PSV overtake Ajax and Feyenoord with final-gasp winner at NEC

Carlos Vinicius celebrates his late winner that sent PSV to the top. Image: ANP/Olaf Kraak

PSV Eindhoven have absent top of the Eredivisie, a level obvious of Ajax, subsequent a spectacular late comeback against NEC Nijmegen.

Carlos Vinicius tapped in a 90th-moment winner for PSV, 10 minutes following substitute Yorbe Vertessen had headed in an equaliser as Roger Schmidt’s side piled on the stress. NEC had led since the eighth minute when Magnus Mattson tucked away the rebound from a Lasse Schöne free of charge-kick.

Previously Ajax endured their third defeat of the time at house to AZ Alkmaar. Mentor Erik ten Hag known as the defeat ‘very painful and completely unnecessary’ following substitute Zakaria Aboukhlal scored an 83rd-minute winner.

Feyenoord missed the chance to go prime as they could only handle a 1-1 draw in Groningen. The visitors went ahead when Marcos Sensei deflected a shot by Gernot Trauner into the internet, but five minutes afterwards Jørgen Strand Larsen lobbed the ball in excess of Justin Bijlow for the equaliser.

Vitesse Arnhem moved up to fourth place with a 2-1 get at residence to Heracles, Loïs Openda scoring both of those objectives after the website visitors had taken a very first-50 percent direct by way of Nikolai Laursen.

FC Twente bought off to a flying begin from RKC with aims in the first 5 minutes from Ricky van Wolfswinkel and Michel Vlap. RKC promptly pulled a person again by Jens Odgaard but Twente experienced the better prospects in the next half and RKC’s depressing afternoon was finished when Shawn Adewoye was despatched off in the 89th moment.

PEC distress

Bottom club PEC Zwolle fell more at the rear of following dropping to fellow strugglers Fortuna Sittard. A slip-up by goalkeeper Kostas Lamprou proved lethal as he fumbled the ball into the path of Nigel Lonwijk, who secured Fortuna’s first league acquire due to the fact mid-Oct.

The gain took Fortuna over Sparta, who drew – at Heerenveen. A goalless draw was also the outcome among Utrecht and Go Forward Eagles, pushing the side from the cathedral city down to sixth place.

Willem II’s slide down the table ongoing as they experienced their seventh defeat in a row to Cambuur. The Frisian aspect wore T-shirts with messages of assistance for their coach Henk de Jong, who is undergoing treatment method for a benign tumour.

Final results


Willem II Tilburg 1-3 Cambuur Leeuwarden


Utrecht – Go In advance Eagles

Hererenveen – Sparta Rotterdam

PEC Zwolle -1 Fortuna Sittard


Ajax 1-2 AZ Alkmaar

Groningen 1-1 Feyenoord

NEC Nijmegen 1-2 PSV Eindhoven

Twente Enschede 2-1 RKC Waalwijk

Vitesse Arnhem 2-1 Heracles

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