In the Eredivisie, four duels are scheduled for Saturday: ADO The Hague-FC Groningen (1-1), Fortuna Sittard-RKC (19.45 hours), VVV-PEC (19.45 hours) and FC Twente-Vitesse (20.45 hours). Don't miss out on the matches via this live blog.

Good evening and welcome to the Eredivisie live blog. My name is Jeroen van Barneveld and I will keep you informed of the Saturday matches in the Dutch competition.

  • Results:
  • ADO The Hague FC Groningen 1-1
  • Fortuna Sittard-RKC 3-2
  • VVV Venlo-PEC Zwolle 1-2
  • FC Twente-Vitesse 0-3

FC Twente-Vitesse · 6 minutes ago

Vitesse pushes FC Twente deeper into the swamp
After seven games without victory, Vitesse finally tastes the sweetness of a victory. The team from Arnhem win 0-3 when they visit FC Twente, which is pushed deeper into the swamp after a fourth game in a row without a three point. Bryan Linssen is the best player at Vitesse with two goals.

FC Twente-Vitesse · 10 minutes ago

88 'Phew! Joël Drommel has a fantastic kick from Keisuke Honda. The ball of the Japanese seems to fly in the corner, but Drommel puts a stop to it.

FC Twente-Vitesse · 15 minutes ago

Bryan Linssen, working on his last season with Vitesse, takes himself into Vitesse's history books.

10 - Bryan Linssen is the second player to score 10+ goals for @MijnVitesse in three consecutive Eredivisie seasons, after Roy Makaay. Triple.

Avatar Author OptaJohan Time of places 22: 25 - 14 December 2019

FC Twente-Vitesse · 21 minutes ago

Bryan Linssen makes his 37th Eredivisie goal for Vitesse. Since coming to Vitesse, in 2017/2018, no one made as many hits for Vitesse as Linssen. In the Premier League, only Steven Berghuis (38) and Luuk de Jong (40) scored more goals since the start of 2017/2018.

FC Twente-Vitesse · 26 minutes ago

72 'GOAL Vitesse! 0-3

Vitesse now secures the victory definitively. Striker Tim Matavz keeps the overview and puts the ball perfectly wide on Bryan Linssen, who makes his second of the evening for an empty goal.

FC Twente-Vitesse · 30 minutes ago

Smiling faces at Vitesse after the 0-2 from Nouha Dicko. The victory from Arnhem can hardly be missed.

FC Twente-Vitesse · 34 minutes ago

64 'Armando Obispo manages to prevent the connection goal with a brave intervention. The defender plunges into the trajectory of the shot from Cantalapiedra.

FC Twente-Vitesse · 38 minutes ago

61 'GOAL Vitesse! 0-2

It seems over and over with FC Twente. Peet Bijen once again suffers a ball loss and Nouha Dicko takes full advantage of it. Vitesse will record the first victory after five games without a win.

FC Twente-Vitesse · 40 minutes ago

He does not officially go into the books as an assist, because the kick-off of Remko Pasveer was touched on the way by defender Peet Bijen, but again the 36-year-old goalkeeper of Vitesse is at the basis of a goal from the Arnhem team. He has already recorded two assists this season.

FC Twente-Vitesse · 43 minutes ago

54 'FC Twente has completely lost it after the break and has to watch over how Vitesse takes the initiative. Nouha Dicko hits the ball after a nice solo on the post.

FC Twente-Vitesse · one hour ago

51 'GOAL Vitesse! 0-1

Vitesse comes against the lead in Enschede. According to a proven recipe. Pasveer rammed the ball forward towards Linssen, who easily dealt with the hesitant defender Peet Bijen and also passed goalkeeper Joël Drommel.

FC Twente-Vitesse · one hour ago

50 ' Post! Vitesse touches the aluminum. A corner whirls on the post.

FC Twente-Vitesse · one hour ago

Kickoff! The ball rolls again in the Grolsch Veste. The second half of FC Twente-Vitesse is on its way.

Fortuna Sittard-RKC Waalwijk · one hour ago

Fortuna Sittard equals a club record with five home victories in a row.

5 - @FortunaSittard have won each of their last five Eredivisie home games, a joint club record (also 5 in 1984 and 1999). Bastion.

Avatar Author OptaJohanMoment of places21: 43 - December 14, 2019

Fortuna Sittard-RKC Waalwijk · one hour ago

Fortuna Sittard wins cellar cracker from RKC
Fortuna Sittard books an important victory in-house at the closing of the RKC Waalwijk. The Limburg team won 3-2, despite RKC taking the lead twice via Hans Mulder and Clint Leemans. Vitalie Damascan is the big man at Fortuna Sittard with two goals, while Mark Diemers scores beautifully with his left. RKC ends the match with another ten men with a red card from Darren Maatsen.

