FC Emmen will play for Eredivisie again next year. The Riwal Hoogwerkers stadium in Dordrecht was too strong for FC Dordrecht. Rui Mendes was Drenthe’s great man again, scoring the only goal: 0-1.
With the victory, FC Emmen is sure to make it into the top two of the chef division. After the Drenthe club dropped out of Eredivisie last season, the goal was to return quickly. And it has already been achieved.
FC Emmen pushed the Dordrecht hard in the first half. Romeny and Kharchouch, among others, had opportunities and opportunities at the opening gate. But who other than Rui Mendes took FC Emmen to the lead just before half-time. He managed to keep his cool and beat the goalkeeper to score for El Azzouz. This makes the Portuguese accurate eight times in eight games.
In the second half, FC Emmen continued where he left off. FC Dordrecht came in to finish the match. FC Emmen almost managed to score another goal for Drenthe, coming from the right, but his header was tipped over for a corner by the visitors’ keeper.
This put an end to extra time, making Veendorp the winners. The defender got his second yellow card and therefore red and was able to push in. FC Dordrecht smelled like blood. The South Hollanders pushed a little harder and got some chances 1: 1, but that goal didn’t come. FC Emmen had to fight another battle and won with ten men.
Both number 1 and number 2 from the Kitchen Champion Division will be promoted directly to the highest level. Volendam, who will play against Jong Ajax tomorrow, is second.