Barreto stars for NEC
By Mark Buckingham
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Edgar Barreto netted twice as NEC Nijmegen thrashed RBC Roosendaal 3-0.NEC Nijmegen followed up their Amstel Cup thrashing of RBC Roosendaal with an Eredivisie humbling of the same opponents.
Last week, NEC beat RBC 4-0 in the cup and they were similarly dominant in the league as they gained a 3-0 home success.
Paraguay international Edgar Barreto was the star for the hosts as he netted two goals and created the third for his team.
Barreto opened the scoring on 13 minutes when he latched on to Patrick Pothuizen's header to finish past Maikel Aerts.
Just seven minutes later, Barreto made it 2-0 when his drive deflected off RBC defender Juan Viedma and beyond the helpless Aerts.
The South American turned provider on 28 minutes to release Said Boutahar and he dispatched the chance with aplomb.
In the second half, NEC kept their opponents at arm's length as they comfortably saw out the remainder of the contest.