RKC Waalwijk will be squaring off against Sparta Rotterdam for their 24th fixture in the Dutch League. Waalwijk finds itself at the bottom of the table with just 12 points on board. Sparta Rotterdam on the other end is 11th in the league with 27 points on board.
Date- Saturday, February 22
Kick-Off- 12:30 AM (IST)
Venue- Mademakers Stadion
Henrico Drost is the only player that misses out due to injury for Fred Grim. Other than that RKC Waalwijk wouldn’t go for too many changes in spite of the poor run of results. Hansson, Bilate and Sow should be leading the attack. Venne, Rienstra and Leemans could fill in at midfield.
Suently Alberto, Ragnar Ache, Dante Rigo and Adil Auassar are the ones who remain on the sidelines for the away side due to injuries. Having said that, Rayhi and Joosten should lead the attack, while Smmets plays in behind. Harroui, Duarte and Abels could fit in at midfield.
WLK (Expected Playing 11)- Vaessen; Quasten , Delcroix, Mulder, Gaari; Venne, Rienstra, Leemans; Hansson, Bilate, Sow
RTD (Expected Playing 11)- Harush; Fortes, Vriends, Mattheij, Faye; Harroui, Duarte, Abels; Smeets, Rayhi, Joosten
Clint Leemans has been pivotal in the defensive midfield role. Leemans has three goals, three assists and a pass accuracy of 79.7% from 1566 minutes in the league this season.
Abdou Harroui has impressed in midfield with three goals, seven assists and a pass accuracy of 75.3% from 23 appearances this season
Syalla Sow has three goals and two assists with a pass accuracy of 82% from 18 appearances this season.
Mohamed Rayhi has six goals, two assists and a pass accuracy of 71.6% from 1712 minutes in the league this season.
From the last six games between the two sides, it’s Sparta Rotterdam who has the upper hand with four wins in contrast to Waalwijk’s one win. One game has ended on level terms during the process.
Sparta Rotterdam are the favourites to win the game.
Goalkeeper- E Vaessen
Defenders- L Faye, B Vriends, J Fortes, H Mulder
Midfielders- B Smeets, A Harroui, C Leemans (C)
Forwards- P Joosten, M Rayhi (Vc), S Sow
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