Superliga: Viborg steals a 2-1 win against Horsens 2-1

VIBORG. Viborg beat Horsens to win 2-1. A goal from M. Risgaard was decisive in the 90min.

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VIBORG. Viborg beat Horsens to win 2-1. A goal from M. Risgaard was decisive in the 90min. It was Viborg to strike first with an early goal of J. Lonwijk at the 9′. Then I. Said scored again for Viborg in the 21′ minute with a goal. Eventually, M. Risgaard Jensen reduced the distance for Horsens with a goal. However, that was it, and the result remained 2-1.​ Viborg took advantage of its superior ball possession (60%).

The match was played at the Energi Viborg Arena stadium in Viborg on Monday and it started at 7:00 pm local time. The referee was Mads-Kristoffer Kristoffersen with the help of Rene Risum and Sune Feddersen. The 4th official was Aydin Uslu. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 17 degrees Celsius or 62.6 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 76%.​

Match Statistics

Viborg was in firm control of the ball 60% while Horsens was struggling with a 40% ball possession.

Viborg was more aggressive with 58 dangerous attacks and 21 shots of which 7 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Viborg won the match.

Viborg shot 21 times, 7 on target, 14 off target. On the other side, Horsens shot 11 times, 5 on target, 6 off target.

Cards

Viborg received 3 yellow cards (I. Said, J. Grot and J. Gronning). On the other side, Horsens received 3 yellow cards (A. Sigurdarson, J. Gomez and E. Just).

After playing this contest, Viborg will have 15 points to stay in the 4th place. On the opposite side, Horsens will stay with 11 points to stay in the 7th place.

Match Events

  • 9'
    9'

    J. Lonwijk

    J. Grot

  • 21'
    21'

    I. Said

    J. Grot

  • 46'
    46'

    J. Drachmann

    D. Kruse

  • 46'
    46'

    E. Just

    S. Iyede

  • 47'
    47'

    I. Said

  • 47'
    47'

    A. Sigurdarson

  • 64'
    64'

    N. Mortimer

    I. Said

  • 67'
    67'

    M. Lassen

    L. Musonda

  • 67'
    67'

    J. Gemmer

    M. Opondo

  • 71'
    71'

    J. Grot

  • 77'
    77'

    S. Makienok

    A. Sigurdarson

  • 77'
    77'

    E. Achouri

    J. Lonwijk

  • 77'
    77'

    M. Sondergaard Clausen

    C. Leemans

  • 79'
    79'

    J. Gomez

  • 83'
    83'

    J. Gronning

  • 83'
    83'

    E. Just

  • 89'
    89'

    A. Jatta

    J. Grot

  • 90'
    90'

    M. Risgaard Jensen

Next match

In the upcoming Superliga match, Viborg will host Brøndby on the 18th of September with a 9-4 head to head record in favor of Brøndby (6 draws).

Horsens will host Nordsjælland on the 16th of September with a 18-4 head to head record in favor of Nordsjælland (11 draws).

Viborg: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Jacob Friis chose to play with the following team: Lucas Lund Pedersen (7.1), Anton Gaaei (7.1), Nicolas Bürgy (7.1), Žan Zaletel (7.6), Oliver Bundgaard Kristensen (7.2), Jacob Bonde (7.1), Jeppe Grønning (7.1), Clint Leemans (7.4), Ibrahim Said (6.8), Jay-Roy Grot (7.4) and Justin Lonwijk (7.7).

Substitutes

Viborg made 4 changes: I. Said for N. Mortimer (64′), C. Leemans for M. Sondergaard Clausen (78′), J. Lonwijk for E. Achouri (78′) and J. Grot for A. Jatta (89′).

Top player: Justin Lonwijk

The player who no doubt impressed Viborg the most was Justin Lonwijk.

His rating is (7.7) with 1 goal, 41 passes (80% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 7.

Horsens: Formation and Lineups

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

On the opposite side, Jens Berthel Askou played with: Matej Delač (7.3), Magnus Jensen (6.2), Malte Kiilerich (6.4), James Gomez (7.1), Thomas Santos (6.1), Moses Opondo (6.5), David Kruse (6.1), Lubambo Musonda (7.0), Samson Iyede (5.9), Aron Sigurðarson (6.2) and Anders Jacobsen (6.8).

Substitutes

Horsens made 5 changes: D. Kruse for J. Drachmann (46′), S. Iyede for E. Just (46′), L. Musonda for M. Lassen (67′), M. Opondo for J. Gemmer (67′) and A. Sigurdarson for S. Makienok (77′).

Best player: Matej Delač

The player that probably impressed the most for Horsens was the goalkeeper: Matej Delač. His rating is 7.31. He performed 5 saves.

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