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Haller everyone will miss at Utrecht after ‘incredible’ farewell at AZ

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Haller everyone will miss at Utrecht after ‘incredible’ farewell at AZ

Sebastien Haller took on Sunday on a farewell to FC Utrecht, he made his team difficult. The striker missed in the injury time of the return of the play-offs against AZ a penalty kick, but made that mistake in the penalty shootout well.

“I wanted it all even more exciting,” joked the French striker, who next summer to Eintracht Frankfurt leaves, afterwards in the Galgenwaard stadium against FOX Sports. “I’m happy on my team. It is unbelievable, but we made it.”

Despite the 3-0 defeat of FC Utrecht on Thursday in AZ, believed Haller and his team mates from the beginning in a comeback and thus a place in the qualifying round of the Europa League. The Frenchman scored in the regular time once, but because of his missed penalty kick in stoppage time remained the decisive 4-0 lead.

In the renewal was not scored, after which Haller in the penalty shootout, however, immediately accurate. On behalf of AZ missed Pantelis Hatzidiakos and Joris van Overeem, leaving Haller with the reach of European football will say goodbye to Utrecht.

“The team was fantastic today. I’m going to everyone in the dressing room, miss,” said Haller, who expanded hugged by supporters after the field is stormed. “They go me here miss. And I them also. This has FC Utrecht earned. I am very happy for everyone. Also for our trainer.”

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Delight at Nacer Barazite.
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After stormed the fans of the home team to the field.
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FC Utrecht made the 3-0 defeat Thursday in Alkmaar, within a undo. It was 3-0 after ninety minutes.
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AZ played a long time with ten men after red for Derrick Luckassen.
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In injury time of normal time, turned Tim Krul for a penalty kick.
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It was a barrage on the goal of AZ.
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Disappointment at AZ.
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Discharge at FC Utrecht.
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David Jensen sat on the shoulders after FC Utrecht for a European ticket veiligstelde.
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Sébastien Haller was afterwards delirious.
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For the striker it was a wonderful goodbye to FC Utrecht. He picked up the club Sunday, a European ticket.
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At Hag

Trainer, Erik ten Hag, was also proud of his team. “We have in Alkmaar still a hard blow, but nevertheless grew in recent days as confidence in a good outcome. That it was successful makes me very happy,” said Ten Hag, who in the regular season as the fourth ended with Utrecht.

“It is a beautiful season, the beautiful fourth place in the overall standings and is now a placement for Europe.”

FC Utrecht flows coming summer in the second round of the preliminaries of the Europa League. The team At Hag have three rounds to survive for a place in the group stage.

See also:
FC Utrecht takes European ticket after sensational return against AZ

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