DOETINCHEM. De Graafschap beats Roda JC Kerkrade with a 2-0 win with a goal from R. Hillen (28′) and a goal from J. Fortes (43′).
The match was played at the Stadion De Vijverberg stadium in Doetinchem on Sunday and it started at 12:15 pm local time. The referee was Erwin Blank with the help of Roy de Nas and Marco Ribbink. The 4th official was Jonathan van Dongen. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 8 degrees Celsius or 46.31 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 94%.
- 52 Ball Possession 48
- 15 Total 15
- 5 On Target 8
- 5 Off Target 4
- 5 Shots blocked 3
- 120 Attack 111
- 71 Dangerous attack 53
- 103 Ball safe 101
- 0 Penalties 0
- 4 Corners 4
- 4 Off Sides 2
- 11 Total 10
- 1 Yellow Cards 2
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 5 Substitutions 5
No teams had a vastly superior advantage in terms of ball possession. Roda JC Kerkrade was in possession of the ball for 52% of the time vs. De Graafschap that controlled the ball for 48% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Roda JC Kerkrade was more aggressive with 71 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 5 were on target. Notwithstanding, De Graafschap succeeded in find the solution to win this encounter.
Roda JC Kerkrade shot 15 times, 5 on target, 5 off target. Talking about the opposition, De Graafschap shot 15 times, 8 on target, 4 off target.
Roda JC Kerkrade received 1 yellow card (Bryan Limbombe). Regarding the opposition, De Graafschap received 2 yellow cards (D. Haen and Lion Kaak).
After playing this match, Roda JC Kerkrade will stay with 34 points like NAC Breda and ADO Den Haag to hold in the 10th place. On the opposite side, De Graafschap will have 30 points to remain in the 14th place.
In the next match in the Eerste Divisie, Roda JC Kerkrade will host Willem II on the 19th of May with a 10-8 head to head in favor of Willem II (5 draws).
De Graafschap will host FC Den Bosch on the 19th of May with a 11-7 head to head record in favor of De Graafschap (5 draws).
Roda JC Kerkrade – Formation
Roda JC Kerkrade started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Adrie Poldervaart decided to play with the following team: Moritz Nicolas, Boyd Reith , Nils Röseler , Xander Lambrix , Terrence Douglas , Romano Postema , Jesse Schuurman , Lennard Hartjes , Sami Ouaissa , Bryan Limbombe and Dylan Vente .
The home team had on the bench: Rody de Boer, Teun Bijleveld, Niek Vossebelt, Lennerd Daneels, Ted Van de Pavert, Phil Sieben, Jamil Takidine, Guus Joppen, Loek Hamers, Ali Barak, Arjen Van Der Heide and Mohamed Mallahi .
Roda JC Kerkrade made 5 changes: Bryan Limbombe for Arjen Van Der Heide (70′), Lennard Hartjes for Niek Vossebelt (77′), Romano Postema for Mohamed Mallahi (77′), Sami Ouaissa for Ted Van de Pavert (82′) and Nils Röseler for Teun Bijleveld (83′).
Best player: Moritz Nicolas
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Roda JC Kerkrade was the goalkeeper: Moritz Nicolas. His rating is 7.33. He performed 6 saves.
De Graafschap – Formation
De Graafschap started with a mid-fielder-oriented line-up (4-1-4-1).
Edwin de Graaf played with: Hidde Jurjus, Jeffrey Fortes , Rio Hillen , Xandro Schenk , Alexander Büttner , Philip Brittijn , Lion Kaak , Giovanni Korte , Camiel Neghli , Başar Önal and Devin Haen .
These were the players on the bench: Robin Schouten, Sam Bisselink, Ties Wieggers, Joran Hardeman, Joel Valencia , Mees Kaandorp , Mees Bakker, Maas Willemsen, Charlison Benschop , Levi Schoppema and Anis Yadir.
De Graafschap made 5 changes: B. Önal for Robin Schouten (66′), B. Önal for Joel Valencia (66′), Giovanni Korte for Mees Kaandorp (71′), D. Haen for Charlison Benschop (71′) and C. Neghli for Sam Bisselink (88′).
Best player: Alexander Büttner
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for De Graafschap was Alexander Büttner even if he didn’t score any goal.
His rating iswith 34 passes (64% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 8 duels out of 12. He performed 10 crosses.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Eerste Divisie.