Vitesse confirms Conference League ticket after Feyenoord slip

Jakarta (medialnews) – Vitesse Arnhem confirmed a Conference League qualifier after winning only a draw in Dutch League Week 33, because at the same time Feyenoord also slipped and failed to win.

Visiting Fortuna Sittard on Thursday, Vitesse must do their best to keep up with host Fortuna Sittard with a score of 3-3.

Coming from behind due to Ben Rienstra’s quick goal in the first minute, Vitesse was able to get up and take the lead thanks to goals from Sondre Trondstad and Riechedly Bazoer.

But Zian Flemming fired a long-range shot four minutes into the half to make it 2-2 at halftime.

Flemming scored his second goal to put Fortuna back in the lead in the 54th minute, again with a long-range shot that was enough to beat goalkeeper Remko Pasveer.

The victory that was already in front of Fortuna was shattered in the fourth minute of added time when Lois Openda snatched the ball from Osama Tannane’s shot that goalkeeper Yannick van Osch did not fully anticipate.

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In another match which took place simultaneously at the Erve Asito stadium, Feyenoord was only able to score one point after being tied by host Heracles Almelo with a score of 1-1.

Orkun Kokcu broke the deadlock for Feyenoord in the 64th minute, but the same player three minutes later committed a reckless foul in the box which earned the hosts a penalty.

Sinan Bakis managed to convert the penalty execution to bring the position down to a level.

At the end of the game, Feyenoord got two chances thanks to captain Steven Berghuis, but two of his heads failed to reach the goal, forcing the score 1-1 to last until the end.

These results allow Vitesse to lock in the final position of fourth place in the standings with a collection of 61 points, which Feyenoord (56) certainly hasn’t caught up to, although there is still one game left in the season.

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Thus Vitesse scored a ticket to the third qualifying round of the Conference League, a new European competition that will start playing next season, while Feyenoord had to go through the internal qualifiers of the Netherlands to fight for a ticket. second round to qualify for the same competition. .

Meanwhile, Fortuna is stuck in 10th place with 41 points, just below Heracles (44) who still has a chance to enter the playoff area, according to the Dutch League official website.

Two other teams that have locked the playoffs are Groningen who are seventh with 50 points and Utrecht (52) who are in sixth place after a 0-0 draw against eighth-placed Sparta Rotterdam.

Sparta and Heracles on paper are the two teams that will fight for a final place in the playoff area.

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Journalist: Gilang Galiartha
Editor: Irwan Suhirwandi

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