AZ loses in semi-finalsPublished on 28 februari 19, 23:40
ALKMAAR- AZ has not reached the finals of the KNVB Beker. The team of John van den Brom lost on Thursday night against Willem II on penalties.
It was Calvin Stengs who opened the score in Tilburg with a stunning goal in the 23rd minute. It remained 0-1 for a long time, but after an hour of playing it was striker Alexander Isak who brought Willem II back in the game: 1-1.
After the regular 90 minutes and the 30 minutes of extra time, the game still had no winner. On penalties only Oussama Idrissi could score for AZ. Willem II did a better job and qualifed themselves for the final.
Willem II* - AZ 1-1 (0-1) (* wap)
Semi-finals KNVB Beker
Line-up Willem II: Timon Wellenreuther; Freek Heerkens, Thomas Meissner, Jordens Peters, Diego Palacios; Renato Tapia, Daniel Crowley, Pol Llonch; Aras Özbiliz (46. Vangelis Pavlidis), Damil Dankerlui, Alexander Isak.
Line-up AZ: Marco Bizot; Ricardo van Rhijn, Ron Vlaar, Teun Koopmeiners, Thomas Ouwejan; Fredrik Midtsjø, Guus Til, Adam Maher; Calvin Stengs (87. Bjørn Johnsen), Mats Seuntjens (102 (Owen Wijndal), Oussama Idrissi.
Goals: 23. Stengs 0-1, 64. Isak 1-1.
Yellow cards: Seuntjens (AZ)
Red cards: -
Referee: Jochem Kamphuis