FC Utrecht simple past Willem II, draw at Sparta-PEC

FC Utrecht simple past Willem II, draw at Sparta-PEC

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FC Utrecht Sunday is also the second league game of the season in profit is converted. The Domstedelingen were in the Galgenwaard Stadium with 2-0 too strong for Willem II. Sparta Rotterdam PEC Zwolle decided that their mutual encounter with a 1-1 tie.

FC Utrecht had the easy victory at Willem II due to a very strong start. After seven minutes it was already 2-0 by hits from Zakaria Labyad and Cyriel Dessers.

In the second half made Bilal Ould-Chikh his comeback in the Eredivisie. The former attacker of FC Twente this summer press conference happened after his contract with Benfica was dissolved, solved after 58 minutes goalscorer Dessers.

The victory at Willem II is the third victory in a row for FC Utrecht, the new season in the Premier league last week, opened with a 0-3 victory at ADO Den Haag. Last Thursday was the team of trainer Erik ten Hag personable with 1-0 too strong for Zenit St Petersburg in the heenwedstrijd of the play-offs in the Europa League.

FC Utrecht has just as a leader VVV-Venlo, Feyenoord and Vitesse are six points from two matches. Willem II grabbed a point this season.

FC Utrecht too strong for Willem II

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FC Utrecht was by the good results of the past few weeks have been strengthened in confidence and that paid fast-off against Willem II. Labyad signed after only two minutes for the opening goal.

The midfielder saw his shot initially blocked, but got the ball with any fortune again for his feet, and took full advantage of.

Five minutes later, had the hometown audience again a reason to cheer, all seemed to be striker Lukas Görtler the chance first to give the ball to far in front of them to play. The acquisition received the ball after a hard duel with goalkeeper Timon Wellenreuther still Dessers, that by if of referee Serdar Gözübüyük and stand at 2-0 brought.

FC Utrecht came in the second half no more in trouble, and can with confidence prepare for the return against Zenit on Thursday (kick-off 19.00). The Russians were in their own league with 0-1 too strong for Amkar Perm thanks to a hit by Aleksandr Kokorin.


Sparta and PEC shared the points on The Castle. Both teams were only in the first half to score: 1-1.

Youness Mokhtar put PEC in the thirteenth minute lead but nine minutes later, debutant Robert Mühren Sparta again alongside.

The draw marked the first point for Sparta in this volume. PEC has four, and occupied it the sixth place in the rankings.

View the results of the program and the position in the Premier league

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