There was lots of drama in matchday two of the Eerste Divisie as six teams scored in the dying minutes to either salvage a win or a draw on a dramatic weekend of football.
Firstly, four teams have a 100% record after two games with three of those sides involved in crazy finishes.
Den Bosch left it late to beat Jong PSV, scoring in the 89th minute to take all three points.
— FC Den Bosch (@mijnfcdenbosch) August 16, 2021
In a hard-fought encounter, the hosts spurned a big opportunity with defender Jenson Seelt failing to sort his feet out when he just had to find the target.
Nigel Thomas was then sent off for Jong PSV for two bookable offences with 14 minutes remaining.
Den Bosch punished the hosts in the 89th minute when Ryan Yang Leijten crossed for Jizz Hornkamp, who got across his defender to stab the ball home.
Jong AZ also have six points from two games and they left it even later as Zico Buurmeester scored in the 94th minute to seal a 2-1 comeback win.
Helmond Sport went in front through Jellert van Landschoot but Fedde de Jong headed home to equalise with 20 minutes remaining.
6 minutes later, the hosts were awarded a penalty but Jesse Goselink missed from the spot, hitting his shot wide of the post.
It proved to be key as Buurmeester ran onto Mohamed Taabouni’s exquisite flick to slide a shot past Mike Havekotte.
90+4′ Daar valt de 1-2…… Het is ongelooflijk. In de allerlaatste minuut scoort Jong AZ.#heljaz
— Helmond Sport (@HelmondSport) August 13, 2021
FC Oss were involved in the most insane match, scoring a winner in the 92nd minute after they thought they had dropped two points when Jan Lammers headed past his own goalkeeper to equalize for VVV Venlo in the 89th minute.
But three minutes later, Stephen Buyl tapped in at the back-post to spark jubilant scenes from the fans and FC Oss players.
Den Haag were the only side to move onto six points and not need late drama. They did fall behind early to FC Volendam but Filip Stankovic’s red card after 10 minutes changed the landscape of the game and Den Haag ran away with things, winning 3-1.
In another sensational match, Nikolas Agrafiotis scored twice in the last seven minutes for Dordecht, who came from a goal down to beat Jong Ajax 2-1.
Telstar came from two goals down to draw 2-2 at NAC with Gyliano van Velzen coming off the bench to score twice in the final 15 minutes.
Elsewhere, Mees Rijks equalised in the 89th minute to secure a 1-1 draw for Jong FC Utrecht away at Almere.
Another matchday begins this Friday as Den Haag aim to make it three wins from three against FC Emmen. Den Bosch can also join them on nine points if they beat Jong Ajax.