Yassin Ayoub succeeded Saturday night not in his time at FC Utrecht finish with a European ticket. However, to Feyenoord, the outgoing midfielder with a sense of pride in farewell to the club that he spent over five years ago, his first professional appearance made.
Ayoub was after the 1-2 lost in the final of the play-offs against Vitesse with emotion and had difficulty making out his words. “Everything goes through me. Everything. All those ten years, all those moments. I have no words for that,” he told the Algemeen Dagblad.
Utrecht had in the return of the Tuesday in Arnhem, the netherlands suffered a 3-2 defeat wipe, but looked at the Galgenwaard quickly at a 0-2 disadvantage. Further than a aansluitingstreffer of Mark van der Maarel was the home team in the second half.
“We have plenty of opportunity had” said Ayoub. “And maybe there were a few penaltymomenten, but there is a different choice made. That you need to accept. You have your chances to finish and that you will not. Then you stand now with a mouth full of teeth.”