Groningen after a difficult season the last few weeks, suddenly the taste of it. With victories over PEC Zwolle and Roda JC and draws against sc Heerenveen and FC Utrecht took the team of Faber away from the danger zone. Against Excelsior treated Groningen the fans on many goals: 4-0.
FC Groningen applauds after the resounding victory at the Excelsior
Nice goodbye Faber
Tom van Weert tapped briefly for the rest of the opening goal, after an action of Juninho Bacuna. In the injury time of the first half, headed home Samir Memisevic the 2-0 from a free-kick by Ajdin Hrustic. Thanks to goals of Ritsu Doan, the Japanese seasoning of Groningen, and the second of Weert, ran the home club after resting for a generous victory. Excelsior saw the last glimmer of hope to participate in the play-offs for European football evaporate.
Play-offs on the trip to Zwolle
Compared to the progress of FC Groningen is the collapse of PEC Zwolle. The team of trainer John van ‘t schip was before the winter break, one of the revelations in the Premier league, but it was baked there in the second half of the season few of.
By the defeat against Willem II (0-1) are the play-offs on the tour for the Zwolle, who are now eighth, but with as many points as ADO Den Haag. On behalf of the all safe played Willem II drew Ismail Azzaoui for the winning hit.
FC Utrecht knokt back
FC Utrecht was restored in Almelo of a false start. Opponent Heracles Almelo came within five minutes for a 2-0 lead, obtained by hits from Brandley Kuwas and Javroslav Navratil. Sander of the Region and Mark van der Maarel gave to the visitors in the second half, still a point, that can be important in the fifth place, in hands to hold. Number six Vitesse, with 5-0 won by FC Twente, has three points less than FC Utrecht and a much better goal difference.