AZ beats Fortuna Sittard 3-1. HIGHLIGHTS

ALKMAAR. AZ prevails over Fortuna Sittard 3-1.

AZ beats Fortuna Sittard 3-1. HIGHLIGHTS

ALKMAAR. AZ conquers Fortuna Sittard 3-1.

The match was played at the AFAS Stadion stadium in Alkmaar on Sunday and it started at 4:45 pm local time. The referee was Dennis Higler with the assistance of Mario Diks and Richard Brondijk. The 4th official was Robin Vereijken. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold at 2 degrees Celsius or 35.62 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 70%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 50 Ball Possession 50
Shots
  • 17 Total 7
  • 6 On Target 1
  • 11 Off Target 6
  • 4 Shots blocked 1
  • 92 Attack 92
  • 58 Dangerous attack 34
  • 88 Ball safe​ 76
  • 0 Penalties 1
  • 6 Corners 2
Fouls
  • 10 Total 8
  • 1 Yellow Cards 0
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 4 Substitutions 5

The overall ball possession was the same with both teams controlling the ball for 50% of the time.

Ball possession

None of the teams had a clear upper hand in terms of ball possession. AZ was in possession of the ball for 50% of the time vs. Fortuna Sittard that controlled the ball for 50% of the time.

Attitude and shots

AZ was putting more pressure with 58 dangerous attacks and 17 shots of which 6 were on target. This is one of the reasons why AZ won the match​.

AZ shot 17 times, 6 on target, 11 off target. On the opposite side, Fortuna Sittard shot 7 times, 1 on target, 6 off target.

Cards

AZ received 1 yellow card (Zinho Vanheusden ). On the other side, Fortuna Sittard didn’t receive any yellow card.

Match Timeline

Dani De Wit(goal)
4'
11'
Burak Yılmaz(penalty)
24'
Ximo Navarro(own-goal)
Djordje Mihailovic- sub ->D. de Wit
34'
Zinho Vanheusden- Yellow
41'
46'
Vangelis Pavlidis(goal)
56'
62'
Umaro Embaló- sub ->Ximo Navarro
62'
Oğuzhan Özyakup- sub ->Deroy Duarte
63'
George Cox- sub ->Rémy Vita
63'
Paul Gladon- sub ->Tijjani Noslin
78'
Thomas Buitink- sub ->Iñigo Córdoba
Mees De Wit- sub ->M. Kerkez
89'
90'

Standings

After this contest, AZ will have 36 points to sit in the 2nd place. Talking about the opposition, Fortuna Sittard will stay with 16 points to remain in the 13th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Eredivisie, AZ will play away with Feyenoord on the 18th of February with a 18-11 head to head in favor of Feyenoord (8 draws).

Fortuna Sittard will play away agasint RKC Waalwijk on the 17th of February with a 8-7 head to head in favor of Fortuna Sittard (5 draws).

AZ – Formation

AZ
G
Mathew Ryan 1.Australia
6.4
D
6.8
D
Zinho Vanheusden 27.Belgium
6.1
46' 41'
D
7.3
D
Kerkez Milos 5.Hungary
6.9
90'
M
Jordy Clasie 8.Netherlands
7.4
M
Dani De Wit 10.Netherlands
7.1
34' Goals4'
M
Tijani Reijnders 6.Netherlands
6.6
M
Jens Odgaard 7.Denmark
7.2
M
Jesper Karlsson 11.Sweden
7.0
F
7.4
Goals56'
Substitutes
G
Rome-Jayden Owusu-Oduro 45.Netherlands
G
Hobie Verhulst 12.Netherlands
D
Maxim Dekker 22.Netherlands
6.6
46'
D
Mees De Wit 34.Netherlands
89'
M
Z. Buurmeester 28.Netherlands
90'
M
Fedde De Jong 32.Netherlands
M
7.7
34'
F
Yusuf Barasi 17.Netherlands
F
Mayckel Lahdo 23.Sweden
F
Myron van Brederode 19.Netherlands

AZ started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Pascal Jansen decided to play with the following team: Mathew Ryan (6.4), Yukinari Sugawara (7.3), Zinho Vanheusden (6.1), Pantelis Hatzidiakos (6.8), Miloš Kerkez (6.9), Tijjani Reijnders (6.6), Jordy Clasie (7.4), Jens Odgaard (7.2), Dani de Wit (7.1), Jesper Karlsson (7.0) and Vangelis Pavlidis (7.4).

