ENSCHEDE. FC Twente conquers FC Utrecht with a 2-0 win with a goal from V. Cerny (45′) and a goal from V. Misidjan (64′). FC Twente capitalized on its superior ball possession (58%).
The match was played at the De Grolsch Veste stadium in Enschede on Sunday and it started at 2:30 pm local time. The referee was Martin van den Kerkhof who was helped by Rens Bluemink and Patrick Inia. The 4th official was Richard Martens. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold at 1.1 degrees Celsius or 33.89 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 89%.
FC Twente had a strong ball possession 58% while FC Utrecht was struggling with a 42% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
FC Twente was more aggressive with 71 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 6 were on target. This is one of the reasons why FC Twente won the match.
FC Twente shot 15 times, 6 on target, 9 off target. Regarding the opposition, FC Utrecht shot 8 times, 1 on target, 7 off target.
FC Twente received 1 yellow card (Anass Salah-Eddine). On the other side, FC Utrecht received 1 yellow card (T. Booth).
After playing this match, FC Twente will have 34 points to hold in the 4th place. On the opposite side, FC Utrecht will stay with 26 points to hold in the 8th place.
In the next match in the Eredivisie, FC Twente will host Sparta Rotterdam on the 22nd of April with a 14-7 head to head in favor of FC Twente (4 draws).
FC Utrecht will host PSV on the 19th of February with a 27-4 head to head record in favor of PSV (5 draws).
FC Twente – Formation
FC Twente adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Ron Jans decided to play with the following team: Lars Unnerstall, Joshua Brenet , Mees Hilgers , Robin Pröpper , Gijs Smal , Ramiz Zerrouki , Michel Vlap , Mathias Kjølø , Václav Černý , Ricky van Wolfswinkel and Virgil Misidjan .
The home team had on the bench: Christos Tzolis, Alfons Sampsted, Irakli Yegoian, Julio Pleguezuelo , Manfred Ugalde, Denilho Cleonise, Sem Steijn , Issam El Maach, Daan Rots, Anass Salah-Eddine , Przemysław Tytoń and Max Bruns.
FC Twente made 5 changes: Michel Vlap for Sem Steijn (61′), Joshua Brenet for Alfons Sampsted (62′), M. Hilgers for Julio Pleguezuelo (78′), Mathias Kjölö for Anass Salah-Eddine (78′) and Vaclav Cerny for D. Rots (89′).
Best player: Václav Černý
The most impressive player for FC Twente was Václav Černý.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 51 passes (72% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 7. He performed 3 crosses.
FC Utrecht – Formation
Also FC Utrecht adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
Michael Kappelgaard Silberbauer played with: Vasilis Barkas, Hidde ter Avest , Mike Van der Hoorn , Modibo Sagnan , Nick Viergever , Can Bozdoğan , Luuk Brouwers , Taylor Booth , Othman Boussaid , Bas Dost and Amin Younes .
These were the players on the bench: Rocco Robert Shein, Derensili Sanches Fernandes, Fabian De Keijzer, Naoki Maeda, Daishawn Redan, Thijmen Nijhuis, Anastasios Douvikas, Mark van der Maarel, Djevencio van der Kust and Ruben Kluivert.
FC Utrecht made 3 changes: Amin Younes for Naoki Maeda (70′), Othmane Boussaid for Anastasios Douvikas (81′) and Hidde ter Avest for Mark van der Maarel (81′).
Best player: Bas Dost
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for FC Utrecht was Bas Dost.
His rating iswith 42 passes (66% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 11 duels out of 17.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Eredivisie.