Fortuna Sittard beats Excelsior 1-0 with a late goal scored by R. Vita. HIGHLIGHTS

SITTARD. Fortuna Sittard snatched a late win Excelsior 1-0 after R. Vita scored just 1 goal (87').

Fortuna Sittard beats Excelsior 1-0 with a late goal scored by R. Vita. HIGHLIGHTS

SITTARD. Fortuna Sittard snatched a late win Excelsior 1-0 after R. Vita scored just 1 goal (87′). Excelsior lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (59%).

Fortuna Sittard remained with 10 players after M. Seuntjens received a double yellow card in the 77′. Still, Fortuna Sittard still was able to win this contest playing only in 10​.

The match was played at the Fortuna Sittard Stadion stadium in Sittard on Saturday and it started at 9:00 pm local time. The referee was Edwin van de Graaf with the support of Jan Derk Kleinjan and Joey Waleveld. The 4th official was Alex Bos. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 11.7 degrees Celsius or 53.02 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 78%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 41 Ball Possession 59
Shots
  • 14 Total 15
  • 6 On Target 3
  • 8 Off Target 12
  • 4 Shots blocked 3
  • 73 Attack 128
  • 18 Dangerous attack 42
  • 84 Ball safe​ 78
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 1 Corners 5
  • 3 Off Sides 1
Fouls
  • 10 Total 9
  • 4 Yellow Cards 3
  • 1 Double Yellow 0
  • 1 Red Card 0
Other
  • 5 Substitutions 4

Ball possession

Excelsior had a strong ball possession 59% while Fortuna Sittard was struggling with a 41% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Excelsior was more pushing with 42 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 3 were on target. Nonetheless, Fortuna Sittard was able to find the solution to win this match.​

Fortuna Sittard shot 14 times, 6 on target, 8 off target. Regarding the opposition, Excelsior shot 15 times, 3 on target, 12 off target.

Cards

Fortuna Sittard received 2 yellow cards (M. Seuntjens and B. Yilmaz). On the opposite side, Excelsior received 3 yellow cards (Y. Ayoub, J. Eijgenraam and R. Kharchouch).

M. Seuntjens (Fortuna Sittard) was sent off after receiving a second yellow card (77′).

Match Timeline

47'
Y. Ayoub- Yellow
U. Embalo- sub ->T. Noslin
55'
O. Ozyakup- sub ->D. Duarte
55'
56'
L. Lamprou- sub ->A. Fein
R. Vita- sub ->I. Cordoba
61'
M. Seuntjens- Yellow
66'
68'
J. Eijgenraam- sub ->Y. Ayoub
R. Janssen- sub ->D. Siovas
73'
M. Seuntjens(yellowred)
77'
B. Yilmaz- Yellow
78'
81'
R. Kharchouch- sub ->M. van Duinen
82'
N. Markelo- sub ->C. Driouech
84'
J. Eijgenraam- Yellow
R. Vita(goal)
87'
90'
R. Kharchouch- Yellow

Standings

After this match, Fortuna Sittard will have 4 points like SC Cambuur and FC Emmen to hold in the 15th place. On the opposite side, Excelsior will stay with 9 points like RKC Waalwijk, SC Heerenveen and FC Utrecht to remain in the 10th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Eredivisie, Fortuna Sittard will play away with FC Groningen on the 13th of November with a 4-2 head to head in favor of FC Groningen (1 draw).

Excelsior will play away agasint Feyenoord on the 13th of November with a 15-4 head to head statistic in favor of Feyenoord (0 draws).

