Our prediction for this Netherlands Eredivisie match:
Wednesday’s football game at Stadion Galgenwaard pits together Utrecht and Excelsior, the two mid-table sides. Utrecht aim to put an end to their three-match winless run, and they are likely to go all guns blazing at Excelsior. Keep in mind, though, that all Hendriks, Ramselaar, St. Jago, Toornstra, Warmerdam, and van de Streek misses the 2-0 loss to Twente with injuries.
The Kralingers, on the other hand, aim to build on a 2-0 win over Volendam. Excelsior produce much better showings at home than on the travels, and seeing that Utrecht have turned their Galgenwaard into a real fortress, home win should be considered. All Donkor, Pierie, and Ayoub are out of contention with injuries, but there are no suspended players in the away team ahead of Matchday 18. In the first half of the season Utrecht defeated Excelsior thanks to Sander van de Streek’s goal.