VVV-Venlo-PEC Zwolle · one hour ago

PEC Zwolle pushes VVV deeper into the concerns
PEC Zwolle is pushing VVV-Venlo deeper into the swamp in the Eredivisie. The people from Zwolle win 1-2 in De Koel. PEC already leads 0-2 at halftime thanks to goals from Kenneth Paal and Clint Leemans. VVV earns a point based on the second half, but does not get any further than the goal of seventeen-year-old substitute Aaron Bastiaans.

FC Twente-Vitesse · one hour ago

Peace! FC Twente and Vitesse rock the fans in the Grolsch Veste, because both teams do not create many opportunities. The home club was closest to the opening goal, but Aitor failed to outwit Remko Pasveer.

FC Twente-Vitesse · one hour ago

42 'Striking: a double substitution at FC Twente at the stroke of half-time. Keito Nakamura and Xandro Schenk are injured, Rafik Zekhnini and Peet Bijen are coming in.

Fortuna Sittard-RKC Waalwijk · one hour ago

84 ' Red! RKC Waalwijk is facing an impossible mission in Sittard, because in a 3-2 deficit, Darren Maatsen gets red from referee Kamphuis. The attacker kicks off at Sambou.

Fortuna Sittard-RKC Waalwijk · one hour ago

82 ' Post! The aluminum is the lifebuoy for RKC Waalwijk. Sambou hits the bale and so Fortuna Sittard remains devoid of the 4-2.

VVV-Venlo-PEC Zwolle · one hour ago

77 'GOAL VVV-Venlo! 1-2

VVV-Venlo produces the connection goal in the final quarter. Seventeen-year-old substitute Aaron Bastiaans taps the ball behind his leg.

FC Twente-Vitesse · one hour ago

32 'FC Twente is again putting up a good chance. Nakamura surrounds Vitesse goalkeeper Pasveer, but is driven into a difficult corner and does not make a goal attempt, because in the rebound Pasveer taps the ball at the Japanese feet.

VVV-Venlo-PEC Zwolle · 2 hours ago

67 ' Lat! It doesn't bother Lennart Thy. The striker is aiming at the bar from close range. It is the second time this evening that PEC hits the aluminum.

VVV-Venlo-PEC Zwolle · 2 hours ago

62 'Opportunities back and forth in Venlo, but VVV and PEC Zwolle are not yet able to change the 0-2 score at De Koel.

Eredivisie · 2 hours ago

'De Koning and VVV contradict each other about appointment'
Hans de Koning and VVV-Venlo contradict each other in the media about an employment contract in Venlo. The 57-year-old trainer tells FOX Sports that he will be the new trainer at VVV, but through technical manager Stan Valckx, the club has announced that no agreement has yet been reached. In the recent past, De Koning was coach of FC Volendam and Go Ahead Eagles, among others.

Fortuna Sittard-RKC Waalwijk · 2 hours ago

58 'GOAL Fortuna Sittard! 3-2

What a nice goal by Fortuna Sittard against RKC Waalwijk. Vitalie Damascan scores with a great diving header on a pass from Amadou Ciss.

FC Twente-Vitesse · 2 hours ago

FC Twente dominates in its own Grolsch Veste and pushes Vitesse back into its own half. Do the Tukkers finally reward themselves?

FC Twente-Vitesse · 2 hours ago

5 'FC Twente almost takes the lead in Enschde. Aitor shoots hard in the right corner, where Vitesse goalkeeper Remko Pasveer stands his ground.

FC Twente-Vitesse · 2 hours ago

Kickoff! The first whistle sounds in Enschede. The ball rolls at FC Twente-Vitesse.

VVV-Venlo-PEC Zwolle · 2 hours ago

Peace! PEC Zwolle has a simple evening in Venlo. At the VVV the people from Zwolle lead into a real cellar squatter thanks to goals from Kenneth Paal and Pelle Clement.

Fortuna Sittard-RKC Waalwijk · 2 hours ago

Peace! RKC Waalwijk loses a lead twice in Sittard. RKC members Hans Mulder and Clint Leemans see Mark Diemers and Vitalie Damascan putting things in order for Fortuna Sittard. A fascinating cellar cracker in Limburg.

Fortuna Sittard-RKC Waalwijk · 2 hours ago

45 'GOAL Fortuna Sittard! 2-2

What a blunder from Etienne Vaessen. The goalkeeper of RKC Waalwijk turns out to be a drunken catcher with half saves on shots by players of Fortuna Sittard. In the end Vitalie Damascan gets the ball against the ropes.

