Robin van Persie seems to be Sunday assured to have a basic place in the cup final next week between Feyenoord and AZ. The old hand made at the end of the first half against FC Utrecht at the beautiful way the important second Rotterdam hit.
Because also Nicolai Jörgensen and Sam Larsson accurate were booked Wigan a convincing 3-1 thuiszege at FC Utrecht, which, thanks to a buitenspeldoelpunt of Cyriel Dessers still at 1-1.
The goal of Van Persie was technically beautiful. The attacking midfielder controlled a long ball from Sven van Beek on his chest and had then very little time is needed to effectively get from it.
“It was a beautiful ball from Sven, he explained to him exactly in the loop,” said Van Persie against FOX Sports. “I could take him on my chest well take. Then it passes, count and shoot.”
Between the premise and the shot put Van Persie four steps, which defender Ramon Leeuwin hardly had time to intervene.
“The passes are the most important, if you do not find it convenient or if your final pass is too small or too large, then you will miss him, nine times out of ten,’ explained Van Persie. “If your cards are good, then he is often on target. Then you need a little bit of luck that it goes in.”
The 34-year-old Van Persie returned in January to return to Feyenoord, after 13,5 seasons abroad with Arsenal, Manchester United and Fenerbahçe. The 102-fold international of Orange had initially with short games, to score do, but is now a major force for Wigan, that the last five duels won.
Trainer Giovanni van Bronckhorst complimented robin Van Persie with his hit. “A goal purely on technique and quality. Robin knows how important it is to have with current people to play”, concluded the coach at the website of Feyenoord.