ALKMAAR. Feyenoord managed to reverse the scoreline against AZ. It was AZ to score first with a goal from J. Odgaard. However, later Feyenoord found the way to reverse the score scoring 3 consecutive goals with O. Kokcu (31′), S. Szymanski (56′) and Danilo (82′).
The match was played at the AFAS Stadion stadium in Alkmaar on Sunday and it started at 4:45 pm local time. The referee was Danny Desmond Makkelie with the help of Jan de Vries and Rens Bluemink. The 4th official was Laurens Gerrets. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 14.5 degrees Celsius or 58.1 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 71%.
AZ had a strong ball possession 55% while Feyenoord was struggling with a 45% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
AZ was more pushing with 58 dangerous attacks and 6 shots of which 3 were on target. Notwithstanding, Feyenoord succeeded in find the solution to win this match.
AZ shot 6 times, 3 on target, 3 off target. Talking about the opposition, Feyenoord shot 13 times, 3 on target, 10 off target.
AZ received 2 yellow cards (J. Clasie and R. Bazoer). Talking about the opposition, Feyenoord received 1 yellow card (G. Trauner).
After playing this match, AZ will stay with 23 points like Feyenoord to remain in the 4th place. Regarding the opposition, Feyenoord will have 23 points like AZ to hold in the 3rd place.
In the next match in the Eredivisie, AZ will play away against PSV on the 12th of November with a 21-10 head to head record in favor of PSV (5 draws).
Feyenoord will host Excelsior on the 13th of November with a 15-4 head to head record in favor of Feyenoord (0 draws).
AZ – Formation
AZ adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Pascal Jansen decided to play with the following team: Hobie Verhulst, Pantelis Hatzidiakos , Sam Beukema , Maxim Dekker , Miloš Kerkez , Tijjani Reijnders , Dani de Wit , Jordy Clasie , Yukinari Sugawara , Jens Odgaard and Jesper Karlsson .
The home team had on the bench: Zico Buurmeester, Yusuf Barasi, Iman Griffith, Mees De Wit, Peter Vindahl Jensen, Mayckel Lahdo, Peer Koopmeiners, Riechedly Bazoer , Sem Westerveld, Myron Van Brederode and Fedde De Jong.
AZ made 3 changes: J. Karlsson for M. van Brederode (69′), Y. Sugawara for M. Lahdo (69′) and J. Odgaard for R. Bazoer (74′).
Best player: Jens Odgaard
The most impressive player for AZ was Jens Odgaard.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 13 passes (53% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 15.
Feyenoord – Formation
Also Feyenoord adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
Arne Slot played with: Justin Bijlow, Marcus Pedersen , Gernot Trauner , Jacob Rasmussen , Dávid Hancko , Orkun Kökçü , Lutsharel Geertruida , Quinten Timber , Sebastian Szymański , Santiago Giménez and Javairô Dilrosun .
They had on the bench: Mats Wieffer, Patrik Wålemark, Timon Wellenreuther, Mimeirhel Benita, Alireza Jahanbakhsh, Ofir Meir Marciano, Danilo, Quilindschy Hartman, Marcos López , Igor Guilherme Barbosa da Paixão, Noah Naujoks and Ezequiel Eduardo Bullaude.
Feyenoord made 5 changes: D. Hancko for M. Lopez (66′), S. Gimenez for Danilo (76′), Q. Timber for M. Wieffer (85′), J. Dilrosun for A. Jahanbakhsh (85′) and S. Szymanski for P. Walemark (86′).
Best player: Orkun Kökçü
The player that probably impressed the most for Feyenoord was Orkun Kökçü even if he didn’t score any goal.
His rating iswith 63 passes (87% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 6. He performed 1 cross.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Eredivisie.
- Ajax – Excelsior – 7-1
- AZ – Feyenoord – 1-3
- PSV – FC Utrecht – 6-1
- FC Twente – FC Groningen – 3-0
- Sparta Rotterdam – NEC – 2-0