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NAC joins Groningen atop Dutch league standings

NAC joins Groningen atop Dutch league standings

NAC Breda drew 0-0 with FC Utrecht on Sunday to join FC Groningen atop the Dutch league standings.
Groningen and NAC are on 16 points, one ahead of AZ Alkmaar. FC Twente has 14 points and Ajax 13.
Klaas-Jan Huntelaar and Luis Suarez each scored to help Ajax beat NEC Nijmegen 2-0, while Marko Arnautovic scored in the 10th and 69th minutes to give Twente a 2-0 victory over winless Vitesse Arnhem.
On Saturday, Groningen beat Sparta Rotterdam 3-0.
Michael Mols scored in the 90th to salvage a point for Feyenoord in a 2-2 home draw with SC Heerenveen. Paulo Henrique and Danijel Pranjic scored in each half for Heerenveen, while veteran striker Roy Makaay scored Feyenooord's other goal in the 69th.
Petter Andersson scored in the fourth and 20th minutes and set up Marcus Berg in the 34th in Groningen's win.
Struggling Roda JC beat defending champion PSV Eindhoven 3-2 for its first win of the season. PSV's last home loss in the league was also inflicted by Roda, in December 2007.
AZ Alkmaar extended its winning streak to five games after a 3-0 victory over FC Volendam. Maarten Martens scored twice and Mounir El Hamdaoui collected the other goal.
In other games, it was: Willem II 1, De Graafschap 1 and Heracles Almelo 3, Ado The Hague 1.


Updated : 2021-08-02 21:47 GMT+08:00