Players Nijmegen shortly after the middle of the competition are in mid-table in tenth position and now have a great chance of relegation positions still leave. So far collected twenty-five points in Saturday's clash will play the role of favorite against rookie from Go Ahead Eagles. He still can not free himself from the bottom of the table with thirteen points on the last rung of the eighteenth and after the last round losing biggest competitor from Rody three points.

NEC until the last match did not lose four times in a row and fought a solid ten points, managed to beat Tilburg, Rod and Den Haag. Last time had absolutely no chance in Rotterdam, when he lost to Feyenoord manager 0: 4th "The match with Go Ahead for us is very important, weighty opponents await us and to gain peace of mind, so we need to win," duel does not take lightly NEC coach Peter Hyballa.

Home strategist warns toughness opponent. "This year, several indicated that they could do a fantastic performance, so it can not be underestimated. We have to play with patience and you need to watch out for quick counterattacks." Against Go Ahead will miss Burnet due to problems with the heel, the board can not fault Leiwakabessy injured posterior thigh muscle. Guests have the medics also two names.

On the lawn does not look Daemen (problems with the Achilles tendon) will also not ready to David (after knee ligament surgery). Guests unable fully to score in eight engagements in a row, in which in addition only obtained two points. Previously welcomed favored Utrecht and succumbed to his own goal after half an hour's play. From this round will miss the Estonian striker Henrik Ojamaa, who went on loan to Scottish Dundee FC.

In the autumn mutual match at ground NEC, the two teams parted amicably after the result 2: 2, both goals the home team netted French journeyman Kevin Mayi. "We have the support of the fans, with their presence to grow our performances. I firmly believe that we maintain concentration throughout the process and we can celebrate," he said in conclusion Hyballa.