Excelsior gets a visit from FC Emmen

Excelsior gets a visit from FC Emmen

In the Keuken Kampioen Divisie there is a nice match on the program on Saturday, January 29, 2022. Excelsior will take on FC Emmen at home. It is a real top match, because both clubs are still in the race for promotion to the Eredivisie. The Rotterdam club didn't start the second half of the season too well, while the visiting team won twice. The cracker in the Keuken Kampioen Divisie will kick off at 16:30 and will be broadcasted live by ESPN.

FC Emmen

Excelsior can rise in the rankings

Excelsior is currently in 4th place in the Keuken Kampioen Divisie with 43 points from 23 matches. The gap with FC Emmen is only two points. Promotion to the Eredivisie is still possible, as it is particularly exciting at the top of the league table. By the way, you can place bets on the site cricket betting.

Excelsior had a disappointing start to the new year. The Rotterdam club played a goal-less draw against De Graafschap, followed by defeats against Jong PSV (3-0) and ADO Den Haag (2-3). Excelsior failed to win any of their last five matches and were eliminated in the KNVB Cup by FC Groningen (2-4). These poor results are also due to a lesser period of the top scorer Thijs Dallinga. The striker only scored in one of the last five games. The Dutchman is still top scorer of the Keuken Kampioen Divisie with 25 goals.

FC Emmen can create a gap

FC Emmen is in second place in the Keuken Kampioen Divisie with 45 points from 22 matches. The team is two points ahead of the competition, but also has played a game less. Unlike Excelsior, the visitors have started the new year well. FC Emmen won 0-2 at FC Den Bosch and managed to win 2-0 at NAC Breda. The differences in the top are small, but FC Emmen gets Saturday afternoon the chance to create a gap. The second place at the end of the season gives the right to promotion to the highest level. FC Emmen managed to win seven of the 12 away matches this season, losing only twice. Incidentally, FC Emmen only managed to win one of the last five away matches at Excelsior.

Quotations of BetCity.nl

The legal online bookmaker BetCity.nl will also offer bets on sport this Saturday on the match between Excelsior and FC Emmen. Below are the most popular bets in a row:

  1. Excelsior wins: 2.55 euro.
  2. Draw: 3.65 euro.
  3. FC Emmen wins: 2.45 euro.
  4. Minimum 2,5 goals: 1,67 euro.
  5. Minimum 3,5 goals: 2,80 euro.
  6. Minimum 4,5 goals: 5,25 euro.
  7. Thijs Dallinga scores: 1,86 euro.

Who is going to win?

FC Emmen

Excelsior enjoys the home advantage in the cracker against FC Emmen. However, the visitors are currently in better shape and therefore the favorite in the duel. As BetCity.nl's quotes reveal, the differences are very small. It is therefore difficult to determine a winner, as the question is which team will come out on top. The expectation is that many goals will fall in Rotterdam.