Feyenoord Sunday for the fifth time this year, a defeat suffered in the Premier league. The Rotterdammers came in the Galgenwaard Stadium against FC Utrecht back of a 2-0 gap, but went through a hit of Timo Letschert in the slotseconden still down: 3-2.
FC Utrecht opened after 33 minutes the score through Urby Emanuelson and increased the margin in the second half even to two by Sander of the Region. The team showed resilience and came through goals from Sam Larsson and Robin van Persie again at the same height, but the final chord was deep in stoppage time for FC Utrecht.
For Feyenoord it is already the seventh race this calendar year and the third duel in a row without victory. Earlier this month knew the team of trainer Giovanni van Bronckhorst not to beat Vitesse (1-1) and Willem II (2-3). The last uitzege of the Team dates back to december last year, when FC Emmen with 1 to 4 was defeated.
AZ posted Saturday a hard-won victory at FC Groningen (1-0) and passed the Team on the rankings. The Locals now have three points less than the number three, from Alkmaar. FC Utrecht has 43 points and occupies the fifth place.
Before and during FC Utrecht-Feyenoord was extensively discussed during the assault in Utrecht from 18 march, where four people were killed. Before the match there was a minute of silence and a musical tribute. The duel was in the eighteenth minute, paused for a ovationeel applause, with which the professionals were thanks.
Letschert draw for the winning hit against Feyenoord. (Photo: Pro Shots)
Feyenoord dominant in the opening phase
In the opening stages, it was Everton that dominated. After six minutes, Larsson is already a good chance, but his shot was from the corner tapped by goalkeeper David Jensen, his hundredth match in the Premier league keepte. Shortly thereafter also got Van Persie the ball in a promising position, but the captain slipped out.
FC Utrecht stated there very little compared to in a sluggish first half and came after about half an hour of nothing on the edge. Urby Emanuelson if on the edge of the penalty area parks for a free kick and shot through the inside of the post within behind-the-ground nailed Kenneth Vermeer.
That hit gave Utrecht confidence for the second half, because after a rest, it was the home team that in offensive way the most showed. Gyrano Church drew on Vermeer, and a little later had the goalkeeper to intervene even after a hard shot from right back Sean Klaiber.
FC Utrecht celebrates a hit against Feyenoord. (Photo: Pro Shots)
Errors, Vermeer and Jensen in second half
It was calculated Vermeer which is a quarter of an hour after the rest of the 2-0 Utrecht) proceedings after he has the ball in the feet of Jean-Cristophe Bahebeck shot. The French striker clears the ball to Sander of the Region to gain and he finished with a shot high into the goal.
The answer of the Team was not long in coming. Vilhena tapped the ball in the penalty area back on Larsson and worked the ball in the intersection. A quarter of an hour for time was also the equalizer is a fact and if Feyenoord goalkeeper Jensen are thankful for.
The keeper processed a shot of Vilhena is not good, so Van Persie from close within could heads. That attack was a violation of Vilhena on Emanuelson in advance, but the VAR decided to anger the FC Utrecht players not to intervene.
It was Feyenoord that in the final stage, some more urging, but serious opportunities resulted for the visitors. Where Vilhena in injury time the ball in a promising position on veteran, beat Utrecht in the 95th minute. Riechedly Bazoer saw his shot at the pole end, but Letschert was alert to the rebound and headed to Utrecht to victory.
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