Vitesse has Thursday with a lot of effort in the quarter-finals of the TOTO KNVB cup reached. The people from arnhem won narrowly by 1-2 of second divisionist Cossacks Boys.
Matús Bero gave Vitesse a good start by after twelve minutes, the opening goal to make at Sportpark The Zwaaier. Cossacks Boys fought back in the match and came a quarter of an hour after the rest by Quentin Jakoba at the same height.
The home team among others on an extension against moderate Vitesse, but Martin Ödegaard prevented the doomsday scenario for the visitors in injury time away, touch to shoot.
By winning hit of the Noor escaped Vitesse again a painful bekeruitschakeling. Last season lost to the cup winner of 2017 in the first round, surprisingly after penalty shoot-out of AVV Swift.
Earlier this week placed Willem II, FC Twente, AZ, Heerenveen, Fortuna Sittard and Ajax already for the quarter-finals. To 20.45 pm Feyenoord-FC Utrecht still on the program.
First big chance for Cossacks Boys
Vitesse started out as a big favorite at the achtstefinaleduel, but it was Cossacks Boys who early on lead, could and perhaps should have been. Defender Sanny Monteiro was released at a banking corner, but his header ended up on the pole.
The first opportunity for Vitesse was, however, directly touch. Bero dribbled after a combination with Ödegaard towards the penalty area and shot the ball hard and high into the right corner. Vitesse then took the reins and got opportunities to score to increase, but shots of Max Clark, Bryan Linssen and Bero ended up not between the posts.
Cossacks Boys, the current and number twelve in the Second Division, started in spite of the delays with good cheer to the second half. The home team showed itself regularly threatening for the Vitesse-purpose and came in the 59th minute at the same height. Jakoba headed the ball in detached position behind the to the ground and nailed Eduardo.
In the remainder of the second half, the particular weak Vitesse there are almost no more opportunities. It also had Cossacks Boys if therefore a long time to hope for renewal and a possible bekerstunt, but Ödegaard lap Vitesse in injury time still in safe harbor.
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