AZ has Tuesday night on easy way to the quarter-finals of the TOTO KNVB cup reached. The Alkmaarders were in their own home much too strong for PEC Zwolle: 5-0. Willem II was dealing with the amateurs AFC (3-0) and FC Twente joined himself at the expense of RKC Waalwijk (2-0) in the last eight.
The game between AZ and PEC was soon decided. Oussama Idrissi struck in the tenth and eighteenth minute goal, after which Guus Lift in the 26th minute for the 3-0 signed by a cross from Fredrik Midtsjö within to slide.
Just next to that was PEC still miraculously on a hit by Mats Seuntjes escapes. The attacker passed goalkeeper Diederik Boer with a boogbal, but his bet was so much effect that the ball is not over the goal line bounced, but back to the field came in.
PEC was a regular with the back against the wall and ended a dramatic first half in a minor key, for the Zwolle had five minutes of peace and tranquility with a ten man further. The year old Thomas Lamb took the broken Seuntjes down and was met with a red card of the field was sent away.
At the beginning of the second half went from bad to worse for PEC, that it completely dropped away. In the 49th minute shot Seuntjes touch to indicate Lift and a minute later found Midtsjö goal with a lasting shot distance. AZ got even more chances at hits, but PEC continued to an even greater defeat saved.
The painful bekeruitschakeling is a new damper for PEC, that in the Eredivisie moderate performance. The team of trainer John van ‘t schip occupies the fifteenth place in the rankings. AZ stands for the eighth year in a row in the quarter-finals of the KNVB-cup, and knows a good dress for the competitieduel with PSV on Saturday.
Willem II easily along AFC
At Willem II, AFC broke Donis Avdijaj after eighteen minutes the ban. The attacker was from Kosovo received the ball in the penalty area after a fine through ball from Daniel Crowley and made no mistake in rounding.
In the 37th minute, took home AFC is also the second hit of the evening in the Koning Willem II Stadium. Fran Sol has been filed in the penalty area and worked the subsequent penalty himself in the left corner.
Two minutes later, threw old-following his departure to chelsea Aras Özbiliz the duel to slot the ball beyond the reach of goalkeeper Patrick Zonneveld in the far corner to curl. Willem II took over after rest gas back and AFC got a few possibilities on the 3-1, but the eretreffer stayed in Tilburg.
For AFC there as an end to a successful cup. The Locals, playing in the Second Division, made in the first round for a stunt by Kitchen Champion Division club Telstar (5-0) easy to turn off. In the second round, dolf also TOP Oss (1-0) surprisingly, the worst of it.
FC Twente in moderately duel along RKC
FC Twente brought an end to the bekeravontuur of RKC Waalwijk. The Brabançon, in the second round is still responsible for the elimination of PSV, went 2-0 in the Grolsch Veste.
Xandro Schenk headed home after 26 minutes the opening goal for Twente, which is just as RKC plays in the Kitchen Champion Division. The home team was then barely in the problems and increased the margin in injury time through Jari Oosterwijk still to two.
As a result, Twente, in the first two rounds leaving FC Groningen (0-2) and Noordwijk (4-2), in the race for the first time since 2011 the KNVB-cup to win. The Tukkers were in the final after extra-time too strong for Ajax.
The Amsterdammers go Wednesday on a visit to Roda JC. The other duels in the eighth-finals are ODIN’59-sc Heerenveen, Fortuna Sittard-SC Cambuur (both Wednesday), Cossacks Boys-Vitesse and Feyenoord-FC Utrecht (both Thursday).
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