Sittard did a good job last weekend, as they were able to outplay Venlo on the road, with a convincing 1:3 result.
They took an early lead in the 10th minute but came across some inconvenience later one in the 54th when they conceded an equalizer. Nevertheless, the guest showed great determination, scoring two more in the next twelve minutes, and routinely walked away with three points out of this encounter.
Sittard is positioned at 10th place in the standings, having only three points less than their opponents in the upcoming clash.
The hosts only miss goalkeeper Velthuizen (1/0) for this one.
After two consecutive victories in Eredivisie, Sittard failed to be more creative last time in an away match against Groningen when they suffered a 1:0 defeat.
The clash itself was a quite passive one, with both sides having a minimal number of opportunities, however, the hosts did appear slightly better with the ball in the second part, successfully scoring the only one in this clash over Abraham in the 50th minute, thus settling the final result.
Sittard is at 9th spot in the standings, being four points in deficit compared to the play-off placed Twente before the start of this round.
Sittard caught up with a good rhythm in Eredivisie, as they are currently on two matches winning streak, last time out at home against Venlo with a 3:2 result.
The home side looked better with the ball, created more opportunities, and deservedly took the lead first in the 33rd minute. They doubled it from the penalty in the 58th, being quite dangerous via counters, but conceded five minutes later. Their open play paid out, as they managed to effective one more time in the 90th and even though the guests responded with another one just before the full-time, the winner was already resolved.
Sittard is at 11th place in the standings and will search for another three-pointer in the upcoming clash, as they are only five points in deficit compared to the play-off zone.
Sittard is coming to this match with positive thoughts, as they managed to be victorious last time on the road against Waalwijk with a 1:2 result.
Considering the offensive approach, that both sides opted for, it was surprising that the first part went without goals. A similar play was seen in the second, as both of them were more creative. The visitors took the double lead with goals in the 54th and the 63rd, while the hosts managed to reduce the deficit in the 84th minute. Overly looking, this clash was quite dynamic, with the visiting side being slightly sharper and deservedly took all three.
Sittard is positioned at 12th place in the general standings, quite safe from the danger zone, but not in a position to compete for higher European leading spots.
Sittard positively surprised last time out against Heerenveen on the road when they come with a 1:3 victory, despite being considered as strong underdogs by the bookies.
They surprised the hosts with an effective approach, scoring as many as three goals during the first part, pretty much securing their victory here. The home side did take the initiative in the second part, but their attacks simply lacked more creativity, as they managed to be effective only once, not being in a position to completely return to the match.
Sittard, with this important victory, moved away from the red zone a bit, currently being at 12th place in the standings, but never the less caution is needed in matches to come.