A nail-biting win by Taylor Booth and Utrecht kept them in the driver’s seat for earning chance to qualify for European play, while Gedion Zelalem made his debut for Den Bosch, with a solid performance in an otherwise heavy loss.
Taylor Booth and Utrecht saw a late equalizer by Go Ahead Eagles ruin their victory party, while Ricardo Pepi and Groningen were no match for a clinical Feyenoord team.
The draw for the initial knock-out round of the Europa League final stage was set on Monday, pitting Weston McKennie and Juventus against Nantes, and handing Jordan Pefok a tough showdown with Ajax.
Taylor Booth put on another man of the match performance for Utrecht overshadowing Ricardo Pepi’s strong performance for Groningen, while Kik Pierie showed his utility for Jong Ajax as a left back in their win over Dordrecht.
There were mixed fortunes for the Yanks in European action with Turner and Siebatcheu tasting victory, while Wingo and Diskerud suffered defeats.
Ricardo Pepi’s goal was the lone bright spot for Groningen in their home loss to AZ, while Kik Pierie and Jong Ajax were forced to settle for a draw despite their oppressively dominant performance.
Ricardo Pepi finally netted his first goal since landing on European soil in Groningen’s road loss, while Kik Pierie and Jong Ajax were blown out in Maastricht to end their short undefeated run.
Ferencvaros won once again with Henry Wingo in their defense to take command of Group H, while Mix Diskerud and Nicosia fell in Spain and bring up the rear in Group E.
Cole Bassett’s first start for Fortuna Sittard only lasted for half of the game, while U-20 USMNT forward Dante Sealy made up for last week’s missed chance with his first goal of the new season.
USMNT and Arsenal keeper contender Matt Turner found out the opponents for his best chance at playing time before heading to Qatar, with two games against PSV and Richard Ledezma being one of the overall highlights of the Europa League group stage.