FC Utrecht are already assured of participation in the play-offs for European football and so coach Jean-Paul de Jong is no risk with players who have complaints and aches.
The Young leave attacker, Zakaria Labyad (hamstring) and defender Ramon Leeuwin (groin) at home for the away game Sunday against Heracles Almelo. Yassin Ayoub is missing due to a suspension.
FC Utrecht is firmly in fifth place in the Premier league. With a win on Heracles is the team of The Young certainly of that ranking and is the favorite of the play-offs. “But we should not be surprised. Such moments when you have the victory over the stripe must draw, we must take the direction of the important duels that are going to come into the play-offs,” said De Jong.
Labyad is with twelve goals the topschutter of FC Utrecht in the Eredivisie. With United missing the suspended Peter van Ooijen and an Jeff Hardeveld (knee) and Lerin Duarte (leg).
Check out the program and the position in the Eredivisie.