Fortuna Sittard – Formation

Fortuna Sittard
G
I. Pandur 31.Croatia
7.1
D
D. Siovas 33.Greece
6.4
73'
D
I. Ferreira Mendonca 12.Portugal
6.8
D
G. Cox 5.England
7.2
D
R. Guth 14.Brazil
8.0
M
6.2
61'
M
D. Duarte 6.Netherlands
6.8
55'
M
T. Noslin 77.Netherlands
6.8
55'
M
A. Ferati 19.Germany
6.8
F
B. Yılmaz 17.Turkey
7.0
78'
F
M. Seuntjens 10.Netherlands
6.8
77'
Substitutes
G
Y. van 1.Netherlands
G
T. Hendriks 22.Netherlands
D
M. van 18.Netherlands
D
R. Janssen 4.Netherlands
6.8
73'
D
R. Vita 61.France
7.5
61' Goals87'
D
J. Navarro 2.Spain
M
O. Özyakup 15.Turkey
7.0
55'
M
V. Sourlis 90.Greece
M
M. Taşçı 34.Turkey
M
C. Bassett 8.USA
F
U. Embaló 85.Portugal
7.1
55'
F
P. Gladon 11.Netherlands

Fortuna Sittard started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

The manager Julio Velázquez Santiago decided to play with the following team: Ivor Pandur (7.1), Ivo Pinto (6.8), Rodrigo Guth (8.0), Dimitrios Siovas (6.4), George Cox (7.2), Tijjani Noslin (6.8), Deroy Duarte (6.8), Arianit Ferati (6.8), Iñigo Cordoba (6.2), Burak Yılmaz (7.0) and Mats Seuntjens (6.8).

The home team had on the bench: Oğuzhan Özyakup (7.0), M. van Beijnen, Úmaro Embaló (7.1), V. Sourlis, Roel Janssen (6.8), Rémy Vita (7.5), Y. van Osch, T. Hendriks, P. Gladon, Ximo Navarro, T. Taşçı and C. Bassett.

Fortuna Sittard could not rely on the presence of R. Janssen (injured).

Substitutions

Fortuna Sittard made 4 changes: T. Noslin for U. Embalo (55′), D. Duarte for O. Ozyakup (55′), I. Cordoba for R. Vita (61′) and D. Siovas for R. Janssen (73′).

Best player: Rodrigo Guth​

Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Fortuna Sittard was Rodrigo Guth even if he didn’t score the decisive goal.

His rating is (8.0) with 48 passes (81% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 6. He performed 1 cross.

Excelsior – Formation

Excelsior
G
S. van Gassel 1.Netherlands
6.6
D
S. Horemans 2.Belgium
7.0
D
R. El Yaakoubi 4.Netherlands
6.8
D
N. Tjoe-A-On 28.Netherlands
7.4
D
S. Seymor 34.Netherlands
7.5
M
Y. Ayoub 21.Morocco
6.6
68' 47'
M
A. Fein 5.Germany
6.4
56'
M
K. Goudmijn 8.Netherlands
6.9
M
J. Baas 33.Netherlands
7.1
M
C. Driouech 14.Netherlands
7.0
82'
F
M. van Duinen 29.Netherlands
6.6
81'
Substitutes
G
N. Alblas 18.Netherlands
D
N. Markelo 24.Netherlands
6.1
82'
D
M. Awoudja 17.Germany
M
J. Eijgenraam 6.Netherlands
6.4
68' 84'
F
R. Kharchouch 9.Netherlands
6.4
81' 90'
F
L. Lamprou 22.Greece
6.9
56'
F
R. Eyongo 19.Netherlands

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

Marinus Dijkhuizen played with: Stijn van Gassel (6.6), Siebe Horemans (7.0), Redouan El Yaakoubi (6.8), Serano Seymor (7.5), Nathan Tjoe-A-On (7.4), Adrian Fein (6.4), Yassin Ayoub (6.6), Julian Baas (7.1), Kenzo Goudmijn (6.9), Couhaib Driouech (7.0) and Mike van Duinen (6.6).

These were the players on the bench: Reda Kharchouch (6.4), Nathan Markelo (6.1), Lazaros Lamprou (6.9), N. Alblas, M. Awoudja, Joshua Eijgenraam (6.4) and R. Eyongo.

Substitutions

Excelsior made 4 changes: A. Fein for L. Lamprou (56′), Y. Ayoub for J. Eijgenraam (68′), M. van Duinen for R. Kharchouch (81′) and C. Driouech for N. Markelo (82′).

Best player: Serano Seymor​

The player that probably impressed the most for Excelsior was Serano Seymor.

His rating is (7.5) with 60 passes (88% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 8.

Results of the day

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