Eredivisie: RKC Waalwijk prevails over AZ 3-1

ALKMAAR. RKC Waalwijk defeats AZ 3-1.

AZ-vs-RKC-Waalwijk-1-3-Eredivisie

ALKMAAR. RKC Waalwijk overcomes AZ 3-1. AZ was vastly superior in terms of ball possession (65%).​

The match was played at the AFAS Stadion stadium in Alkmaar on Sunday and it started at 2:30 pm local time. The referee was Sander van der Eijk with the help of Yorick Weterings and Mark Janssen. The 4th official was Robin Gansner. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 23 degrees Celsius or 73.38 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 46%.​

Match Statistics

AZ was in firm control of the ball 65% while RKC Waalwijk was struggling with a 35% ball possession.

AZ was more aggressive with 50 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 2 were on target. Anyhow, RKC Waalwijk succeeded in find the solution to win this match.​

AZ shot 15 times, 2 on target, 13 off target. On the opposite side, RKC Waalwijk shot 9 times, 5 on target, 4 off target.

Cards

No yellow cards were issued to AZ. On the opposite side, No yellow cards were issued to RKC Waalwijk.

After this match, AZ will stay with 61 points to stay in the 5th place. On the opposite side, RKC Waalwijk will have 35 points to stay in the 13th place.

Match Events

  • 18'
    18'

    F. Stokkers

    S. Bakari

  • 45'
    45'

    D. de Wit

  • 46'
    46'

    J. Gaari

    M. Meulensteen

  • 60'
    60'

    I. Bel Hassani

    L. Daneels

  • 60'
    60'

    R. Kuijpers

    R. van der Venne

  • 61'
    61'

    T. Reijnders

    A. F. Witry

  • 61'
    61'

    S. Beukema

    P. Chatzidiakos

  • 64'
    64'

    J. Gaari

    F. Stokkers

  • 75'
    75'

    L. Wouters

    T. Lutonda

  • 79'
    79'

    R. Kuijpers

    S. Bakari

  • 82'
    82'

    M. van Brederode

    H. Evjen

  • 82'
    82'

    Z. Aboukhlal

    V. Pavlidis

  • 83'
    83'

    S. Augustijns

    V. Anita

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AZ: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Pascal Jansen chose to play with the following team: Peter Vindahl Jensen (5.9), Aslak Fonn Witry (6.4), Pantelis Hatzidiakos (6.8), Bruno Martins Indi (6.4), Owen Wijndal (6.5), Håkon Evjen (7.0), Jordy Clasie (6.8), Fredrik Midtsjø (7.2), Dani De Wit (7.5), Vangelis Pavlidis (6.2) and Jesper Karlsson (7.1).

Substitutes

AZ made 4 changes: A. F. Witry for T. Reijnders (61′), P. Chatzidiakos for S. Beukema (61′), H. Evjen for M. van Brederode (82′) and V. Pavlidis for Z. Aboukhlal (82′).

Top player: Dani De Wit

Probably the most impressive player in AZ was Dani De Wit.

His rating is (7.5) with 1 goal, 26 passes (73% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 9 duels out of 21.

RKC Waalwijk: Formation and Lineups

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

On the opposite side, Joseph Oosting played with: Etienne Vaessen (7.8), Saïd Bakari (8.0), Shawn Adewoye (6.9), Lars Nieuwpoort (6.4), Thierry Lutonda (5.9), Yassin Oukili (6.1), Melle Meulensteen (6.6), Vurnon Anita (6.2), Richard van der Venne (6.7), Lennerd Daneels (6.8) and Finn Stokkers (8.0).

Substitutes

RKC Waalwijk made 5 changes: M. Meulensteen for J. Gaari (46′), L. Daneels for I. Bel Hassani (60′), R. van der Venne for R. Kuijpers (60′), T. Lutonda for L. Wouters (75′) and V. Anita for S. Augustijns (83′).

Top player: Roy Kuijpers

The player who no doubt impressed RKC Waalwijk the most was Roy Kuijpers.

His rating is (8.0) with 1 goal, 4 passes (25% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 7.

His performance was notable also because he began the game from the bench before entering the field in the 60′.

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