Feyenoord has Wednesday, the season ended with a 1-4 victory at Fortuna Sittard. Excelsior won on their own field surprising 4-2 of AZ. The already degraded NAC Breda played in a boring duel with a 0-0 flush against PEC Zwolle.
For Feyenoord, where trainer Giovanni van Bronckhorst for the last time sat on the sofa, and Fortuna, there was nothing more on the game in the last round.
Feyenoord was already sure of third place, which entitles participation in the preliminary rounds of the Europa League. Fortuna assured last week of another year Eredivisie and closes out the season as the number fifteen.
Feyenoord came after just six minutes on lead in Limburg. A shot of Orkun Kökçü was changed direction, making Fortuna-keeper Alexei Koselev in the short corner won’t stand a chance.
Just before half-time came to Fortuna in beautiful manner at the same height. After the ball weggekopt was by Feyenoord defender Sven van Beek, took Jorrit Smeets the ball out of the air, and fired he then, at once unsustainable within of the edge of the penalty area.
Giovanni van Bronckhorst sat for the last time on the bench at Feyenoord. (Photo: Pro Shots)
Fortuna plays with ten men after red Heerings
Fortuna had halfway through the second half continue with ten men. Kai Heerings made a conscious handsbal in the penalty area and received a straight red. Steven Berghuis failed then the 1-2 from the penalty that followed. The attacker tried via a so-called panenka to score, but his bet could easily be trapped by Koselev.
Nicolai Jørgensen made the mistake of Berghuis good a minute later on a goal to make reference to Kökçü. In the final stage, determined Jørgensen and Berghuis the final standings at 1-4 for the Locals.
At Feyenoord, missing Robin van Persie, who on Sunday in the thuisduel with ADO Den Haag (0-2), though his career ended. Fortuna and Feyenoord played both their last game under the current coach. At Feyenoord took Van Bronckhorst after four seasons and 176 duels farewell and Fortuna was René Eijer for the last time on the bank.
Luigi Bruins celebrates his hit on Excelsior. (Photo: Pro Shots)
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Excelsior surprised AZ in Rotterdam
Jeffrey Fortes opened in the 22nd minute the score on behalf of Excelsior against AZ. After shots of Ali Messaoud and Elías Ómarsson responded the midfielder from cape Verde sharp through out the rebound for the 1-0 within to shoot.
Eight minutes later, AZ-midfielder Teun Koopmeiners the visitors again at the same height. With a beautifully shot distance, he left Excelsior goalkeeper Alessandro Damen hopeless.
In the second half came to Excelsior on lucky way at 2-1. After a cross from Fortes worked for AZ defender Ricardo van Rhijn the ball is unhappy in his own goal.
Luigi Bruins brought in the sixtieth minute, the margin on two for the home team through a penalty kick to take advantage of. Ómarsson made six minutes later, the fourth Rotterdam hit. Twenty minutes before time, did Bjørn Johnsen is still something to go back for the visitors.
AZ was made for the contest is already sure of a fourth place in the Premier league, which may participate in the preliminary rounds of the Europa League. Excelsior, that the season by winning close as sixteenth, the Sunday against RKC Waalwijk in the play-offs for promotion/relegation.
NAC-attacker Mitchell to Peace trumps two players of Zwolle. (Photo: Pro Shots)
NAC and Zwolle to score no
NAC Breda managed in the last contest of the club in the Premier league not to win of PEC Zwolle. For both teams was nothing more on the game in Breda and that was expressed in a boring match with hardly any chances (0-0).
Zwolle, the final match played under trainer Jaap Stam, ends the season as thirteenth in the Premier league. Tribe is next season the coach of Feyenoord.
NAC knew since last week that if hekkensluiter would end and so next season in the Kitchen Champion Division will play.
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