ADO Den Haag took some extent within the Eredivisie on Saturday after three consecutive defeats. The staff of coach Ruud Brood performed a 1-1 draw in opposition to sc Heerenveen on the long-awaited return of Ricardo Kishna, who performed his first sport in additional than three years. VVV-Venlo and PEC Zwolle additionally remained in steadiness: 2-2.
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David Philipp gave ADO the lead within the thirteenth minute and Joey Veerman drew the equalizer quickly after. Heerenveen had one of the best possibilities of profitable after the break, nevertheless it stayed at 1-1 within the Automobiles Denims Stadium.
After half an hour, Kishna made his comeback in its place. The 25-year-old attacker, who got here on the sector for the injured Philipp, made his first enjoying minutes since September 17, 2017. Kishna tore his cruciate ligament within the house sport with Ajax after which stopped enjoying, partly because of psychological issues.
It’s the first time since October 25 that ADO Den Haag doesn’t lose an Eredivisie match. The membership from the hofstad performed a draw in opposition to AZ (2-2) a month in the past, after which defeats in opposition to PSV (4-0), FC Twente (2-4) and Sparta Rotterdam (6-0) adopted.
Because of the hard-fought draw – Brood’s first level as coach of the Hagenaars – quantity sixteen ADO comes to 5 factors. Heerenveen remained with out a win for the third sport in a row and is sixth with eighteen factors.
ADO Den Haag took some extent in opposition to sc Heerenveen by an early objective by David Philipp. (Picture: Professional Pictures)
The troubled ADO instantly took the initiative within the sport and was near 1-0 after 4 minutes, however goalkeeper Erwin Mulder narrowly tipped a guess by captain Shaquille Pinas over the objective. Ten minutes later it was nonetheless hit. Philipp was despatched off on the sting of offside by Pascu and completed off coolly.
For a very long time ADO couldn’t take pleasure in that uncommon lead, as a result of two minutes later it was stage once more. Ibrahim Dresevic discovered the indifferent Joey Veerman within the penalty space and he curled the ball properly into the far nook.
One of the best probabilities had been for Heerenveen within the second half, however the guests lacked sharpness within the entrance. A header by Henk Veerman went simply large, a shot by Joey Veerman was cracked and Rodney Kongolo simply fell brief on a cross, after which ADO additionally held its personal in a busy remaining part.
After the ultimate whistle, most eyes had been on Kishna. The drained former Ajax participant let his feelings run wild and was extensively hugged by teammates and coach Brood.
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