Leon ten Voorde
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FC Twente played a 1-1 draw at Sparta Rotterdam on Friday evening. Club watcher Leon ten Voorde had ‘mixed feelings’ about the meeting at Het Kasteel.
“I believe I also predicted a point in advance. But what did you think of FC Twente?”, Ten Voorde wonders at The Balls Mind. “They played against the number six, Sparta, which had taken the most points in the Eredivisie on the basis of the last matches. But when you see the course of the match, there is something of disappointment about the result. Then have you spilled too many points in the last week.”
FC Twente could also have done excellent business in the rankings. “Because the top is also as unstable as the plague, you look up all the time and then you think: if, if … But that’s how they talk in Alkmaar, Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Eindhoven. I understand all that, but we look through the FC Twente lens. Fifth place, two points behind number four and three points behind Ajax and PSV, that is simply excellent. But there should and could have been a little more,” said Ten Voorde.
The journalist thinks that FC Twente creates too few opportunities. “I think that was the big problem of FC Twente. You could see that very well on Friday evening. They are dominant and are actually not bothered by Sparta, I think that is very clever. Sparta was really pushed back for its own audience. But it delivered. nothing at all. So little happened around sixteen. They were sloppy,” says Ten Voorde.
FC Twente did take the lead in the second half via Sem Steijn. “Then I thought they were going to win this game. One moment of negligence, it’s not right and it’s 1-1. A point at Sparta is not wrong in advance, but if you look back at the game, they had more out of it have to get.”