Feyenoord made it two victories in the space of three days after seeing off FC Emmen 4-1.

After their comfortable win over VVV Venlo on Thursday, Giovanni van Bronckhorst was without Robin van Persie, meaning Dylan Vente begun up front. 

The first half was goalless in Emmen thanks to the home goalkeeper Kjell Scherpen, who made several saves to deny Tonny Vilhena and Jerry St Juste, while Jens Toornstra hit the post. At the other end, Caner Cavlan wasted a good chance to give Emmen the lead.

Van Bronckhorst was dealt two blows during the first half with St Juste and Toornstra both suffering injuries. Bart Nieuwkoop replaced St Juste, while 17-year-old midfielder Orkun Kokcu replaced Toornstra to make his debut. 

Finally in the 63rd minute the visitors broke the deadlock when Jan-Arie van der Heijden touched a Steven Berghuis strike into the net. Three minutes later, Vilhena earned a penalty, but Berghuis saw his spotkick saved by Scherpen. 

Berghuis made up for his miss by making it 2-0 after good work by Kokcu, but a minute later, Anco Jansen pulled one back for Emmen.

With 13 minutes to go, Berghuis set up Kokcu to net on his debut to make it 3-1 and in the final minute Vilhena settled the match with a penalty after he was brought down.

The victory means Feyenoord move even further clear of Utrecht in fourth while they stay five points off Ajax. Emmen are 16th.




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