Our prediction for this Netherlands Eredivisie match:
In Eredivisie's upcoming Round 21 clash, Heracles and Vitesse face off in a battle of redemption as both teams strive to snap their respective winless streaks. With key players sidelined due to injuries, including Bakboord, Roosken, Cestic, Laursen, and van Oorschot for Heracles, and Propper, Meulensteen, Tielemans, and van Ginkel for Vitesse, both squads are facing challenges in their lineup.
However, despite these setbacks, Heracles still boast enough attacking prowess to trouble Vitesse's defense. Expect both teams to be hungry for goals as they seek to find their winning form. With the determination to bounce back, the stage is set for an intense encounter where both teams are likely to find the net. As Heracles and Vitesse lock horns, anticipation mounts for a thrilling encounter as they aim to steer their seasons back on track.
Highlighted Team (Heracles):
Heracles is a professional Dutch club based in Almelo. The club was formed back in May 1903 and named after Heracles, the demigod son of Zeus. From 1974 to 1998 the club played under the name of SC Heracles ’74. The Heraclieden’s home colours are black and white, while blue is the dominant colour of their away shirt.
Twente are considered one of the club’s main rivals in the Netherlands. Speaking of the club’s achievements, it has to be noted that Heracles have won two Eredivisie trophies (1926/27, 1940/41). In the 2011/12 season they made it to the Dutch Cup final. Heracles faced PSV in the title game, with the Dutch giants proving to be a big catch for the underdogs.
PSV won the game 3-0. In the 2016/17 season Heracles participated in the Europa League, with the team suffering elimination to Arouca in the third qualifying round. Everton is leading the club’s all-time goal-scoring chart with 77 goals.