NAC Breda 1-0 Helmond Sport: defeats 1-0 with a goal scored by O. Velanas

BREDA. NAC Breda prevails over Helmond Sport 1-0 after O. Velanas scored just 1 goal (53').


BREDA. NAC Breda prevails over Helmond Sport 1-0 after O. Velanas scored just 1 goal (53′). NAC Breda took advantage of its superior ball possession (57%).

NAC Breda remained in 10 people after K. de Rooij received a double yellow card in the 85′.

The match was played at the Rat Verlegh Stadion stadium in Breda on Friday and it started at 8:00 pm local time. The referee was Erwin Blank who was helped by Frans Ozinga and Don Frijn. The 4th official was Thomas Hardeman. The weather was clear. The temperature was hot around 28.3 degrees Celsius or 82.99 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 49%.​

Match Statistics

NAC Breda was in firm control of the ball 57% while Helmond Sport was struggling with a 43% ball possession.

Helmond Sport was more aggressive with 92 dangerous attacks and 9 shots of which 3 were on target. Even so, NAC Breda managed to find the solution to win this match.​

NAC Breda shot 7 times, 2 on target, 5 off target. On the other side, Helmond Sport shot 9 times, 3 on target, 6 off target.


NAC Breda received 3 yellow cards (K. de Rooij, T. Velthuis and ). On the opposite side, Helmond Sport received 2 yellow cards (J. Goselink and P. van Ooijen).

K. de Rooij (NAC Breda) was sent out after receiving a second yellow card (85′).

After this encounter, NAC Breda has 0 points to occupy the 14th place in the standings. while Helmond Sport stays with 0 points (7th).

Match Events

  • 8'

    K. de Rooij

  • 24'

    J. Goselink

  • 37'

    P. van Ooijen

  • 41'

    T. Velthuis

  • 53'

    O. Velanas

  • 64'

    A. Kosiah

    C. Herrmann

  • 66'

    G. Bosiers

    J. Goselink

  • 74'

    E. Maddy

    P. van Ooijen

  • 76'

    A. Van Keilegom

    W. Essanoussi

  • 82'

    B. van Schuppen

    S. Agougil

  • 83'

    K. de Rooij

  • 83'

    R. Besselink

    O. Velanas

  • 83'

    R. Besselink

    O. Velanas

Next match

In the upcoming Eerste Divisie match, NAC Breda will play away against MVV Maastricht on the 15th of August with a 7-1 head to head record in favor of NAC Breda (3 draws).

Helmond Sport will host Jong AZ on the 12th of August with a 4-3 head to head in favor of Helmond Sport (2 draws).

NAC Breda: Formation and Lineups

NAC Breda started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Robert Molenaar chose to play with the following team: Roy Kortsmit (6.9), Boyd Lucassen (6.9), Anselmo Garcia McNulty (7.6), Tijs Velthuis (7.1), Fabio Di Michele Sanchez (6.5), Sabir Agougil (6.9), Alex Plat (7.4), Kaj de Rooij (6.5), Odysseus Velanas (7.4), Ezechiel Banzuzi (7.4) and Charles-Jesaja Herrmann (6.8).


NAC Breda made 3 changes: C. Herrmann for A. Kosiah (64′), S. Agougil for B. van Schuppen (82′) and O. Velanas for R. Besselink (83′).

Top player: Anselmo Garcia McNulty

The player who no doubt impressed NAC Breda the most was Anselmo Garcia McNulty even if he didn’t score the decisive goal.

His rating is (7.6) with 97 passes (89% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 8. He performed 1 cross.

Helmond Sport: Formation and Lineups

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

On the other side, Sven Swinnen played with: Mike Havekotte (6.4), Bram Van Vlerken (6.8), Flor Van Den Eynden (7.0), Robin Van der Meer (7.1), Bryan Van Hove (7.3), Wassim Essanoussi (6.4), Elmo Lieftink (6.8), Jarno Lion (7.1), Martijn Kaars (6.6), Jelle Goselink (6.8) and Peter van Ooijen (7.0).


Helmond Sport made 3 changes: J. Goselink for G. Bosiers (66′), P. van Ooijen for E. Maddy (74′) and W. Essanoussi for A. Van Keilegom (76′).

Top player: Bryan Van Hove

The player who no doubt impressed Helmond Sport the most was Bryan Van Hove.

His rating is (7.3) with 35 passes (71% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 6.

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