Bartholomew Ogbeche’s brace powers Willem II past Heracles

ShareClose Comments
The 33-year-old scored twice in the first half as the Tricolores brushed aside John Stegeman’s side at the Koning Willem II Stadium

Bartholomew Ogbeche netted a brace in Willem II's 3-1 victory over Heracles in Saturday’s Dutch Eredivisie encounter.

Fran Sol gave the hosts the lead in the fourth minute and the Nigeria forward doubled the Tricolores’ advantage nine minutes later.

The former Real Valladolid and Middlesbrough marksman got his second of the game in the 21st minute as Erwin van de Looi’s side took a three-goal advantage into the half-time interval.

However, Sebastian Jakubiak pulled a goal back for Heraclieden with four minutes left to play but it turned out to be nothing but a consolation as the hosts ran out worthy winners.

Article continues below

Ogbeche’s brace in the clash takes his tally to six league goals in four appearances for Willem II so far this season, following his hat-trick against Venlo last weekend.

The win sees Van de Looi’s side climb up to 14th in the Dutch Eredivisie standings, having garnered 14 points from 14 games played so far.

And the 33-year-old will look to continue his rich vein of form when the Tricolores host NAC Breda on December 8.

Next article:
France prodigy Mbappe is an alien - Varane
Next article:
'He's our extra weapon' - Napoli’s Diawara relishes working under Carlo Ancelotti
Next article:
The 100 most expensive football transfers of all time
Next article:
LaLiga World Tournament: Kerala Blasters announce squad for pre-season tour
Next article:
Imaad inspires charity through football
Close

We use cookies to give you the best online experience. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy.

Show more Accept