VVV-Venlo has qualified for your eighth finals of the TOTO KNVB Cup on Wednesday. After a negative start, the Limburgers were at some point too strong for Almere Urban center with 1-4.
PSV and Ajax still in action
VVV had to do without having Georgios Giakoumakis and Arjan Swinkels in the Yanmar Stadium. The Traditional club top scorer (head) plus the experienced defender (hamstring) had not retrieved in time from the injuries they endured in the lost Eredivisie match towards Feyenoord (0-3) last Sunday.
Without the important pair, the team from Venlo had a hard time with Almere Urban center in the first half, which along with a second place behind leader SOUTH CAROLINA Cambuur performs surprisingly well in your kitchen Champion Division and only lost as soon as this season.
Fortunately, the home team actually took the lead after ten a few minutes. Thomas Verheydt headed through a spot from Mees Kaandorp, after which typically the ball carambolated the goal over the hip of VVV defender Roy Gelmi. VVV then kept hard, but before half-time turned the distance into a lead.
After more than half one hour, Vito van Crooij cleverly drawn on a cross from Joshua Ruben into the far corner for the eq. Just before half time, Jafar Mélodies gave the Limburgers the lead the first time by heading a free kick by Van Crooij hard behind Jordan Woud.
Shortly after the break, VVV decided the game. Woud was struggling to grab a shot and hit typically the ball at the feet of Evert Linthorst, who scored 1-3 by close range. Arias made the second twenty minutes before the stop and thus put the final score in the board.
Evert Linthorst (21) clicks the 1-3 for VVV-Venlo. (Photo: Pro Shots)
Later on Wednesday morning, PSV and Ajax also enter action. The people of Eindhoven can visit De Graafschap at a few.45 pm, the team from Amsterdam will receive FC Utrecht at dokuz pm. Feyenoord and AZ, and others, are already certain of a place in typically the eighth finals.
Only seven complements are played in the second around of typically the KNVB Cup. Last month, the KNVB decided to remove all inexperienced clubs from the tournament due to the aureola rules. As a result, only 23 club sets entered the draw and dokuz clubs were released.
View this program and the results in the TOTO KNVB Cup