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Feyenoord almost sure of third place thanks to victory in the top match against AZ

Feyenoord has Saturday night the best in the Eredivisie against AZ 2-1 win. The team of coach Giovanni van Bronckhorst is this as good as sure of the third place.

Mats Seuntjens brought AZ into the lead of the first half lead. Shortly after peace gave Tyrell Malacia for the equalizer and more than twenty minutes before time, gave Robin van Persie his team the win.

The victory increased number three Feyenoord the lead on number four AZ. The difference between the two teams is now seven points. The number three place for the second qualifying round of the Europa League.

Feyenoord and AZ are waiting both still three games in the battle for the third spot. The Locals play at home against ADO Den Haag (may 12) and go on a visit to NAC Breda (Wednesday) and Fortuna Sittard (15 may).

For the Alkmaarders there are still home matches against Heracles Almelo (Tuesday) and PSV eindhoven (12 may) and a uitduel with Excelsior (15 may) on the programme.

Mats Seuntjens open in the first half the score for AZ. (Photo: Pro Shots)

Bet Van Persie is the line taken

In the opening phase of the competition make both teams. AZ put always early pressure, which makes the Team difficult to play football deserved. The Alkmaarders were also hardly in danger of the giants.

The first chance after a quarter of an hour for AZ, when Seuntjens just tekortkwam to a cross to tap. Van Persie was not much later, close to the opening goal of Feyenoord, but his bet was the line taken by Jonas Svensson.

As the first half progressed, it was Feyenoord stronger and that made Marco Bizot a number of times in action had to come. The goalkeeper saved on long shots of Van Persie and Sam Larsson.

Nine minutes before the rest found AZ to be the net. A measured cross from Adam Maher came through Eric Botteghin against the hip of Seuntjens, after which the ball into the goal inrolde. Feyenoord tried then to pick up, but that was for rest not great opportunities.

Tyrell Malacia draws with a fine lash-out for the equalizer. (Photo: Pro Shots)

Malacia brings Feyenoord in wonderful ways alongside

Early in the second half it was at the first opportunity, however, touch for Feyenoord. Malacia pulled on a dropping ball in one time and shot the ball beautifully in the bottom right corner. Shortly afterwards, fell Cuco Martina is injured and he was replaced by Jerry St. Juste.

The home team hit this not of battle, and went in search of the 2-1. A shot from Steven Berghuis was still going just about, but in the 71st minute, Van Persie to score. The striker tapped in a cross from St. Juste at the first pole.

Feyenoord also took then the initiative and played the match without too many problems. AZ, where Myron Boadu after long injuries, his comeback, was unable to the the citizens of Rotterdam still hard to make.

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