Hmm, have I been too hasty writing off Sparta?
Well, another nice fact; during their last nineteen home games versus Twente, Sparta scored at least once. Last time they didn't score was back in 1986 when they lost 0-1.
Some more facts from VI...
- Heerenveen is thirteen consecutive home matches unbeaten, last defeat on 29 october 2008 versus Vitesse (0-2)
- PSV is thirteen consecutive home matches unbeaten versus VVV-Venlo, last defeat was back in 1958 (0-1)
- Groningen has just won two out of nineteen home matches versus Ajax. Back in 2006 and 2009, out of the rest Groningen lost 15 times and drew 2 times.
- Feyenoord hasn't beaten NEC at home for three consecutive years. In 2007 they drew, in 2008 and 2009 NEC won in de Kuip. Mario Been, Feyenoord's current coach, was NEC's coach those three years...
- Willem II couldn't score in five of their last eight home games.
- Heracles has won just one game out of their last nine home games...
- During their last seven meetings in The Hague, ADO has beaten NAC just once...
Longest period without...
- a win: NEC (10 games)
- a home win: NEC (7 games)
- an away win: ADO (7 games)
- a defeat: PSV (7 games ago)
- a home defeat: Heerenveen (13 games ago)
- an away defeat: PSV, Sparta and Groningen (3 games ago)
- a draw: NAC & VVV-Venlo (10 games ago)
- a goal scored: NAC (2 games ago)
- a goal against: FC Groningen (4 games)
- a clean sheet: NAC (7 games ago)
- a 0-0: Heerenveen (67 matches ago)