SITTARD. Fortuna Sittard overcomes Go Ahead Eagles 1-0 after Z. Flemming scored just 1 goal (21′). Go Ahead Eagles was vastly superior in terms of ball possession (61%).
The match was played at the Fortuna Sittard Stadion stadium in Sittard on Sunday and it started at 4:45 pm local time. The referee was Joey Kooij who had the assistance of Dyon Fikkert and Kevin Bodde. The 4th official was Alex Bos. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 17.3 degrees Celsius or 63.05 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 41%.
Go Ahead Eagles was in firm control of the ball 61% while Fortuna Sittard was struggling with a 39% ball possession.
Fortuna Sittard was more aggressive with 38 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 5 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Fortuna Sittard won the contest.
Fortuna Sittard shot 16 times, 5 on target, 11 off target. On the opposite side, Go Ahead Eagles shot 6 times, 2 on target, 4 off target.
No yellow cards were issued to Fortuna Sittard. On the other side, No yellow cards were issued to Go Ahead Eagles.
After this match, Fortuna Sittard will have 26 points like PEC Zwolle to move up in the 17th place. On the opposite side, Go Ahead Eagles will stay with 36 points like FC Groningen to stay in the 9th place.
Go Ahead Eagles will host Vitesse on the 1st of May with a 4-1 head to head statistic in favor of Vitesse (2 draws).
Fortuna Sittard: Formation and Lineups
Fortuna Sittard started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Sjors Ultee chose to play with the following team: Yanick van Osch , Mickael Tirpan , Martin Angha , Dimitrios Siovas , Ivo Pinto , Deroy Duarte , Tesfaldet Tekie , Tijjani Noslin , Zian Flemming , Mats Seuntjens and Paul Gladon .
Fortuna Sittard made 3 changes: D. Siovas for R. Janssen (63′), T. Noslin for A. Samaris (72′) and P. Gladon for N. Lonwijk (87′).
Top player: Mats Seuntjens
The player who no doubt impressed Fortuna Sittard the most was Mats Seuntjens even if he didn’t score the decisive goal.
His rating iswith 18 passes (77% accurate) and 7 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 10. He performed 6 crosses. He hit the woodwork once times.
Go Ahead Eagles: Formation and Lineups
Go Ahead Eagles started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).
On the opposite side, Kees van Wonderen played with: Andries Noppert , Cuco Martina , Gerrit Nauber , Joris Kramer , Bas Kuipers , Mats Deijl , Philippe Rommens , Luuk Brouwers , Ragnar Oratmangoen , Iñigo Cordoba and Isac Lidberg .
Go Ahead Eagles made 4 changes: I. Lidberg for M. Cardona (64′), P. Rommens for O. Heil (64′), M. Deijl for M. Berden (81′) and I. Cordoba for J. Mulenga (81′).
Top player: Philippe Rommens
Probably the most impressive player in Go Ahead Eagles was Philippe Rommens.
His rating iswith 38 passes (73% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 9 duels out of 10. He performed 3 crosses.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Eredivisie