Vitesse has set itself the winner of the play-offs for European football is crowned. The team of trainer Edward Control won for the second time in a row for FC Utrecht.
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After the 3-2 thuiszege midweeks in Arnhem Vitesse this time with 1-2 too strong in The Galgenwaard. The cup winner of last year had in Utrecht without flavouring, Mason Mount (suspended), but came after almost a minute lead when Tim Matavz after a clever ball from Navarone Foor free for Daniel Jensen came along. The goalie, however, was alert.
On the other hand, lap Gyrano Church in the early days just next. Both teams made it an attractive first half, but it was Vitesse that is most effective showed. After nineteen minutes, shot FC Utrecht-defender Ramon Leeuwin the ball under pressure from Matavz in his own goal: 0-1. At the time that the home team then wanted to hunt for the equalizer was short for rest again for Vitesse. Matt Miazga was touch off a corner kick by Alexander Büttner (0-2).
Van der Maarel
FC Utrecht knew that the in the second half three times had to score goals and was excellent from the dressing room. Within a minute, chased leader Mark van der Maarel the aansluitingstreffer against the ropes and he delivered the hometown audience and hope. Beyond that came the team of coach Jean-Paul de Jong does not, however, because Vitesse excellent defended, and little gave away. Only in the final stage, staggered the visitors, but Cyriel Dessers missed two imposed opportunities.
The team of management crowned themselves the winner of the play-offs and will play next summer in the second qualifying round of the Europa League. Last season, the pool the people from arnhem in the group stage, in a group with Lazio, Roma, Zulte-Waregem and OGC Nice.