Sparta vs Utrecht Match Analysis & Prediction
24/02/2023 10:00 pm
Both Sparta and Utrecht will be looking to bounce back to winning ways in the Eredivisie when they square off at the Sparta Stadion in their Matchday 23 tie on Friday night.
Sparta suffered a 4-0 defeat to the champions Ajax on the road last time out, which ended their 10-match unbeaten run in the league. they will now look to bounce back quickly as they seek to continue climbing closer to the top three. They currently sit sixth on 37 points from 22 games.
Utrecht, meanwhile, drew 2-2 with PSV at home last time out, making it they second winless match in the Eredivisie as they were previously off a 2-0 defeat to Vitesse on the road.
They will be keen to bounce back on Friday as they seek to climb above their hosts and closer to the European-places. They are currently seventh on 34 points from 22 matches, three points behind Sparta.
Utrecht claimed a 3-1 in the reverse fixture this season and will seek to build on that as they seek a double over Sparta. The two are currently evenly matched though and they will need to be on top of their game.
Sparta vs. Utrecht Head to head
Both sides have met in 41 encounters since 1993 with Utrecht winning 22 times, while Sparta have won nine times and there have been 10 draws.
Sparta Team News
Sparta will be without Younes Namli due to injury.
Sparta's Last 5 Matches
Utrecht Team News
Utrecht will be without Django Warmerdam, Bas Dost and Ramon Hendriks due to injuries.
Utrecht's Last 5 Matches
Sparta vs. Utrecht: Odds and Predictions
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