VIDEO: Vilhena powers Eredivisie leaders Feyenoord to victory with fine strike

The Netherlands international helped to nudge his side a step closer to the Eredivisie title with a well-taken effort against Heerenveen

Feyenoord are closing in on the Eredivisie title, with Tonny Vilhena aiding their cause with a fine strike against Heerenveen on Sunday.

A product of the club’s academy system, the 22-year-old has emerged as a key figure at De Kuip.

His value was highlighted out on the road in Feyenoord’s latest outing, as he secured a 2-1 win.

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With a little over 20 minutes of the contest remaining, Vilhena was picked out on the left flank.

A clever first touch took him towards the penalty area and away from defenders, with the space then opening up for him to drill a powerful effort into the bottom corner.

With Ajax dropping two points in a 1-1 draw at Excelsior, Feyenoord are now six points clear at the top of the table as they chase down a first Dutch top-flight crown in 18 years.

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