The Frisian team triumphed in Alkmaar in a dramatic match with 3-2. Michel Vlap was of great value to the visitors. The midfielder came on fine way two times to score.
Thomas Ouwejan opened after more than a quarter of an hour the score for AZ, that then the initiative from the hands had to give. In the 79th minute, it looked like Albert Gudmundsson, the home team still get a point to deliver (2-2). Sam Lammers suggested for sc Heerenveen in the 84th minute, however, the hard fought victory safe.
AZ is a bad series in the eredivisie. In the last four matches played took the team of trainer John van den Brom only one point. The last three games were even lost. SC Heerenveen this season still unbeaten in away games.
The match remained exciting up to the last minute. Thanks to goalkeeper Warner Hahn knew sc Heerenveen the lead until the end to hold. With a flute concerto from the disgruntled hometown audience dived AZ the catacombs.