Feyenoord beats Heerenveen, all top 5 win

Rutscharel Gertruida scored the first goal for Feyenoord at Heerenveen. Photo: ANP/Olaf Kraak

Feyenoord are two points ahead of AZ at the top of the Eredivisie after a hard-fought weekend win at Heerenveen, where all top five teams won.

In the 16th minute, Pavel Bohnievich’s shot from close range seemed to put the Frisians ahead, but the VAR panel found Che Nunnery standing slightly onside.

Feyenoord then proceeded quickly As Lutsharel Geertruida rounded a corner to add a second before half-time, Santiago Giménez made space for himself in the penalty area and fired the ball into the top corner.

Heerenveen found some consolation midway through a monotonous second half when substitute Sibb van Ottale’s half-volley passed past the otherwise untested Timon Wellenreuzer.

AZ then enjoyed a short spell at the top 5-0 win over Excelsior All the goals came in the first half on Friday night. Newcomer Sven his Mignans scored his two goals, but the choice for the strike was Jesper his Carlson Scissors kick from a Mignans cross.

Ajax comeback

3rd place Ajax overcame the initial shock When Mats Sundjens led RKC with an accurate low shot in the 17th minute at the Johan Cruyff Arena. The champions turned the game up in the second half as goals from Brian Broby, Julien Timber and Mohammed Kudus secured their first home win since October.

PSV One better than AZ Six players, including new arrivals Fabio Silva, scored against Groningen on the lower flank, but the standout moment was Xavi Simmons’ turn, who fired a shot at the start of the second half to make the score 2-. I set it to 0.

FC Twente 4 wins Goals from Joshua Brenett, Vaclav Czerny and Robin Plopper kept them in contention with a 3-0 victory over Volendam in the first 20 minutes.

6th place Sparta finished 3 draws Benefiting from a slack in defense as an early goal by Vito van Crooij, Tobias Lauritsen’s powerful header in the second half was enough to see off the Go Ahead Eagles.

fortuna rising

Fortuna Sittard 1-0 win over EmmenThe decisive goal was scored by Turkey international Ogjan Ožakup in a match where Fortuna promoted the Giro 555 appeal for victims of last week’s earthquake.

Vitesse extended his unbeaten streak to four games. 2-0 win over Utrechtdespite the sacking of Karlens Arkus early in the second half, reduced to ten men, thanks to a superb solo effort by Million Manhoof and a late breakaway by Maximilian Wittek.

At the bottom of the table, Cambuur were ahead of Groningen on goal difference. 0-0 draw at NEC.

In KNVB Beker’s quarter-final draw, FC Spakenburg, the only amateur team remaining in the competition, was handed a trip to Utrecht.

Ajax will travel to Dutinchem to face De Graafschap while PSV host ADO Den Haag at Philips Stadium. The games will run from February 28th to March 2nd.



AZ Alkmaar 5-0 Excelsior


Emmen 0-1 Fortuna Sittard

NEC Nijmegen 0-0 Camburg Leeuwarden

PSV Eindhoven 6-0 Groningen


Ajax 3-1 RKC Waalwijk

Heerenveen 1-2 Feyenoord

Sparta 2-1 Go Ahead Eagles

Twente Enschede 3-0 Volendam

Vitesse Arnhem 2-0 Utrecht.

Dutch Cup quarterfinal draw.

De Graafshap v Ajax

Heerenveen v Feyenoord

PSV Eindhoven v ADO Den Haag

Utrecht v Spakenberg

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