The home team had on the bench: Zico Buurmeester, Maxim Dekker (6.6), Fedde De Jong, Mees de Wit, Yusuf Barasi, Rome Jayden Owusu-Oduro, Mayckel Lahdo, Djordje Mihailović (7.7), Myron Van Brederode and Hobie Verhulst.

Substitutions

AZ made 4 changes: D. de Wit for D. Mihailovic (34′), Zinho Vanheusden  for M. Dekker (46′), M. Kerkez for Mees de Wit (89′) and M. Kerkez for Zico Buurmeester (90′).

Best player: Djordje Mihailović​

As per our analysis, the most impressive player for AZ was Djordje Mihailović even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (7.7) with 18 passes (83% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 9.

His performance was remarkable also because he started the match from the bench before entering the filed in the 34′.

Fortuna Sittard – Formation

Fortuna Sittard
G
Ivor Pandur 31.Croatia
6.3
D
Ivo Pinto 12.Portugal
6.2
D
Ximo Navarro 2.Spain
6.1
62' Goals24'
D
Rodrigo Guth 14.Brazil
7.1
D
Stipe Radić 55.Croatia
6.8
M
Remi Vita 61.France
6.5
63'
M
Arianit Ferati 19.Germany
7.3
M
Laros Duarte 6.Netherlands
6.4
62'
M
Tijanni Noslin 77.Netherlands
6.4
63'
F
6.6
78'
F
Burak Yılmaz 17.Turkey
7.1
Goals11'
Substitutes
G
Tom Hendriks 22.Netherlands
G
Yanick van Osch 1.Netherlands
D
Dimitrios Siovas 33.Greece
D
Mike van Beijnen 18.Netherlands
D
George Cox 5.England
7.0
63'
D
Roel Janssen 4.Netherlands
M
Muhammet Taşçı 34.Turkey
M
Oğuzhan Özyakup 15.Turkey
6.7
62'
F
Thomas Buitink 29.Netherlands
6.5
78'
F
Umaro Embaló 85.Portugal
6.7
62'
F
F
Paul Gladon 11.Netherlands
6.6
63'

Fortuna Sittard started with a 4-4-1-1 line-up (4-4-1-1).

Julio Velázquez Santiago played with: Ivor Pandur (6.3), Ivo Pinto (6.2), Stipe Radić (6.8), Rodrigo Guth (7.1), Ximo Navarro (6.1), Tijjani Noslin (6.4), Deroy Duarte (6.4), Arianit Ferati (7.3), Rémy Vita (6.5), Iñigo Cordoba (6.6) and Burak Yılmaz (7.1).

They had on the bench: Thomas Buitink (6.5), Tom Hendriks, Dimitrios Siovas, Muhammet Tunahan Tasci, Mike van Beijnen, George Cox (7.0), Úmaro Embaló (6.7), Oğuzhan Özyakup (6.7), Gianmarco Cangiano, Paul Gladon (6.6), Yanick van Osch and Roel Janssen.

Substitutions

Fortuna Sittard made 5 changes: Ximo Navarro for Úmaro Embaló (62′), Deroy Duarte for Oguzhan Özyakup (62′), Rémy Vita for George Cox (63′), Tijjani Noslin for Paul Gladon (63′) and Iñigo Córdoba for Thomas Buitink (78′).

Best player: Arianit Ferati​

Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Fortuna Sittard was Arianit Ferati.

His rating is (7.3) with 46 passes (86% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 12. He performed 1 cross.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Eredivisie.​