FC Groningen overcomes De Graafschap 4-2. HIGHLIGHTS

GRONINGEN. FC Groningen defeats De Graafschap 4-2.

FC Groningen overcomes De Graafschap 4-2. HIGHLIGHTS

GRONINGEN. FC Groningen overcomes De Graafschap 4-2.

The match was played at the Euroborg stadium in Groningen on Friday and it started at 8:00 pm local time. In front of 21,111 spectators.​ The referee was Ingmar Oostrom with the support of Richard Brondijk and Cristian Dobre. The 4th official was Eric van der Vaart. The weather was broken clouds. The temperature was cold at 11.98 degrees Celsius or 53.56 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 80%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 52 Ball Possession 48
Shots
  • 12 Total 9
  • 8 On Target 6
  • 4 Off Target 2
  • 0 Shots blocked 1
  • 100 Attack 96
  • 69 Dangerous attack 55
  • 82 Ball safe 95
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 8 Corners 5
Fouls
  • 11 Total 13
  • 1 Yellow Cards 3
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 2 Substitutions 5

Ball possession

None of the teams had a clear upper hand in terms of ball possession. FC Groningen 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

FC Groningen was more pushing with 69 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 8 were on target. This is one of the reasons why FC Groningen won the match​.

FC Groningen shot 12 times, 8 on target, 4 off target. Regarding the opposition, De Graafschap shot 9 times, 6 on target, 2 off target.

Cards

FC Groningen received 1 yellow card (Romano Postema). Regarding the opposition, De Graafschap received 3 yellow cards (Xandro Schenk, Jeffry Fortes and Simon Colyn).

Match Timeline

Romano Postema(goal)Luciano Valente
6'
Romano Postema(goal)Marvin Peersman
16'
23'
Ralf Seuntjens(goal)Jeffry Fortes
33'
Ralf Seuntjens(goal)Alexander Büttner
T. Blokzijl- sub ->Isak Dybvik Määttä
46'
Luciano Valente(goal)Marvin Peersman
56'
62'
Jeffry Fortes- Yellow
64'
D. Flakus Bosilj- sub ->Ralf Seuntjens
67'
Xandro Schenk- Yellow
74'
Mimoun Mahi- sub ->Anis Yadir
Rui Mendes- sub ->Luciano Valente
79'
80'
Giovanni Büttner- sub ->Tristan van Gilst
80'
Levi Schoppema- sub ->Alexander Büttner
81'
Blnd Hassan- sub ->Philip Brittijn
86'
Simon Colyn- Yellow
Romano Postema- Yellow
87'
Romano Postema(goal)Thom van Bergen
90'

Standings

After playing this match, FC Groningen has 57 points to sit in the 2nd place. On the opposite side, De Graafschap will stays with 52 points to remain in the 6th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Eerste Divisie, FC Groningen will play away with ADO Den Haag on the 29th of March with a 18-9 head to head record in favor of FC Groningen (6 draws).

De Graafschap will host Jong AZ on the 29th of March with a 4-4 head to head stats.

FC Groningen – Formation

FC Groningen
G
Hidde Jurjus 21.Netherlands
7.0
D
Marco Rente 5.Germany
7.0
D
Leandro Bacuna  8.Curaçao
6.6
D
6.4
46'
D
Marvin Peersman 43.Belgium
8.4
M
Laros Duarte 6.Cape Verde
7.8
M
Johan Hove 7.Norway
7.5
M
Jorg Schreuders 14.Netherlands
6.8
M
Luciano Valente 40.Italy
8.7
79' Goals56'
F
Thom van Bergen 25.Netherlands
7.5
F
Romano Postema 29.Netherlands
8.8
87' Goals6', 16', 90'
Substitutes
G
Jasper Meijster 44.Netherlands
G
Dirk Baron 45.Netherlands
D
Nick Bakker 15.Netherlands
D
T. Blokzijl 20.Netherlands
6.8
46'
D
Daniël Beukers 26.Netherlands
D
Wouter Prins  50.Netherlands
M
Joey Pelupessy 4.Netherlands
F
Noam Emeran 22.France
F
Rui Mendes 27.Portugal
6.4
79'
F
Kian Slor 38.Netherlands
F
Fofin Turay 42.Netherlands

FC Groningen started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

The manager Dick Lukkien decided to play with the following team: Hidde Jurjus (7.0), Leandro Bacuna (6.6), Marco Rente (7.0), Marvin Peersman (8.4), Isak Dybvik Määttä (6.4), Jorg Schreuders (6.8), Laros Duarte (7.8), Johan Hove (7.5), Luciano Valente (8.7), Romano Postema (8.8) and Thom van Bergen (7.5).

