The B!NGOAL Stadion in The Hague hosted an emotional meeting between ADO and NAC Breda on Friday 3rd February under the clear night skies of The Hague. Given the league standings, it was set to be a close match. Going into the game, ADO was 14th on his 25 points and Breda was 9th on him, 6 points behind him. Both teams have remained undefeated in their last five matches, with Breda scoring the win with his 5-1 victory over Jong AZ. Meanwhile, ADO maintained their strength with a 0–0 draw against promotion challengers his VVV Venlo.
The match kicked off and both teams got off to a strong start, but ADO was the first left winger in the NAC to blink, with Omerson left unmarked by the ADO defense and flicking on from the cross to shoot. . Forced a good save from Sonny Stevens. Unbeknownst to the NAC, it was the last chance at halftime as ADO reacted strongly and began to dominate the game.
In the 23rd minute, a cross-in from Joey Sleegers was headed down by ADO’s number 9, Thomas Verheydt, who went straight into Jordy Wehrmann’s pass. 0 to ADO. The Hague continued to try to extend this lead and in the 32nd minute he broke away and the ball hit his ADO winger He nodded to Severina’s pass, making it one-on-one with the keeper.
Immediately after, ADO aimed for stability from a corner kick in the 39th minute, scoring the second goal. The ball fell to his ADO striker Thomas Verheydt 15 yards out and was deflected into Breda’s net, scoring his eighth goal of the season. The home side took a 2–0 lead from him and went into the break.
Breda made four changes to their line-up at half-time to get back into the game. Breda looked more creative in the second half, but ADO could have pulled away further after 64 minutes when ADO’s striker was pushed from behind in the penalty area and could have missed a goal-scoring chance. , the allegations were waved, much to the ire of the Haaglanden Tribune, who believed their team should have taken the spot kick. As the match progressed, ADO seemed to lose tempo and in the 75th minute he scored one from Antonia’s good cross headed in by Breda captain Odysseus Velanas to make him 2-1. .
The tension was palpable as the game headed into the final ten minutes of normal time and NAC substitute Adam Kaeid missed a good chance in the 80th minute. With six minutes of injury time, it looked uncertain whether ADO could survive Breda’s onslaught, but to make matters worse, the referee’s very harsh decision on Thomas Verheit’s challenge saw him pass the red. The home team was now down to 10 men… nevertheless, the ADO team was able to weather the Breda storm and the game ended with a much-needed 2-1 victory for ADO. got 3 points.
ADO moved up to 13th place with 28 points from this win. Here he said the promising performance ADO has shown gives the fans confidence that the team can continue unbeaten and hopefully move up the standings with a shot at promotion.
https://www.thehagueonline.com/news/2023/02/06/ado-battle-to-earn-vital-3-points-against-nac-breda Score 3 crucial points in ADO battle against NAC Breda