Eerste Divisie: NAC Breda beats TOP Oss 2-1

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OSS. NAC Breda overcome TOP Oss to win 2-1.

OSS. NAC Breda beat TOP Oss to win 2-1. It was NAC Breda to strike first with an early goal of Jesaja Herrmann at the 1′. Then Jort van der Sande scored again for NAC Breda in the 36′ minute with a goal. Eventually, Kyvon Leidsman reduced the distance for TOP Oss with a goal. However, that was it, and the result remained 2-1.​

Jearl Margaritha received a red card (88′)​. This double yellow card was one of the reason why TOP Oss lost the match.

The match was played at the Frans Heesen Stadion stadium in Oss on Friday and it started at 8:00 pm local time. The referee was Robin Hensgens who was helped by Stefan de Groot and Joris Westhof. The 4th official was Dominique Prick. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold around 0.3 degrees Celsius or 32.49 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 90%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. TOP Oss was in possession of the ball for 49% of the time vs. NAC Breda that controlled the ball for 51% of the time.

NAC Breda was more aggressive with 68 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 11 were on target. Which is one of the reasons NAC Breda won the encounter.​

TOP Oss shot 12 times, 3 on target, 9 off target. Talking about the opposition, NAC Breda shot 14 times, 11 on target, 3 off target.


TOP Oss received 1 yellow card (Jearl Margaritha). Talking about the opposition, NAC Breda received 1 yellow card (Boyd Lucassen).

Jearl Margaritha (TOP Oss) was sent out after receiving a second yellow card (88′).

After playing this match, TOP Oss will stay with 18 points to stay in the 19th place. Regarding the opposition, NAC Breda will have 25 points like Roda JC Kerkrade, De Graafschap and Telstar to stay in the 12th place.

Match Events

  • 1'

    Jesaja Herrmann

    Alex Plat

  • 36'

    Jort van der Sande

  • 64'

    Kyvon Leidsman

    Bradly van Hoeven

  • 65'

    S. Agougil

    Alex Plat

  • 66'

    V. Kotzebue

    Jesaja Herrmann

  • 73'

    Kyvon Leidsman

  • 74'

    T. Lake

    Richonell Margaret

  • 74'

    Thomas Beekman

    Arthur Allemeersch

  • 82'

    Moreno Rutten

    Thomas Marijnissen

  • 83'

    Boyd Lucassen

  • 86'

    Milan Hilderink

    I. Pata

  • 88'

    Jearl Margaritha

  • 88'

    Jearl Margaritha

Next match

In the upcoming Eerste Divisie match, TOP Oss will play away against PEC Zwolle on the 27th of January with a 6-5 head to head in favor of TOP Oss (3 draws).

NAC Breda will host Jong AZ on the 27th of January with a 6-1 head to head stats in favor of NAC Breda (0 draws).

TOP Oss: Formation and Lineups

TOP Oss started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

The manager Marcel van der Sloot chose to play with the following team: Thijs Jansen (7.4), Ilounga Pata (6.2), Lorenzo Pique (7.1), Roshon van Eijma (6.5), Dean van der Sluys (6.7), Arthur Allemeersch (6.5), Rick Dekker (6.8), Rick Stuy van den Herik (7.1), Bradly Van Hoeven (7.2), Richonell Margaret (6.7) and Jearl Margaritha (6.8).


TOP Oss made 4 changes: Bradly van Hoeven for Kyvon Leidsman (64′), Arthur Allemeersch for Thomas Beekman (75′), Richonell Margaret for T. Lake (76′) and I. Pata for Milan Hilderink (86′).

Top player: Kyvon Leidsman

Probably the most impressive player in TOP Oss was Kyvon Leidsman.

His rating is (7.6) with 1 goal, 7 passes (42% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 2 duels out of 4.

His performance was notable also because he began the game from the bench before entering the field in the 64′.

NAC Breda: Formation and Lineups

NAC Breda started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).

Talking about the opposition, Peter Hyballa played with: Roy Kortsmit (6.5), Rowan Besselink (6.9), Tijs Velthuis (7.1), Anselmo Garcia McNulty (7.2), Boyd Lucassen (7.0), Alex Plat (6.2), Casper Staring (6.5), Odysseus Velanas (7.2), Thomas Marijnissen (6.1), Charles-Jesaja Herrmann (7.3) and Jort van der Sande (9.0).


NAC Breda made 3 changes: Alex Plat for S. Agougil (65′), Jesaja Herrmann for V. Kotzebue (66′) and Thomas Marijnissen for Moreno Rutten (82′).

Top player: Jort van der Sande

Probably the most impressive player in NAC Breda was Jort van der Sande.

His rating is (9.0) with 1 goal, 52 passes (75% accurate) and 5 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 16. He performed 2 crosses.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Eerste Divisie


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