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Eredivisie: Groningen 1 Twente 1

12 February 2014 22:14

Twente dropped more points in their pursuit of Eredivisie leaders Ajax as a late equaliser spared their blushes in a 1-1 draw at Groningen.

Second-placed Twente were looking to keep the pressure on at the top of the table, with Ajax having started the day with a five-point lead.

Twente had lost 3-2 to PSV Eindhoven on Saturday, and they were dealt another blow after just five minutes when a cross from the right found Krisztian Adorjan, whose shot was only partially saved by goalkeeper Nick Marsman and crept over the line to give the hosts a shock lead.

It took Twente most of the first half to get into the game, but shortly before half-time Dico Koppers found the unmarked Youness Mokhtar, whose shot was parried wide by Groningen goalkeeper Marco Bizot.

The second half was a more even contest, with half-chances at both ends.

Twente eventually showed their class and equalised in the 77th minute when Serbian Dusan Tadic scored his 10th goal of the season, after collecting a pass from Luc Castaignos.

That gave the high-flyers a point they just about deserved, although they nearly conceded a late second when Groningen substitute Richairo Zivkovic only just failed to control a ball in the six-yard box, allowing Marsman to smother.

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1 - 1

Competition
Eredivisie
Date
12 February 2014
Game week
20
Kick-off
19:45
Half-time
1 - 0
Full-time
1 - 1
Venue
Euroborg (Groningen)
Attendance
19555

Goals

K. Adorján 5'
(assist by H. Hateboer) 
1 - 0
1 - 1
77' D. Tadić
 (assist by L. Castaignos)

Lineups

Substitutes

Friday 12 February

Thursday 11 February

23:55
23:47
23:23
22:35
21:49
21:42
21:21
21:16
21:06
20:39
20:28
19:46
19:32
19:13
18:55
18:53
18:40
18:34
18:20
18:04
17:16
17:15
17:08
17:02
16:59
16:30
16:04
16:01
15:55
15:49
15:19
15:09
14:36
14:22
14:02
13:23
13:17
13:14
12:22
12:21
12:12
11:54
11:49
11:43
11:13
09:56
09:29
08:56
07:33
06:58
06:29
05:03
04:44
04:03
03:36
02:54
02:30
02:05
01:27
01:02
00:57
00:40
00:39
00:29
00:25
00:15

Wednesday 10 February

23:54
23:48
23:41
23:02
22:56
22:28
21:26
20:58
20:54
20:38
20:38
20:32
20:19
20:04
18:50
18:27
18:21
17:51
17:25
17:14
17:10
16:44
16:38
16:31
16:03
15:36
14:32
13:54
13:19
13:09
13:02
12:22
12:07
11:04
10:24
10:23
09:39
09:08
08:33
05:37
04:51
04:12
03:09
02:06
01:10
00:44
00:24
00:24
00:14
00:09

Eredivisie table

# Team MP D P
1 22 +33 53
2 22 +37 52
3 22 +5 38
4 22 +11 36
5 22 +4 35
6 22 +4 34
7 22 +0 34
8 22 +18 33
9 22 +2 32
10 22 +1 29
11 22 -8 29
12 22 -1 27
13 22 -15 24
14 22 -19 22
15 22 -4 21
16 22 -16 19
17 22 -29 13
18 22 -23 12

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