PSV retain one-level lead on weekend of goalkeeping blunders

Heerenveen’s Xavier Mous slams the floor in stress right after his high priced miscalculation from FC Twente. Photo: ANP/Cor Lasker

An early intention by Mario Götze was more than enough to gain PSV all a few details at Groningen and retain their 1-level direct at the top of the Eredivisie.

Head mentor Roger Schmidt, who was boosted last week by the information that Israeli striker Eran Zahavi will return afterwards this season, also introduced on Joey Veerman as a 2nd-50 % substitute adhering to his €6 million transfer from Heerenveen.

Ajax stored up the strain with an simple 3- win in Utrecht, with two objectives for personal loan signing Brian Brobbey, recruited as a stand-in for Ivorian intercontinental Sébastien Haller in the course of the African Nations Cup.

3rd-put Feyenoord missing floor at dwelling to Vitesse as a mix-up between goalkeeper Justin Bijlow and Marcus Pedersen authorized Loïs Openda to roll the ball into an vacant internet for the only objective of the sport.

Goalkeeping mishaps

A goalkeeping howler was also decisive in the match among Twente and Heerenveen. Xavier Mous seemed under no force when he exchanged passes with Sven van Beek in his individual penalty region, but his weighty contact authorized Manfred Ugalde to poke the free ball property.

Both of those netminders experienced a key job in RKC Waalwijk’s acquire at Go Forward Eagles. The visitors’ Etienne Vaessen found Finn Stokkers with a prolonged punt in the 21st minute that the striker lobbed in for the opening goal. Michiel Kramer tapped in the 2nd when an tried clearance by Warner Hahn fell at his ft.

Sparta Rotterdam’s reserve goalie Tim Coremans will also be having nightmares immediately after he spilled a cross by Patrick Joosten into his very own net to present Cambuur Leeuwarden a 1- guide, but Adrian Dalmau rescued a level for Sparta in the second fifty percent.

AZ notched up their ninth earn in a row in all competitions by conquering a spirited Fortuna Sittard side 2-1. The profitable objective came in the 61st minute when Dani de Wit pounced on a defensive error and crossed for Japanese winger Yukinari Sugarawara to score.

PEC near hole

Bottom facet PEC Zwolle stay four details powering Fortuna even with recording their 2nd acquire of the season towards Willem II, who missing their ninth straight league recreation many thanks to a brace from PEC’s defensive midfielder Thomas van den Belt.

NEC shared the details with Heracles in a – attract that was primarily noteworthy for the return of midfielder Rai Vloet, two months after he was concerned in a car or truck crash in which a 4-year-outdated boy died.

Law enforcement mentioned liquor was a element in the collision, which took place when Vloet was driving, but mentor Frank Wormuth defended his assortment: ‘The judge will determine. He [Vloet] is section of the Heracles household and we want to support him.’



PEC Zwolle 2- Willem II Tilburg


Feyenoord -1 Vitesse Arnhem

NEC Nijmegen – Heracles Almelo

Twente Enschede 2- Heerenveen

Go In advance Eagles -2 RKC Waalwijk


Cambuur Leeuwarden 1-1 Sparta Rotterdam

Fortuna 1-2 AZ Alkmaar

Groningen -1 PSV Eindhoven

Utrecht -3 Ajax

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