FC Utrecht draws 0-0 with NEC on Friday. HIGHLIGHTS

UTRECHT. FC Utrecht and NEC could not score a single goal.

FC Utrecht draws 0-0 with NEC on Friday. HIGHLIGHTS

UTRECHT. FC Utrecht and NEC didn’t manage to score any goal on Friday..

The match was played at the Stadion Galgenwaard stadium in Utrecht on Friday and it started at 8:00 pm local time. The referee was Marc Nagtegaal with the help of Richard Brondijk and Kevin Bodde. The 4th official was Martin Perez. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 11.5 degrees Celsius or 52.74 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 83%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 51 Ball Possession 49
Shots
  • 18 Total 11
  • 8 On Target 2
  • 10 Off Target 9
  • 2 Shots blocked 1
  • 134 Attack 118
  • 53 Dangerous attack 44
  • 82 Ball safe​ 88
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 6 Corners 5
  • 1 Off Sides 1
Fouls
  • 8 Total 8
  • 3 Yellow Cards 1
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 6 Substitutions 4

Ball possession

No teams had a vastly superior advantage in terms of ball possession. FC Utrecht was in possession of the ball for 51% of the time vs. NEC that controlled the ball for 49% of the time.

Attitude and shots

FC Utrecht was more aggressive with 53 dangerous attacks and 18 shots of which 8 were on target. Nevertheless, that was not enough FC Utrecht to win the match​.

FC Utrecht shot 18 times, 8 on target, 10 off target. On the other side, NEC shot 11 times, 2 on target, 9 off target.

Cards

FC Utrecht received 3 yellow cards (D. van der Kust, C. Bozdogan and O. Boussaid). On the opposite side, NEC received 1 yellow card (L. Schone).

Match Timeline

D. van der Kust- Yellow
40'
D. Warmerdam- sub ->D. van der Kust
46'
D. Redan- sub ->A. Douvikas
64'
S. van de Streek- sub ->M. Sylla
64'
C. Bozdogan- Yellow
71'
S. Klaiber- sub ->H. ter Avest
73'
75'
L. Schone- Yellow
76'
T. Sanniez- sub ->M. Mattsson
82'
A. F. Baldursson- sub ->D. Proper
86'
P. Marques- sub ->L. Dimata
86'
I. Cissoko- sub ->E. Tavsan
L. Brouwers- sub ->C. Bozdogan
89'
O. Boussaid- Yellow
90'

Standings

After this contest, FC Utrecht will have 9 points like RKC Waalwijk, SC Heerenveen and Excelsior to sit in the 9th place. On the other side, NEC will have 8 points like FC Groningen to sit in the 11th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Eredivisie, FC Utrecht will play away against FC Volendam on the 12th of November with a 2-0 head to head in favor of FC Utrecht (2 draws).

NEC will host Feyenoord on the 2nd of October with a 13-7 head to head record in favor of Feyenoord (5 draws).

FC Utrecht – Formation

FC Utrecht
G
V. Barkas 1.Greece
7.7
D
M. van der 2.Netherlands
7.1
D
H. ter Avest 5.Netherlands
6.9
73'
D
M. Sagnan 27.France
7.2
D
D. van der 15.Netherlands
6.5
46' 40'
M
J. Toornstra 18.Netherlands
7.4
M
O. Boussaid 26.Belgium
7.5
90'
M
C. Bozdogan 6.Germany
6.8
89' 71'
M
M. Sylla 29.France
6.9
64'
F
B. Dost 28.Netherlands
7.3
F
A. Douvikas 9.Greece
6.3
64'
Substitutes
G
F. de 16.Netherlands
G
C. Raatsie 32.Netherlands
D
D. Warmerdam 21.Netherlands
6.1
46'
D
N. Viergever 24.Netherlands
D
S. Klaiber 17.Netherlands
6.8
73'
D
R. Kluivert 25.Netherlands
M
N. Maeda 30.Japan
M
S. van 22.Netherlands
6.8
64'
M
T. Booth 10.USA
M
L. Brouwers 8.Netherlands
89'
F
A. Younes 14.Germany
F
D. Redan 7.Netherlands
6.8
64'

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

The manager Henk Fraser decided to play with the following team: Vasilis Barkas (7.7), Hidde ter Avest (6.9), Mark van der Maarel (7.1), Modibo Sagnan (7.2), Djevencio van der Kust (6.5), Moussa Sylla (6.9), Jens Toornstra (7.4), Can Bozdoğan (6.8), Othman Boussaid (7.5), Bas Dost (7.3) and Anastasios Douvikas (6.3).

The home team had on the bench: Django Warmerdam (6.1), N. Viergever, A. Younes, Sean Klaiber (6.8), N. Maeda, F. de Keijzer, Sander van de Streek (6.8), C. Raatsie, T. Booth, Luuk Brouwers, Daishawn Redan (6.8) and R. Kluivert.

Substitutions

FC Utrecht made 5 changes: D. van der Kust for D. Warmerdam (46′), A. Douvikas for D. Redan (64′), M. Sylla for S. van de Streek (64′), H. ter Avest for S. Klaiber (73′) and C. Bozdogan for L. Brouwers (89′).

Best player: Vasilis Barkas​

As per our analysis, the most impressive player for FC Utrecht was the goalkeeper: Vasilis Barkas. His rating is 7.70. He performed 3 saves.

NEC – Formation

NEC
G
J. Cillessen 22.Netherlands
9.1
D
C. Verdonk 24.Netherlands
7.6
D
7.2
D
S. Elkarouani 16.Netherlands
7.1
D
B. van Rooij 28.Netherlands
7.4
M
L. Schöne 20.Denmark
7.1
75'
M
M. Duelund 10.Denmark
6.4
M
D. Proper 71.Netherlands
7.3
82'
F
M. Mattsson 11.Denmark
6.4
76'
F
L. Dimata 19.Belgium
6.8
86'
F
E. Tavsan 7.Netherlands
7.8
86'
Substitutes
G
R. Roefs 31.Netherlands
G
M. Branderhorst 1.Netherlands
D
T. Lartey 34.Netherlands
6.8
76'
D
I. Bronkhorst 2.Netherlands
M
I. Cissoko 21.Netherlands
6.6
86'
M
N. Rossen 32.Netherlands
M
A. Baldursson 8.Iceland
6.6
82'
F
P. Rosendo 9.Portugal
6.3
86'

NEC started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

Rogier Meijer played with: Jasper Cillessen (9.1), Bart van Rooij (7.4), Iván Márquez (7.2), Calvin Verdonk (7.6), Souffian El Karouani (7.1), Dirk Proper (7.3), Mikkel Duelund (6.4), Lasse Schøne (7.1), Elayis Tavsan (7.8), Landry Dimata (6.8) and Magnus Mattsson (6.4).

The following players were sitting on the bench: Ibrahim Cissoko (6.6), Terry Sanniez (6.8), I. Bronkhorst, R. Roefs, N. Rossen, Pedro Marques (6.3), M. Branderhorst and Andri Fannar Baldursson (6.6).

Substitutions

NEC made 4 changes: M. Mattsson for T. Sanniez (76′), D. Proper for A. F. Baldursson (82′), L. Dimata for P. Marques (86′) and E. Tavsan for I. Cissoko (86′).

Best player: Jasper Cillessen​

As per our analysis, the most impressive player for NEC was the goalkeeper: Jasper Cillessen. His rating is 9.14. He performed 7 saves.

Results of the day

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