Go Ahead Eagles hammered rivals PEC Zwolle 4-1 in the IJsselderby in Deventer on Sunday.

  • By Michael Bell
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antonia gsThe home side got off to a flying start on five minutes as Doke Schmidt headed in a free kick from the left hand side.

Ten minutes later it was 2-0 to Go Ahead, with Erik Falkenburg extending the lead for the dominant hosts with a neat finish after a good team move.

Zwolle started to take control of the match, but Fred Benson and Mustafa Saymak both missed decent chances.

Go Ahead were dangerous on the break, and on 57 minutes winger Jarchinio Antonia made it 3-0 with a close range finish after a speedy counter.

With 20 minutes left Go Ahead were awarded a penalty for a handball in the box, and Nick van der Linden made no mistake from the spot to make it 4-0.

Substitute Stef Nijland pulled a goal back before the end for Zwolle, but it proved to be only a consolation for the visitors.

A famous victory for Go Ahead which lifts them up to 11th in the table, while Zwolle stay ninth.

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