Eredivisie: Feyenoord steals a 2-1 win against FC Utrecht 2-1

ROTTERDAM. Feyenoord topped FC Utrecht to win 2-1. A goal from L. Sinisterra was decisive in the 90min.


ROTTERDAM. Feyenoord beat FC Utrecht to win 2-1. A goal from L. Sinisterra was decisive in the 90min. All goals were scored in the second half.​ It was Feyenoord to strike first with an own goal of M. van der Hoorn at the 48′. Then it was a goal in the 65′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, L. Sinisterra gave the win to Feyenoord in the 90′ minute with a goal. Feyenoord was vastly superior ball possession (66%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

The match was played at the Stadion Feijenoord stadium in Rotterdam on Sunday and it started at 2:30 pm local time. The referee was Bas Nijhuis who had the assistance of Jan Derk Kleinjan and Cristian Dobre. The 4th official was Laurens Gerrets. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 17.1 degrees Celsius or 62.85 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 50%.​

Match Statistics

Feyenoord was in firm control of the ball 66% while FC Utrecht was struggling with a 34% ball possession.

Feyenoord was more aggressive with 100 dangerous attacks and 18 shots of which 7 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Feyenoord won the encounter.

Feyenoord shot 18 times, 7 on target, 11 off target. On the opposite side, FC Utrecht shot 5 times, 1 on target, 4 off target.


Feyenoord received 1 yellow card (L. Sinisterra). On the other side, FC Utrecht received 2 yellow cards (H. ter Avest and R. Kruys).

After playing this match, Feyenoord will have 61 points like FC Twente to stay in the 3rd place. On the opposite side, FC Utrecht will stay with 42 points to stay in the 7th place.

Match Events

  • 46'

    O. Boussaid

    A. Douvikas

  • 48'

    M. van der Hoorn (OG)

  • 58'

    H. ter Avest

  • 62'

    D. Warmerdam

    D. van der Kust

  • 65'

    S. van de Streek

  • 67'

    M. Pedersen

    M. Senesi

  • 71'

    P. Walemark

    R. Nelson

  • 73'

    M. Sylla

    P. Almqvist

  • 73'

    T. St. Jago

    H. ter Avest

  • 76'

    J. van Overeem

    Q. Timber

  • 81'

    F. De Keijzer

  • 84'

    C. Bassett

    B. Linssen

  • 90'

    L. Sinisterra

  • 90'

    L. Sinisterra

Next match

In the upcoming Eredivisie match, Feyenoord will play away with Fortuna Sittard on the 1st of May with a 5-2 head to head statistic in favor of Feyenoord (0 draws).

FC Utrecht will host NEC on the 29th of April with a 9-7 head to head in favor of FC Utrecht (7 draws).

Feyenoord: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Arne Slot chose to play with the following team: Ofir Marciano (6.3), Lutsharel Geertruida (6.8), Gernot Trauner (7.4), Marcos Senesi (7.3), Tyrell Malacia (6.6), Fredrik Aursnes (6.4), Orkun Kökçü (7.8), Reiss Nelson (7.7), Bryan Linssen (7.1), Luis Sinisterra (6.7) and Cyriel Dessers (6.2).


Feyenoord made 3 changes: M. Senesi for M. Pedersen (67′), R. Nelson for P. Walemark (71′) and B. Linssen for C. Bassett (84′).

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 (7.8) with 62 passes (90% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 5 duels out of 9. He performed 7 crosses.

FC Utrecht: Formation and Lineups

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

On the other side, Rick Kruijs played with: Fabian De Keijzer (7.9), Hidde ter Avest (7.0), Mike Van der Hoorn (6.6), Willem Janssen (7.7), Djevencio van der Kust (6.6), Quinten Timber (6.7), Adam Maher (7.1), Simon Gustafsson (6.5), Sander van de Streek (7.1), Anastasios Douvikas (6.8) and Pontus Almqvist (6.6).


FC Utrecht made 5 changes: A. Douvikas for O. Boussaid (46′), D. van der Kust for D. Warmerdam (62′), P. Almqvist for M. Sylla (73′), H. ter Avest for T. St. Jago (73′) and Q. Timber for J. van Overeem (76′).

Best player: Fabian De Keijzer

The player that probably impressed the most for FC Utrecht was the goalkeeper: Fabian De Keijzer. His rating is 7.85. He performed 6 saves.

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