Fortuna Sittard picks up golden points in relegation battle via 1-1 at FC Utrecht

Fortuna Sittard have one point left from away games at FC Utrecht. The Limburgers who are battling relegation played 1-1 at Domstad.

Fortuna has the same points as Willem II (23). Sparta Rotterdam have 1 point less with 22 points, but will still play Ajax on Saturday and have played one game less. PEC Zwolle last with 20 points. FC Utrecht is number 6 with 42 points.

Ramselaar and Flemming Skor scores
Bart Ramselaar had put the home team ahead in the 5th minute. Zian Flemming equalized in the second half.

Another painful injury time for Utrecht
Utrecht lost to a win in injury time against RKC Waalwijk last week. Against Fortuna, interim coaching team Rick Kruys got off to a convincing start. After losing the ball at Fortuna, Ramselaar scored the opener. Utrecht can be blamed for the fact that 1-0 was the halftime score. Ramselaar and Quinten Timber missed several chances to make it 2-0.

Goal disallowed by hand
Fortuna put more pressure in the 2nd half. After previous chances for Flemming and Mats Seuntjens, Flemming equalized from a rebound in the 61st minute. Seuntjens even had a chance to make it 1-2, but goalkeeper Fabian de Keijzer saved it. A late goal by Mark van der Maarel after soccer practice was ruled out by Willem Janssen.

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