UTRECHT. FC Utrecht conquers Vitesse 1-0 after B. Dost scored just 1 goal (84′).
The match was played at the Stadion Galgenwaard stadium in Utrecht on Sunday and it started at 12:15 pm local time. The referee was Bas Nijhuis with the help of Rob van de Ven and Erik Koopman. The 4th official was Clay Ruperti. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 21.9 degrees Celsius or 71.46 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 66%.
None of the teams had a clear upper hand in terms of ball possession. FC Utrecht was in possession of the ball for 52% of the time vs. Vitesse that controlled the ball for 48% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Vitesse was putting more pressure with 63 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 7 were on target. Even so, FC Utrecht was capable to find the solution to win this match.
FC Utrecht shot 12 times, 5 on target, 7 off target. Regarding the opposition, Vitesse shot 14 times, 7 on target, 7 off target.
FC Utrecht didn’t receive any yellow card. On the opposite side, Vitesse received 1 yellow card (M. Wittek).
After this match, FC Utrecht will have 8 points like FC Groningen to remain in the 8th place. Regarding the opposition, Vitesse will stay with 4 points like SC Cambuur, FC Emmen and FC Volendam to remain in the 14th place.
In the next match in the Eredivisie, FC Utrecht will host NEC on the 16th of September with a 10-8 head to head stats in favor of FC Utrecht (7 draws).
Vitesse will host FC Volendam on the 17th of September with a 3-1 head to head stats in favor of Vitesse (0 draws).
FC Utrecht – Formation
FC Utrecht started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).
The manager Henk Fraser decided to play with the following team: Vasilis Barkas, Hidde ter Avest , Mark van der Maarel , Modibo Sagnan , Djevencio van der Kust , Moussa Sylla , Jens Toornstra , Luuk Brouwers , Othman Boussaid , Bas Dost and Anastasios Douvikas .
The home team had on the bench: Calvin Raatsie, Sander van de Streek, Taylor Booth, Sean Klaiber , Django Warmerdam , Daishawn Redan, Fabian De Keijzer, Albert Lottin, Can Bozdoğan , Rocco Robert Shein, Ruben Kluivert and Naoki Maeda.
FC Utrecht made 5 changes: H. ter Avest for S. Klaiber (46′), L. Brouwers for C. Bozdogan (46′), M. Sagnan for R. Kluivert (78′), D. van der Kust for D. Warmerdam (78′) and O. Boussaid for S. van de Streek (85′).
Best player: Vasilis Barkas
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for FC Utrecht was the goalkeeper: Vasilis Barkas. His rating is 7.91. He performed 5 saves.
Vitesse – Formation
Vitesse started with a 5-4-1 line-up (5-4-1).
Thomas Letsch played with: Kjell Scherpen, Carlens Arcus , Ryan Flamingo , Melle Meulensteen , Enzo Cornelisse , Maximilian Wittek , Matúš Bero , Sondre Tronstad , Kacper Kozłowski , Gabriel Vidović and Bartosz Białek .
The following players were sitting on the bench: Jeroen Houwen, Tomáš Hájek, Ferro, Million Manhoef, Mohamed Sankoh , Nikolai Baden Frederiksen , Thomas Buitink, Daan Reiziger, Toni Domgjoni and Romaric Yapi.
Vitesse made 4 changes: K. Kozlowski for M. Manhoef (56′), G. Vidovic for M. Sankoh (56′), E. Cornelisse for N. Baden Frederiksen (86′) and S. Tronstad for Ferro (90′).
Best player: Melle Meulensteen
The most impressive player for Vitesse was Melle Meulensteen.
His rating iswith 54 passes (90% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 3.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Eredivisie.