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Eredivisie: SC Cambuur overcomes NEC after recovering from a 2-1 deficit

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NIJMEGEN. SC Cambuur was capable to turn the table against NEC.

NIJMEGEN. SC Cambuur found a way to turn the table against NEC.

The match was held at the Goffertstadion Stadium in Nijmegen on Friday and this began at 7:00 pm local time. The referee was Rob Dieperink with the help of Rens Bluemink and Richard Brondijk. The 4th official was Sam Dröge. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold around 4 degrees Celsius or 39.22 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 95%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. NEC was in possession of the ball for 52% of the time vs. SC Cambuur that controlled the ball for 48% of the time.

NEC was more aggressive with 58 dangerous attacks and 18 shots of which 8 were on target. Still, SC Cambuur succeeded in find the solution to win this match.​

NEC shot 18 times, 8 on target, 10 off target. On the other side, SC Cambuur shot 13 times, 6 on target, 7 off target.


NEC received 3 yellow cards (E. Tavsan, I. Marquez and L. Schone). On the opposite side, SC Cambuur received 1 yellow card (A. Bangura).

After playing this encounter, NEC will stay with 19 points to stay in the 8th place. On the opposite side, SC Cambuur will have 24 points to stay in the 4th place.

Match Events

  • 17'

    J. Jacobs

    N. Doodeman

  • 31'

    E. Barreto

  • 36'

    A. Akman

  • 45'

    E. Tavsan

  • 53'

    R. Uldrikis

  • 55'

    I. Marquez

  • 58'

    M. Breij

    N. Doodeman

  • 58'

    T. Boere

    R. Uldrikis

  • 66'

    A. Bangura

  • 70'

    M. Gullit

    E. Schouten

  • 74'

    A. Bangura

  • 74'

    C. Verdonk

    S. El Karouani

  • 75'

    J. Vet

    J. Bruijn

  • 82'

    M. Paulissen

    R. Maulun

  • 82'

    J. Ter Heide

    J. Jacobs

  • 85'

    D. Proper

    E. Barreto

  • 85'

    O. ter Haar Romeny

    M. Mattsson

  • 87'

    I. Bronkhorst

    I. Marquez

  • 90'

    L. Schone

Next match

In the upcoming Eredivisie match, NEC will play away with RKC Waalwijk on the 5th of December with a 5-5 head to head statistic.

SC Cambuur will host Vitesse on the 4th of December with a 4-1 head to head stats in favor of Vitesse (1 draw).

NEC: Formation and Lineups

NEC started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Rogier Meijer chose to play with the following team: Mattijs Branderhorst (6.3), Bart van Rooij (7.1), Iván Márquez (6.3), Cas Odenthal (6.1), Souffian El Karouani (6.8), Édgar Barreto (7.9), Lasse Schöne (7.6), Elayis Tavsan (6.2), Jordy Bruijn (6.3), Magnus Mattsson (6.7) and Ali Akman (7.9).


NEC made 5 changes: S. El Karouani for C. Verdonk (74′), J. Bruijn for J. Vet (75′), E. Barreto for D. Proper (85′), M. Mattsson for O. ter Haar Romeny (85′) and I. Marquez for I. Bronkhorst (87′).

Top player: Ali Akman

Probably the most impressive player in NEC was Ali Akman.

His rating is (7.9) with 1 goal, 38 passes (86% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 7.

SC Cambuur: Formation and Lineups

SC Cambuur started with a mid-fielder-oriented line-up (4-1-4-1).

On the opposite side, Henk de Jong played with: Sonny Stevens (7.4), Doke Schmidt (7.4), Calvin Mac-Intosh (6.6), Erik Schouten (6.1), Alex Bangura (7.3), Mees Hoedemakers (6.6), Nick Doodeman (7.3), Jamie Jacobs (7.3), Robin Maulun (7.0), Issa Kallon (6.9) and Roberts Uldriķis (7.6).


SC Cambuur made 5 changes: N. Doodeman for M. Breij (58′), R. Uldrikis for T. Boere (58′), E. Schouten for M. Gullit (70′), R. Maulun for M. Paulissen (82′) and J. Jacobs for J. Ter Heide (82′).

Top player: Roberts Uldriķis

The player who no doubt impressed SC Cambuur the most was Roberts Uldriķis.

His rating is (7.6) with 1 goal, 12 passes (75% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 2.



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