Excelsior beats SC Heerenveen 3-0. HIGHLIGHTS

ROTTERDAM. Excelsior was ultimately too strong for SC Heerenveen.

Excelsior beats SC Heerenveen 3-0. HIGHLIGHTS

ROTTERDAM. Excelsior was eventually too strong for SC Heerenveen with the goal of Couhaib Driouech (18′), Troy Parrott (24′) and Lazaros Lamprou (63′). SC Heerenveen lost this match even if it was better in terms of ball possession (58%).

The match was played at the Van Donge & De Roo Stadion stadium in Rotterdam on Friday and it started at 8:00 pm local time. The referee was Edwin van de Graaf with the collaboration of Richard Brondijk and Richard Polman. The 4th official was Boyd van Kommer. The weather was scattered clouds. The temperature was quite cold at 4.21 degrees Celsius or 39.58 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 87%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 42 Ball Possession 58
Shots
  • 14 Total 9
  • 7 On Target 1
  • 7 Off Target 6
  • 1 Shots blocked 2
  • 107 Attack 123
  • 62 Dangerous attack 55
  • 68 Ball safe 90
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 6 Corners 5
Fouls
  • 7 Total 6
  • 2 Yellow Cards 1
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 4 Substitutions 5

Ball possession

SC Heerenveen was in firm control of the ball 58% while Excelsior was struggling with a 42% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Excelsior was putting more pressure with 62 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 7 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Excelsior won the match​.

Excelsior shot 14 times, 7 on target, 7 off target. On the other side, SC Heerenveen shot 9 times, 1 on target, 6 off target.

Cards

Excelsior received 2 yellow cards (Couhaib Driouech and Lazaros Lamprou). On the other side, SC Heerenveen received 1 yellow card (Thom Haye).

Match Timeline

Couhaib Driouech(goal)Troy Parrott
18'
22'
Thom Haye- Yellow
Troy Parrott (goal)
24'
Lazaros Lamprou- Yellow
34'
40'
Pelle van Amersfoort- sub ->Anas Tahiri
40'
Ché Nunnely- sub ->Patrik Wålemark
Couhaib Driouech- Yellow
57'
Kik Pierie - sub ->Casper Widell
60'
Lazaros Lamprou(goal)Noah Naujoks
63'
75'
C. Webster- sub ->Simon Olsson
76'
Espen van Ee- sub ->Thom Haye
Derensili Sanches Fernandes- sub ->Lazaros Lamprou
76'
83'
Djenahro Nunumete- sub ->Denzel Hall
85'
Oscar Uddenäs- sub ->Couhaib Driouech
85'

Standings

After playing this contest, Excelsior has 20 points like SC Heerenveen to hold in the 9th place. Regarding the opposition, SC Heerenveen will stays with 20 points like Excelsior to remain in the 10th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Eredivisie, Excelsior will host FC Utrecht on the 27th of January with a 13-2 head to head stats in favor of FC Utrecht (6 draws).

SC Heerenveen will host AZ on the 28th of January with a 24-12 head to head statistic in favor of AZ (7 draws).

Excelsior – Formation

Excelsior
G
Stijn van Gassel  1.Netherlands
7.3
D
Siebe Horemans 2.Belgium
7.3
D
Casper Widell 5.Sweden
7.0
60'
D
Arthur Zagré 12.France
7.9
D
Sven Nieuwpoort 16.Netherlands
D
Redouan El Yaakoubi 4.Netherlands
7.9
M
Kenzo Goudmijn 10.Netherlands
8.1
M
Couhaib Driouech 14.Morocco
8.9
85' 57' Goals18'
M
J. Baas 33.Netherlands
7.9
M
Lazaros Lamprou 7.Greece
7.7
76' 34' Goals63'
M
Noah Naujoks 15.Netherlands
7.0
85'
F
Troy Parrott  9.Republic of Ireland
8.2
Goals24'
Substitutes
G
Norbert Alblas 18.Netherlands
G
Pascal Kuiper 38.Netherlands
D
Kik Pierie  3.Netherlands
6.7
60'
D
Mimeirhel Benita 22.Netherlands
D
Ian Smeulers  28.Netherlands
F
Oscar Uddenäs 11.Sweden
6.4
85'
F
Nikolas Agrafiotis 19.Serbia
6.4
85'
F
Mike van Duinen 29.Netherlands
F
6.6
76'

