The stressful last place in the Premier league was by the late 1-1 of Haris Vuckic against hekkensluiter Sparta Rotterdam narrowly avoided, but the suffering of FC Twente in the battle against relegation yesterday a sensitive loss.
Oussama Assaidi is preliminary to the side after he was on the day of the degradatiekraker had to drop out with knee problems. That is alarming for FC Twente, because the individual class of Assaidi is actually indispensable for the team of coach Gertjan Verbeek.
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Assaidi, with six goals the top scorer of FC Twente this season, had hoped after two duels absence in the important degradatiewedstrijd his comeback. By a reaction of the knee on the bright zaterdagtraining went there a slash through it.
“He has fluid in the knee and that indicates that something is not good”, knew Verbeek. “The knee must now quiet again. He is two weeks out. How long the now is going to last is the question.”