UTRECHT. FC Utrecht manages to recover against PSV with a goal on the J. Bakayoko 41′ and a goal on the L. de 58′. PSV was surely superior in terms of ball possession (61%)
The match was played at the Stadion Galgenwaard stadium in Utrecht on Sunday and it started at 2:30 pm local time. The referee was Allard Lindhout with the help of Rogier Honig and Richard Brondijk. The 4th official was Laurens Gerrets. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 7.6 degrees Celsius or 45.61 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 94%.
- ! 39 Ball Possession 61
- 8 Total 16
- 4 On Target 8
- 1 Off Target 6
- 3 Shots blocked 2
- 95 Attack 154
- 35 Dangerous attack 52
- 78 Ball safe 95
- 0 Penalties 0
- 2 Corners 5
- 14 Total 7
- 0 Yellow Cards 1
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 4 Substitutions 3
PSV had a strong ball possession 61% while FC Utrecht was struggling with a 39% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
PSV was putting more pressure with 52 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 8 were on target. Notwithstanding, that was not enough PSV to win the match.
FC Utrecht shot 8 times, 4 on target, 1 off target. On the opposite side, PSV shot 16 times, 8 on target, 6 off target.
FC Utrecht didn’t receive any yellow card. Talking about the opposition, PSV received 1 yellow card (Jarrad Branthwaite).
After this match, FC Utrecht will have 34 points to sit in the 7th place. On the opposite side, PSV will have 43 points to sit in the 4th place.
In the next match in the Eredivisie, FC Utrecht will host Go Ahead Eagles on the 18th of March with a 4-2 head to head in favor of FC Utrecht (4 draws).
PSV will play away agasint Vitesse on the 19th of March with a 28-3 head to head record in favor of PSV (6 draws).
FC Utrecht – Formation
FC Utrecht adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Michael Kappelgaard Silberbauer decided to play with the following team: Vasilis Barkas, Sean Klaiber , Mike van der Hoorn , Modibo Sagnan , Mark van der Maarel , Victor Jensen , Luuk Brouwers , Taylor Booth , Sander van de Streek , Othman Boussaid and Anastasios Douvikas .
The home team had on the bench: Derensili Sanches Fernandes, Ruben Kluivert, Hidde ter Avest, Rocco Robert Shein, Thijmen Nijhuis, Anthony Descotte, Kevin Gadellaa, Tommy St. Jago, Naoki Maeda and Bart Ramselaar.
FC Utrecht made 4 changes: Mark van der Maarel for Hidde ter Avest (75′), V. Jensen for Naoki Maeda (80′), Patrick van Aanholt for Phillipp Mwene (80′) and S. Klaiber for Ruben Kluivert (88′).
Best player: Sander van de Streek
The most impressive player for FC Utrecht was Sander van de Streek.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 33 passes (60% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 7 duels out of 12. He performed 2 crosses.
PSV – Formation
Also PSV adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Ruud van Nistelrooy played with: Walter Benítez, Jordan Teze , Jarrad Branthwaite , Armando Obispo , Patrick van Aanholt , Joey Veerman , Mauro Júnior , Johan Bakayoko , Guus Til , Xavi Simons and Luuk de Jong .
They had on the bench: Richard Ledezma, Érick Gutiérrez, Ismael Saibari, Fábio Silva, Mathijs Tielemans, Mohamed Nassoh, Olivier Boscagli, André Ramalho , Phillipp Mwene, Joël Drommel and Boy Waterman.
PSV made 4 changes: Jarrad Branthwaite for Érick Gutiérrez (71′), Mauro Júnior for André Ramalho (71′), Othmane Boussaid for Bart Ramselaar (80′) and J. Bakayoko for Ismael Saibari (87′).
Best player: Joey Veerman
The most impressive player for PSV was Joey Veerman.
His rating iswith 82 passes (85% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 6 duels out of 11. He performed 7 crosses.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Eredivisie.
- SC Cambuur – SC Heerenveen – 1-2
- Go Ahead Eagles – FC Twente – 2-0
- FC Utrecht – PSV – 2-2
- Excelsior – NEC – 0-3
- Ajax – Sparta Rotterdam – 4-0