KENYA BROWN - Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Matt Miazga was in the thick of the action for Vitesse in their win over Go Ahead Eagles in the Netherlands while the struggles continue for Emerson Hyndman and Rangers in Scotland.
The visitors snapped their two-game losing run with a comprehensive 3-1 over Go Ahead Eagles at De Adelaarshorst stadium.
Miazga got the start for the Vitas and played the entire game in the victory.
Ricky van Wolfswinkel opened the scoring in the 29th minute, with teammate Kelvin Leerdam providing the assist.
Van Wolfswinkel became provider in the second half as he setup Navarone Foor who cut into the box and unleashed a curling shot that beat goalkeeper Theo Zwarthoed. Milot Rashica added a third in the 80th minute to guarantee that Vitesse would claim all three points.
Dan Crowley would score a consolation goal for Go Ahead two minutes before time.
Vitesse move up to seventh place in the standings with 36 points.
Elsewhere in the Eredivisie, Desevio Payne watched from the bench in Groningen's 3-2 loss to Utrecht.
Down in the Eerste Divisie, Gedion Zelalem came off the bench for VVV as the league leaders had a comfortable 4-0 win over Achilles '29.
An overhead kick from Billy Mckay in the last minute of regulation time ensured that Rangers struggles continued as then went down to a 2-1 loss to Inverness CT at the Tulloch Caledonian Stadium.
Emerson Hyndman started in the midfield for the Light Blues.
The host took the lead just before the halftime whistle when Greg Tansey's long-range effort beat Rangers' goalkeeper Wesley Foderingham.
However, Martyn Waghorn would level the score in the 67th minute as he put away his effort from the penalty spot.
With the game looking like it was heading towards a tie, Inverness made one last attempt to attack. McKay waited for the cross into the area, the ball took a bounce and he took a chance as his overhead kick sailed over Foderingham and into the back of the net.
Rangers remain in third place in the standings with 43 points.
Elsewhere in the Scottish Premier League, Perry Kitchen watched from the bench and Bjorn Johnsen did not dress as Hearts suffered a 2-0 loss to Partick Thistle. The Jambos sit in fourth place in the standings with 38 points.
Steve Clark and Conor O'Brien were in the starting lineup for Horsens in their 1-1 tie with OB. Horsens moved up to eighth place in the Danish Superliga standings with 28 points.
Caleb Stanko was in the starting lineup for Vaduz in their 4-3 loss to Thun. Vaduz sit at the bottom of the Swiss Super League standings with 18 points.