Good afternoon and welcome to this live blog!

My name is Mitch Marinus and I will keep you informed about the four Sunday games in the Eredivisie.



  • Eredivisie:

  • LIVE:

  • NEC-Vitesse

    0-1

  • Sparta-Groningen

    1-1

  • 4.45 pm:

  • Twente-Willem II

  • Result:

  • AZ-Utrecht 5-1

NEC-Vitesse · in 3 days

Peace!

NEC-Vitesse · in 3 days

45+5 'Darfalou gets a serious chance to double the score just before halftime.

However, his effort goes over hard and high.

Sparta Rotterdam-FC Groningen · in 3 days

Peace! 

After 45 minutes it is 1-1 in Rotterdam.

Cyril Ngonge opened the score on behalf of Groningen, but Bryan Smeets leveled Sparta again.

NEC-Vitesse · in 3 days

45 'At the Gelderse derby, six minutes are added in the first half.

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NEC-Vitesse · in 3 days

39 'Lasse Schöne may take a free kick of one meter or 25 meters.

His low attempt is missed by Vitesse goalkeeper Markus Schubert.

NEC-Vitesse · in 3 days

There was no lack of battle in the first half of the Gelderland derby.

Sparta Rotterdam-FC Groningen · in 3 days

34 'What a chance for a new lead for Groningen!

Jørgen Strand Larsen thinks he can head in the 1-2, but goalkeeper Okoye successfully throws himself for it.

Sparta Rotterdam-FC Groningen · in 3 days

33' GOAL Sparta Rotterdam!

1-1



The storming left back Laurent Jans finds Bryan Smeets in front of the goal, after which the midfielder slides in: 1-1.

NEC-Vitesse · in 3 days

27 'Goal scorer Frederiksen turns away well and hits the ball on goal, but NEC goalkeeper Branderhorst is in the right place.

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NEC-Vitesse · in 3 days

Nikolai Frederiksen is the celebrated man in Nijmegen after Vitesse's 0-1.

Sparta Rotterdam-FC Groningen · in 3 days

28' GOAL FC Groningen!

0-1



Mohamed El Hankouri serves Cyril Ngonge on the edge of the penalty area, after which the attacker hits through the hand of Sparta goalkeeper Okoye.

NEC-Vitesse · in 3 days

20 'Witk is treated unsolicited to cups of beer and other objects by the fans of NEC at a corner kick.

He seems to want to continue, but referee Allard Lindhout stops the game for a while.

NEC-Vitesse · in 3 days

Vitesse's questionable goal in the picture.

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Questionable moments prior to Nikolai Baden Frederiksen's goal, right that the VAR approves?

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Author ESPN NLMoment of places12: 57 - October 17, 2021

NEC-Vitesse · in 3 days

17 'After a short check, the VAR gives Barreto wrong and so Frederiksen's opening goal counts: 0-1.

NEC-Vitesse · in 3 days

16' GOAL Vitesse!

0-1



Frederiksen shoots in the opening goal, but the VAR will have a look at this.

Barreto screams for a handball from Darfalou and according to him the ball would also have been over the back line.

In any case, the Arnhemmers can cheer for the time being.

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NEC-Vitesse · in 3 days

11 'We are on the road for a little more than ten minutes, but the first disturbance is a fact.

Wittek and Okita get into a fight, after which NEC gets a free kick.

Lindhout keeps the cards in his pocket for a while.

Sparta Rotterdam-FC Groningen · in 3 days

In the game between Sparta and Groningen it is still 0-0 after ten minutes.

NEC-Vitesse · in 3 days

8 'The initiative is in the opening phase at Vitesse in the atmospheric Goffert stadium.

It seems to be waiting for the visitors' first serious opportunity.

Sparta Rotterdam-FC Groningen · in 3 days

2 'Smeets can shoot from the corner that follows, but his shot goes just wide via a fellow player.

What an opportunity for Sparta in the opening phase!

Sparta Rotterdam-FC Groningen · in 3 days

1 'There is immediately the first big chance for Sparta!

Thy can shoot freely, but shoots just wide via a Groningen defender.

NEC-Vitesse · in 3 days

Kick off!

The time has also come in Nijmegen: NEC-Vitesse has started.

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Sparta Rotterdam-FC Groningen · in 3 days

Kick off!

The ball rolls in Rotterdam, where Sparta immediately seeks the attack.

NEC-Vitesse · in 3 days

Vitesse can also count on the full support of its own supporters.

NEC-Vitesse · in 3 days

The stands are already well filled in the Goffert stadium during the warm-up.

AZ-FC Utrecht in 3 days

Janssen: 'They anticipate, we react'


FC Utrecht was in third place after eight matches and surprised Ajax before the interland break (0-1).

However, on a visit to AZ, the Utrecht team could not convince for a moment.

