sc Heerenveen News: HALILOVIC MISSES DUELS WITH AJAX AND FC TWENTE
Tibor Halilovic was given a red card and a three-game suspension in the match against NEC, one of which is conditional. The midfielder will not be able to play the away match against Ajax on Saturday (September 10) and the home game against FC Twente on Sunday (September 18).
SC HEERENVEEN HOLDS OUT WITH TEN MEN AND TAKES A HARD-FOUGHT POINT AGAINST NEC
sc Heerenveen and NEC were on a state of equilibrum each other on Sunday afternoon. Kees van Wonderen’s men had to continue one man down in the last half hour and they achieved what they wanted: 0-0. The Frisians didn’t concede a goal in their first five games for the fourth time. During the match,High expectation was placed on the goalkeepers. Andries Noppert and Jasper Cillessen made it in the pre-selection of the Dutch national team; this made Louis van Gaal will also have kept a close watch on the game. Before the break, both goalkeepers didn’t give the expected performance. The clubs were not quite strong and that resulted in only three shots on the posts.
Thom Haye gave Frisians their lead, but his goal was cancelled for an offside. As a result, the teams went to the dressing rooms with a scoreless score. After five minutes in the second half, the goalkeeper from Joure did not do his best or perform well. He went straight to the right corner and obstructed a goal from Elayis Tavsan. This made second half a difficult one, in which Kees van Wonderen’s players couldn’t keep balance between each other.
After an hour of play, Heerenveen’s trainer came in because of a red card from Tibor Halilovic. The midfielder tackle was late and he left the field. Sydney van Hooijdonk went to the side, Simon Olsson came in. The defense was all locked up in that hour of the match, which the team did well. Also, the men of the pompeblêden technique remain unrivalled in the competition. After five games, the counter stands at nine points.