(14 Dec 2017)
Ajax – Excelsior
Ajax welcomes Excelsior in a match of the 16th round of the Dutch Eredivisie.
Ajax: The home team is currently taking the 3rd position in the league. After 10 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses, they managed to win 32 points. Ajax is undefeated in their last 4 matches. They are the team with the strongest attack and 46 goals scored. Also, their squad is keeping the pressure on the leaders, and they come into this straight off the back of an emphatic victory (3-0) over PSV to reduce the deficit to seven points.
Excelsior: The away team is in the 11th position with 17 points won after 5 wins, 2 draws and 8 losses. Excelsior has lost their last 4 matches and they come into this on the back of two straight 3-1 defeats on the road. Furthermore, they will face a difficult task here as they always do. Defensive consistency hasn’t been their best feature, as they have conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 matches.
Conclusion: Excelsior comes to Amsterdam to face host who has won six of their last eight here, scoring a staggering 20 goals in the process. Also, Ajax scored at least one goal in their last 17 matches and Excelsior in their last 8 matches. Each of the last 10 matches that Ajax have played had over 2.5 goals. An easy home win and a high-scoring match are expected today.
Head To Head Stats:
|19.03.17||ERE||Excelsior||Ajax||1 : 1|
|07.01.17||CF||Ajax||Excelsior||1 : 3|
|29.10.16||ERE||Ajax||Excelsior||1 : 0|
|21.02.16||ERE||Ajax||Excelsior||3 : 0|
|20.09.15||ERE||Excelsior||Ajax||0 : 2|
|17||ADO Den Haag||16||3||3||10||17||30||-13||12|