Vitesse 1-0 FC Groningen: tops 1-0 with a goal scored by M. Bero

GRONINGEN. Vitesse beats FC Groningen 1-0 after M. Bero scored just 1 goal (77').


GRONINGEN. Vitesse conquers FC Groningen 1-0 after M. Bero scored just 1 goal (77′). Vitesse took advantage of its superior ball possession (56%).

The match was played at the Euroborg stadium in Groningen on Sunday and it started at 4:45 pm local time. The referee was Serdar Gözübüyük who was helped by Joost van Zuilen and Johan Balder. The 4th official was Rob Dieperink. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was hot around 25.7 degrees Celsius or 78.28 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 47%.​

Match Statistics

Vitesse was in firm control of the ball 56% while FC Groningen was struggling with a 44% ball possession.

Vitesse was more aggressive with 58 dangerous attacks and 20 shots of which 2 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Vitesse won the match.​

FC Groningen shot 6 times, 0 on target, 6 off target. On the other side, Vitesse shot 20 times, 2 on target, 18 off target.


FC Groningen received 1 yellow card (L. Valente). On the opposite side, Vitesse received 2 yellow cards (R. Flamingo and C. Arcus).

After this match, FC Groningen will stay with 5 points like NEC and FC Utrecht to move up in the 12th place. On the other side, Vitesse will have 1 points to stay in the 16th place.

Match Events

  • 46'

    Y. Kalley

    P. Abraham

  • 46'

    L. Van Gelderen

    I. Dybvik Maatta

  • 69'

    M. Manhoef

    G. Vidovic

  • 69'

    D. Irandust

    C. Ngonge

  • 69'

    L. Valente

    T. Suslov

  • 77'

    M. Bero

    C. Arcus

  • 79'

    L. Valente

  • 80'

    M. Sverko

    R. Balker

  • 81'

    R. Yapi

    K. Kozlowski

  • 82'

    R. Flamingo

  • 90'

    C. Arcus

Next match

In the upcoming Eredivisie match, FC Groningen will play away with Sparta Rotterdam on the 17th of September with a 10-6 head to head in favor of FC Groningen (4 draws).

Vitesse will host FC Volendam on the 17th of September with a 1-1 head to head.

FC Groningen: Formation and Lineups

FC Groningen started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

The manager Frank Wormuth chose to play with the following team: Michael Verrips (7.1), Neraysho Kasanwirjo (6.3), Mike te Wierik (7.4), Radinio Balker (6.9), Isak Dybvik Määttä (6.4), Tomáš Suslov (6.4), Joey Pelupessy (7.4), Laros Duarte (7.6), Paulos Abraham (6.8), Cyril Ngonge (7.8) and Florian Krüger (6.6).


FC Groningen made 5 changes: P. Abraham for Y. Kalley (46′), I. Dybvik Maatta for L. Van Gelderen (46′), C. Ngonge for D. Irandust (69′), T. Suslov for L. Valente (69′) and R. Balker for M. Sverko (80′).

Top player: Cyril Ngonge

The player who no doubt impressed FC Groningen the most was Cyril Ngonge.

His rating is (7.8) with 13 passes (76% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 11 duels out of 11.

Vitesse: Formation and Lineups

Vitesse started with a 5-4-1 line-up (5-4-1).

On the opposite side, Thomas Letsch played with: Daan Reiziger (6.5), Carlens Arcus (7.6), Ryan Flamingo (6.4), Melle Meulensteen (6.8), Enzo Cornelisse (6.6), Maximilian Wittek (7.1), Matúš Bero (7.8), Sondre Tronstad (6.8), Kacper Kozłowski (7.3), Gabriel Vidović (6.2) and Bartosz Białek (5.9).


Vitesse made 2 changes: G. Vidovic for M. Manhoef (69′) and K. Kozlowski for R. Yapi (81′).

Top player: Matúš Bero

Probably the most impressive player in Vitesse was Matúš Bero.

His rating is (7.8) with 1 goal, 30 passes (83% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 4 duels out of 10. He performed 2 crosses.

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