FC Utrecht is there Thursday night managed to qualify for the play-offs for European football. The Domstedelingen were in the private Galgenwaard be stuck at a 1-1 draw against FC Groningen.
William Janssen was already after eight minutes with the opening goal inside and Utrecht was given then enough chances for the score to extend, but Groningen came twenty minutes before time, at the same height by a finish penalty from Tom van Weert.
Utrecht is the draw guaranteed a spot in the first eight teams in the rankings. Number nine ADO Den Haag has seven points less and the Domstedelingen not find out.
The numbers five to eight games at the end of the season the play-offs for a place in the second qualifying round of the Europa League.
Groningen is the draw certainly of self-preservation in the Eredivisie. The team of trainer Ernest Faber occupied with still two rounds to go to the twelfth place with a lead of seven points at number sixteen Roda JC.