AZ closed the 12 months with an ideal victory over Vitesse. Partly due to a flashy begin and substitute Ferdy Druijf it turned 3-1 at house for the Alkmaarders. Vitesse was not concerned. It’s the third loss for Thomas Letsch’s group.
Vitesse has made a giant impression within the Eredivisie up to now, however couldn’t present that at AZ. After just a few minutes, issues went unsuitable when Maximilian Wittek mowed the ball and noticed Jesper Karlsson eagerly unwrapping the Christmas current. Tijani Reijnders appeared to make 2-0 after twenty minutes, however Timo Letschert was offside when headed by.
Till the half hour, Vitesse was toothless and AZ merely remained upright. Midway by the second half, Letsch’s group bit away extra and it turned harmful through Matusz Bero (2x) and Oussama Darfalou. However the objective fell on the opposite facet. Owen Wijndal merely tapped to Myron Boadu and the striker decided the half time rating at 2-0. That occurred 5 minutes earlier than half time.
Vitesse’s sport supplied perspective for the second half. It instantly turned thrilling once more when Loïs Openda made it 2-1 two minutes after the break. When the utterly indifferent Reijnders did not make it 3-1 a minute later, the sport went straight for a very long time.
The sport was determined by Druijf fifteen minutes earlier than the top. A golden change from coach Pascal Jansen, as a result of the striker was solely within the discipline for just a few seconds. Vitesse was solely harmful in harm time. AZ closes the 12 months as quantity 5, Vitesse stays third.