Feyenoord Sunday the away game against Vitesse with a 3-1 loss. The champion ended the match after the red cards for Bilal Basaçikoglu and Tyrell Malacia with nine men.
For Feyenoord it is already the sixth defeat of the season. The team is fourth in the Premier league, with a gap of 22 points on leader PSV.
Feyenoord came in Arnhem is still on the lead, thanks to a hit of Tonny Vilhena in the 21st minute. Just before half-time brought Vitesse captain Guram Kashia, the home team alongside.
After one hour of play was a direct red card for Basaçikoglu the defeat of Feyenoord. Vitesse took advantage of it quickly by adding in the 66th minute through Bryan Linssen 2-1. After Malacia red had been given by referee Dennis Higler, allowed Linssen just before time for the 3-1 final score.
Vitesse, last season cup winner, after 23 rounds in seventh place. The people from arnhem come to within two points of Feyenoord.