Alkmaar go fifth and prosper
By Patrick Goss
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
AZ Alkmaar picked up a 3-1 win against struggling De Graafschap.AZ Alkmaar moved into the top five of the Eredivisie, with a 3-1 win against De Graafschap.
Alkmaar are just four points off top placed PSV, and were in convincing form on Friday evening.
Denny Landzaat opened the scoring at De Vijverberg, and Stein Huysegems doubled the advantage on 58.
Ilja van Leerdam gave the hosts hope a minute later, but Robin Nelisse wrapped up the scoring four minutes from time.
De Graafschap are rock bottom of the Dutch top-flight with just three points from their first eight games.