RKC played AZ at the Eredivisie of Netherlands on August 20. The match kicked off 14:45 UTC. AZ won 1-3.
Michiel Kramer scored the first goal from the penalty spot on the 41st minute of the game followed by goals from Vangelis Pavlidis and Dani De Wit who made the final score 1-3.
RKC (also known as RKC Waalwijk or Waalwijk) and AZ (commonly referred to as Alkmaar or AZ Alkmaar) meet again 7 months after the Eredivisie match which AZ won 3-0. RKC are on a poor run of form as they're approaching this clash after defeats from Heerenveen, Sparta Rotterdam, Marseille and Paderborn. The coach and the players will probably put extra effort in the defense as they have been conceding goals for 6 consecutive matches now.
AZ, on the other hand, are approaching the match in a good mood securing victories in 6 straight games against Santa Coloma, Go Ahead Eagles, Santa Coloma, Bologna, Southampton and Club Brugge extending their unbeaten streak to 9 matches.
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RKC kicked off the game with Etienne Vaessen, Thierry Lutonda, Dario van den Buijs, Jurien Gaari who got substituted by Jeffrey Bruma on the 84th minute, Julian Lelieveld, Kevin Felida who got substituted by Chris Lokesa on the 84th minute, Denilho Cleonise, Yassin Oukili who got substituted by Patrick Vroegh on the 84th minute, Zakaria Bakkali who got substituted by Richonell Margaret on the 61st minute, David Min who got substituted by Reuven Niemeijer on the 61st minute and Michiel Kramer as starters, with Jeroen Houwen, Mark Spenkelink, Shawn Adewoye, Jeffrey Bruma, Aaron Meijers, Raz Meir, Luuk Wouters, Nouri El Harmazi, Chris Lokesa, Richonell Margaret, Reuven Niemeijer and Patrick Vroegh on the bench.
AZ's starting eleven were Mathew Ryan, David Wolfe who got substituted by Denso Kasius on the 84th minute, Panteleimon Chatzidiakos, Riechedly Bazoer, Yukinari Sugawara, Sven Mijnans, Kenzo Goudmijn who got substituted by Djordje Mihailovic on the 74th minute, Ruben Van Bommel who got substituted by Mayckel Lahdo on the 46th minute, Dani De Wit who got substituted by Dave Kwakman on the 85th minute, Jens Odgaard who got substituted by Ernest Poku on the 46th minute and Vangelis Pavlidis, with Daniel Deen, Hobie Verhulst, Maxim Dekker, Denso Kasius, Alexandre Penetra, Dave Kwakman, Djordje Mihailovic, Mayckel Lahdo and Ernest Poku on the bench.
Referee showed the yellow card 3 times throughout the game. Michiel Kramer, Ernest Poku and Richonell Margaret were the ones to receive it.
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RKC and AZ have met 5 times since August 2021. RKC have won 3 times while AZ have won twice. The most recent match between them took place on April 23, 2023 at the Eredivisie of Netherlands where AZ won 3-0. RKC have scored 7 goals in these 5 head-to-head matches in total while AZ have scored 9. So, overall, RKC have a better head-to-head record against AZ in their recent history.
RKC have won 4 of their 13 matches in Eredivisie, drawing 1 and having 8 defeats this season. They have scored 12 goals - 0.92 per match, conceding 23 - 1.77 per match. AZ have won 9 of their 13 matches in Eredivisie, drawing 3 and having 1 defeat this season. They have scored 30 goals - 2.31 per match, conceding 7 - 0.54 per match.
RKC are on a losing streak - they have lost to Heerenveen, Sparta Rotterdam, Marseille and Paderborn in their previous 4 matches while AZ are on a winning streak - they have won Santa Coloma, Go Ahead Eagles, Bologna, Southampton and Club Brugge in their previous 6 matches. Overall, RKC have won 5 of their last 20 matches, losing 14 and drawing 1, while AZ have won 12 of their last 20 matches, losing 5 and drawing 3.
RKC have won once (2-3 against NAC on 19th of July) and lost 5 times (3-1 against Heerenveen on 12th of August, 1-0 against Sparta Rotterdam on 5th of August, 0-1 against Marseille on 27th of July, 0-3 against Paderborn on 22nd of July and 0-1 against NEC on 15th of July) in their most recent 6 matches.
AZ have won 6 times (2-0 against Santa Coloma on 17th of August, 5-1 against Go Ahead Eagles on 13th of August, 0-1 against Santa Coloma on 10th of August, 1-0 against Bologna on 5th of August, 0-1 against Southampton on 29th of July and 1-2 against Club Brugge on 22nd of July) in their most recent 6 matches.
As always, Netherlands Eredivisie's live standings are availble and updated in real time. RKC are the 13th in the table with 13 points after 13 matches, while AZ are the 3rd with 30 points in 13 matches.
We are adding goal videos and full video highlights of the match between RKC and AZ in real time. You can watch the goals by Michiel Kramer, Vangelis Pavlidis and Dani De Wit as the videos of the goals are added usually minutes after the actual event if there are any official videos available. Full video highlights of RKC - AZ are being added as they become available on the official social media channels of the league or the teams.