AZ draws with Vitesse in ArnhemPublished on 02 april 19, 20:54
ARNHEM- AZ could not win over Vitesse on Tuesday night. In Arnhem AZ was 0-2 ahead, but gave it away in het second half: 2-2. Ron Vlaar and Teun Koopmeiners scored for the team of John van den Brom.
Vlaar opened the score in the 7th minute with a header out of a corner. Just like he did last game against FC Groningen. In the 45th minute it was a free kick of Koopmeiners which doubled the score.
The second half was for Vitesse who scored the crucial 1-2 a few minutes after the break and made the 2-2 in the 77th minute.
In the 70th minute referee Lindhout gave a penalty to Vitesse. But the VAR jumped in and called for the ball to be taken outside of the box.
AZ not only lost two points in Arnhem, they also lost Koopmeiners and Thomas Ouwejan after their fifth yellow card. They are suspended for the away game on Saturday against De Graafschap.
Vitesse - AZ (0-2) 2-2
Line-up Vitesse: Remko Pasveer, Vyacheslav Karavaev, Maikel van der Werff, Jake Clarke-Salter, Max Clark; Martin Ødegaard, Thulani Serero, Navarone Foor (46. Mohammed Dauda), Alexander Büttner; Thomas Buitink (84. Tim Matavz), Matus Bero.Opstelling
Line-up AZ: Marco Bizot; Jonas Svensson, Ron Vlaar, Teun Koopmeiners, Thomas Ouwejan; Fredrik Midtsjø, Guus Til, Mats Seuntjens (74. Ricardo van Rhijn); Albert Gudmundsson (80. Owen Wijndal), Bjørn Maars Johnsen (59. Pantelis Hatzidiakos), Oussama Idrissi.
Goals: 7. Vlaar 0-1, 44. Koopmeiners 0-2, 48. Bero 1-2, 77. Buitink 2-2.
Yellow cards: Büttner, Dauda (Vitesse), Midtsjø, Svensson, Ouwejan, Koopmeiners (AZ).
Red cards: -
Referee: Allard Lindhout