Heracles Almelo takes it in matchday 15 against NEC. Almeloërs have the same number of points as the Nijmegen but the goal difference of Heracles is better. Heracles is the Friday night thing to do oorwassing against AZ forgotten. NEC won last weekend by FC Twente and Nijmegen, the last few weeks almost unbeatable.
Heracles: Alkmaar Default
Heracles was four games unbeaten and could include winning Vitesse (1-2) and Go Ahead Eagles (2-1), but the Almeloërs went Sunday afternoon adamant slicing Alkmaar. Visiting AZ, that three days earlier was active in the Europa League, Heracles were beaten 5-1. The Almeloërs had absolutely no say in the AFAS Stadium and watched already at 3-0 after 25 minutes. It was the Heraclieden fifth league defeat of the season and Heracles coach John Stegeman was furious afterwards. I’m pretty angry and disappointed. We are collectively final today, but also more than final, fell through the floor. And that is painful, I must say. “, Said the Heracles coach who admitted that Heraclieden at times getting away there are good against AZ.
For Heracles was the first defeat by more than three goals difference since the sweeping game against Roda JC (0-5 loss) last season. The last few weeks so it was nice to have the Heraclieden, but the trust will have shrunk a bit after the defeat in Alkmaar. Despite the oorwassing visiting AZ needs John Stegeman is as yet no need to worry about relegation. The Almeloërs currently have two points less than Sparta, which brings up the rear of the left row, and ahead of lags Go Ahead Eagles is eleven points.
In the Polman Stadion Heracles this season extremely volatile. Last season managed to surprise the Heraclieden friend and foe in their own stadium, but this season it is all a bit disappointing. In its own Polman Stadion Heracles grabbed this season only eight of the eighteen possible points, and so remains to get some improvement Stegeman and his team. Conversely, however, that the Almeloërs this season in their own Polman Stadium already recorded at both Feyenoord (0-1 loss) and Ajax (0-2 loss).
Probable lineup Heracles
Castro; Breukers, Pröpper, Hoogma, Gosens; van Ooijen, Pelupessy, Bruns; Darri, Armenteros, Navrátil.
Mark-Jan Fledderus (knee)
Mike te Wierik (lower leg)
NEC Nijmegen took revenge just fine
NEC was almost two weeks ago with 5-0 visiting Ajax, but the Nijmegen revancheerden just fine in the home match against FC Twente. In the Goffert Stadion NEC came in the first half on a 2-0 lead with two goals from the 18-year-old Jay-Roy Cave. The second half was Twente striker Enes Ünal the tying goal, but Dario Dumić took eight minutes later again a goal difference of two. In the closing stages made NEC defender Mikael Dyrestam another own goal, but despite that won the Nijmegen at FC Twente. The victory on the high-performance FC Twente NEC now has fifteen points and thereby Nijmegen time being do not have to worry about relegation zone
In Gofferstadion Jan-Roy Cave was the match winner with two goals. Cave started against FC Twente for the second time at the starting line of NEC and looked back with satisfaction on his game. “It’s still getting used to, but I can be satisfied.” Says Cave which remarkably enough – like the 17-year-old Ferdi Kadioglu – Arnhem was born. ‘Nothing to do, I was born. I am a Arnhemmer who plays for NEC for seven years. ‘, As Cave reacted calmly to a question about his hometown. NEC coach Peter Hyballa admitted afterwards that Cave is not an easy guy. “He’s one of the” yes, but “generation and I do not feel as players talk so. I’ve tried to change and now we have a good relationship. He understands that he has to work hard. “Said the likeable German coach of NEC.
Probable lineup NEC Nijmegen
delle; Heinloth, Dumic, Golla, Dyrestam; Bikel, von Haacke, Breinburg; Ofosu, Cave, Kadioglu.