ALKMAAR. AZ Alkmaar demolishes Go Ahead Eagles 5-0 with goals of J. Karlsson (4′), D. de Wit (29′), J. Karlsson (83′ pen), Z. Aboukhlal (86′) and T. Reijnders (90′). Go Ahead Eagles lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (57%).
The match was played at the AFAS Stadion stadium in Alkmaar on Sunday and it started at 12:30 pm local time. The referee was Dennis Higler with the help of Mario Diks and Sander van Roekel. The 4th official was Robin Gansner. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 22.4 degrees Celsius or 72.27 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 70%.
AZ Alkmaar – Formation
AZ Alkmaar adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Pascal Jansen decided to play with the following team: Peter Vindahl Jensen, Yukinari Sugawara , Pantelis Chatzidiakos , Bruno Martins Indi , Owen Wijndal , Fredrik Midtsjø , Tijjani Reijnders , Albert Guðmundsson , Dani De Wit , Jesper Karlsson and Vangelis Pavlidis .
The home team had on the bench: Zakaria Aboukhlal, Hobie Verhulst, Aslak Fonn Witry , Mohamed Taabouni, Sam Beukema , Hakon Evjen , Beau Reus, Thijs Oosting, Jelle Duin and Peer Koopmeiners.
Best player: Yukinari Sugawara
The player that probably impressed the most for AZ Alkmaar was Yukinari Sugawara even if he didn’t score any goal.
His rating iswith 41 passes (85% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 8 duels out of 11. He performed 2 crosses.
Go Ahead Eagles – Formation
Also Go Ahead Eagles adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
On the other side, Kees van Wonderen played with: Warner Hahn, Mats Deijl , Gerrit Nauber , Joris Kramer , Bas Kuipers , Boyd Lucassen , Luuk Brouwers , Iñigo Cordoba , Ioannis Foivos Botos , Ragnar Oratmangoen and Marc Cardona .
They had on the bench: Isac Lidberg, Philippe Rommens , Quiermo Dumay, Ogechika Heil , Yacine Bourhane , Andries Noppert, Jay Idzes, Martijn Berden , Justin Bakker, Job Schuurman and Turan Tuzlacik.
Best player: Boyd Lucassen
The player that probably impressed the most for Go Ahead Eagles was Boyd Lucassen.
His rating iswith 18 passes (77% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 4 duels out of 5. He performed 1 cross.
- 43 Ball Possession 57
- 19 Total 6
- 15 On Target 1
- 4 Off Target 5
- 1 Shots blocked 1
- 94 Attack 131
- 41 Dangerous attack 41
- 80 Ball safe 96
- 1 Penalties 0
- 5 Corners 2
- 2 Off Sides 4
- 11 Total 9
- 2 Yellow Cards 3
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 4 Substitutions 5
Go Ahead Eagles was in firm control of the ball 57% while AZ Alkmaar was struggling with a 43% ball possession.
AZ Alkmaar was more aggressive with 41 dangerous attacks and 19 shots of which 15 were on target. This is one of the reasons why AZ Alkmaar won the match.
AZ Alkmaar shot 19 times, 15 on target, 4 off target. On the other side, Go Ahead Eagles shot 6 times, 1 on target, 5 off target.
AZ Alkmaar received 2 yellow cards (D. de Wit and V. Pavlidis). On the other side, Go Ahead Eagles received 3 yellow cards (W. Hahn, M. Deijl and G. Nauber).
After playing this contest, AZ Alkmaar will have 6 points like Go Ahead Eagles and Sparta Rotterdam to move down in the 12th place. On the opposite side, Go Ahead Eagles will stay with 6 points like Sparta Rotterdam to move up in the 13th place.
In the next match in the Eredivisie, AZ Alkmaar will play away against SC Cambuur on the 3rd of October with a 4-0 head to head statistic in favor of AZ Alkmaar (2 draws).
Go Ahead Eagles will play away agasint RKC Waalwijk on the 2nd of October with a 1-0 head to head statistic in favor of Go Ahead Eagles (1 draw).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Eredivisie.
- Sparta Rotterdam – SC Cambuur – 0-4
- AZ Alkmaar – Go Ahead Eagles – 5-0
- SC Heerenveen – FC Twente – 2-3
- Heracles – RKC Waalwijk – 1-0