Fortuna Sittard vs Ajax
Location: Sittard-Geleen, Venue: Fortuna Sittard Stadion
Fortuna Sittard is welcoming Ajax in the first round of the Netherlands’ Eredivisie scheduled for Saturday, August 6, 2022. This Eredivisie match will take place at Fortuna Sittard Stadion at 17:30.
The defending champion Ajax begins their title defense away at Fortuna Sittard. This could be a tough game for Sjors Ultee’s side, especially after the defeat in the Super Cup final against PSV, but he’ll be hoping he can inspire his side to an opening day win.
Ajax has regularly dominated this fixture. In fact, in 13 meetings, Fortuna Sittard has only won on one occasion, with another game ending up all square, and the Last time Fortuna Sittard played this opponent at home in this tournament, the final score was 0-5. Ajax has dominated Fortuna Sittard in recent matches between the two clubs, winning each of the last six meetings. Surely, Ajax’s expectations for the game will be a victory with many goals scored. Ajax had a perfect finish last season in the league. Ajax has not lost in 10 consecutive matches in this competition, and they want to continue like it in the new season.Get Your Welcome Bonus!
Ajax is a huge favorite
When the transfer window was heating up, at one point, it seemed that Ajax was threatened with a serious disintegration of the team and a total reconstruction of the playing staff. One after another, the long-time players, including coach Erik Ten Haag, left the club. But Ajax brought in some players. Ajax's biggest signing is national team striker Steven Bergwijn, who was paid 31,500,000 euros to Tottenham. He and captain Tadic should lead the team to new wins.
Sittard will try to avoid a disgrace
Last season, Sittard avoided relegation in the last few rounds, and this season's main goal will be to reach a safe spot sooner. They will certainly look for points in some other matches against more similar opponents but will fight against the champion and try to at least be dignified on home ground.
Expert Betting Tips
Ajax is a big favorite in this match and the main contender for the league trophy. They are expected to start furiously in the league after the defeat in the Super Cup.
- Ajax to win and over 3.5 for 2.15
- Total goals over 2.5 and both to score for 2.05
- Ajax to win ht-ft and over 2.5 for 1.96