Eerste Divisie: Y. Barasi scores a double to give a 2-0 win to Jong AZ over Jong Utrecht

UTRECHT. Jong AZ 2-0 Jong Utrecht: beats 2-0 after Y. Barasi scores 2 goals.

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UTRECHT. Jong AZ 2-0 Jong Utrecht: beats 2-0 after Y. Barasi scores a double.

The match was held at the Sportcomplex Zoudenbalch Stadium in Utrecht on Monday and this began at 7:00 pm UTC. The referee was Robin Vereijken with the help of Jeroen van der Waaij and Michael Rasch. The 4th official was Haico Michielsen. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold around 6.7 degrees Celsius or 44.08 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 91%.​

Match Statistics

Jong AZ was in firm control of the ball 56% while Jong Utrecht was struggling with a 44% ball possession.

Jong AZ was more aggressive with 48 dangerous attacks and 5 shots of which 3 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Jong AZ won the match.​

Jong Utrecht shot 6 times, 3 on target, 3 off target. Regarding the opposition, Jong AZ shot 5 times, 3 on target, 2 off target.


Jong Utrecht received 3 yellow cards (Julliani Eersteling, T. Nijhuis and Achraf Boumenjal). On the other side, Jong AZ received 1 yellow card (Yusuf Barasi).

After playing this match, Jong Utrecht will stay with 15 points to stay in the 20th place. On the opposite side, Jong AZ will have 25 points to stay in the 8th place.

Match Events

  • 46'

    Misha Engel

    M. Dekker

  • 54'

    Julliani Eersteling

  • 63'

    Soulyman Allouch

    Myron van Brederode

  • 63'

    Iman Griffith

    Mayckel Lahdo

  • 71'

    Aurelio Oehlers

    Lynden Edhart

  • 75'

    T. Nijhuis

  • 76'

    Yusuf Barasi (Penalty)

  • 76'

    Yusuf Barasi

  • 80'

    Christopher Mamengi

    Reda Akmum

  • 80'

    Dion Versluis

    Olivier van Eldik

  • 81'

    Achraf Boumenjal

    Julliani Eersteling

  • 87'

    Achraf Boumenjal

  • 88'

    Yusuf Barasi (Penalty)

  • 90'

    Damienus Reverson

    Yusuf Barasi

  • 90'

    F. Stam

    J. van Aken

Next match

In the upcoming Eerste Divisie match, Jong Utrecht will host FC Dordrecht on the 16th of January with a 5-5 head to head stats.

Jong AZ will play away with Telstar on the 13th of January with a 5-1 head to head statistic in favor of Telstar (5 draws).

Jong Utrecht: Formation and Lineups

Jong Utrecht adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Darije Kalezić chose to play with the following team: Thijmen Nijhuis (6.2), Julliani Eersteling (6.6), Rick Meissen (6.8), Reda Akmum (7.6), Yannick Leliendal (6.0), Yuya Ikeshita (6.3), Olivier van Eldik (7.2), Derensili Sanches Fernandes (7.0), Lynden Edhart (7.1), Eliano Reijnders (7.1) and Mees Rijks (6.9).


Jong Utrecht made 4 changes: Lynden Edhart for Aurelio Oehlers (71′), Reda Akmum for Christopher Mamengi (80′), Olivier van Eldik for Dion Versluis (80′) and Julliani Eersteling for Achraf Boumenjal (81′).

Top player: Reda Akmum

The player who no doubt impressed Jong Utrecht the most was Reda Akmum.

His rating is (7.6) with 51 passes (88% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 9.

Jong AZ: Formation and Lineups

Also Jong AZ adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

Regarding the opposition, Maarten Martens played with: Daniel Deen (8.0), Jurre van Aken (7.4), Wouter Goes (7.5), Maxim Dekker (6.6), Sem Dekkers (6.9), Lewis Schouten (7.2), Zico Buurmeester (7.1), Mayckel Lahdo (6.2), Fedde De Jong (6.5), Myron Van Brederode (7.1) and Yusuf Barasi (8.5).


Jong AZ made 5 changes: M. Dekker for Misha Engel (46′), Myron van Brederode for Soulyman Allouch (63′), Mayckel Lahdo for Iman Griffith (63′), Yusuf Barasi for Damienus Reverson (90′) and J. van Aken for F. Stam (90′).

Top player: Yusuf Barasi

Probably the most impressive player in Jong AZ was Yusuf Barasi.

His rating is (8.5) with 2 goals, 21 passes (80% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 14.

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