AZ vs Cambuur – Preview, Tips and Odds

Netherlands: Eredivisie
AZ Alkmaar
Full Time
2:1
Cambuur
Highlights and Stats


AZ and Cambuur will come up against one another in a battle that will go down at AFAS Stadion. Both sides are set to meet on Saturday for an encounter of the 23rd round of Eredivisie. The hosts of the game are 3rd in the standings, having earned a total of 44 points so far. In the meantime, their next opponents occupy 18th spot in the table with 13 points, which means there is a 31 point cushion between them.

AZ vs Cambuur Head to Head

TeamLast Game 2022/08/28Last 17 Games
AZ Alkmaar
win
  • ?
  • Waway
  • Dhome
  • Waway
  • Dhome
  • Whome
  • Daway
  • Whome
  • Waway
  • Daway
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Whome
  • Waway
  • Whome
  • Daway
  • Daway
  • Whome
Cambuur
loss
  • ?
  • Lhome
  • Daway
  • Lhome
  • Daway
  • Laway
  • Dhome
  • Laway
  • Lhome
  • Dhome
  • Laway
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Lhome
  • Laway
  • Dhome
  • Dhome
  • Laway

Worth Mentioning

When AZ last faced Cambuur on the pitch, the game finished with the score of 0:1 for AZ. The two teams met each other on the 28th of August 2022. The last ten head-to-head clashes proved to be unsuccessful for Cambuur, as they have been on a winless streak claiming just 4 draws. In the last 10 encounters, being the host has been of almost no significance, with outcomes showing 3 home wins and 3 away wins. Out of the last five matches between the opponents, two yielded over 2.5 goals and two witnessed goals scored at both ends of the field. Over that stretch of time Cambuur succeeded in keeping two clean sheets and AZ limited their rivals to no goals in three of the games. The last five matches finished with 9 goals scored in total.

AZ vs Cambuur Last Games Averages

*Average Metrics based on available data from last 17 games

AZ AlkmaarCambuur
  • Goals

    1.82
    0.76
  • Fouls

    6.40
    5.20
  • Corners

    8.20
    3.00
  • Offsides

    3.00
    1.80
  • Cards

    1.40
    3.60
  • Posession

    54%
    46%

AZ Form

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

The efforts of AZ were not enough and they lost 2:1 away to Feyenoord in an Eredivisie match played on February 18. Besides their last game, the team remained undefeated for nine straight matches which resulted in 5 victories and 4 draws. AZ’ performance has not been greatly affected by the factor of playing at home or away in their last 10 encounters. These resulted in 3 home wins and 3 away victories. Three of the last five AZ encounters produced over 2.5 goals and four saw both involved sides to score. Within this timeframe the team was able to keep one clean sheet, and AZ scored at least one goal in all five clashes. These were marked by very high scoring numbers, with a total of 22 goals.
  • Goals
    2.70
  • Fouls
    11.10
  • Corners
    6.50
  • Offsides
    1.90
  • Cards
    1.50
  • Posession
    54%
LeagueDateTeam 1Team 2Team 1 ScoreTeam 2 ScoreForm
Eredivisie2023/02/18FeyenoordAZ21 L
Eredivisie2023/02/10AZExcelsior50 W
Cup2023/02/07AZUtrecht11 D
Eredivisie2023/02/04VolendamAZ11 D
Eredivisie2023/01/28AZUtrecht55 D
Eredivisie2023/01/25Go Ahead EaglesAZ14 W
Eredivisie2023/01/22AZFortuna Sittard31 W
Eredivisie2023/01/14HeerenveenAZ02 W
Cup2023/01/11ExcelsiorAZ14 W
Eredivisie2023/01/07AZVitesse11 D

Cambuur Form

  • ?
  • Lhome
  • Daway
  • Lhome
  • Lhome
  • Waway
  • Lhome
  • Daway
  • Laway
  • Lhome
  • Laway

Cambuur’s last match was against Heerenveen on Sunday and it finished in a 1:2 loss at home. The team is currently on a winless streak of four games. During this period Cambuur suffered 3 losses and registered 1 draw. Apparently, playing at home was of no help across the ten previous Cambuur games, with the visitors ending up victorious in six of those. Only two of the club’s last 10 encounters resulted in draws. When we take a look at the last five encounters of the team, we see that three ended with more than 2.5 goals, with two having the two involved teams scoring. Throughout these, Cambuur managed to keep two clean sheets and were unable to score in two. The total of netted goals by the sides involved across the club’s last five encounters is 12.
  • Goals
    0.40
  • Fouls
    12.30
  • Corners
    4.60
  • Offsides
    1.20
  • Cards
    2.40
  • Posession
    47%
LeagueDateTeam 1Team 2Team 1 ScoreTeam 2 ScoreForm
Eredivisie2023/02/19CambuurHeerenveen12 L
Eredivisie2023/02/11NECCambuur00 D
Eredivisie2023/02/05CambuurAjax05 L
Eredivisie2023/01/29CambuurFortuna Sittard12 L
Eredivisie2023/01/26GroningenCambuur01 W
Eredivisie2023/01/21CambuurSparta Rotterdam03 L
Eredivisie2023/01/15EmmenCambuur00 D
Cup2023/01/11De TreffersCambuur10 L
Eredivisie2023/01/08CambuurVolendam03 L
Eredivisie2022/11/13HeerenveenCambuur21 L

