FC Twente Tuesday may be the last chance to avoid relegation with both hands. The hekkensluiter of the Premier league achieved at home against PEC Zwolle, his first competitiezege of 2018: 2-0.
Interestingly enough, it was the backs who for relief resulted in the well-stocked Grolsch Veste. Jeroen van der Lely and Michael Maria made for peace the goals for the beleaguered FC Twente.
Twente won for the first time since december 12, 2017 (1-2 against NAC Breda in the Eredivisie. In the fifteen league games since that victory clinched the Tukkers were only seven points.
The team of trainer Marino Pusic may be used by the fifth three pointer of the season still hope that direct degradation averted. Twente with two matches to go and a deficit of one point at number seventeen Sparta Rotterdam and three points at number sixteen Roda JC.
The Sparta of Dick Advocaat plays Wednesday or at home against number fifteen NAC Breda, while Roda JC Wednesday in Kerkrade to win against the newly crowned champion PSV.
PEC Zwolle have by the eighth competitienederlaag in 2018 to fear for his place in the play-offs for European football. The team of John van ‘t schip state with 44 points still seventh, but direct rivals sc Heerenveen and ADO Den Haag (both 43 points) play later on Tuesday in the province of Friesland against each other. The numbers five through eight to compete after the regular season to a voorrondeplek in the Europa League.