Nec Nijmegen Vs Rkc Waalwijk – In addition to Easter Monday, the N.E.C. tomorrow afternoon they will also celebrate the three points at their own Goffert Stadium. The people of Nijmegen will compete against RKC Waalwijk. Last Friday, the Nijmegen team achieved a late, crushing victory against FC Volendam. After an early 0-2 lead, goals from Mike Ndayishimiye and Ferdy Druijf, the home side made a full comeback in the second half. Only in the last minutes did the Nijmegen team take control of the match, thanks to a great goal from Jonathan Okita. With nine points from the first three games under the new trio of coaches from the Nijmegen formation, the battle for the play-off spots is far from over. In fact; With a victory against the Brabant team tomorrow, the Nijmegen team puts them in a good position to participate in the promotion battle.
Nec Nijmegen Vs Rkc Waalwijk
The final showdown between the N.E.C. and RKC Waalwijk date from October 2017. At that time, the Nijmegen team ended the game shortly before halftime. After 40 minutes the score was still 0-0, but goals from Mohamed Rayhi and Sven Braken allowed Adrie Bogers’ side, who also have a history at RKC Waalwijk, to enter the dressing room with a comfortable lead.
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Against FC Volendam, only Tom Overtoom (calf) and the long-injured Rens van Eijden and Norbert Alblas were absent from Nijmegen. If Overtoom has a good weekend, he could be back in the squad against the Waalwijkers. Whether Ron de Groot dares to give the midfielder a starting job immediately remains to be seen. In addition, the Nijmegen team will lose Joey van den Berg tomorrow afternoon, who received a yellow card against FC Volendam and is therefore suspended for the match against RKC Waalwijk. Guus Joppen and Terry Lartey Sanniez played against the Volendam team without a card, so they can also present themselves. In any case, one thing is clear; Ron de Groot also needs another result tomorrow afternoon to maintain a position to qualify for the play-offs at the end of the season.
NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE. took an important step towards the play-offs with a win over RKC. After trailing 0-1 at half-time, the Nijmegen team won an open game 2-1. The goals were scored by Stijn Spierings, Ferdy Druijf and Jeremy Okita.
Although RKC started the game strongly, the first big chance of the game went to N.E.C.. After a good pass from Jordy Bruijn, Mike Trésor Ndayishimiye was just outside goalkeeper Etienne Vaessen. However, the Belgian was unable to pass the ball to the goalkeeper. After a good save by Matthijs Branderhorst on a long shot from Darren Maatsen, the home team also had their next chance. Okita cut well from the left side, but saw his effort deflected by Vaessen. After half an hour of play, Bruijn had the chance to score the first goal. The midfielder received a cross from Josef Kvida, beat his direct rival, but was unable to finish off.
RKC were unable to follow up a strong opening period well, but the visitors still took the lead. After a good attack on the right flank, a low cross ended up in the hands of Spierings, who was given all the space to make it 0-1 on the scoreboard. NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE. the goal did not go beyond the first half and did not reach the level of the first half hour. The home team got away well as Emil Hansson missed a good opportunity to make it 0-2, leaving the halftime score at 0-1.
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As bad as N.E.C. The first half ended, that’s how strong the home team came out from the start of the second half. Druijf extended a long ball to Mart Dijkstra, after which the midfielder was able to reach Druijf again with a fine pass. The striker did not hesitate and finished off the ball diagonally: 1-1. For the remainder of the second half, the two teams did little, until an hour into the game when Druijf was suddenly met with the ball at his feet on the edge of the penalty area. Unfortunately, the post gave the N.E.C. on the road. Two minutes later, the visitors came close to taking the lead, but a shot from Dylan Seys narrowly missed an N.E.C.’er.
With youth player Anthony Musaba replacing Randy Wolters, N.E.C. chasing success. Kvida came close to making it 2-1 with Bruijn’s header from a corner, but his shot was deflected by the RKC keeper. In the 73rd minute, it was still a blow for N.E.C.. Bruijn used the space in midfield and released Okita for goalkeeper Vaessen with a great pass. The attacker did not disappoint and made it 2-1 on the scoreboard. Not long after, RKC almost leveled the score again, but Branderhorst had a great save on a shot from Seys. With just over ten minutes to go, Musaba had a good chance to make it 3-1 after a good attack, but the full-back missed and shot wide. In the closing minutes, the game was up and down, with Branderhorst making a crucial save on a Hansson shot. On the other hand, Ndayishimiye and Okita could not collect on the counters, so after 90 minutes the score was 2-1.