The Excelsior Sunday at the last minute with a 1-1 gelijkgespeeld against Willem II. Mounir el Hamodaui gave his team in the third minute of injury time a point.
Willem II was the early lead came thanks to Renato Tapia. The people of tilburg to maintain the tie for eighth place in the Premier league with three points behind Vitesse and FC Utrecht. The number four through seven may participate in the play-offs for European football.
On may 5, will play the team of coach Adrie Koster in the final of the KNVB cup against Ajax, in which the profit is already sure of participation in the preliminaries of the Europa League.
Excelsior picked up for the first time since the end of February to a point. Under the now opgestapte Adrie Poldervaart and his successor Ricardo Moniz lost the degradatiekandidaat seven times in a row.
With 27 points from 31 matches to keep the Kralingers only NAC Breda (22 points below) and The County (26 points). The hekkensluiter plays Sunday afternoon against Fortuna Sittard, that fifteenth state with 31 points.
Excelsior-coach Moniz speaks to his players during a drinkpauze. (Photo: Pro Shots)
Tapia scores with a nice shot distance
The first hit of the game, there was already in the sixteenth minute. Feyenoord-mercenary Renato Tapia took from 25 yards out and scored beautifully through inside pole.
Excelsior got some great chances in the second half, but Ali Messaoud and Marcus Edwards failed in the closing. El Hamdaoui managed to Willem II goalkeeper Michael Forest to pass through, but his goal was rightly disallowed for offside.
In the final stage, gave referee Allard lindhout create a penalty to William II after the hands of Hervé Matthys, but after viewing the images, he turned that decision back.
That came to Willem II a few minutes later, dear, when El Hamdaoui to the attention of the defence escaped, and Forest close to passed. It was for the 34-year-old striker his third goal of the season.
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