Heracles conquers AZ Alkmaar 3-2. HIGHLIGHTS

ALMELO. Heracles defeated AZ Alkmaar.

Heracles conquers AZ Alkmaar 3-2. HIGHLIGHTS

ALMELO. Heracles overcame AZ Alkmaar.

J. Clasie received a red card (‘)​. This red card was one of the reason why AZ Alkmaar lost the match.

The match was played at the Erve Asito stadium in Almelo on Sunday and it started at 2:45 pm local time. The referee was Serdar Gözübüyük who was helped by Joost van Zuilen and Johan Balder. The 4th official was Nick Smit. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 16.2 degrees Celsius or 61.14 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 75%.​

Both teams adopted the same 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

Heracles – Formation

Heracles Almelo
G
Janis Blaswich 1.Germany
6.6
D
Mats Knoester 13.Netherlands
7.1
D
Marco Rente 5.Germany
7.1
D
Noah Fadiga 23.Belgium
6.3
D
Ruben Roosken 12.Netherlands
6.3
46'
M
Rai Vloet  10.Netherlands
7.3
49' Goals90'
M
7.0
M
Luca de la Torre 14.United States
7.4
86'
M
Nikolai Laursen  11.Denmark
6.2
46'
M
M. Amissi 30.Burundi
6.5
46'
F
K. Sierhuis 16.Netherlands
8.1
75' Goals45'
Substitutes
G
Alessandro Damen 34.Netherlands
G
Koen Bucker 26.Netherlands
D
6.2
46' 50'
D
Mateo Les 22.Croatia
D
N. Bakboord 19.Suriname
M
Melih Ibrahimoglu 27.Austria
M
Ismail Azzaoui 18.Belgium
6.1
75'
M
Lucas Schoofs 15.Belgium
6.4
86'
M
Elias Sierra 8.Belgium
F
Delano Burgzorg 37.Netherlands
7.4
46' 50' Goals72'
F
Adrián Szőke 17.Germany
F
7.2
46'

The manager Frank Wormuth decided to play with the following team: Janis Blaswich (6.6), Noah Fadiga (6.3), Marco Rente (7.1), Mats Knoester (7.1), Ruben Roosken (6.3), Orestis Kiomourtzoglou (7.0), Luca De La Torre (7.4), Nikolai Laursen (6.2), Rai Vloet (7.3), Mohamed Amissi (6.5) and Kaj Sierhuis (8.1).

The home team had on the bench: Melih Ibrahimoglu, Alessandro Damen, Giacomo Quagliata (6.2), Delano Burgzorg (7.4), Ismail Azzaoui (6.1), Adrián Szőke, Mateo Leš, Koen Bucker, Navajo Bakboord, Bilal Başaçıkoğlu (7.2), Lucas Schoofs (6.4) and Elias Sierra.

Best player: Kaj Sierhuis​

The player that probably impressed the most for Heracles was Kaj Sierhuis.

His rating is (8.1) with 1 goal, 19 passes (73% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 7.

AZ Alkmaar – Formation

AZ
G
Peter Vindahl 1.Denmark
6.4
D
Bruno Martins Indi  4.Netherlands
6.2
D
T. Letschert 22.Netherlands
7.0
86'
D
Aslak Witry 15.Norway
6.6
62'
D
Owen Wijndal 5.Netherlands
6.1
M
Jordy Clasie 20.Netherlands
6.2
45'
M
F. Midtsjø 6.Norway
7.0
90'
M
Albert Gudmundsson 28.Iceland
6.2
86' Goals19'
M
D. de Wit 10.Netherlands
6.5
M
Jesper Karlsson  11.Sweden
6.7
46'
F
6.6
69'
Substitutes
G
Hobie Verhulst  12.Netherlands
D
7.0
62'
D
Sam Beukema 31.Netherlands
6.1
86'
D
Thijs Oosting 25.Netherlands
M
M. Taabouni 23.Netherlands
M
Peer Koopmeiners 14.Netherlands
M
Håkon Evjen 18.Norway
M
Tijjani Reijnders 24.Netherlands
7.4
86' Goals89'
F
J. Duin 19.Netherlands
F
Zakaria Aboukhlal 7.Morocco
6.5
46'
F
Ernest Poku 36.Netherlands
6.6
69'

On the other side, Pascal Jansen played with: Peter Vindahl Jensen (6.4), Aslak Fonn Witry (6.6), Timo Letschert (7.0), Bruno Martins Indi (6.2), Owen Wijndal (6.1), Jordy Clasie (6.2), Fredrik Midtsjø (7.0), Albert Guðmundsson (6.2), Dani De Wit (6.5), Jesper Karlsson (6.7) and Vangelis Pavlidis (6.6).

They had on the bench: Mohamed Taabouni, Jelle Duin, Peer Koopmeiners, Hakon Evjen, Hobie Verhulst, Zakaria Aboukhlal (6.5), Yukinari Sugawara (7.0), Sam Beukema (6.1), Pantelis Chatzidiakos, Thijs Oosting, Ernest Poku (6.6) and Tijjani Reijnders (7.4).

Best player: Tijjani Reijnders​

The player that probably impressed the most for AZ Alkmaar was Tijjani Reijnders.

His rating is (7.4) with 1 goal, 6 passes (100% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 1 duel out of 1.

His performance was remarkable also because he started the match from the bench before entering the filed in the 86′.

Match Statistics​

  • 51 Ball Possession 49
Shots
  • 14 Total 9
  • 6 On Target 4
  • 8 Off Target 5
  • 1 Shots blocked 4
  • 103 Attack 108
  • 35 Dangerous attack 42
  • 78 Ball safe 74
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 1 Corners 7
Fouls
  • 6 Total 14
  • 3 Yellow Cards 1
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 1
Other
  • 5 Substitutions 5

The ball possession was identical with both team possessing the ball for 50% of the time.

There was not much difference in terms of ball possession. Heracles was in possession of the ball for 50% of the time vs. AZ Alkmaar that controlled the ball for 50% of the time.

AZ Alkmaar was more aggressive with 42 dangerous attacks and 9 shots of which 4 were on target. Even so, Heracles was able to find the solution to win this match.​

Heracles shot 14 times, 6 on target, 8 off target. On the other side, AZ Alkmaar shot 9 times, 4 on target, 5 off target.

Cards

Heracles received 3 yellow cards (R. Vloet, G. Quagliata and D. Burgzorg). On the opposite side, AZ Alkmaar received 1 yellow card (F. Midtsjo).

Also, AZ Alkmaar didn’t manage to end the match with 11 players after J. Clasie (AZ Alkmaar) was sent off after receiving a straight red card in the (45′).

Match Timeline

19'
45'
Jordy Clasie- Red
45'
46'
46'
46'
46'
49'
50'
50'
62'
Yukinari Sugawara- sub ->A. F. Witry
69'
Ernest Poku- sub ->V. Pavlidis
72'
75'
86'
86'
86'
89'
90'
90'

Standings

After this match, Heracles will have 4 points like Fortuna Sittard to stay in the 16th place. On the opposite side, AZ Alkmaar will stay with 3 points to stay in the 17th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Eredivisie, Heracles will play away against SC Cambuur on the 23rd of September with a 3-2 head to head in favor of SC Cambuur (1 draw).

AZ Alkmaar will play away agasint FC Twente on the 23rd of September with a 15-10 head to head stats in favor of AZ Alkmaar (7 draws).

Results of the day

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