Groningen vs Roda by Isaiah
Groningen returned on winning ways after getting all three points away to Zwolle with the score of 1-2. They did not entered the game well and after a tragic mistake of goalkeeper Luciano, they have been found early back to the score, and then threatened with a second goal. However, they had a good second half and pushed Zwolle a lot, managing to score two goals and took the victory.
Midweek they had another win away to GVVV for the Dutch Cup with the score of 1-2, and qualified for the next round of the Cup, where they will host Den Haag. Till now Groning seems mediocre to the league, but they had a difficult fixture program so far. As their coach stated, they must be realistic about their targets this season, and that they have a mediocre team but with lot of room for improvement. Good news for their squad as only sub striker Huyn-Jun Suk is missing out penalized.
Roda continues their poor start to the season and coming from another two negative results. Last Friday they suffered a home defeat against Utrecht with the score of 0-1, paying a tragic mistake of keeper Filip Kurto and their aggressive weaknesses, while in Tuesday they lost again at home with the same score in extra time against Zwolle for the Dutch Cup.
They have a very difficult task this season, as the limited roster does not leave them much room. The important thing right now is to return to successes that will bring peace and help in regaining their lost morale, something i really doubt that they can make against Groningen. They are missing of experienced that will keep them away from relegation adventures.
Main striker Sanharib Malki (5 games / 2 goals) missed the midweek Cup game, and he is still suffering from an ankle injury, the same goes for experienced defender Bart Biemans (5 games), while they also miss main midfielder Adil Ramzi (5 games / 1 goal), left midfielder Arnaud Sutchuin Djoum (3 games) and main right midfielder Laurent Delorge.
Groningen seems to have gone up recently, and after the recent positive results they should be able to win against struggling Roda.
Bet: Groningen Win @1.72 with Bet365