"They just play at a higher pace. They anticipate, we react," captain Willem Janssen says in front of the

ESPN

camera

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"We have to learn to play at a faster pace."

AZ-FC Utrecht in 3 days

Past!

There is no extra time in Alkmaar, where FC Utrecht has not been in the game for a moment.

AZ wins with big numbers: 5-1.

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AZ-FC Utrecht in 3 days

90' GOAL FC Utrecht!

5-1



Quinten Timber dribbles through the Alkmaar defense and convincingly shoots the ball behind AZ goalkeeper Peter Vindahl Jensen.

However, there is no laughing matter with the players of the Utrecht team.

AZ-FC Utrecht in 3 days

86' GOAL AZ!

5-0



Albert Gudmundsson earned the penalty and calmly scored himself: 5-0.

AZ-FC Utrecht in 3 days

85' Penalty AZ!



Kevin Blom convincingly points to the spot after a foul by Willem Janssen.

The defender of Utrecht misses the ball and does hit his direct opponent, so Albert Gudmundsson is allowed to stand behind the ball.

AZ-FC Utrecht in 3 days

85 'Peer Koopmeiners, the brother of two-time international Teun, comes within the lines at AZ.

He replaces Jesper Karlsson.

AZ-FC Utrecht in 3 days

The last time FC Utrecht lost by at least four goals in the Eredivisie was on November 10, 2019 visiting Ajax.

It became 4-0 for the team from Amsterdam that day.

AZ-FC Utrecht in 3 days

80 'Despite all the fresh forces in the AZ team, it seems that the home team has slowed down a bit.

The Utrecht team are better able to keep the ball and report more often in the half of AZ.

AZ-FC Utrecht in 3 days

73 'A triple substitution at the home team in Alkmaar: Zakaria Aboukhlal, Tijjani Reijnders and Aslak Witry come in for Vangelis Pavlidis, Fredrik Midtsjø and Owen Wijndal.

Sparta Rotterdam-FC Groningen · in 3 days

Lineups!

Sparta will take on FC Groningen at 2.30 pm at the Castle.

Sparta (five matches) and Groningen (seven) have both not won for a while and therefore need the three points badly.



Sparta Rotterdam line-up:

Okoye;

Abels, Vriends, Heylen, Jans;

Mijnans, Auassar, Osman, Smeets, Van Crooij;

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Line-up FC Groningen:

Leeuwenburgh;

El Hankouri, Kasanwirjo, Dammers, Van Hintum, Dankerlui;

Duarte, De Leeuw, Suslov;

Larsen Beach, Ngonge.

NEC-Vitesse · in 3 days

Lineups!

At 2.30 pm, NEC and Vitesse will play the first derby since 2017. Four years ago, Vitesse won the last edition 2-1 in Arnhem.



NEC line-up:

Branderhorst, Van Rooij, Barreto, Márguez, Odenthal, El Karouani;

Duelund, Bruijn, Schöne;

Tavsan, Okita.



Vitesse line-up:

Schubert;

Dasa, Dukhi, Bazoer, Rasmussen, Wittek;

Tronstad, Gboho, Openda;

Frederiksen, Darfalou.

AZ-FC Utrecht in 3 days

63 'There is almost the hat trick for Dani de Wit!

The midfielder appears in front of Maarten Paes' goal, but his header goes just wide.

AZ-FC Utrecht in 3 days

57' GOAL AZ!

4-0



FC Utrecht does not put an obstacle in the way of Jesper Karlsson in the penalty area, after which the Swede can prepare for Dani de Wit.

The midfielder makes his second of the afternoon: 4-0.

AZ-FC Utrecht in 3 days

49 'Utrecht came out of the dressing rooms sharp and actually creates the first chance of the match.

Substitute Quinten Timber puts away Anastasios Douvikas, who shoots against AZ goalkeeper Jensen.

AZ-FC Utrecht in 3 days

Kick off second half! 

René Hake opts for two new names in the second half: Quinten Timber and Othman Boussaid.

They come within the lines for Joris Overeem and Sander van de Streek.

NEC-Vitesse · in 3 days

It can't come soon enough for these two men at 2:30 PM.

Then the Gelderse derby between NEC and Vitesse is on the program.

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AZ-FC Utrecht in 3 days

Peace!

FC Utrecht can use the next fifteen minutes to catch their breath and that is badly needed.

Halfway through, the Domstedelingen are 3-0 behind in Alkmaar.

AZ-FC Utrecht in 3 days

45 'There is one more minute of extra time in Alkmaar.

AZ-FC Utrecht in 3 days

Dani de Wit has now scored in three consecutive Eredivisie matches.

Only Feyenoord player Guus Til (four) has a longer active goal series in the Eredivisie.

AZ-FC Utrecht in 3 days

40' GOAL AZ!

3-0



There is also the third goal from Alkmaar!

Jesper Karlsson finds Dani de Wit's head and heads the ball in the wrong direction.

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