Scoring Van der Vaart was the last goal not remember
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Rafael van der Vaart is happy that he Sunday in the thuisduel of FC Midtjylland, AC Horsens (5-2 victory) for the first time in over a year and a half, a goal was able to do.
“I can honestly not even remember when my last goal I made,” says Van der Vaart after his first hit in the service of FC Midtjylland on the site of the Danish club.
“Of course it is always nice to get your first goal. It gave a good feeling to score for our hometown audience.”
The 33-year-old Van der Vaart signed in the 34th minute of his fourth duel for FC Midtjylland for the 2-2.
It meant his first competitietreffer since 4 February 2015. When scored, the 109-fold Orange-international on behalf of Hamburger SV against SC Paderborn.
Video: Van der Vaart makes first match for FC Midtjylland
Van der Vaart was ten minutes of peace exchanged and saw from the bench that his team subsequently resulted to a big victory.
“It was a crazy race, but I think everyone liked it, especially if you still win in the second half,” said the old-following his departure to chelsea.
“They did well, scored twice. That came through our own mistakes, but that is part of football. I am very happy with how we came back, mentally we were very strong.”
“We were hoping of course that we are in the beginning of the duel better would do, but our reaction was good. And to be honest: I win rather 5-2 than 1-0, because now everyone has a nice evening.”
FC Midtjylland after eleven races third in the ALKA Superliga with twenty points. Frontrunner FC Copenhagen, there are five more.