TILBURG. Willem II tops Heracles Almelo with a 2-0 win with a goal from W. Dammers (15′) and a goal from J. Hornkamp (17′).
The match was played at the Koning Willem II Stadion stadium in Tilburg on Saturday and it started at 8:00 pm local time. The referee was Allard Lindhout who had the assistance of Jan Derk Kleinjan and Patrick Inia. The 4th official was Robin Hensgens. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 14.6 degrees Celsius or 58.33 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 76%.
The ball possession was not so different. Willem II was in possession of the ball for 51% of the time vs. Heracles Almelo that controlled the ball for 49% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Willem II had a more offensive attitude with 43 dangerous attacks and 20 shots of which 7 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Willem II won the match.
Willem II shot 20 times, 7 on target, 13 off target. On the opposite side, Heracles Almelo shot 3 times, 2 on target, 1 off target.
None of the teams received any yellow card.
Also, Heracles Almelo didn’t finish the match with 11 players after S. Sonnenberg (Heracles Almelo) was sent off after receiving a straight red card in the (90′).
After playing this encounter, Willem II will have 29 points like Sparta Rotterdam to sit in the 17th place. On the other side, Heracles Almelo will stay with 34 points to sit in the 13th place.
In the next match in the Eredivisie, Willem II will play away against SC Cambuur on the 11th of May with a 3-1 head to head statistic in favor of Willem II (3 draws).
Heracles Almelo will play away agasint RKC Waalwijk on the 11th of May with a 12-5 head to head statistic in favor of Heracles Almelo (5 draws).
Willem II – Formation
Willem II started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Kevin Hofland decided to play with the following team: .
Willem II made 4 changes: J. Hornkamp for E. Kabangu (67′), M. Svensson for K. Ludewig (80′), D. Crowley for N. El Khayati (80′) and M. Kohlert for J. Pal (90′).
Heracles Almelo – Formation
Heracles Almelo started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).
Frank Wormuth played with: .
Heracles Almelo made 3 changes: M. Rente for S. Sonnenberg (47′), E. Sierra for S. Armenteros (47′) and N. Laursen for K. Jakobsen (72′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Eredivisie.