De Graafschap - Heracles in dull draw

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Saturday's Dutch Premier League action saw De Graafschap draw 1-1 with Heracles.

In a mediocre match, De Graafschap, playing home, got ahead after just 15 minutes thanks to a goal by Youssouf Hersi. Ten minutes into the second half replacement Glynor Plet scored the deserved equalizer for Heracles.

On Friday, Roda JC beat NAC 1-2 in a tough away came. Bouncing back from 0-1 at half-time, Roda JC once again proved a strong team but also displayed remarkable resilience.

The last time Roda JC faced defeat was as far back as 21 August, when it lost 3-0 to Ajax. Since then the team has achieved a surprising string of five wins and two draws. Clear agreements have obviously resulted in outstanding cooperation, with coach Harm van Veldhoven earning ever-growing esteem.

The match's first goal was scored close to half-time by NAC's Joonas Kolkka. The equaliser came 15 minutes into the second half, when Arnaud Sutchuin finished off a pass from captain Davy de Fauw. Roda JC clinched finally victory when Jimmy Hempte scored from a direct free kick.    

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