ADO The Hague-FC Groningen · 2 hours ago

ADO also cannot beat ten FC Groningen
ADO Den Haag fails for the seventh time in a row to win in the Eredivisie. The residents of The Hague play a half against ten players from FC Groningen after a red card from Deyovaisio Zeefuik for an alleged elbow punch, but are unable to score. FC Groningen took the lead through Gabriel Gudmundsson, after which Tomas Necied tied the score. In the final phase, Groningen coach Danny Buijs and ADO defender Tom Beugelsdijk receive a red card.

ADO The Hague-FC Groningen · 2 hours ago

90 + 3 ' Red! Tom Beugelsdijk can push in. The defender receives his second yellow card from referee Joey Kooij.

ADO The Hague-FC Groningen · 2 hours ago

90 + 2 'What a chance for FC Groningen on the 1-2. Joel Asoro only goes for the keeper of ADO Den Haag, but he shoots against the keeper of the Hagenaars.

VVV-Venlo-PEC Zwolle · 2 hours ago

A broad grin on the face of Pelle Clement. The captain has just shot PEC Zwolle at 0-2 at VVV-Venlo and receives compliments from benjamin Dean Huiberts.

ADO The Hague-FC Groningen · 2 hours ago

85 'What an opportunity for ADO The Hague for the winning goal. Malone shoots up from close by.

Fortuna Sittard-RKC Waalwijk · 2 hours ago

31 'GOAL RKC Waalwijk! 1-2

Clint Leemans gives RKC the lead again. Fortuna Sittard loses the ball in a child's way and the delicate technician takes full advantage of this with a wonderful curl shot in the left leg.

ADO The Hague-FC Groningen · 2 hours ago

81 ' Red! Trainer Danny Buijs is allowed to sit in the stands. The coach of FC Groningen sprinted out of his coaching profession after he claimed that the ball had rolled over the sidelines.

VVV-Venlo-PEC Zwolle · 3 hours ago

25 'GOAL PEC Zwolle! 0-2

And now it's a hit for PEC! Pelle Clement is tailor-made by Thomas Lam for the air and has a controlled finish. VVV stands for a hopeless mission in-house.

VVV-Venlo-PEC Zwolle · 3 hours ago

23 'PEC Zwolle almost doubles the score in Zwolle there. Daryl Lachman sees his shot taken off the line after a deflected corner kick.

VVV-Venlo-PEC Zwolle · 3 hours ago

A recognizable image in Venlo: balancing players. VVV is 0-1 behind PEC Zwolle and is on its way to the third defeat in the last five games.

ADO The Hague-FC Groningen · 3 hours ago

The moment yet of ADO The Hague-FC Groningen. Referee Joey Kooij is called to the side by VAR Richard Martens for an alleged elbow punch from Deyovaisio Zeefuik. After seeing the images, Kooij draws red for the defender.

Fortuna Sittard-RKC Waalwijk · 3 hours ago

13 'GOAL Fortuna Sittard! 1-1

Mark Diemers takes the spotlight again in Sittard. Is it a cross or a shot from the midfielder? In any case, the ball sails in the far corner of the Waalwijkers.

VVV-Venlo-PEC Zwolle · 3 hours ago

11 'GOAL PEC Zwolle! 0-1

What a global goal of PEC Zwolle. Kenneth Paal shoots the ball gravely in the cross.

FC Twente-Vitesse · 3 hours ago

After five games in a row without a win, Vitesse craves for three points in the Eredivisie. The team of interim trainer Joseph Oosting is visiting FC Twente, which is also working on a moderate series with four points from five matches. Does Vitesse maintain a connection with the subtop, or does FC Twente get away from the lower regions?

FC Twente set-up: Drommel; Pleguezuelo, Busquets, Schenk, Verdonk; Selahi, Brama, Espinosa; Aitor, Vuckic, Espinosa.

Setup Vitesse: Pasveer; Lily field, Obispo, Doekhi, Clark; Honda, Vroegh, Foor; Dicko, Matavz, Linssen.

Fortuna Sittard-RKC Waalwijk · 3 hours ago

8 'GOAL RKC Waalwijk! 0-1

RKC Waalwijk is closing the gap at Fortuna Sittard. Hans Mulder heads in after a knocked corner kick.

ADO The Hague-FC Groningen · 3 hours ago

59 ' Lat! With ten men FC Groningen gets a dot of a chance. Sierhuis heads an Asoro cross on the aluminum.

VVV-Venlo-PEC Zwolle · 3 hours ago

Kickoff! The whistle also sounds in Venlo. VVV-PEC Zwolle has started.

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