FC Utrecht is at the expense of FC Twente to second round KNVB cup

FC Utrecht is at the expense of FC Twente to second round KNVB cup

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FC Utrecht has Thursday night at the expense of FC Twente qualified for the second round of the KNVB-cup. The losing finalist last season, won in Enschede, the netherlands with 3-1.

At rest led the visitors by a goal scored by Richairo Zivkovic. In the second half was the same by Enes Ünal, but Sébastien Haller and again, Zivkovic brought FC Utrecht claim the victory.

The team of trainer Erik ten Hag, the first victory of the season. In the Premier league was there in the first six duels three times gelijkgespeeld and three times lost.

Thursday night with ASV De Dijk-Vitesse, HSC’21-TEC and Feyenoord-FC Oss in the last duels in the first round of the cup tournament on the program.

Next is the draw for the second round. FC Utrecht handed last season until the finale, where Feyenoord eventually with the 2-1 was too strong.

KNVB-bekerduels of Thursday in the picture

FC Utrecht won 3-1 on a visit to FC Twente.
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Richairo Zivkovic opened with any fortune, the score.
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Sébastien Haller scored just before time.
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After more than a quarter of an hour came to FC Utrecht in the lead by Zivkovic. The 20-year-old striker, who this season is rented from Ajax, turned a bet of team-mate Nacer Barazite of direction.

Both teams were in the first half a few chances to score a goal. So were Yaw Yeboah (FC Twente) and Haller (FC Utrecht) dangerous.

Early in the second half was the Ünal for 1-1 made. He got the ball after a free-kick for his feet and left goalkeeper Robbin Ruiter no chance. It was the mercenary from Manchester City for his sixth hit this season.

During the course of the second half, it was FC Utrecht stronger and let Andreas Ludwig a huge chance on the 1-2. That came just before time still. Haller came up from the side of the penalty area and shot hard touch.

In the slotseconden made Zivkovic is also the third hit, on behalf of the visitors. The striker was in a sprint much faster than FC Twente midfielder Mateusz Klich and slid the ball into an empty goal, as goalkeeper Nick Marsman to the front had gone to a corner kick.

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