Jens Toornstra struck late to earn Feyenoord a 3-3 draw at Emmen.

After their poor defeat to Rangers on Thursday, Feyenoord needed an improved performance on Sunday. After only three minutes they had the lead against Emmen with Orkun Kokcu firing in the opener.

Luciano Narsingh then made it 2-0 after 12 minutes and it seemed Feyenoord were cruising to a simple victory. However, in the 21st minute, Rick Karsdorp’s attempted clearance hit Michael de Leeuw and the ball fell kindly for Robbert de Vos to make it 2-1.

The belief grew in Emmen and they equalised on 31 minutes with Sergio Peña left completely free to beat Kenneth Vermeer, which led to an angry outcry from the goalkeeper at his defence.

Jaap Stam was clearly unhappy with what he saw from Edgar Ie and the defender was replaced at half-time with Marcos Senesi making his debut.

Feyenoord were hoping that Senesi would add stability to the defence but before the hour mark, Emmen had the lead. Luciano Slagveer capitalised on a missed tackle by Senesi and he fired past Vermeer.

The visitors were on their way to a first defeat in the league this season but Emmen were reduced to ten men with fifteen minutes left. Michael Heylen brought down Naoufal Bannis, who was racing through on goal and he was shown a red card.

Feyenoord pushed for the leveller which eventually came in the 6th minute of stoppage time through Jens Toornstra.

Feyenoord must settle for their fourth draw of the season and are now tenth. Emmen are 16th.




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