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AZ Alkmaar vs Excelsior Predictions & Tips - Pavlidis to keep scoring in the Eredivisie

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Last updated: 09 Feb 2023
Eddy Tora 09 Feb 2023
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  • Watch AZ Alkmaar vs Excelsior in the Eredivisie on Friday (19:00 GMT)
  • AZ striker Vangelis Pavlidis has scored 8 goals in his last 9 matches
  • Can Excelsior stop the Greek hitman?
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Alkmaar's Vangelis Pavlidis has scored 8 goals in his last 9 matches (Getty)

AZ Alkmaar vs Excelsior Predictions


AZ have are struggling to keep clean sheets at home. They can still beat an Excelsior that regularly lose on the road, Vangelis Pavlidis set to get back on the score sheet.
  • AZ Alkmaar vs Excelsior Predictions
  • Stats
  • Head to Head
  • AZ Alkmaar Form
  • AZ Alkmaar Injuries & Team News
  • Excelsior Form
  • Excelsior Injuries & Team News

Stats


  • AZ Alkmaar have won 3 of their last 6 home matches (Eredivisie).
  • AZ Alkmaar have seen BTTS in their last 12 home matches.
  • AZ Alkmaar’s Vangelis Pavlidis has scored 8 goals in his last 9 matches.
  • Excelsior have lost 8 of their last 9 away matches (Eredivisie).

Head to Head


AZ Alkmaar have a 40-13 advantage against Excelsior with 16 draws in 69 matches.

They met in the KNVB Beker second round on 11 January, AZ winning 4-1 in Rotterdam. 

AZ Alkmaar Form


AZ Alkmaar started the year in great form, going on a four game winning streak where they scored 13 goals.

Pascal Jansen’s side have now failed to win in their last three games, starting with a 5-5 draw against Utrecht. Vangelis Pavlidis hit a hat-trick but it wasn’t enough in a thrilling contest.

AZ drew 1-1 at Volendam before being eliminated from the Dutch Cup on Tuesday, going out 2-1 after conceding in extra time.

AZ Alkmaar Injuries & Team News


Central defence is an issue with Bruno Martins Indi out with a thigh problems and Sem Westerveld has a knee injury.

Attacking midfielder Dani de Wit has a foot injury.

Excelsior Form


Excelsior are flirting with relegation in the Eredivisie, largely due to their away form, losing eight of their last nine road games.

Marinus Dijkhuizen’s side ended January with a 1-0 defeat at Utrecht and a 4-1 loss against Ajax.

Excelsior are coming off a 0-0 draw against RKC Waalwijk, goalkeeper Stijn van Gassel man of the match.

Excelsior Injuries & Team News


Midfielder Yassin Ayoub is out with a muscle injury and winger Jacky Donkor has a knee injury.

Centre-back Kik Pierie is doubtful.

Verdict

AZ have failed to win in three games but Excelsior present a great chance to get back to winning ways. Vangelis Pavlidis should get plenty of opportunities to score here.

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