AZ Alkmaar take control

A review of Wednesday night's action in the Dutch Eredivisie play-offs, as AZ Alkmaar and FC Groningen recorded wins.

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Nemanja Gudelj: Found the net for AZ

Nemanja Gudelj: Found the net for AZ

AZ Alkmaar will take a comfortable lead into the second leg of their Europa League play-off semi-final after a convincing 3-0 win over Heerenveen.

Celso Ortiz opened the scoring after 26 minutes before a Nemanja Gudelj penalty 11 minutes later made it 2-0.

Steven Berghuis then grabbed a third just a minute after that to give the home side a significant cushion.

In the other semi-final, Lorenzo Burnet scored two minutes from time to give FC Groningen a narrow 1-0 lead over Vitesse going into the away leg.


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