Eredivisie: Go Ahead Eagles and FC Utrecht draw 2-2 on Sunday

DEVENTER. Go Ahead Eagles manages to recover against FC Utrecht with an own goal from W. Thór 3' and a goal on the S. van 13'.

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DEVENTER. Go Ahead Eagles manages to recover against FC Utrecht with an own goal from W. Thór 3′ and a goal on the S. van 13′.

The match was played at the De Adelaarshorst stadium in Deventer on Sunday and it started at 2:30 pm local time. The referee was Joey Kooij with the assistance of Richard Polman and Maarten Ketting. The 4th official was Kevin Puts. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold around 6.4 degrees Celsius or 43.52 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 86%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Go Ahead Eagles was in possession of the ball for 48% of the time vs. FC Utrecht that controlled the ball for 52% of the time.

Go Ahead Eagles was more aggressive with 63 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 3 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Go Ahead Eagles to win the match​.

Go Ahead Eagles shot 12 times, 3 on target, 9 off target. Talking about the opposition, FC Utrecht shot 12 times, 7 on target, 5 off target.


Go Ahead Eagles received 3 yellow cards (Willum Thór Willumsson, Tesfaldet Tekie and Jamal Amofa). Regarding the opposition, FC Utrecht received 1 yellow card (S. Klaiber).

After playing this match, Go Ahead Eagles will have 18 points like NEC and RKC Waalwijk to stay in the 10th place. Talking about the opposition, FC Utrecht will have 25 points to stay in the 7th place.

Match Events

  • 3'

    Willum Thór Willumsson (OG)

  • 10'

    Bobby Adekanye

    Oliver Valaker Edvardsen

  • 13'

    Sander van de Streek

    Mark van der Maarel

  • 21'

    Luuk Brouwers

    Jens Toornstra

  • 26'

    Willum Thór Willumsson

  • 31'

    Tesfaldet Tekie

  • 56'

    Jamal Amofa

  • 67'

    Othmane Boussaid

    Tesfaldet Tekie

  • 67'

    Federico Mattiello 

    Gerrit Nauber

  • 67'

    Sylla Sow

    Gerrit Nauber

  • 74'

    Rashaan Fernandes

    Bobby Adekanye

  • 85'

    Hidde ter Avest

    Enric Llansana

  • 85'

    Anastasios Douvikas

    T. Booth

  • 85'

    Finn Stokkers

    Enric Llansana

  • 88'

    S. Klaiber

  • 90'

    Sylla Sow

Next match

In the upcoming Eredivisie match, Go Ahead Eagles will play away with RKC Waalwijk on the 21st of January with a 1-1 head to head stats.

FC Utrecht will play away against FC Twente on the 22nd of January with a 17-10 head to head stats in favor of FC Twente (9 draws).

Go Ahead Eagles: Formation and Lineups

Go Ahead Eagles started with a 4-2-2-2 line-up (4-2-2-2).

The manager René Hake chose to play with the following team: Jeffrey De Lange (6.5), Jamal Amofa (6.3), Gerrit Nauber (6.6), Jay Idzes (6.1), Mats Deijl (6.4), Tesfaldet Tekie (7.1), Enric Llansana (7.2), Willum Thor Willumsson (6.0), Oliver Valaker Edvardsen (6.6), Bobby Adekanye (7.8) and Isac Lidberg (6.1).


Go Ahead Eagles made 5 changes: Gerrit Nauber for Federico Mattiello  (67′), Gerrit Nauber for Sylla Sow (67′), Bobby Adekanye for Rashaan Fernandes (74′), Enric Llansana for Hidde ter Avest (85′) and Enric Llansana for Finn Stokkers (85′).

Top player: Bobby Adekanye

Probably the most impressive player in Go Ahead Eagles was Bobby Adekanye.

His rating is (7.8) with 1 goal, 23 passes (65% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 6 duels out of 11. He performed 3 crosses.

FC Utrecht: Formation and Lineups

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

On the other side, Michael Kappelgaard Silberbauer played with: Vasilis Barkas (6.6), Sean Klaiber (6.9), Mike Van der Hoorn (6.9), Modibo Sagnan (7.2), Mark van der Maarel (6.6), Can Bozdoğan (6.5), Jens Toornstra (6.4), Sander van de Streek (7.5), Taylor Booth (7.4), Bas Dost (6.6) and Amin Younes (7.4).


FC Utrecht made 3 changes: Jens Toornstra for Luuk Brouwers (21′), Tesfaldet Tekie for Othmane Boussaid (67′) and T. Booth for Anastasios Douvikas (85′).

Top player: Sander van de Streek

The player who no doubt impressed FC Utrecht the most was Sander van de Streek.

His rating is (7.5) with 1 goal, 24 passes (70% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 11.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Eredivisie

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