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FC Groningen takes despite loss at Emmen last ticket for play-offs

FC Groningen on Wednesday despite a defeat at FC Emmen (0-1) the last ticket for the play-offs for European football caught. Willem II had a spot that can tackle, but it was painful as well and at ADO Den Haag (6-2).

Groningen had seen the eighth spot in the booth has the best papers to the last play-offticket to European football to deal with. A victory at FC Emmen would in advance be sufficient.

However, it was the home team who after a small half hour to play the lead came. Michael Chacon shot the ball from 20 meters beautifully in the far corner. Arbitrator Pol van Boekel had of the VAR have a look, but saw nothing, what a goal stood in the way.

There was then a long time has little to do in Drenthe. The home team had last weekend all of its own power safely played and did so, not at all. That was not the case for Groningen, not in advance could count on a favorable outcome in The Hague.

That hit looked like after an hour also to come, but at the end of Paul Gladon was because of hands is frowned upon. Deyovaisio Zeefuik had the lead in the equalizer, also on his shoe, but the right back hit the pole.

The defeat consolidated the team of trainer Danny Buijs does not, however, because ADO is much too strong for Willem II. Groningen will play Saturday in the first round of the play-offs at home against Vitesse, the other duel between Heracles Almelo and FC Utrecht.

Willem II missed a European ticket at ADO Den Haag. (Photo: VI Images)

ADO retrieves from against Willem II

In the game between ADO and Willem II have had both teams still a chance at a spot in the play-offs. Both the teams had only benefit from a victory, in the case of ADO, even a large. That led to the necessary hits.

Already after a quarter of an hour opened Damil Dankerlui the score, by close touch to shoot. Alexander Isak was responsible for the assist. The home team came out after half an hour at 1-1. Nasser El Khayati lap good touch, after Tomás Necid hit the ball with his chest, and handsome had returned.

Just after rest were, once again, the people of tilburg who took charge. Again it was Isak with the assist and now it was Vangelis Pavlidis who scored. The Greek shot the ball hard and high touch.

ADO takes after hours

After about an hour came to ADO at the same height through Wilfried Kanon. Mix steams from the left side and decided to aim to shoot. His attempt was the blunderende Willem II goalkeeper Timo Wellenreuther too powerful.

Twenty minutes before time, came to a decision. Dankerlui made hands leading to a penalty kick and a second yellow card led. El Khayati was from the 11 meters spot-on. Necid made there soon after, 4-2. The Czech saw Lex at the bar shooting and got the ball then, as for the feet.

Ten minutes before time was, After all, there itself 5-2. The midfielder struck from close to touch, after Tom Beugelsdijk a free-kick from El Khayati good terugkopte. Necid made it in the final stage, also 6-2.

Utrecht and Vitesse with victory of the play-offs in

FC Utrecht and Vitesse start with a good feeling to the play-offs. Utrecht won at home with 3-1 sc Heerenveen, while Vitesse in Limburg with 1-3 too strong for VVV-Venlo.

Utrecht came home left behind by a header from Ben Rienstra. Willem Janssen headed the home side on the stroke of rest at the same height. Sander of the Region concerned of Utrecht at the beginning of the second half the lead, by the ball beautifully into the top corner to curl. Cyril Dessers decided the match: 3-1.

Vitesse had at the TOURIST office nor effort. Vyacheslav Karavaev opened halfway through the first half the score after a good pass from Martin Ødegaard. The Norwegian made himself 0-2 with a dry shot into the corner.

Peter van Ooijen brought the voltage after about an hour of play to come back, but by Matus Bero was the margin seven minutes before time, again two.

See also:
Program Eredivisie play-offs for European football

View the final standings in the Eredivisie

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