Big Game Focus: Vitesse v Utrecht

Vitesse and Utrecht will take on each other in the second leg of the play-off final with European football at stake for the winners. Bet on the match here.

Vitesse and Utrecht drew the first leg by a 1-1 scoreline and this match is basically a straight shoot-out to decide who will take the final Europa League place. The sides finished the season level on 53 points in the league standings, and therefore there is very little separating the sides.

Vitesse overturned a 2-1 first-leg deficit to see off Groningen in the semi-finals whilst Utrecht come into this game with great momentum after seeing off Heracles 5-0 on aggregate.

This promises to be an exciting match and it will be interesting to see who emerges on top.

Betting preview

This promises to be a more open game with Vitesse tending to play a very attacking game whenever they are at home. All of their last 14 home matches have produced goals at each end and you can back Both Teams to Score at odds of 1.45 here.

Vitesse averaged more than two goals per game during the regular season but Utrecht were not too far behind. Four of their last six games have produced Over 2.5 Goals in total and backing that promises decent returns at odds of 1.50 here.

The hosts have a strong home record after winning nine of their last 14 home League games and you can back a Home Win at odds of 1.80 here.

Team news

Vitesse have Hillary Gong as the only player unavailable to manager Leonid Slutsky but the rest of the team is available for selection.

Timo Letschert, Joris van Overeem, Leon Guwara and Simon Makienok will not play in this match due to injuries.

Possible line ups

Vitesse: Pasveer, Karavaev, Van der Werff, Doekhi, Buttner, Serero, Foor, Dauda, Odegaard, Linssen, Matavz

Utrecht: Marsman, Klaiber, Bergstrom, Janssen, Gavory, Gortler, Strieder, Van der Streek, Kerk, Gufstason, Dessers