Ron Vlaar was as a child so pleased with his winning goal on behalf of AZ against FC Groningen. By the favour of the defender ended the duel on Saturday in 1-0.
The 34-year-old Vlaar headed home twenty minutes before time off a corner kick by Calvin Stengs the winning goal. It was not until his tenth goal ever in the Premier league. Four of them he made also against Groningen. “It feels a little uncomfortable”, he acknowledged to FOX Sports. “Maybe I should do this more often.”
Two weeks ago, won AZ also with minimal difference of Ajax (1-0). Also that hit fell from a corner. “Now I can make him”, beamed Vlaar.
AZ passes in any case for a day Feyenoord and is now third in the Premier league. The Locals go on Sunday on a visit to FC Utrecht.
Vlaar went completely out of his roof. (Photo: Pro Shots)
‘Pure joy at goal’
The defender went after his hit completely out of his roof. “I score too little, so if you have such an important goal, it is a relief and a discharge. It was pure joy,” said the experienced stopper.
Vlaar knows how it is that he in twelve seasons in the Bundesliga only ten times scored, even though he is known as a good topper. “I am most often the lightning rod, but he was now in. The ball got through the ground even a little extra speed.”
About the duel was the defender, which in 2014 his last international game for Oranje played, obviously. “It wasn’t good matches, I can imagine that the audience even boring found. But again we have the zero bound, which is good.”
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