FC Utrecht recovers a 0-1 deficit to top FC Groningen 2-1. HIGHLIGHTS

UTRECHT. FC Utrecht managed to reverse the scoreline against FC Groningen to win 2-1.

FC Utrecht recovers a 0-1 deficit to top FC Groningen 2-1. HIGHLIGHTS

UTRECHT. FC Utrecht found a way to turn the tables against FC Groningen to win 2-1. It was FC Groningen to strike first with a goal of F. Kruger at the 40′. Then it was a goal in the 62′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, S. van de Streek gave the win to FC Utrecht in the 84′ minute.

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 Edwin van de Graaf with the collaboration of Freek Vandeursen and Rob van de Ven. The 4th official was Robin Vereijken. The weather was rainy. The temperature was cold at 12.2 degrees Celsius or 53.98 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 80%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 50 Ball Possession 50
Shots
  • 13 Total 4
  • 5 On Target 1
  • 8 Off Target 3
  • 3 Shots blocked 1
  • 63 Attack 63
  • 28 Dangerous attack 23
  • 83 Ball safe​ 79
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 6 Corners 5
  • 1 Off Sides 1
Fouls
  • 6 Total 11
  • 3 Yellow Cards 1
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 4 Substitutions 4

Ball possession

The ball possession was not so different. FC Utrecht was in possession of the ball for 51% of the time vs. FC Groningen that controlled the ball for 49% of the time.

Attitude and shots

FC Utrecht was putting more pressure with 28 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 5 were on target. This is one of the reasons why FC Utrecht won the match​.

FC Utrecht shot 13 times, 5 on target, 8 off target. Regarding the opposition, FC Groningen shot 4 times, 1 on target, 3 off target.

Cards

FC Utrecht received 3 yellow cards (S. Klaiber, M. Sagnan and T. Booth). Regarding the opposition, FC Groningen received 1 yellow card (L. Valente).

Match Timeline

40'
F. Kruger(goal)
S. Klaiber- Yellow
45'
45'
L. Valente- Yellow
A. Younes- sub ->D. Redan
57'
O. Boussaid- sub ->L. Brouwers
58'
T. Booth(goal)S. van de Streek
62'
B. Dost- sub ->A. Douvikas
67'
M. Sagnan- Yellow
68'
T. Booth- Yellow
79'
81'
R. Oratmangoen- sub ->I. Dybvik Maatta
81'
Y. Kalley- sub ->F. Kruger
81'
R. Lundqvist- sub ->L. Valente
S. van de Streek(goal)
84'
R. Kluivert- sub ->T. Booth
89'
89'
C. Ngonge- sub ->D. Dankerlui

Standings

After playing this match, FC Utrecht will have 21 points to sit in the 7th place. On the other side, FC Groningen will stay with 12 points like Fortuna Sittard to hold in the 14th 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 statistic in favor of FC Utrecht (2 draws).

FC Groningen will host Fortuna Sittard on the 13th of November with a 4-2 head to head statistic in favor of FC Groningen (1 draw).

FC Utrecht – Formation

FC Utrecht
G
V. Barkas 1.Greece
6.3
D
M. van der 2.Netherlands
7.4
D
M. van der 33.Netherlands
7.1
D
S. Klaiber 17.Netherlands
7.0
45'
D
M. Sagnan 27.France
6.5
68'
M
J. Toornstra 18.Netherlands
6.8
M
S. van de 22.Netherlands
8.0
Goals84'
M
L. Brouwers 8.Netherlands
7.1
58'
M
T. Booth 10.USA
8.3
89' 79' Goals62'
F
D. Redan 7.Netherlands
6.5
57'
F
A. Douvikas 9.Greece
6.2
67'
Substitutes
G
F. de 16.Netherlands
G
C. Raatsie 32.Netherlands
D
H. ter 5.Netherlands
D
R. Kluivert 25.Netherlands
89'
D
D. van 15.Netherlands
M
C. Bozdogan 6.Germany
M
R. Shein 38.Estonia
M
O. Boussaid 26.Belgium
7.0
58'
F
B. Dost 28.Netherlands
6.3
67'
F
N. Maeda 30.Japan
F
A. Younes 14.Germany
7.2
57'
F
M. Sylla 29.France

