A winning start for the hosts would be a positive move as they look to build on a generally dismal campaign from their previous outing.
Ajax’s preseason training came to an end on Sunday afternoon with a 1-1 draw against lower league rival Almere City. Prior to that, de Godenzonen lost 5-3 against PSV Eindhoven at the Johan Cruyff ArenA on Saturday..
The challenge of a rival team, who has lost each of the previous seven meetings between the teams dating back to 2018, will be presented next.
The visitors on Saturday set out to start their pursuit of a 37th Eredivisie championship on a perfect note as they remain unbeaten in the league since the start of the year.
Following a thrilling 3-3 draw against Ukrainian team Shakhtar Donetsk two Fridays ago, Fortuna fought out its third straight tie.
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Only one of the Fortunezen’s five preseason games has been won, which does not bode well for the forthcoming season.
Having lost their last five home games, the hosts on Saturday will need to makeIvor Pandur, who is on loan from Verona, is still out injured, so the goalie won’t be able to make his Fortuna Sittard debut this weekend.
The home team’s Mickael Tirpan is also not anticipated to play because he is still on the sidelines following a dispute with numerous staff members.
Due to his red card in Ajax’s Saturday loss to PSV, Calvin Bassey, 22, is ineligible to play any part for the team.
Dusan Tadic was unstoppable in the last meeting between Saturday’s opponents. Remko Pasveer is competing with Jay Gorter for the goaltender job after returning from injury.