News AZ – Utrecht:
AZ qualified for the eighth finals of the KNVB Cup, has a view of a sequel in the Europa League this season and mixes again emphatically in the battle for the title. Won ten of the first twelve league matches. The first half of the season takes place leading to AZ yet so very energetically.
QUOTE “We get more and more a constant level. We give the opponent no chance. The boys do the things they need to do is enjoy it. We still have a pretty heavy program behind. We can do more than you think, there arises a certain hardness in our competitions. It is difficult for us to stop if we maintain this level. ” AZ coach Gertjan Verbeek after the last home win against ADO Den Haag.
LOOK AT THE STANDINGS FC Utrecht last weekend came with the division points at ADO Den Haag on sixteen points and is thus maintained in eleventh place. AZ opponent tops the Premier League. number two PSV following three points, but Arizona played by stopping the match against Excelsior is a game less than Eindhoven.
AZ HOME AZ has so far this season, each opposed the masters of our own stadium. In the seven home games were also collected just two hits against. AZ won the home game against PSV (3-1) and FC Twente (2-0), sent NEC (4-0), Vitesse (4-0) and ADO Den Haag with a big loss home and remained unbeaten also against Feyenoord (2-1) and Roda JC (1-0) standing.
Last season FC Utrecht came last September in the first half out of the loop in Alkmaar. Just as the offensive drive of the home team always fell fell on the stroke of half a free kick in the 1-0 Elm. FC Utrecht recovered in the second half, but the great opportunities in the equalizer never materialized. On the last day took FC Utrecht Stadion against the Alkmaar, it was that afternoon by three goals from two Mertens and Van Wolfswinkel up 5-1.
PSV plays Sunday in Groningen, the last game of the season. Fred Rutten looked ahead Friday and expect an open game. “There are two teams that should win. We want Champions League football pick, FC can still be fourth. We will have good football to get results, “said Rutten on The Herdgang.
Bal?zs Dzsudzs?k suspended
“It is a very open game,” said Fred Rutten Friday against PSV TV. “Two teams have to win. It’s a disappointment that we do not champion, but second place is the highest so we need to go full. “According to Rutten is a tough team FC Groningen. “Especially at home. It is a tough game, we will have very good football to achieve results. “Rutten Sunday has not been provided with the suspended Bal?zs Dzsudzs?k. “Too bad he is not there. Today and in the friendly match against Willem II, we have some other guys to play there. There are a number of options, but I want a little quiet about it. ”