AZ with deserved win over HeraclesPublished on 23 april 19, 21:41
ALKMAAR- AZ has won over Heracles Almelo on Tuesday night. In the AFAS Stadium it ended in 2-1 for the team of John van den Brom. Calvin Stengs opened the score with a stunning goal. Albert Gudmundsson made the important winning goal.
There were only eight minutes played, but AZ was 1-0 ahead. Stengs scored a beautiful goal from outside the box with his right. His first goal with his right leg and from outside of the box in the Eredivisie.
A few minutes before the break Heracles scored the equalizer. Brandley Kuwas shot the ball against the back of Teun Koopmeiners, in the rebound the ball went underneath Marco Bizot.
AZ was the dominant team in the second half and made the decisive goal in the 66th minute. Icelandic attacker Gudmundsson shot on the post, but made his sixth goal of the season in the rebound.
AZ - Heracles Almelo 2-1 (1-1)
Line-up AZ: Marco Bizot; Jonas Svensson, Ron Vlaar, Teun Koopmeiners, Owen Wijndal; Fredrik Midtsjø (88. Stijn Wuytens), Guus Til, Adam Maher; Calvin Stengs, Mats Seuntjens (84. Myron Boadu), Albert Gudmundsson.
Line-up Heracles Almelo: Janis Blaswich; Tim Breukers, Maximilian Rossmann, Dario van den Buijs, Lennart Czyborra; Dabney dos Santos (57. Lerin Duarte), Alexander Merkel, Mohammed Osman (83. Joey Konings); Brandley Kuwas, Adrián Dalmau, Kristoffer Peterson (69. Jasper Drost).
Goals: 8. Stengs 1-0, 42. Kuwas 1-1, 66. Gudmundsson 2-1.
Yellow cards: Wijndal, Gudmundsson, Koopmeiners (AZ), Konings (Heracles Almelo).
Red cards: -
Referee: Siemen Mulder
Riwald Man of the Match: Marco Bizot