Sparta Rotterdam will be welcoming ADO Den Haag at the Sparta Stadion as they look to bounce back with a win. Rotterdam is currently 11th in the league with 24 points and have won one, drawn one and lost three from their last five games in the Dutch League. Whereas, Den Haag, has been going through an underwhelming campaign as they are in the danger zone with just 17 points on board. With both sides struggling to find form, it will be interesting to see which team comes out on top by the end of 90 minutes.
Date- Wednesday, February, 12
Kick-Off- 1:15 AM (IST)
Venue- Sparta Stadion
Suently Alberto and Ragnar Ache are on the sidelines due to injury for the hosts. Mohammed Rayhi, on the other end, undergoes suspension. Smeets, Joosten and Piore are in contention of playing in the advanced role, while, Auassar, Rigo and Harroui should be fitting in at midfield. Pinto, Mattheik, Vriends and Abels could form the backline.
ADO Den Haag
Alan Pardew remains without Tom Beugeslsdijk who’s out due to injury. Having said that, Summerville, Necid and Gossens should for the line of attack. Meijers, Baluta and Immers could be the three-man midfield. Malone, Stubbs, Pinas and Rock might possibly from the defence.
RTD (Expected Playing 11)- Harush; Pinto, Mattheij, Vriends, Abels; Auassar, Rigo, Harroui; Smeets, Joosten, Piore
DEH (Expected Playing 11)- Koopmans; Malone, Stubbs, Pinas, Bock; Meijers, Baluta, Immers; Summerville, Necid, Goossens
Abdou Harroui has been one of the standouts for Rotterdam. Harroui has two goals, seven assists and a pass accuracy of 73.3% from 1698 minutes in the league.
Tomas Necid could prove to be a threat on the final third for ADO Den Haag. Necid has six goals and a pass accuracy of 63.7% from 19 appearances this season.
Bryan Smeets has four goals, six assists and a pass accuracy of 78.6% from 18 appearances this season for Rotterdam.
John Goosens has two goals, four assists and a pass accuracy of 77.5% from 1491 minutes in the league this season.
From the last six encounters between the two sides, ADO Den Haag has won three, in contrast to Sparta Rotterdam’s two wins. One game has ended on level terms in the process.
Sparta Rotterdam are the favourites heading into the game.
Goalkeeper- L Koopmans
Defenders- L D Bock, D Malone, J Mattheij, B Vriends
Midfielders- L Immers, A Harroui, B Smeets, J Goossens
Forwards- T Necid, J Piroe
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