Good evening and welcome to this live blog!

My name is Jeroen van Barneveld and I will keep you informed about the performance of Vitesse, AZ and PSV in the Conference League and Europa League.

  • LIVE:

  • NS Mura Vitesse 


  • Program:

  • 9 pm: 

    Randers FC-AZ

  • 9 p.m.: 

    PSV Real Sociedad

NS Mura-Vitesse · in 3 days

Danilo Doekhi lets out a primal cry after giving Vitesse a comfortable 0-2 lead against the puny NS Mura.

Vitesse is going to have an excellent start to its stay in the Conference League.

Football · in 3 days

Less than three minutes after the 2-1 of Stade Rennes, it is already equal in France.

Substitute Pierre-Emile Højbjerg scores the equalizer after a blunder in the French defense.

It could be an excellent evening for group mate Vitesse.

Football · in 3 days

Bad news for Vitesse from France: Stade Rennes surprisingly takes the lead against Tottenham Hotspur.

Gaëtan Laborde shoves the ball in for the 2-1.

NS Mura-Vitesse · in 3 days

69' GOAL Vitesse!


Vitesse has the victory in the bag in Slovenia.

The finely-muscled Maximilian Wittek puts the ball on the head of captain Danilho Doekhi from a corner kick, who lets the net ball through the hand of the NS Mura goalkeeper.

What a luxury for Vitesse in Maribor.

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NS Mura-Vitesse · in 3 days

65 'Trainer Thomas Letsch is taking a different tack in Slovenia now that NS Mura is getting stronger.

He makes a triple substitution with his team: Oussama Darfalou, Loïs Openda and Daan Huisman come in for Oussama Tannane, Nikolai Frederiksen and Yann Gboho.

NS Mura-Vitesse · in 3 days

64 'There NS Mura suddenly appears dangerously in front of the goal of Vitesse keeper Markus Schubert.

A pass from Zan Karnicnik passes everything and everyone, to the relief of the Arnhem team.

It could have been 1-1 here.

NS Mura-Vitesse · in 3 days

Thomas Letsch is certainly not reassured that Vitesse will win in Slovenia.

The German looks with a frown at the game of his team, which should have pulled the trigger in Maribor long ago.

NS Mura-Vitesse · in 3 days

View the images of Sondre Tronstad's opening goal against NS Mura here.


Tronstad gives Vitesse the lead in Slovenia (0-1)

NS Mura-Vitesse · in 3 days

57' Bar 

for Vitesse! 

It is not going well for Vitesse in Slovenia for the time being.

Oussama Tannane takes a shot from about 20 meters and sees his icicle shatter on the crossbar.

Vitesse fails to decide the match.

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NS Mura-Vitesse · in 3 days

47 'Immediately from the kick-off, Vitesse gets a dot of a chance at 0-2.

Nikolai Frederiksen heads hard from a corner on the NS Mura goalkeeper, who has a lot of trouble with the attempt.

The hot croquette is defused just in time by the home team.

NS Mura-Vitesse · in 3 days

Kick off! 

The ball rolls again in Slovenia for the second half of NS Mura-Vitesse.

Can the Arnhem team pull over the narrow lead?

PSV-Real Sociedad · in 3 days

PSV in well-known line-up against Sociedad

PSV has had an excellent start to the season and so trainer Roger Schmidt sees no reason to change his line-up.

That means Olivier Boscagli is in midfield and Armando Obispo has a place at the heart of the defence.

Purchase Carlos Vinícius is sitting on the couch for the first time after obtaining a work permit.

PSV line-up: 


Mwene, Ramalho, Obispo, Max;

Van Ginkel, Gotze, Boscagli;

Madueke, Zahavi, Gakpo.

Randers FC-AZ in 3 days

AZ with familiar names against Randers FC

For AZ, the adventure in the Conference League starts with an away match against the Danish Randers FC.

Despite the 0-3 defeat against PSV, trainer Pascal Jansen sticks to his trusted eleven names.

This means that goalkeeper Peter Vindahl Jensen is just under the bar despite his weak turn against PSV.


up AZ: 

Vindahl Jensen;

Witry, Hatzidiakos, Martins Indi, Wijndal;

Midtsjø, De Wit, Clasie;

Gudmundsson, Pavlidis, Karlsson.

NS Mura-Vitesse · in 3 days

Maribor, the place where NS Mura-Vitesse is played, may be located almost 1,200 kilometers from Arnhem, but that does not prevent these dozens of Vitesse fans from taking the car or plane to travel after their favorite club.

The trip has been a great success so far.

After half an hour they can cheer when Sondre Tronstad shoots the ball into the corner.

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NS Mura-Vitesse · in 3 days


Vitesse is going to visit the dressing room in Slovenia with a good feeling.

Thanks to a goal from Sondre Tronstad, the Arnhem team lead 0-1 against NS Mura.

NS Mura-Vitesse · in 3 days

43 'Vitesse looks like a bottle of ketchup: after one chance, one chance after another sprays from the bottle.

