ADO lose at Groningen

Today ADO Den Haag suffered defeat away at FC Groningen. This was their first loss since the 4-1 defeat at NEC on October 3rd.

ADO took the lead in the twenty fourth minute after Aaron Meijers was released down the left, he beat his markers to send in the perfect cross for Edouard Duplan to glance his header into the far corner, 0-1.

Groningen were by far the dominant side. They pressed ADO back for most of the first half. Martin Hansen doing well to keep the home side at bay. Yet ADO still went in a goal up at half time.

Disaster struck ADO just four minutes into the second half, errors in defence saw the ball go into the back of the net from a final touch by Tommie Beugelsdijk, 1-1.

The second half was much quieter, both sides having chances. The clock reached ninety minutes and the fourth official showed five minutes of extra time. After the five minutes ADO would have been happy with a point.

Ninety six minutes played and Groningen got a free-kick. From the resulting kick, Danny Hoesen got the touch to give the hosts all three points, 2-1.

Attendance: 19,480

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