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Groningen edge out Zwolle

FC Groningen boosted their hopes of securing a Europa League play-off berth on Friday night with a 1-0 victory at PEC Zwolle.

Eric Botteghin netted the game's only goal 20 minutes from time to settle matters in the visitors' favour at IJsseldelta Stadion.

The result lifted Groningen four points clear of their hosts with three games of the regular season remaining.