Vitesse pulls out against ten men of relegated FC Groningen
Watch the summary of Vitesse – FC Groningen
Vitesse won 6-0 at home in the premier league against already relegated FC Groningen. Led by standout Million Manhoef, Vitesse’s long-running struggle against the nacompetition ghost thus climbed from thirteenth to twelfth place.
Manhoef shot Vitesse to 1-0 early on after a cross from Kacper Kozlowski. The Pole was still in front because of a previous attack and received the ball by mistake from Groninger Tomas Suslov.
Aalvlug Manhoef was floored on the stroke of halftime by goalkeeper Peter Leeuwenburgh, who received a red card. substitute Jan de Boer had no answer to Melle Meulensteen’s blast: 2-0.
Watch the reactions of Million Manhoef (Vitesse) and goalkeeper Jan de Boer (FC Groningen):
Standout Manhoef hopes for more hat tricks, goalkeeper De Boer had rotten afternoon
After halftime, the Gelredome was a playground for Manhoef. The striker knew what to do with the space and the beaten Groningen and darted in the 3-0 and the 5-0.
Substitutes Gabriel Vidovic and Sondre Tronstad also scored for Vitesse.