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Eredivisie: Feyenoord prevails over AZ 3-1 after recovering from a 0-1 deficit

ALKMAAR. Feyenoord succeeded in turn the table against AZ.

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ALKMAAR. Feyenoord found a way to turn the table against AZ. It was AZ to score first with a goal from J. Odgaard. However, later Feyenoord found the way to turn the table scoring 3 consecutive goals with J. Dilrosun (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 around 14.5 degrees Celsius or 58.1 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 71%.​

Match Statistics

AZ was in firm control of the ball 55% while Feyenoord was struggling with a 45% ball possession.

AZ was more aggressive with 58 dangerous attacks and 6 shots of which 3 were on target. Notwithstanding, Feyenoord found a way to find the solution to win this match.​

AZ shot 6 times, 3 on target, 3 off target. On the other side, Feyenoord shot 13 times, 3 on target, 10 off target.


AZ received 2 yellow cards (J. Clasie and R. Bazoer). On the other side, Feyenoord received 1 yellow card (G. Trauner).

After playing this match, AZ will stay with 23 points to move up in the 2nd place. On the other side, Feyenoord will have 20 points to stay in the 4th place.

Match Events

  • 3'

    G. Trauner

  • 8'

    J. Clasie

  • 26'

    J. Odgaard

  • 31'

    O. Kokcu (Penalty)

  • 56'

    S. Szymanski

  • 66'

    M. Lopez

    D. Hancko

  • 69'

    Mayckel Lahdo

    Yukinari Sugawara 

  • 69'

    Myron van Brederode

    Jesper Karlsson

  • 74'

    R. Bazoer

    J. Odgaard

  • 76'


    S. Gimenez

  • 82'


  • 85'

    M. Wieffer

    Q. Timber

  • 85'

    A. Jahanbakhsh

    J. Dilrosun

  • 86'

    P. Walemark

    S. Szymanski

  • 90'

    R. Bazoer

Next match

In the upcoming Eredivisie match, AZ will play away with Excelsior on the 23rd of October with a 7-4 head to head in favor of AZ (7 draws).

Feyenoord will host Fortuna Sittard on the 22nd of October with a 6-2 head to head record in favor of Feyenoord (0 draws).

AZ: Formation and Lineups

AZ adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

The manager Pascal Jansen chose to play with the following team: Hobie Verhulst (5.8), Pantelis Hatzidiakos (7.2), Sam Beukema (6.0), Maxim Dekker (6.3), Miloš Kerkez (6.4), Tijjani Reijnders (6.4), Dani de Wit (6.6), Jordy Clasie (6.7), Yukinari Sugawara (6.6), Jens Odgaard (7.5) and Jesper Karlsson (6.5).


AZ made 3 changes: J. Karlsson for M. van Brederode (69′), Y. Sugawara for M. Lahdo (69′) and J. Odgaard for R. Bazoer (74′).

Top player: Jens Odgaard

The player who no doubt impressed AZ the most was Jens Odgaard.

His rating is (7.5) with 1 goal, 13 passes (53% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 15.

Feyenoord: Formation and Lineups

Also Feyenoord adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

On the opposite side, Arne Slot played with: Justin Bijlow (6.2), Marcus Pedersen (7.2), Gernot Trauner (6.8), Jacob Rasmussen (7.2), Dávid Hancko (6.8), Orkun Kökçü (8.3), Lutsharel Geertruida (6.9), Quinten Timber (6.6), Sebastian Szymański (8.1), Santiago Giménez (6.9) and Javairô Dilrosun (7.4).


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′).

Top player: Orkun Kökçü

Probably the most impressive player in Feyenoord was Orkun Kökçü even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (8.3) with 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

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