GRONINGEN – FC Groningen wait still the first win after the winter break. The team of trainer Ernest Faber had in the home match against NAC Breda again have to settle for a tie, the fifth tie already in 2018. Groningen gave the breakaway a lead from hands: 1-1.
Lucas Schoofs comes up Jesper Drost.
The ploeterende team of Faber, who is working on his last months in Groningen, came in the 66th minute lead thanks to an own goal from Pablo Mari. The Spanish captain of NAC worked the ball from a cross from Django Warmerdam behind his own goalkeeper Nigel Bertrams. Mitchell to Peace shot the visitors in the final alongside.
The last victory of Groningen dates back to 24 december, at home against Sparta Rotterdam (4-0).