EREDIVISIE: Willem II 2-1 NAC Breda





Willem II clinched a late 2-1 win over NAC Breda on Friday night through a 91st minutes Robert Braber winner writes Will Burns.

Former Chelsea youth striker Ben Sahar put the hosts ahead after beating the offside trap collecting Stijn Wuytens through ball to nutmeg NAC keeper Jelle ten Rouwelaar early on.

After claiming victories in their last two games, NAC grabbed an equaliser three minutes before the interval when Uros Matic hit a low drive past Kostas Lamprou from 25 yards.

The hosts pressed for a winner but it looked likely that they would have to settle for a point however, Robert Braber provided the late drama to lift Jurgen Streppel’s men into the top half of the division. Braber, a summer signing from relegated RKC Waalwijk, finished well after great hold up play from substitute Bruno Andrade.


WILLEM II: Lamprou, Van der Struijk, D. Wuytens, Peters, Dijks (Heymans 72), Haemhouts, Braber, S. Wuytens, Cabral (Vicento 84), Sahar, Armenteros (Bruno Andrade 69).

SUBS NOT USED: Meul, Heerkens, Messaoud, De Brito, Ippel.

GOALS: Sahar 13, Braber 90+1.


NAC: Ten Rouwelaar, Ssewankambo, Drost, Damcevski, Amieux, Falkenburg, De Kamps, Matic, Boateng (Sarpong 80), Perica, Tighadouini (Seuntjens 73).

SUBS NOT USED: Babos, De Roover, Suk, Robinson, Van der Weg.

GOALS: Matic 42.

BOOKINGS: De Kamps 77, Ten Rouwelaar 90+2, Perica 90+5.

MAN OF THE MATCH: Uros Matic (NAC Breda)


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