Excelsior adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

The manager Marinus Dijkhuizen decided to play with the following team: Sven Nieuwpoort, Stijn van Gassel (7.3), Siebe Horemans (7.3), Casper Widell (7.0), Redouan El Yaakoubi (7.9), Arthur Zagré (7.9), Kenzo Goudmijn (8.1), Julian Baas (7.9), Couhaib Driouech (8.9), Noah Naujoks (7.0), Lazaros Lamprou (7.7) and Troy Parrott (8.2).

The home team had on the bench: Oscar Uddenäs (6.4), Norbert Alblas, Nikolas Agrafiotis (6.4), Kik Pierie  (6.7), Mimeirhel Benita, Ian Smeulers, Mike van Duinen, Derensili Sanches Fernandes (6.6) and Pascal Kuiper.

Substitutions

Excelsior made 4 changes: Casper Widell for Kik Pierie  (60′), Lazaros Lamprou for Derensili Sanches Fernandes (76′), Noah Naujoks for Nikolas Agrafiotis (85′) and Couhaib Driouech for Oscar Uddenäs (85′).

Player of the match: Couhaib Driouech​

The most impressive player for Excelsior was Couhaib Driouech.

His rating is 8.9 with 1 goal, 35 passes (86% accurate) and 3 key passes. He won 7 duels out of 16. He performed 2 crosses.

SC Heerenveen – Formation

SC Heerenveen
G
Andries Noppert 44.Netherlands
7.3
D
Sven van Beek  4.Netherlands
7.1
D
6.6
D
Márcio Azevedo 6.Brazil
D
Oliver Braude 45.Norway
6.6
D
Denzel Hall 2.Netherlands
6.0
83'
M
Osame Sahraoui 20.Norway
5.8
M
Anas Tahiri 26.Morocco
6.4
40'
M
Luuk Brouwers  28.Netherlands
6.8
M
Thom Haye 33.Netherlands
6.4
76' 22'
M
Simon Olsson 19.Sweden
6.3
75'
M
Patrik Walemark 24.Sweden
6.3
40'
Substitutes
G
Mickey van der Hart 13.Netherlands
G
Jan Bekkema 23.Netherlands
D
Syb van Ottele 6.Netherlands
M
Pelle van Amersfoort 11.Netherlands
6.7
40'
M
C. Webster 14.England
7.0
75'
M
Djenahro Nunumete 21.Netherlands
7.0
83'
M
Espen van Ee 40.Netherlands
7.0
76'
F
Ché Nunnely 17.Netherlands
7.0
40'

Also SC Heerenveen adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

Kees van Wonderen played with: Márcio Azevedo, Andries Noppert (7.3), Denzel Hall (6.0), Sven van Beek (7.1), Pawel Bochniewicz (6.6), Oliver Braude (6.6), Thom Haye (6.4), Anas Tahiri (6.4), Patrik Wålemark (6.3), Osame Sahraoui (5.8), Simon Olsson (6.3) and Luuk Brouwers (6.8).

They had on the bench: Pelle van Amersfoort  (6.7), Ché Nunnely (7.0), Syb van Ottele, Mickey van der Hart, Charlie Webster (7.0), Djenahro Nunumete (7.0), Jan Bekkema, Melle Witteveen, Espen van Ee (7.0) and Roan van der Plaat.

SC Heerenveen could not rely on the presence of Djenahro Nunumete (injured).

Substitutions

SC Heerenveen made 4 changes: Patrik Wålemark for Ché Nunnely (40′), Anas Tahiri for Pelle van Amersfoort  (40′), Denzel Hall for Djenahro Nunumete (83′) and Simon Olsson for Charlie Webster (75′).

Player of the match: Andries Noppert​

The most impressive player for SC Heerenveen was the goalkeeper: Andries Noppert. His rating is 7.34. He performed 4 saves.

Results of the day

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