ALMELO. Sparta Rotterdam overcomes Heracles Almelo 3-1. Sparta Rotterdam was just to good to grab a decisive 3-0 lead with A. Verschueren (45′), L. Thy (69′) and M. Engels (79′). Heracles Almelo reduced the distance with a goal (84′) by S. Bakis, but there was not much to do for them. Heracles Almelo was vastly superior in terms of ball possession (68%).
The match was held at the Erve Asito Stadium in Almelo on Sunday and this began at 12:30 pm UTC. The referee was Danny Desmond Makkelie who had the assistance of Hessel Steegstra and Jan de Vries. The 4th official was Joey Kooij. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 23.9 degrees Celsius or 74.93 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 37%.
Heracles Almelo was in firm control of the ball 68% while Sparta Rotterdam was struggling with a 32% ball possession.
Heracles Almelo was more aggressive with 86 dangerous attacks and 29 shots of which 6 were on target. Nonetheless, Sparta Rotterdam was capable to find the solution to win this match.
Heracles Almelo shot 29 times, 6 on target, 23 off target. On the opposite side, Sparta Rotterdam shot 8 times, 4 on target, 4 off target.
No yellow cards were issued to Heracles Almelo. On the opposite side, No yellow cards were issued to Sparta Rotterdam.
After playing this match, Heracles Almelo will stay with 34 points to stay in the 14th place. On the opposite side, Sparta Rotterdam will have 32 points like Fortuna Sittard to stay in the 15th place.
J. Van Mullem
V. van Crooij
L. de la Torre
Heracles Almelo: Formation and Lineups
Heracles Almelo started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Frank Wormuth chose to play with the following team: Koen Bucker , Noah Fadiga , Marco Rente , Mats Knoester , Giacomo Quagliata , Luca De La Torre , Anas Ouahim , Lucas Schoofs , Nikolai Laursen , Sinan Bakış and Emil Hansson .
Heracles Almelo made 3 changes: N. Laursen for B. Basacikoglu (46′), E. Hansson for S. Armenteros (61′) and M. Rente for J. Hoogma (78′).
Top player: Sinan Bakış
Probably the most impressive player in Heracles Almelo was Sinan Bakış.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 15 passes (73% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 6 duels out of 14.
Sparta Rotterdam: Formation and Lineups
Sparta Rotterdam started with a mid-fielder-oriented line-up (4-1-4-1).
On the opposite side, Maurice Steijn played with: Maduka Okoye , Dirk Abels , Bart Vriends , Adil Auassar , Aaron Meijers , Joeri de Kamps , Vito van Crooij , Arno Verschueren , Sven Mijnans , Younes Namli and Lennart Thy .
Sparta Rotterdam made 5 changes: V. van Crooij for J. Van Mullem (33′), S. Mijnans for T. Beugelsdijk (61′), L. Thy for (79′), Y. Namli for M. Engels (79′) and A. Verschueren for M. Heylen (79′).
Top player: Younes Namli
Probably the most impressive player in Sparta Rotterdam was Younes Namli even if he didn’t score any goal.
His rating iswith 26 passes (65% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 8. He performed 2 crosses.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Eredivisie