The home team had on the bench: Joey Pelupessy, Nick Bakker, Kristian Stromland Lien, Thijmen Blokzijl (6.8), Noam Emeran, Daniël Beukers, Rui Mendes (6.4), Kian Slor, Fofin Turay, Jasper Meijster, Dirk Baron and Wouter Prins.

Substitutions

FC Groningen made 2 changes: Isak Dybvik Määttä for Thijmen Blokzijl (46′) and Luciano Valente for Rui Mendes (79′).

Player of the match: Romano Postema​

As per our analysis, the most impressive player for FC Groningen was Romano Postema.

His rating is 8.8 with 3 goals, 16 passes (75% accurate) and 0 key passes. He won 3 duels out of 10.

De Graafschap – Formation

De Graafschap
G
Thijs Jansen 35.Netherlands
7.5
D
Jeffry Fortes 22.Cape Verde
7.0
62'
D
Alexander Büttner 28.Netherlands
7.0
80'
D
Xandro Schenk 4.Netherlands
6.3
67'
D
Joran Hardeman 14.Netherlands
6.4
M
Philip Brittijn 23.Netherlands
6.3
81'
M
Tristan van Gilst 30.Netherlands
6.3
80'
M
Anis Yadir 34.Netherlands
6.8
74'
M
Donny Warmerdam 8.Netherlands
7.0
M
Simon Colyn 11.Canada
6.3
86'
F
Ralf Seuntjens 15.Netherlands
8.5
64' Goals23', 33'
Substitutes
G
Ties Wieggers 16.Netherlands
G
Mees Bakker 1.Netherlands
D
Maas Willemsen 24.Netherlands
D
Levi Schoppema 25.Netherlands
6.6
80'
M
Stan Wevers 42.Netherlands
M
Lion Kaak 6.Netherlands
F
Giovanni Büttner 18.Netherlands
6.6
80'
F
Blnd Hassan 26.Iraq
6.7
81'
F
D. Flakus Bosilj 7.Slovenia
6.7
64'
F
Devin Haen  9.Netherlands
F
Mimoun Mahi 10.Morocco
6.3
74'
F
Jardell Kanga 13.Sweden

De Graafschap started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

Jan Vreman played with: Thijs Jansen (7.5), Jeffry Fortes (7.0), Joran Hardeman (6.4), Xandro Schenk (6.3), Alexander Büttner (7.0), Philip Brittijn (6.3), Donny Warmerdam (7.0), Anis Yadir (6.8), Simon Colyn (6.3), Tristan van Gilst (6.3) and Ralf Seuntjens (8.5).

The following players were sitting on the bench: Mees Bakker, Lion Kaak, Devin Haen , Mimoun Mahi (6.3), Jardell Kanga, Ties Wieggers, Giovanni Büttner (6.6), Maas Willemsen, Levi Schoppema (6.6), Blnd Hassan (6.7), Stan Wevers and David Flakus Bosilj (6.7).

Substitutions

De Graafschap made 5 changes: Tristan van Gilst for Giovanni Büttner (80′), Ralf Seuntjens for David Flakus Bosilj (64′), Alexander Büttner for Levi Schoppema (80′), Philip Brittijn for Blnd Hassan (81′) and Anis Yadir for Mimoun Mahi (74′).

Player of the match: Ralf Seuntjens​

Following our analysis, the most impressive player for De Graafschap was Ralf Seuntjens.

His rating is 8.5 with 2 goals, 27 passes (52% accurate) and 0 key passes. He won 8 duels out of 11.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Eerste Divisie.​