It was a night of shocks in the KNVB Cup 2nd round on Tuesday as three Eredivisie sides were knocked out by lower league opposition.

  • By Michael Bell
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ibarra sjddjThe biggest shock came in Vlaardingen as Eredivisie side Willem II were beaten 2-1 by fifth tier side Deltasport. Redouan Boulfalfal was the hero for the minnows as he netted a double to cancel out Ben Sahar’s equaliser.

ADO Den Haag are also out of the competition after being beaten 2-0 on penalties by Eerste Divisie side Almere City. Mike van Duinen had given the Eredivisie side a first half lead, but Vincent Janssen’s goal meant the match headed to extra time. Janssen put Almere City in front, but Thomas Kristensen netted a penalty to take it to penalties. In a strange shootout ADO Den Haag missed all four of their spot kicks with Almere City triumphing after scoring two.

In the match of the day Heerenveen suffered a 2-1 defeat to Roda JC thanks to goals from Rigino Cicilia and Mitchell Paulissen. Morten Thornby netted the goal for Heerenveen.

Renato Ibarra scored a 90th minute goal to see Vitesse past VVSB 2-1, while in an exciting game NAC Breda saw off Spakenburg 4-3.

All Tuesday’s results:

Scheveningen 4-1 Lisse

Capelle 0-1 Volendam

Rijnsburgse Boys 0-3 Sparta Rotterdam

VVSB 1-2 Vitesse

Spakenburg 3-4 NAC Breda

ONS Sneek 0-3 Dordrecht

Flevo Boys 1-0 DOS’37

Excelsior Maassluis 1-4 Emmen

Kozakken Boys 1-2 Sportlust’46 (after extra time)

Deltasport 2-1 Willem II

HHC 1-0 RKC

Roda JC 2-1 Heerenveen

VVV Venlo 0-0 FC Eindhoven (VVV win on penalties)

Almere City 2-2 ADO Den Haag (Almere City win on penaltied)

Ajax amateurs 2-2 NEC Nijmegen (NEC win on penalties)




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