Twente 2 NEC Nijmegen 5
By Paul Higham
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
The visitors started off brightly at the Arke Stadion and grabbed a fifth-minute lead when Rob Wielaert scored.
The sides went in level at half time after Adil Ramzi drew them level on 14 minutes.
Peter Wisgerhof restored NEC's lead five minutes after the interval and Zico Tumba then gave them a 3-1 lead with his strike two minutes later.
Jeffrey De Visscher reduced the arrears on 68 minute to set up a tense finish to the match, until two late strikes sealed the game for NEC.
Fabien De Freitas scored two minutes from the end before Rene van Rijswijk grabbed a fifth on the stroke of full time.
Twente missed the chance to go up into fifth place in the table, while NEC move a further place away from the drop zone and 11 points from danger.
Twente 2-5 NEC Nijmegen