Eredivisie: SC Heerenveen demolishes FC Groningen 3-1 with 2 goals from A. Sarr

HEERENVEEN. SC Heerenveen bested FC Groningen 3-1 thanks to A. Sarr who scored in the 5th and 82nd minute.

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HEERENVEEN. SC Heerenveen overcome FC Groningen 3-1 thanks to A. Sarr who scored in the 5th and 82nd minute.

The match was played at the Abe Lenstra Stadion stadium in Heerenveen on Sunday and it started at 12:15 pm local time. The referee was Allard Lindhout with the support of Roy de Nas and Dyon Fikkert. The 4th official was Sander van der Eijk. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold around 2.2 degrees Celsius or 35.96 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 87%.​

Match Statistics

SC Heerenveen was in firm control of the ball 55% while FC Groningen was struggling with a 45% ball possession.

SC Heerenveen was more aggressive with 49 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 9 were on target. Which is one of the reasons SC Heerenveen won the match.

SC Heerenveen shot 16 times, 9 on target, 7 off target. Talking about the opposition, FC Groningen shot 9 times, 3 on target, 6 off target.


No yellow cards were issued to SC Heerenveen. Regarding the opposition, FC Groningen received 3 yellow cards (Liam van Gelderen, Mads Bech Sörensen and T. Suslov).

After this contest, SC Heerenveen will have 24 points to stay in the 8th place. Talking about the opposition, FC Groningen will stay with 12 points like FC Emmen and FC Volendam to stay in the 15th place.

Match Events

  • 5'

    A. Sarr

  • 40'

    Florian Krüger

  • 46'

    T. Suslov

    J. Hove

  • 63'

    Aimar Sher

    Luciano Valente

  • 66'

    Liam van Gelderen

  • 70'

    Sydney van Hooijdonk

    Simon Olsson

  • 72'

    Mads Bech Sörensen

  • 76'

    T. Suslov

  • 80'

    D. Dankerlui

    Liam van Gelderen

  • 80'

    Mike te Wierik

    T. Blokzijl

  • 81'

    Pelle van Amersfoort

    Milan van Ewijk

  • 82'

    A. Sarr

    Mats Köhlert

  • 88'

    Tibor Halilovic

    Antoine Colassin

  • 90'

    Alex Timossi Andersson

    A. Sarr

  • 90'

    T. Zaal

    Anas Tahiri

Next match

In the upcoming Eredivisie match, SC Heerenveen will play away against Fortuna Sittard on the 25th of January with a 5-3 head to head statistic in favor of SC Heerenveen (1 draw).

FC Groningen will host SC Cambuur on the 26th of January with a 4-3 head to head in favor of FC Groningen (2 draws).

SC Heerenveen: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Kees van Wonderen chose to play with the following team: Andries Noppert (7.2), Milan van Ewijk (7.3), Paweł Bochniewicz (6.7), Joost van Aken (7.1), Mats Köhlert (7.3), Thom Haye (8.0), Anas Tahiri (7.1), Simon Olsson (6.4), Pelle van Amersfoort (7.1), Antoine Colassin (6.1) and Amin Sarr (8.1).


SC Heerenveen made 4 changes: Simon Olsson for Sydney van Hooijdonk (70′), Antoine Colassin for Tibor Halilovic (88′), Anas Tahiri for T. Zaal (90′) and Anas Tahiri for Alex Timossi Andersson (90′).

Top player: Amin Sarr

Probably the most impressive player in SC Heerenveen was Amin Sarr.

His rating is (8.1) with 2 goals, 14 passes (71% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 10. He performed 1 cross.

FC Groningen: Formation and Lineups

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

On the other side, Dennis van der Ree played with: Michael Verrips (6.5), Mads Bech Sørensen (6.4), Thijmen Blokzijl (6.6), Radinio Balker (6.9), Liam Van Gelderen (6.8), Ragnar Oratmangoen (7.2), Johan Hove (6.8), Isak Dybvik Määttä (6.6), Luciano Valente (6.3), Ricardo Pepi (7.3) and Florian Krüger (7.4).


FC Groningen made 4 changes: J. Hove for T. Suslov (46′), Luciano Valente for Aimar Sher (63′), Liam van Gelderen for D. Dankerlui (80′) and T. Blokzijl for Mike te Wierik (80′).

Top player: Florian Krüger

Probably the most impressive player in FC Groningen was Florian Krüger.

His rating is (7.4) with 1 goal, 16 passes (87% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 10.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Eredivisie

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