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

The manager Henk Fraser decided to play with the following team: Vasilis Barkas (6.3), Sean Klaiber (7.0), Mike Van der Hoorn (7.1), Modibo Sagnan (6.5), Mark van der Maarel (7.4), Luuk Brouwers (7.1), Jens Toornstra (6.8), Taylor Booth (8.1), Sander van de Streek (8.0), Anastasios Douvikas (6.4) and Daishawn Redan (6.5).

The home team had on the bench: Can Bozdoğan, Fabian De Keijzer, Bas Dost (6.4), Calvin Raatsie, Naoki Maeda, Hidde ter Avest, Amin Younes (7.2), Ruben Kluivert, Moussa Sylla, Rocco Robert Shein, Djevencio van der Kust and Othman Boussaid (7.0).

Substitutions

FC Utrecht made 4 changes: D. Redan for A. Younes (57′), L. Brouwers for O. Boussaid (58′), A. Douvikas for B. Dost (67′) and T. Booth for R. Kluivert (89′).

Best player: Taylor Booth​

Following our analysis, the most impressive player for FC Utrecht was Taylor Booth.

His rating is (8.1) with 1 goal, 35 passes (88% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 11. He performed 8 crosses.

FC Groningen – Formation

FC Groningen
G
P. Leeuwenburgh 1.Netherlands
7.1
D
M. te Wierik 5.Netherlands
6.5
D
M. Sverko 3.Croatia
6.1
D
N. Kasanwirjo 21.Netherlands
6.6
M
D. Dankerlui 2.Netherlands
6.4
89'
M
I. Määttä 18.Norway
6.8
81'
M
J. Pelupessy 4.Netherlands
6.6
M
L. Duarte 6.Netherlands
7.1
F
L. Valente 40.Netherlands
7.0
81' 45'
F
F. Krüger 23.Germany
7.2
81' Goals40'
F
R. Pepi 9.USA
7.4
Substitutes
G
J. Hoekstra 16.Netherlands
G
J. de 25.Netherlands
D
Y. Kalley 15.Sweden
6.7
81'
D
T. Blokzijl 42.Netherlands
M
E. Nkenda 14.Belgium
M
D. Irandust 10.Sweden
M
R. Lundqvist 22.Sweden
6.5
81'
F
R. Oratmangoen 34.Netherlands
6.4
81'
F
C. Ngonge 27.Belgium
89'

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

Frank Wormuth played with: Peter Leeuwenburgh (7.1), Neraysho Kasanwirjo (6.6), Mike te Wierik (6.5), Marin Šverko (6.1), Damil Dankerlui (6.1), Joey Pelupessy (6.6), Laros Duarte (7.1), Isak Dybvik Määttä (6.8), Luciano Valente (7.0), Ricardo Pepi (7.4) and Florian Krüger (7.2).

The following players were sitting on the bench: Thom van Bergen, Yahya Kalley (6.7), Ragnar Oratmangoen (6.4), Jan Hoekstra, Jan de Boer, Cyril Ngonge, Jorg Schreuders, Emmanuel Matuta, Daleho Irandust, Ramon Pascal Lundqvist (6.5) and Thijmen Blokzijl.

Substitutions

FC Groningen made 4 changes: I. Dybvik Maatta for R. Oratmangoen (81′), F. Kruger for Y. Kalley (81′), L. Valente for R. Lundqvist (81′) and D. Dankerlui for C. Ngonge (89′).

Best player: Ricardo Pepi​

As per our analysis, the most impressive player for FC Groningen was Ricardo Pepi.

His rating is (7.4) with 22 passes (90% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 11.

Results of the day

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