ALMERE. Almere City and FC Eindhoven draw 1-1. J. Hilterman scored the first goal (72′) for Almere City. C. Seedorf settled the score 1-1 (80′). Almere City couldn’t win even though he was superior in terms of holding the ball possession (60%)
The match was played at the Yanmar Stadion stadium in Almere on Monday and it started at 8:00 pm local time. The referee was Martin Perez with the help of Kevin Bodde and Mark Janssen. The 4th official was Niels Boel. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 19.2 degrees Celsius or 66.51 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 74%.
Almere City was in firm control of the ball 60% while FC Eindhoven was struggling with a 40% ball possession.
Almere City was more aggressive with 67 dangerous attacks and 17 shots of which 5 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Almere City to win the match.
Almere City shot 17 times, 5 on target, 12 off target. On the opposite side, FC Eindhoven shot 3 times, 2 on target, 1 off target.
Almere City received 4 yellow cards (T. Barbet, , T. Poll and A. Pena). On the opposite side, FC Eindhoven received 3 yellow cards (P. Bogaers, M. Amevor and J. Ogenia).
After this contest, Almere City will have 6 points to stay in the 14th place. On the opposite side, FC Eindhoven will have 16 points like PEC Zwolle to stay in the 2nd place.
J. Hilterman (Penalty)
S. van Doorm
FC Eindhoven will host Roda JC Kerkrade on the 16th of September with a 8-1 head to head in favor of Roda JC Kerkrade (4 draws).
Almere City: Formation and Lineups
Almere City started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).
The manager Alex Pastoor chose to play with the following team: Nordin Bakker , Hamdi Akujobi , Joey Jacobs , Damian van Bruggen , Theo Barbet , Pascu , Stije Resink , Álvaro Peña , Thomas Poll , Jeredy Hilterman and Lance Duijvestijn .
Almere City could not rely on the presence of N. Grootfaam (injured).
Almere City made 2 changes: S. Resink for A. Limbombe (62′) and H. Akujobi for N. Grootfaam (90′).
Top player: Thomas Poll
The player who no doubt impressed Almere City the most was Thomas Poll.
His rating iswith 72 passes (77% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 11 duels out of 14. He performed 3 crosses.
FC Eindhoven: Formation and Lineups
FC Eindhoven started with an extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).
On the other side, Rob Penders played with: Nigel Bertrams , Mawouna Amevor , Maarten Peijnenburg , Pieter Bogaers , Collin Seedorf , Koen Oostenbrink , Sven Van Doorm , Jasper Dahlhaus , Charles-Andreas Brym , Naoufal Bannis and Ozan Kokcu .
FC Eindhoven made 4 changes: P. Bogaers for J. Ogenia (46′), O. Kokcu for Y. Azzagari (63′), K. Oostenbrink for T. Persyn (65′) and C. Brym for E. Rottier (78′).
Top player: Collin Seedorf
Probably the most impressive player in FC Eindhoven was Collin Seedorf.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 35 passes (68% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 12.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Eerste Divisie