NEC Nijmegen vs Heracles Intro
NEC Nijmegen and Heracles have been in contrasting form this season. NEC Nijmegen have made decent progress and sit in the top half of the Eredivisie table. As for Heracles, they would’ve hoped for more at this stage and will be looking to boost their season as we head into the final rounds. The two meet at Stadion De Goffert on Saturday January 15, 2022 at 5:45 PM. Entering matchweek 19, Rogier Meijer’s NEC Nijmegen side sit in the 9th place on the table with 25 points from 18 games played while Frank Wormuth’s Heracles squad are currently on 18 points sitting in the 13th place. NEC Nijmegen and Heracles are distinguished by a total of 7 points but only 4 places on the Eredivisie table.
NEC Nijmegen vs Heracles Form
Could back to back victories, including one against Willem II, be a turnaround for NEC Nijmegen? They have only won six points inlast five matches. Meanwhile, Heracles have earned a total of 4 points in the last five games of the campaign and drew with Cambuur. But much more is needed. NEC Nijmegen have had mixed results at home recently, winning 4 points in their last five matches at their Stadion De Goffert. In their last five games away from home Heracles still haven’t won any points on the road.
NEC Nijmegen vs Heracles H2H
NEC Nijmegen are looking to continue its positive H2H record against Heracles here: for the 26 played, they have 13 victories compared to the away side’s 8. With a 2-game winning margin in the most recent six meetings between these two, NEC Nijmegen has to be confident of another victory here over Heracles.
NEC Nijmegen vs Heracles Analysis
In their last game, NEC Nijmegen got the win and earned three points. Willem II was the opponent of Rogier Meijer’s men. After 90 minutes, the score was 1-0. This week NEC Nijmegen will be thinking about one thing only, Heracles. Against Willem II, NEC Nijmegen claimed 40% of ball possession. In terms of shots on goal, NEC Nijmegen struck a total of 13 shots in attack while in defence conceding 13 shots to Willem II. Meanwhile, Heracles drew its previous game. Frank Wormuth’s men were facing Cambuur. The game ended with a score of 1-1. During their latest meetup with Cambuur, Heracles took 48% possession. In front of goal, Heracles delivered 22 shots on goal while down back giving up a total of 8 shots to their opponents Cambuur.
NEC Nijmegen vs Heracles Odds
NEC Nijmegen is the favourite to win this match between NEC Nijmegen and Heracles according to the bookmakers.