After the attempts of Oussama Tannane and Nikolai Frederiksen, Riechedly Bazoer's shot almost goes in.

The attempt with the outside to the right of the midfielder sails through a player from NS Mura right past the wrong side of the post.

NS Mura-Vitesse · in 3 days

42 'Out of nowhere it is almost 0-2 for Vitesse.

The goalkeeper of NS Mura has to stretch to turn Oussama Tannane's shot, after which Nikolai Frederiksen gets an imposed chance in the post.

The Dane is just short of doubling the lead of the Arnhem visitors.

NS Mura-Vitesse · in 3 days

40 'Sondre Tronstad's opening goal may well be a boost for Vitesse, but the Arnhem team have certainly not started playing better.

The team of trainer Thomas Letsch comes to few opportunities in Slovenia.

Football · in 3 days

A setback for Steven Bergwijn in the away match against Stade Rennes.

He gets a tap on his ankle and can't go any further.

The seriousness of the injury is not entirely clear, but the failure is already a sign on the wall.

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NS Mura-Vitesse · in 3 days

30' GOAL Vitesse!


Sondre Tronstad gives Vitesse the lead in Slovenia.

The Norwegian first sees his attempt shatter on Matúš Bero's back, but in the second instance the midfielder hits the ball hard in the corner.

The Arnhem team got off to an excellent start against NS Mura.

NS Mura-Vitesse · in 3 days

In Vitesse's group, goals are scored again, but not in Slovenia.

Stade Rennes tied the score against Tottenham Hotspur in the 23rd minute.

Flavien Tait is the equalizer.

NS Mura-Vitesse · in 3 days

23 'Suddenly NS Mura is dangerous.

Jan Gorenc can head in completely free from an indirect free kick, but to his relief, Vitesse goalkeeper Markus Schubert sees the ball sail over the bar.

NS Mura-Vitesse · in 3 days

18 'Left back Maximilian Wittek is the most dangerous man on the side of Vitesse for the time being.

The German again breaks through the positions of NS Mura and hits rock hard with his velvet left leg, but the NS Mura goalkeeper is back at his post.

NS Mura-Vitesse · in 3 days

Vitesse dominates in the opening phase in Slovenia, but has not yet managed to convert two chances into a goal.

That seems to be a matter of time against the puny NS Mura, which does little in its own right.

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NS Mura-Vitesse · in 3 days

In the Vitesse group, Tottenham Hotspur takes an early lead against Stade Rennes.

Lucas Moura sees his effort touched by a defender of Stade Rennes and so the goalkeeper of the French has no chance.

NS Mura-Vitesse · in 3 days

6 'Vitesse is excellent from the starting blocks in Slovenia and gets another shooting opportunity.

A pass from the right shoots through and ends up at the feet of Maximilian Wittek, the pulled-in left back.

However, his attempt is a prey for the NS Mura goalkeeper.

NS Mura-Vitesse · in 3 days

5 'Vitesse is only just working on the away game against NS Mura or the Arnhem team get a dot of a chance on the opening goal.

Oussama Tannane puts the ball ready on the head of Nikolai Frederiksen, but the Dane heads high over.

There had been more residents.

NS Mura-Vitesse · in 3 days

Kick off! 

The ball rolls in Slovenia.

Can Vitesse grace its baptism of fire in the main tournament of the Conference League with a victory?

The answer against NS Mura will follow in ninety minutes.

NS Mura-Vitesse · in 3 days

Vitesse is busy with the warm-up in the run-up to the European match against NS Mura.

In just under ten minutes the ball will roll in Slovenia.

NS Mura-Vitesse · in 3 days

NS Mura only entered the Conference League via the Europa League.

The reigning national champion of Slovenia lost 1-5 to Sturm Graz in the play-offs and therefore has to continue his European adventure in the third European club competition, in which it is classified alongside Vitesse with Tottenham Hotspur and Stade Rennes.

NS Mura-Vitesse · in 3 days

Despite the distance, dozens of Vitesse supporters have traveled to Slovenia to watch their favorites' European match up close.

NS Mura-Vitesse · in 3 days

Riechedly Bazoer and Oussama Tannane have a basic place at Vitesse for the away match against Slovenian NS Mura.

Last season's trendsetters started on the bench against RKC Waalwijk last weekend, while they were just fit.

Matus Bero can also be found in the starting eleven of trainer Thomas Letsch.

He has been absent in recent weeks due to an injury.

Eli Dasa is not there because he wants to celebrate the Jewish religious holiday of Yom Kippur at home.

Vitesse line-up: 


Yapi, Dukhi, Hajek, Wittek;

Bero, Bazoer, Tannane, Tronstad;

Gboho, Frederiksen.

Football · in 3 days

It's Thursday and that means a new evening of European football in this European football week.

Today, no fewer than three Dutch clubs are in action: Vitesse and AZ in the Conference League and PSV in the Europa League.

This is tonight's menu:

6.45 pm: 

NS Mura-Vitesse

9 pm: 

Randers FC-AZ

9 pm: 

PSV-Real Sociedad

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