Due to the defeat, the Rotterdam team is now fifth in the Eredivisie – nine points behind leader Ajax – while coach Pascal Jansen’s team is in fourth place, seven points behind the team. of Amsterdam.
AZ started strong and ten minutes later Jesper Karlsson gave the Alkmaarders the lead. A pass to the side pulled the defense out of position which let Albert Gudmundsson slip through on goal.
Jesper Karlsson makes AZ 0-1.
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De Kuip’s first great opportunity immediately resulted in a goal. The Advocate team often became dangerous after that, but it was not effective.
Ridgeciano Haps got a fingertip on Marco Bizot’s shot from the left 23 minutes in, and managed to keep the visitors from going up another goal. Half a minute later goalkeeper Nick Marsman saved the Rotterdam team’s furniture, after a good 0-2 chance for Karlsson again.
Nicolatas Jorgensen, coveted by Galatasaray, was able to take advantage of an opportunity on the other hand. Jens Toornstra found the Danes in the 32nd minute, who then shot the ball over Bizot: 1-1. Former Feyenoord player Bruno Martins Indi was here to defend very badly for AZ. The equalizer was deserved in view of the image of the game, although the Alkmaarders were always dangerous on the counterattack. For example, Calvin Stengs had a good chance to shoot, but Marsman stopped his attempt.
Nicolai Jorgensen is satisfied with the tie.
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Immediately after the break, there was again the “old” Myron Boadu. Haps was beaten by Fredrik Midtsjoe, his beautiful pass to measure was rated by Boadu: 1-2. Feyenoord had a difficult time taking possession during the first phase after the break.
Still, Mark Diemers was close to 2-2 in the 54th minute. A good exercise gave him room, but he found Bizot on his way. A great 1-3 opportunity for AZ was not for Boadu and Gudmundsson. The first seemed to prepare him for his teammate AZ, but for inexplicable reasons he decided not to set foot against it.
And that was avenged on the other side. Steven Berghuis’s cross was weakened by Yukinari Sugawara and he ended up at Diemers’ feet. Now it played: 2-2 in the 59th minute. But a nice counter against AZ in the 70th minute ended after a good cross from Stengs to Boadu, who hit again: 2-3.
Penalty to the Maas
Feyenoord had to look for a draw again and Lawyer introduced Lucas ‘The Bear’ Pratto. AZ’s Tijani Reijnders had to watch the rest of the game from the sidelines, after twisting his ankle with 88 minutes having been played.
Senesi decided to stand on top of Stengs’ instep, in injury time. After the intervention of the VAR, a penalty occurred. However, Teun Koopmeiners set De Kuip’s penalty for the Maas. For the fourth time this season he missed a penalty. It didn’t matter anymore, because AZ took all three points, just like last season at De Kuip.
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