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Feyenoord 1-0 Sparta Rotterdam: overcomes 1-0 with a late goal scored by C. Dessers

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ROTTERDAM. Feyenoord snatched a late win Sparta Rotterdam 1-0 after C. Dessers scored just 1 goal (90').

ROTTERDAM. Feyenoord snatched a late win Sparta Rotterdam 1-0 after C. Dessers scored just 1 goal (90′). Feyenoord was vastly superior ball possession (66%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

The match was held at the Sparta-Stadion Het Kasteel Stadium in Rotterdam on Sunday and this began at 11:15 am local time. The referee was Kevin Blom with the help of Roy de Nas and Angelo Boonman. The 4th official was Erwin Blank. The weather was rainy. The temperature was cold around 13 degrees Celsius or 55.33 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 82%.​

Match Statistics

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

Feyenoord was more aggressive with 52 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 6 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Feyenoord won the match.​

Sparta Rotterdam shot 6 times, 3 on target, 3 off target. On the other side, Feyenoord shot 16 times, 6 on target, 10 off target.


Sparta Rotterdam received 2 yellow cards (D. Abels and A. Auassar). On the other side, Feyenoord received 1 yellow card (M. Senesi).

After this match, Sparta Rotterdam will stay with 7 points to stay in the 17th place. On the other side, Feyenoord will have 22 points to move down in the 3rd place.

Match Events

  • 12'

    D. Abels

  • 61'

    F. Aursnes

    J. Toornstra

  • 67'

    C. Dessers

    B. Linssen

  • 76'

    A. Auassar

  • 79'

    M. Engels

    L. Thy

  • 83'

    R. Nelson

    A. Jahanbakhsh

  • 83'

    L. Geertruida

    M. Pedersen

  • 84'

    V. van Crooij

    E. Emegha

  • 89'

    M. Senesi

  • 90'

    C. Dessers

Next match

In the upcoming Eredivisie match, Sparta Rotterdam will play away against Willem II on the 6th of November with a 6-5 head to head stats in favor of Willem II (6 draws).

Feyenoord will host AZ Alkmaar on the 7th of November with a 13-10 head to head stats in favor of Feyenoord (8 draws).

Sparta Rotterdam: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Henk Fraser chose to play with the following team: Maduka Okoye (7.7), Giannis Masouras (6.6), Bart Vriends (6.8), Tom Beugelsdijk (7.1), Mica Pinto (6.2), Sven Mijnans (6.4), Dirk Abels (6.8), Bryan Smeets (7.2), Adil Auassar (6.7), Lennart Thy (6.8) and Emanuel Emegha (6.4).


Sparta Rotterdam made 2 changes: L. Thy for M. Engels (79′) and E. Emegha for V. van Crooij (84′).

Best player: Maduka Okoye

The player that probably impressed the most for Sparta Rotterdam was the goalkeeper: Maduka Okoye. His rating is 7.72. He performed 5 saves.

Feyenoord: Formation and Lineups

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

On the opposite side, Arne Slot played with: Justin Bijlow (7.1), Marcus Pedersen (6.8), Gernot Trauner (7.1), Marcos Senesi (7.8), Tyrell Malacia (8.0), Guus Til (6.5), Orkun Kökçü (7.4), Jens Toornstra (7.4), Alireza Jahanbakhsh (7.3), Bryan Linssen (6.6) and Luis Sinisterra (7.8).


Feyenoord made 4 changes: J. Toornstra for F. Aursnes (61′), B. Linssen for C. Dessers (67′), A. Jahanbakhsh for R. Nelson (83′) and M. Pedersen for L. Geertruida (83′).

Top player: Tyrell Malacia

The player who no doubt impressed Feyenoord the most was Tyrell Malacia even if he didn’t score the decisive goal.

His rating is (8.0) with 49 passes (89% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 10 duels out of 14. He performed 1 cross.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Eredivisie



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