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Ajax set to get back to winning ways against Volendam

AFC Ajax vs FC Volendam - 26/01/2023

Ajax set to get back to winning ways against Volendam
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On Thursday night, Ajax host Volendam at the Johan Cruyff Arena as the reigning Dutch champions look to get back to winning ways in the Eredivisie.

Ajax

Alfred Schreuder’s team heads into this clash on the back of a six-game winless run in the Eredivisie, including drawing their last five league matches. Last time out, the champions drew 1-1 with league leaders Feyenoord in Rotterdam.

The recent run of form has seen Ajax drop to fifth place in the table and five points behind Feyenoord in the race for the Dutch top-flight title.

Even Ajax’s usually stellar home form has dipped of late, as they head into this game on the back of just one win in their last five matches at the Johan Cruyff Arena.

Despite the recent underwhelming home form, Ajax has lost just one of their last 16 Eredivisie matches on home soil.

Volendam

The visitors are in big danger of suffering relegation this season, as they currently occupy one of the two automatic relegation positions in the Eredivisie.

However, Volendam is only in the relegation zone courtesy of an inferior goal difference to the teams directly above them.

Their recent league form has been poor, as a record of five defeats in their last seven matches in the Eredivisie illustrates.

However, before a 2-0 loss at Excelsior last time out in the Dutch top-flight, Volendam were on a short two-game winning run, so there is hope for reviving their season.

Volendam have been poor travellers in the Eredivisie, as they have won just one of their nine away games in the Dutch top flight.

The fact that they have conceded at least two goals in six games on their travels in the Eredivisie this season has hampered their survival chances.

What does Forebet predict?

Forebet predicts that Ajax will record a victory in a high-scoring encounter to get back to winning ways and enhance their chances of making up ground on league leaders Ajax.

Home team
Away team
Probability %
1X2
Forebet
Correct score
Avg. goals
Weather conditions
Odds
Score
Live
odds
Nl1
661816
1
2 - 1
2.76
1.10
1.10 10.00 21.00 no no no
FT
1 - 1(0 - 0)
-
- - -

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Eredivisie Regular Season
OVERALL TABLE PTS GP W D L GF GA +/-
1
Feyenoord 43 20 12 7 1 45 18 27
2
AZ Alkmaar 41 20 12 5 3 41 25 16
3
AFC Ajax 40 20 11 7 2 56 21 35
4
PSV Eindhoven 39 20 12 3 5 49 25 24
5
FC Twente 37 20 10 7 3 32 13 19
6
Sparta Rotterdam 34 20 9 7 4 30 17 13
7
FC Utrecht 33 20 9 6 5 33 31 2
8
SC Heerenveen 27 20 7 6 7 20 22 -2
9
RKC Waalwijk 26 20 6 8 6 31 31 0
10
NEC Nijmegen 23 20 4 11 5 24 22 2
11
Fortuna Sittard 23 20 6 5 9 25 33 -8
12
Go Ahead Eagles 22 20 5 7 8 28 35 -7
13
Vitesse Arnhem 20 20 4 8 8 25 37 -12
14
SBV Excelsior 20 20 6 2 12 20 43 -23
15
FC Volendam 17 20 4 5 11 23 46 -23
16
FC Emmen 16 20 3 7 10 17 36 -19
17
FC Groningen 13 20 3 4 13 21 41 -20
18
SC Cambuur 12 20 3 3 14 11 35 -24

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