Eerste Divisie Week 2 Round-up


The second week of fixtures in the Eerste Divisie began on Friday evening and were completed on Monday evening. An astonishing 30 goals were scored in the 10 matches played in week two reports Kalkeren Kieran.

A shock result in the Mandemakers Stadium in Waalwijk, when the home side RKC Waalwijk were soundly beaten 4-0 by FC Oss. The travelling support returned with all three points, after Kevin van Vaeen scored a hat-trick and RKC keeper Arjan van Dijk scored an own goal to rub salt into the wounds of the yellow and blue support. After suffering a 4-0 defeat in the opening round to FC Volendam the away side showed great character to knock four goals pass Erwin Koeman’s men.

The Limburgers left it late to defeat the home side Telstar on Friday evening, Marcel Keizers’ side took the lead in the 42th minute though Jonathan Kindermans. Roda JC equalised from the penalty spot on the 57th minute as Marc Hoecher finished well for the away side. Roda took the lead on the 86th minute when Johan Plat netted for the Jon Dahl Tomassons side. The Limburg side made it two out of two and continue to build a great start to life in the Eerste Divisie in their fight for promotion.

MVV Maastricht defeated Jong PSV in De Geusselt. Although PSV took the lead in the 23rd minute, when the talented youngster Jetro Willems scored for the away side. It wasn’t long until MVV found them selfs back on level terms, as Sven Braken netted for Tinie Ruijs’ side on the 30th minute. The winner was scored by Davy Brouwers on the 45th minute and the home side managed to hold the lead and take the all three points.

FC Den Bosch faced VVV-Venlo in De Vliert and the home side won 2-0, both goals were scored by Edoardo Ceria on the 68th and 84th minute. Ruud Kaiser’s Den Bosch side showed great character to defeat VVV, who will be hoping to finish in a promotion spot this season.

After showing great potential last weekend against De Graafschap, FC Emmen never got going in Eindhoven this time around. The home side FC Eindhoven defeated FC Emmen comfortably in a 3-0 win for Jean-Paul de Jong’s men. Road van Hout found the back of the net twice and Chiro N’Toko also netted for the home side.

NEC Nijmegen travelled to the Kras Stadium in Volendam to face Hans de Konings FC Volendam side. The opening goal of the match was scored by new signing Sjoerd Ards of NEC on the 16th minute. The away side then doubled their lead on the 55th minute though the substitute Christian Santos. The match finished 0-2 to NEC, in another victory for the Nijmegen side, next week Ruud Broods men face Fortuna Sittard in De Goffert Nijmegen.

After defeating FC Den Bosch last weekend, Sparta Rotterdam travelled to Achilles 29 in Sportspark De Heikant on Friday evening. The Rotterdam side took an early lead though Daniel Breedijk, it wasn’t until the 52nd minute that Achilles 29 equalised, the goal scored by Thijs Hendriks. Sparta took the lead for the second time in the match, when Thomas Verhaar netted for the away side. Verhaar then sealed the victory for Gert Kruy’s men late in added time with his second goal of the match. Sparta will be trying to make it three out of three when they travel to MVV Maastrict in round three.

Fortuna Sittard lost 0-2 at home to Jong Ajax, Sheraldo Becker opened the scoring for the away side in the 10th minute. Jong Ajax were reduced to 10 men before halftime when Riechedly Bazoer was shown a straight red by referee Ingmar Oostrom, which was the first of three red cards to be handed out that night. Sittard’s Ramon Voorn and Jordy Ter Borgh were both shown straight reds and sent off for the home side. Voorn’s red card led to a penalty being awarded to Jong Ajax, which was slotted away by Richairo Zivkovic on the 55th minute.

De Graafschap defeated Almere City by 3 goals on Saturday evening in De Vijverberg home to De Graafschap. All three goals were scored in the second half, Jerry van Ewijk scored the opener for the home side on the 76th minute, Kristopher Voda and Vincent Vermeij also made their names onto the score sheet as they netted for De Graafschap on the 83rd and 89th minute. The match finished 3-0 to Jan Verman’s De Graafschap side.

The only draw of round two was played out between Jong Twente and Helmond Sport. Jong Twente’s Jesus Manuel Corona scored twice for the home side in the 4th and 8th minute, Helmond Sport replied with a goal from Oumar Diouck in the 17th minute. The away side did not find an equaliser until the 75th minute, when the substitute Stanley Elbers netted for Helmond Sport. Helmond will play host to the spirited FC Oss side in week three, Jong Twente will travel to Almere City to play Fred Grim’s men.


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