Kampong back on track as HGC score big win at Rotterdam

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SV Kampong got back on track in the Hoofdklasse as they came back to beat Oranje-Rood 3-1 in Eindhoven in today’s topper.

The day started off badly for the hosts with goalkeeper Pirmin Blaak suffering a knee injury in the warm-up with Sander van Berkel stepping in.

Ties Ceulemans put the Utrecht side 1-0 up in the first half only for Lucas Martinez to level the game at half-time.

Kampong were more efficient in the second half with Bjorn Kellerman scoring twice in the last 13 minutes from rare chances while Oranje-Rood let a number of corner chances go unconverted.

HGC scored a stunning 6-2 win over Rotterdam with Seve van Ass returning to his former club to net the first two goals. Olivier van Tongeren, Dick Mohlmann, Ashley Jackson and Karst Timmer extended the lead to 6-0 before Rotterdam got two back in the closing four minutes.

Bloemendaal remain top of the standings with a 5-0 defeat of SCHC with Thierry Brinkman scoring twice, keeping their perfect record intact along with a three-point lead. Justin Reid-Ross netted two times in a 4-1 win for AH&BC Amsterdam over Almere.

Tilburg drew 1-1 with Klein Zwitserland while Pinoke tied with Den Bosch.

Kampong and Amsterdam share second place as a result after the double weekend while Den Bosch and Oranje-Rood are level on seven points in fourth and fifth place after four games.