Almere City has lost valuable points in the battle for direct promotion to the premier league. In-house, the team lost to Ole Tobiasen 2-1 to FC Volendam. As a result, Almere loses the connection with number two De Graafschap. The first two places entitle you to direct promotion.
It was Almere’s second home loss in four days. On Sunday, leader SC Cambuur was too strong.
In the lively first half, the guests took the lead by a bang from Brian Plat. Tim Receveur then completed a nice counterattack with the 1-1, but just before half time Volendam struck again via Samuele Mulattieri, who hit the target after good work by Derry John Murkin.
Almere put Volendam under pressure from time to time after the break, but was unable to create great opportunities. The number seven held on quite easily and continued to pose a threat every now and then.
Due to the defeat, Almere drops to fourth place. The gap with the number two has increased to four points.
Almere City misses connection with top after losing to Volendam
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