ENSCHEDE. FC Twente and Sparta Rotterdam played an incredible match before drawing 3-3. FC Twente was not able to win even if it was better in terms of ball possession (60%)
The match was played at the De Grolsch Veste stadium in Enschede on Sunday and it started at 12:15 pm local time. The referee was Joey Kooij with the assistance of Dave Goossens and Erik Koopman. The 4th official was Robin Hensgens. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 17.2 degrees Celsius or 62.92 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 58%.
- 60 Ball Possession 40
- 21 Total 17
- 7 On Target 7
- 6 Off Target 5
- 8 Shots blocked 5
- 126 Attack 89
- 82 Dangerous attack 26
- 71 Ball safe 68
- 0 Penalties 0
- 17 Corners 6
- 1 Off Sides 3
- 7 Total 13
- 1 Yellow Cards 4
- 0 Double Yellow 1
- 0 Red Card 1
- 4 Substitutions 3
FC Twente had a superior ball possession 60% while Sparta Rotterdam was struggling with a 40% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
FC Twente was more pushing with 82 dangerous attacks and 21 shots of which 7 were on target. Notwithstanding, that was not enough FC Twente to win the match.
FC Twente shot 21 times, 7 on target, 6 off target. Talking about the opposition, Sparta Rotterdam shot 17 times, 7 on target, 5 off target.
FC Twente received 1 yellow card (Robin Pröpper). On the other side, Sparta Rotterdam received 3 yellow cards (Shurandy Sambo, Jeremy van Mullem and Tobias Lauritsen).
Also, Sparta Rotterdam didn’t finish the match with 11 players after
Sparta Rotterdam had 2 players sent off: Shurandy Sambo (90′ for double yellow card) and Shurandy Sambo (91′ for double yellow card).
After this match, FC Twente will have 52 points to remain in the 6th place. Talking about the opposition, Sparta Rotterdam will have 53 points to hold in the 5th place.
In the next match in the Eredivisie, FC Twente will host NEC on the 12th of May with a 17-6 head to head stats in favor of FC Twente (6 draws).
Sparta Rotterdam will play away agasint FC Volendam on the 13th of May with a 9-6 head to head stats in favor of Sparta Rotterdam (8 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 , Julio Pleguezuelo , Robin Pröpper , Gijs Smal , Ramiz Zerrouki , Michel Vlap , Michal Sadílek , Václav Černý , Ricky van Wolfswinkel and Virgil Misidjan .
The home team had on the bench: Sem Steijn, Anass Salah-Eddine, Denilho Cleonise, Daan Rots, Manfred Ugalde , Wout Brama, Mathias Ullereng Kjølø, Przemysław Tytoń, Alfons Sampsted and Issam El Maach.
FC Twente could not rely on the presence of M. Ugalde (injured) and D. Rots (injured).
FC Twente made 4 changes: Michal Sadilek for Sem Steijn (63′), Ricky van Wolfswinkel for Manfred Ugalde (63′), Vaclav Cerny for Daan Rots (88′) and Ramiz Zerrouki for Wout Brama (88′).
Best player: Václav Černý
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for FC Twente was Václav Černý.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 37 passes (62% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 12. He performed 11 crosses.
Sparta Rotterdam – Formation
Also Sparta Rotterdam adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
Maurice Steijn played with: Nick Olij, Shurandy Sambo , Dirk Abels , Mike Eerdhuijzen , Mica Pinto , Arno Verschueren , Younes Namli , Joshua Kitolano , Vito van Crooij , Tobias Lauritsen and Koki Saito .
They had on the bench: Delano van Crooij, Patrick Brouwer, Pedro Serra, Adil Auassar, Mohammed Tahiri, Jonathan de Guzmán, Dylan van Wageningen, Tim Coremans, Elias Hoff Melkersen, Jeremy Van Mullemand Aaron Meijers.
Sparta Rotterdam made 2 changes: Younes Namli for Jeremy van Mullem (51′) and K. Saito for Adil Auassar (90′).
Best player: Tobias Lauritsen
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Sparta Rotterdam was Tobias Lauritsen.
His rating iswith 2 goals, 18 passes (55% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 17 duels out of 27.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Eredivisie.
- PSV – Ajax – 3-0
- Go Ahead Eagles – Fortuna Sittard – 2-0
- Feyenoord – FC Utrecht – 3-1
- FC Twente – Sparta Rotterdam – 3-3
- AZ – RKC Waalwijk – 3-0