2021/10/17NECVitesse01 L

Heracles Form

  • ?
  • Dhome
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Laway
  • Lhome
  • Laway
  • Laway
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Dhome

In their previous match, Heracles met Cambuur on Wednesday and it finished in a 1:1 stalemate on home ground. Currently, the club is on an streak of two games without losing, recording one draw and one win. Playing at home has shown to be decisive as seven of Heracles’s last ten meetings ended in a victory for the hosting party, which lost only one of those. Only two of the side’s last 10 outings resulted in a draw. Three of their most recent five encounters produced more than 2.5 goals with all except for one seeing both of the teams netting goals. Within this time frame, Heracles could not keep a clean sheet and failed to score on just one occasion. There were a total of 17 goals scored across the squads five most recent clashes.
  • Goals
    1.10
  • Fouls
    12.11
  • Corners
    4.11
  • Offsides
    1.78
  • Cards
    2.33
  • Posession
    46%
LeagueDateTeam 1Team 2Team 1 ScoreTeam 2 ScoreForm
Eredivisie2021/12/22HeraclesCambuur11 D
Eredivisie2021/12/18HeraclesGroningen42 W
Cup2021/12/15AZHeracles41 L
Eredivisie2021/12/12VitesseHeracles21 L
Eredivisie2021/12/04HeraclesHeerenveen01 L
Eredivisie2021/12/01FeyenoordHeracles21 L
Eredivisie2021/11/28UtrechtHeracles10 L
Eredivisie2021/11/20HeraclesFortuna Sittard31 W
Eredivisie2021/11/05TwenteHeracles10 L
Eredivisie2021/10/30HeraclesAjax00 D

Formations and Lineups

Nijmegen

Formation:3-4-3
  • G1Mattijs Branderhorst
  • D5Rodrigo Guth
  • D4Iván Márquez
  • D26Cas Odenthal
  • M28Bart van Rooij
  • M71Dirk Proper
  • M20Lasse Schöne
  • M24Calvin Verdonk
  • F7Elayis Tavsan
  • F6Jordy Bruijn
  • F11Magnus Mattsson
1 Mattijs Branderhorst 5 Rodrigo Guth 4 Iván Márquez 26 Cas Odenthal 28 Bart van Rooij 71 Dirk Proper 20 Lasse Schöne 24 Calvin Verdonk 7 Elayis Tavsan 6 Jordy Bruijn 11 Magnus Mattsson

Heracles

Formation:4-3-3
  • G1Janis Blaswich
  • D23Noah Fadiga
  • D4Sven Sonnenberg
  • D13Mats Knoester
  • D3Giacomo Quagliata
  • M6Orestis Kiomourtzoglou
  • M15Lucas Schoofs
  • M14Luca De La Torre
  • F11Nikolai Laursen
  • F9Sinan Bakış
  • F7Bilal Başaçıkoğlu
1 Janis Blaswich 23 Noah Fadiga 4 Sven Sonnenberg 13 Mats Knoester 3 Giacomo Quagliata 6 Orestis Kiomourtzoglou 15 Lucas Schoofs 14 Luca De La Torre 11 Nikolai Laursen 9 Sinan Bakış 7 Bilal Başaçıkoğlu

Match Details

NijmegenvsHeracles
  • 85`
    M. KnoesterElbowing
  • 81`
    G. QuagliataTripping
  • 65`
    (in) R. Vloet(out) S. Bakis
  • 65`
    (in) D. Burgzorg(out) B. Basacikoglu
  • 45+1`
    E. TavsanRoughing
  • 20`
    (in) A. Akman(out) J. Bruijn

Players Ratings

NijmegenvsHeracles
  • 20Lasse Schöne
    7.9 / 10
  • 28Bart van Rooij
    7.3 / 10
  • 24Calvin Verdonk
    7.3 / 10
  • 11Magnus Mattsson
    7.3 / 10
  • 1Mattijs Branderhorst
    7.2 / 10
  • 5Rodrigo Guth
    7.2 / 10
  • 4Iván Márquez
    7.2 / 10
  • 9Ali Akman
    6.9 / 10
  • 71Dirk Proper
    6.7 / 10
  • 6Jordy Bruijn
    6.7 / 10
  • 26Cas Odenthal
    6.6 / 10
  • 7Elayis Tavsan
    6.6 / 10
  • 13Mats Knoester
    7.5 / 10
  • 1Janis Blaswich
    7.2 / 10
  • 23Noah Fadiga
    7.2 / 10
  • 4Sven Sonnenberg
    7.2 / 10
  • 6Orestis Kiomourtzoglou
    7 / 10
  • 15Lucas Schoofs
    7 / 10
  • 14Luca De La Torre
    7 / 10
  • 3Giacomo Quagliata
    6.9 / 10
  • 11Nikolai Laursen
    6.9 / 10
  • 10Rai Vloet
    6.9 / 10
  • 7Bilal Başaçıkoğlu
    6.7 / 10
  • 37Delano Burgzorg
    6.3 / 10
  • 9Sinan Bakış
    6.2 / 10

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