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Epic fightback by Drenthe's Sparta Rotterdam to gain Eredivisie promotion

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Pin Drenthe's Sparta Rotterdam pulled up a great comeback to get promotion. Captura/FOX
Drenthe's Sparta Rotterdam pulled up a great comeback to get promotion. Captura/FOX

Epic fightback by Drenthe's Sparta Rotterdam to gain Eredivisie promotion

BeSoccer by BeSoccer @besoccer_com - 0 763

With just over a quarter of an hour left, Sparta Rotterdam, the team in which Royston Drenthe plays, needed two goals to get promoted. They got them in the 74th and 83rd minutes to get promoted to the Eredivisie and relegate De Graafschap.

Sparta Rotterdam claimed a memorable promotion to the Eredivisie after overturning a 2-1 deficit with which they arrived at De Graafschap for the second leg. De Graafschap were relegated.

In the 73rd minute, it was goalless. One minute later, Dervisgolu made it 0-1 and caused nerved amongst the home faithful. Seven minutes from time, Auassar scored a historic goal which certified their promotion. 

Royston Drenthe celebrated the heroic achievement along with his Sparta Rotterdam teamamtes. Drenthe had returned to football after a short break to get himself together again. This season, he has scored five goals and given seven assists

He did not play in the second leg, but he did not seem to care. "I don't know what will happen next season, but I want to enjoy the moment. I came out of retirement for this, it's magical," he said on 'Fox'. 

 

 

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