The seventeenth round of the Eredivisie is dedicated to the Classical between Ajax and Feyenoord, which will be played on Sunday from 16.45 p.m.
Ajax starts with Jurriën Timber centrally in the back. The 19-year-old defender is again preferred to Perr Schuurs, who extended his contract until the summer of 2025 on Friday.
The Amsterdammers start with the same formation as Thursday against FC Twente. Sébastien Haller starts again as striker and Quincy Promes is the number 10 of the leader.
David Neres is back on the couch. The Brazilian suffered an ankle injury at the beginning of December against Liverpool and has not been in action since then. Brian Brobbey is also fit for a fall again.
Arrangement Ajax: Onana; Mazraoui, J. Timber, Blind, Tagliafico; Klaassen, Promes, Gravenberch; Antony, Haller, Tadic.
Feyenoord starts with Nicolai Jørgensen. The Danish striker is preferred to Lucas Pratto and Luis Sinisterra. Jørgensen is the vanguard with Steven Berghuis and Ridgeciano Haps.
Trainer Dick Advocate announced on Friday that he wants to play compact with Feyenoord and take advantage of the space Ajax often gives away in the back. Pratto and Sinisterra start on the bench, just like Bryan Linssen and Orkun Kökcü recovered from injury.
Feyenoord: Martian: Geertruida, Spajic, Senesi, Malacia; Toornstra, Fer, Diemers; Berghuis, Jørgensen, Haps.
But first there are other clubs on Sunday. RKC Waalwijk and Willem II both held a point in their mutual duel: 1-1 at 14.30 hrs FC Groningen-FC Twente and VVV-Venlo-SC Heerenveen started.
Follow all the duels in the Eredivisie closely here for all statistics, intermediate positions and top scorers
barely prevented costly points loss. The Alkmaarders fought back from a gap in the home match against ADO Den Haag and won with difficulty 2-1. Invaller Zakaria Aboukhlal saved AZ by equating in the 72nd minute and taking care of the second hit via the inside of the pole.
PSV won the first victory of the New Year on Saturday. Roger Schmidts team started 2021 with a tie at Ajax (2-2) and a defeat against AZ (1-3).
Check out the statistics of the duels here.
PSV has risen to third place as a result of victory. Ajax and Vitesse both have a point more. Vitesse won FC Emmen on Saturday (1-4) and Ajax will take on Sunday against Feyenoord, which now has two points less than PSV.
Check out the stand in the Eredivisie.
FC Emmen – Vitesse 1-4
Sparta Rotterdam – PSV 3-5
FC Utrecht – Heracles Almelo 2-0
PEC Zwolle – Fortuna Sittard 0-2
AZ – ADO Den Haag 2-1
12.15 hrs: RKC Waalwijk – Willem II 1-1
14.30 pm: FC Groningen – FC Twente
14.30 hrs: VVV-Venlo – sc Heerenveen
16.45 hours: Ajax – Feyenoord