Excelsior vs. Sparta (Eredivisie)
This upcoming Sunday marks the Rotterdam derby, with SBV Excelsior playing host to Sparta Rotterdam in their next Eredivisie match.
With just a two-point gap separating them in the league standings, the teams are evenly matched, setting the stage for what promises to be a closely contested fixture.
Excelsior enters the weekend with a promising streak, having gone two games without a loss. They achieved a goalless draw against Almere and followed it up with a victory over Heerenveen last weekend.
In their recent match, goals from Couhaib Driouech, Nikolas Agrafiotis, and Troy Parrott secured a 3-0 win, earning the team three valuable points and consecutive clean sheets.
Excelsior vs. Sparta
Marinus Dijkhuizen’s focus appears to be on improving the defensive aspect of the game, as the team has already conceded 10 goals this season, which ranks as the second-worst record among the top eight teams in the league.
What to remember – Excelsior vs. Sparta
As it’s a derby day clash, both teams and their fans are likely to be highly motivated, creating a passionate atmosphere and an intense match.
Considering both teams have begun the season in similar form and there’s currently little to distinguish between them, it wouldn’t be surprising if they ultimately share the points in this fixture.
Betting tip for Excelsior vs. Sparta
Our expert tipster partners anticipate that there will be less than 3.5 goals in this match.