NEC vs AZ Live Score and Live Stream


NEC played AZ at the Eredivisie of Netherlands on May 21. The match kicked off 12:30 UTC. AZ won 0-3.

Jesper Karlsson scored the first goal on the 28th minute of the game followed by a goal from Jordy Clasie. Karlsson later scored 1 more, making the final score 0-3.

NEC (also known as N.E.C., N.E.C. Nijmegen or Nijmegen) and AZ (commonly referred to as Alkmaar or AZ Alkmaar) meet again a year after the Eredivisie match which ended in a draw 1-1. NEC are on a poor run of form as they're approaching this clash after defeats from Twente and Heerenveen. The coach and the players will probably put extra effort in the defense as they have been conceding goals for 4 consecutive home matches now.

AZ are preparing for the match after a loss against West Ham United in 1/2 final on May 18. They're going to need to sort out the problems in the back first to improve the results as they have been conceding goals for 3 consecutive matches now.

ScoreBat is covering NEC vs AZ in real time, providing the live stream and live score of the match, team line-ups, full match stats, live match commentary and official video highlights. We cover all matches of Netherlands Eredivisie in real time and provide live streaming whenever possible.


Live Streaming

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We are updating team formations and line-ups for NEC - AZ in real time.

NEC kicked off the game with Jasper Cillessen, Souffian El Karouani, Joris Kramer, Philippe Sandler who got substituted by Terry Lartey Sanniez on the 75th minute, Bart van Rooij, Lasse Schone who got substituted by Jordy Bruijn on the 67th minute, Oussama Tannane, Dirk Proper, Magnus Mattsson who got substituted by Ibrahim Cissoko on the 67th minute, Pedro Marques and Anthony Musaba who got substituted by Nany Dimata on the 80th minute as starters, with Mattijs Branderhorst, Robin Roefs, Ilias Bronkhorst, Terry Lartey Sanniez, Ivan Marquez, Andri Baldursson, Jordy Bruijn, Ibrahim Cissoko and Nany Dimata on the bench.

AZ's starting eleven were Mathew Ryan, Milos Kerkez, Panteleimon Chatzidiakos, Sam Beukema, Yukinari Sugawara who got substituted by Zinho Vanheusden on the 80th minute, Tijani Reijnders, Jordy Clasie who got substituted by Riechedly Bazoer on the 85th minute, Sven Mijnans who got substituted by Dani De Wit on the 64th minute, Jesper Karlsson who got substituted by Djordje Mihailovic on the 85th minute, Vangelis Pavlidis and Myron van Brederode who got substituted by Mayckel Lahdo on the 64th minute, with Daniel Deen, Hobie Verhulst, Mees De Wit, Wouter Goes, Zinho Vanheusden, Riechedly Bazoer, Zico Buurmeester, Dani De Wit, Djordje Mihailovic, Mayckel Lahdo and Mexx Meerdink on the bench.

Referee showed the yellow card twice throughout the game. Joris Kramer and Lasse Schone were the ones to receive it.


Explore stats from NEC vs AZ on ScoreBat - we are updating the numbers on this page every second of the game.

  • Ball Possession: 40 - 60
  • Total Attempts: 7 - 10
  • Shots On Target: 3 - 6
  • Saves: 3 - 3
  • Corners: 3 - 4
  • Fouls: 10 - 7
  • Free Kicks: 12 - 10
  • Throw-Ins: 12 - 19


NEC and AZ have met 5 times since May 2017. NEC have won once, 2 matches ended in a draw while AZ have won twice. The most recent match between them took place on September 1, 2022 at the Eredivisie of Netherlands which ended in a draw - 1-1. NEC have scored 6 goals in these 5 head-to-head matches in total while AZ have scored 10. So, overall, AZ have a better head-to-head record against NEC in their recent history.

NEC have won 1 of their 5 matches in Eredivisie, drawing 1 and having 3 defeats this season. They have scored 8 goals - 1.60 per match, conceding 11 - 2.20 per match. AZ have won 4 of their 4 matches in Eredivisie, drawing 0 and having 0 defeats this season. They have scored 12 goals - 3.00 per match, conceding 2 - 0.50 per match.

Recent Form

NEC are on a losing streak - they have lost to Twente and Heerenveen in their previous 2 matches while AZ have lost to West Ham United in their previous match. Overall, NEC have won 6 of their last 20 matches, losing 7 and drawing 7, while AZ have won 11 of their last 20 matches, losing 6 and drawing 3.

NEC have won once (0-1 against Groningen on 25th of April), lost 4 times (4-0 against Twente on 12th of May, 2-3 against Heerenveen on 6th of May, 1-4 against Vitesse on 16th of April and 2-4 against PSV on 1st of April) and drew once (0-0 against Emmen on 9th of April) in their most recent 6 matches.

AZ have won 3 times (5-1 against Emmen on 14th of May, 3-0 against RKC on 23rd of April and 2-0 against Anderlecht on 20th of April), lost twice (0-1 against West Ham United on 18th of May and 2-1 against West Ham United on 11th of May) and drew once (0-0 against Ajax on 6th of May) in their most recent 6 matches.

Team Streaks

  • NEC's last 5 home matches had 3 or more goals.
  • NEC have gone 4 consecutive matches without a draw.
  • AZ have gone 3 consecutive matches without a clean sheet.

Live Standings

As always, Netherlands Eredivisie's live standings are availble and updated in real time. NEC are the 13th in the table with 4 points after 5 matches, while AZ are the 2nd with 12 points in 4 matches.

Video Highlights

We are adding goal videos and full video highlights of the match between NEC and AZ in real time. You can watch the goals by Jesper Karlsson and Jordy Clasie as the videos of the goals are added usually minutes after the actual event if there are any official videos available. Full video highlights of NEC - AZ are being added as they become available on the official social media channels of the league or the teams.

Live Commentary

  1. Full Time
    Match ends. NEC 0, AZ 3.
  2. 85'
    Substitution for AZ. Riechedly Bazoer replaces Jordy Clasie
  3. 85'
    Substitution for AZ. Djordje Mihailovic replaces Jesper Karlsson
  4. 83'
    Red Card
    Dirk Proper is shown the red card.
  5. 80'
    Substitution for AZ. Zinho Vanheusden replaces Yukinari Sugawara
  6. 80'
    Substitution for NEC. Nany Dimata replaces Anthony Musaba
  7. 75'
    Substitution for NEC. Terry Lartey Sanniez replaces Philippe Sandler
  8. 67'
    Substitution for NEC. Ibrahim Cissoko replaces Magnus Mattsson
  9. 67'
    Substitution for NEC. Jordy Bruijn replaces Lasse Schone
  10. 64'
    Substitution for AZ. Mayckel Lahdo replaces Myron van Brederode
  11. 64'
    Substitution for AZ. Dani De Wit replaces Sven Mijnans
  12. 50'
    0 - 3
    Jesper Karlsson scores for AZ, assisted by Vangelis Pavlidis.
  13. Kick-off
    Second half begins
  14. Half Time - 0 : 2
    First half ends.
  15. 43'
    0 - 2
    Jordy Clasie scores for AZ, assisted by Vangelis Pavlidis.
  16. 42'
    Lasse Schone is shown the yellow card.
  17. 38'
    AZ scores but the goal is ruled out by VAR.
  18. 28'
    0 - 1
    Jesper Karlsson scores for AZ, assisted by Vangelis Pavlidis.
  19. 22'
    Joris Kramer is shown the yellow card.
  20. Kick-off
    First half begins