In any case, the Eredivisie has three frontrunners for 23 hours: Feyenoord reported next to Ajax and Vitesse on Wednesday evening. Dick Advocate‘s team won a tight victory at PEC Zwolle in their own home: Luis Sinisterra decided the match in De Kuip.
PEC had since 2008 (!) no longer scored in De Kuip and it seemed at the beginning of the game that the guests would be overrun. However, Leroy Fer and Lucas Pratto left opportunities for the opening hit and PEC was in fact relatively easy to stand in the sequel of the first half. Because Jens Toornstra failed to punish a slipper of Michael Zetterer just before rest, both teams entered the dressing room with a 0-0 stand.
After rest, Feyenoord regained pressure and Pratto, in particular, reported himself in the penalty area: the Argentine did not succeed in passing Zetterer. However, the German goalie still had to fish: just after he crossed a Pratto headball, he had to remain guilty of the answer to a slider of Sinisterra.
PEC trainer John Stegeman responded with the insertion of attackers Virgil Misidjan and Immanuel Pherai. The guests actually came to life and could even smell the equator, thanks to the two invaders. Misidjan got the biggest chance, but ran into Nick Marsman. On the other hand, Toornstra left to decide the game definitively. PEC could hope for a result until the last whistle signal, but Feyenoord could still breathe relieved.
The stadium club comes at 35 points, as much as Ajax and Vitesse. Ajax has played one less game and will be in action against FC Twente on Thursday. Sunday it’s time for De Classical: Ajax and Feyenoord kick off in Amsterdam at 16.45 hrs.