Willem II move up to second with Brabant derby win as Ajax march on

Willem II gamers rejoice their 2-1 win in opposition to PSV. Picture: ANP/Olaf Kraak

Willem II climbed to 2nd place in the Eredivisie at the price of Brabant neighbours PSV Eindhoven in a match decided by a goalkeeping blunder.

PSV’s goalkeeper Joël Drommel authorized a delicate shot by Che Nunnely to slip among his fingers in the 76th minute to give the Tilburgers a 2-1 victory.

In the very first 50 % PSV striker Eran Zahavi opened the scoring by deflecting a cost-free-kick into his possess web, ahead of producing amends with the equaliser after fifty percent an hour.

Defeat for Roger Schmidt’s facet permitted Ajax to stretch their lead at the best to three details with a regimen 3- acquire around Groningen.

Steven Berghuis established up the opener for Edson Álvarez with a floating cross and then introduced Antony to slash in from the proper for the next. Noussair Mazraoui extra a 3rd with a crisp finish late in the recreation.

Feyenoord moved up to third, in advance of PSV on target distinction, as they won an 8-target thriller towards NEC Nijmegen in a packed De Kuip.

The site visitors came again from 2- down to lead 3-2 when Calvin Verdonk identified the prime corner in the 74th moment. But Guus Til headed in an equaliser 6 minutes leader and then put Feyenoord back again in entrance in the 89th moment, ahead of Cyriel Dessers produced confident of the details in harm time.

Amazing Cambuur

Cambuur Leeuwarden seemed a different outfit from the side that endured a 9- reverse to Ajax as they beat Sparta 4- in Rotterdam, together with two targets from the outstanding Issa Kallon.

AZ Alkmaar also banished their early season blues as they strolled to a 5- win versus Go Ahead Eagles. Jesper Karlsson scored twice, which include a penalty, though Yukinari Sugawara established up targets for Dani de Wit and Zakaria Aboukhlal before Tijani Reijnders additional a fifth from long-vary.

Twente Enschede took a 2- lead into the split at Heerenveen and went even more in advance when Sven van Beek miscued a again-pass into his very own web in the 65th minute. But it turned out to be important as the Frisians cut the deficit with a Robin Pröpper own objective and Henk Veerman’s fifth of the year.

PEC Zwolle’s depressing start out continued as they went down 5-1 in Utrecht, even though a purpose by Delano Burgzorg acquired Heracles Almelo a 1- get over RKC.

The most impressive goal of the weekend was in Arnhem, exactly where Mats Seuntjens scored immediate from a corner to set Fortuna Sittard 1- in advance in the second moment. Nikolai Baden Frederiksen attained the hosts a stage with a header a few minutes after fifty percent-time.

Results

Saturday

Ajax 3- Groningen

Feyenoord 5-3 NEC Nijmegen

Utrecht 5-1 PEC Zwolle

Vitesse Arnhem 1-1 Fortuna Sittard

Willem II Tilburg 2-1 PSV Eindhoven

Sunday

AZ Alkmaar 5- Go Forward Eagles

Heerenveen 2-3 Twente Enschede

Heracles Almelo 1- RKC Waalwijk

Sparta Rotterdam -4 Cambuur Leeuwarden

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