Vitesse Saturday, mainly thanks to Bryan Linssen of PEC Zwolle won. The captain helped his team in the battle for European football with an extraordinary hattrick in a 4-1 victory.
Linssen scored in Arnhem three times with his head. He is the first Premier league player that performs since Bas Dost, on december 10, 2011 did the same on behalf of sc Heerenveen against Excelsior (0-5).
Vitesse played in a private house long with ten men, because in the first half got full Alexander Büttner a red card for an infringement on Younes Namli.
By the victory of climbs Vitesse to sixth place. The team of coach Leonid Slutsky collected the same number of points as FC Utrecht (2-0, lost to FC Emmen), but has a better goal difference than the Domstedelingen.
For PEC Zwolle, that twelfth, it is very difficult to have to qualify for the play-offs for European football. The numbers five through eight qualify for play-offs, unless Willem II in the cup final against Ajax wins.
Bryan Linssen with a header for the 1-0 at Vitesse-PEC Zwolle. (Photo: Pro Shots)
Linssen open the score after nine minutes
In the GelreDome came Short after just nine minutes ahead against PEC. Linssen said touch off a corner kick from Martin Ødegaard. A quarter of an hour later, Lennart Thy for the visitors with a fine shot from the turn alongside.
The people from arnhem had after half an hour with ten man further by a red card for Büttner. The full got first yellow for his transgression, at Namli, but on the advice of the VAR gave arbiter Björn Kuipers still red.
Despite the ondertalsituatie made Linssen right after resting for the 2-1. Also this time he was his guard, PEC-captain Bram van Polen, the boss with the head after a corner kick.
Mohammed Dauda, which increased a quarter of an hour for time the margin after a beautiful heel of Thulani Serero and shortly thereafter completed Linssen his hattrick again with a brilliant header from a corner.
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