Heracles Almelo 1-1 FC Twente: Draw on Saturday

ALMELO. Heracles Almelo and FC Twente draw 1-1. N. Fadiga scored the first goal (37') for Heracles Almelo. G. Smal settled the score 1-1 (45').


ALMELO. Heracles Almelo and FC Twente draw 1-1. N. Fadiga scored the first goal (37′) for Heracles Almelo. G. Smal settled the score 1-1 (45′). FC Twente couldn’t win even though he was superior in terms of holding the ball possession (60%)

The match was held at the Erve Asito Stadium in Almelo on Saturday and this began at 6:00 pm UTC. The referee was Sander van der Eijk with the assistance of Mario Diks and Charl Schaap. The 4th official was Nick Smit. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 10.5 degrees Celsius or 50.94 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 71%.​

Match Statistics

FC Twente was in firm control of the ball 60% while Heracles Almelo was struggling with a 40% ball possession.

FC Twente was more aggressive with 73 dangerous attacks and 18 shots of which 7 were on target. However, this did not suffice for FC Twente to win the contest​.

Heracles Almelo shot 8 times, 3 on target, 5 off target. On the other side, FC Twente shot 18 times, 7 on target, 11 off target.


Heracles Almelo received 2 yellow cards (N. Laursen and N. Fadiga). On the other side, FC Twente received 3 yellow cards (J. Pleguezuelo, J. Brenet and R. van Wolfswinkel).

(Heracles Almelo) was sent out after receiving a red card in the (16′).

After this encounter, Heracles Almelo will have 33 points like SC Cambuur to stay in the 12th place. On the opposite side, FC Twente will have 61 points to stay in the 4th place.

Match Events

  • 16'

    A. Ouahim

  • 22'

    R. van Wolfswinkel (Goal Disallowed)

  • 37'

    N. Fadiga

    E. Hansson

  • 40'

    J. Pleguezuelo

  • 41'

    N. Laursen

  • 45'

    N. Fadiga

  • 45'

    G. Smal

  • 46'

    V. Cerny

    V. Misidjan

  • 46'

    M. Hilgers

    J. Pleguezuelo

  • 72'

    K. Jakobsen

    N. Laursen

  • 72'

    B. Basacikoglu

    E. Hansson

  • 72'

    S. Armenteros

    S. Bakis

  • 74'

    J. Brenet

  • 77'

    G. Troupee

    J. Brenet

  • 77'

    M. Ugalde

    M. Vlap

  • 78'

    M. Knoester

    G. Quagliata

  • 79'

    M. Ibrahimoglu

    L. de la Torre

  • 87'

    D. Cleonise

    D. Limnios

  • 90'

    R. van Wolfswinkel

Next match

In the upcoming Eredivisie match, Heracles Almelo will play away with Willem II on the 7th of May with a 17-9 head to head record in favor of Heracles Almelo (3 draws).

FC Twente will host Fortuna Sittard on the 7th of May with a 2-2 head to head statistic.

Heracles Almelo: Formation and Lineups

Heracles Almelo started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

The manager Frank Wormuth chose to play with the following team: Koen Bucker (7.0), Noah Fadiga (6.9), Marco Rente (7.1), Justin Hoogma (6.4), Giacomo Quagliata (7.3), Nikolai Laursen (6.4), Lucas Schoofs (6.9), Luca De La Torre (7.1), Emil Hansson (7.1), Anas Ouahim (6.4) and Sinan Bakış (6.8).


Heracles Almelo made 5 changes: N. Laursen for R. Jalving (72′), E. Hansson for B. Basacikoglu (72′), S. Bakis for S. Armenteros (72′), G. Quagliata for M. Knoester (78′) and L. de la Torre for M. Ibrahimoglu (79′).

Top player: Giacomo Quagliata

The player who no doubt impressed Heracles Almelo the most was Giacomo Quagliata.

His rating is (7.3) with 22 passes (54% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 5 duels out of 6. He performed 1 cross.

FC Twente: Formation and Lineups

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

On the opposite side, Ron Jans played with: Lars Unnerstall (6.5), Joshua Brenet (6.3), Robin Pröpper (6.9), Julio Pleguezuelo (6.3), Gijs Smal (8.1), Ramiz Zerrouki (6.5), Michal Sadílek (7.1), Dimitris Limnios (7.5), Michel Vlap (6.9), Virgil Misidjan (6.3) and Ricky van Wolfswinkel (6.7).


FC Twente made 5 changes: V. Misidjan for V. Cerny (46′), J. Pleguezuelo for M. Hilgers (46′), J. Brenet for G. Troupee (77′), M. Vlap for M. Ugalde (77′) and D. Limnios for D. Cleonise (87′).

Top player: Gijs Smal

Probably the most impressive player in FC Twente was Gijs Smal.

His rating is (8.1) with 1 goal, 57 passes (87% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 8 duels out of 13. He performed 3 crosses.

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