Formations and Lineups

AZ Alkmaar

Formation:4-3-3
  • G1Mathew Ryan
  • D2Yukinari Sugawara
  • D46Wouter Goes
  • D3Pantelis Hatzidiakos
  • D5Miloš Kerkez
  • M6Tijjani Reijnders
  • M16Sven Mijnans
  • M8Jordy Clasie
  • F7Jens Odgaard
  • F9Vangelis Pavlidis
  • F11Jesper Karlsson
1 Mathew Ryan 2 Yukinari Sugawara 46 Wouter Goes 3 Pantelis Hatzidiakos 5 Miloš Kerkez 6 Tijjani Reijnders 16 Sven Mijnans 8 Jordy Clasie 7 Jens Odgaard 9 Vangelis Pavlidis 11 Jesper Karlsson

Cambuur

Formation:4-3-3
  • G12Robbin Ruiter
  • D5Doke Schmidt
  • D4Leon Bergsma
  • D33Floris Smand
  • D24Sai Van Wermeskerken
  • M21Daniel van Kaam
  • M6Mees Hoedemakers
  • M19Navarone Foor
  • F14Michael Breij
  • F9Björn Johnsen
  • F25Mimoun Mahi
12 Robbin Ruiter 5 Doke Schmidt 4 Leon Bergsma 33 Floris Smand 24 Sai Van Wermeskerken 21 Daniel van Kaam 6 Mees Hoedemakers 19 Navarone Foor 14 Michael Breij 9 Björn Johnsen 25 Mimoun Mahi

Match Details

AZ AlkmaarvsCambuur
  • 90+1`
    M. HoedemakersHolding
  • 90`
    (in) M. Lahdo(out) J. Karlsson
  • 90`
    (in) M. de Wit(out) M. Kerkez
  • 85`
    (in) R. Uldrikis(out) D. Schmidt
  • 85`
    2 - 1
    B. Johnsen (pen.)
  • 84`
    P. ChatzidiakosTripping
  • 80`
    (in) Y. Barasi(out) V. Pavlidis
  • 74`
    (in) S. Sylla(out) S. V. Wermeskerken
  • 74`
    (in) J. Jacobs(out) M. Breij
  • 74`
    (in) B. Rienstra(out) L. Bergsma
  • 73`
    W. Goes
    2 - 0
  • 69`
    J. KarlssonGoal Disallowed - handball
  • 67`
    J. ClasieRoughing
  • 61`
    (in) R. Balk(out) M. Mahi
  • 40`
    V. PavlidisJ. Odgaard
    1 - 0
  • 34`
    M. HoedemakersFoul
  • 21`
    S. MijnansTripping

Players Ratings

AZ AlkmaarvsCambuur
  • 6Tijjani Reijnders
    7.7 / 10
  • 2Yukinari Sugawara
    7.3 / 10
  • 46Wouter Goes
    7.3 / 10
  • 5Miloš Kerkez
    7 / 10
  • 7Jens Odgaard
    7 / 10
  • 8Jordy Clasie
    6.9 / 10
  • 11Jesper Karlsson
    6.9 / 10
  • 1Mathew Ryan
    6.7 / 10
  • 9Vangelis Pavlidis
    6.7 / 10
  • 3Pantelis Hatzidiakos
    6.6 / 10
  • 16Sven Mijnans
    6.5 / 10
  • 17Yusuf Barasi
    6.3 / 10
  • 34Mees de Wit
    6.2 / 10
  • 23Mayckel Lahdo
    6.2 / 10
  • 12Robbin Ruiter
    7.2 / 10
  • 21Daniel van Kaam
    7.2 / 10
  • 33Floris Smand
    7 / 10
  • 6Mees Hoedemakers
    6.9 / 10
  • 9Björn Johnsen
    6.9 / 10
  • 30Remco Balk
    6.9 / 10
  • 25Mimoun Mahi
    6.7 / 10
  • 17Ben Rienstra
    6.7 / 10
  • 28Roberts Uldriķis
    6.7 / 10
  • 24Sai Van Wermeskerken
    6.6 / 10
  • 8Jamie Jacobs
    6.6 / 10
  • 5Doke Schmidt
    6.3 / 10
  • 4Leon Bergsma
    6.3 / 10
  • 14Michael Breij
    6.3 / 10
  • 19Navarone Foor
    6.2 / 10
  • 27Sekou Sylla
    6.2 / 10

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