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Feyenoord beat AZ and conquers thirteenth KNVB cup in clubhistorie

898fc457499a94d703ed2c950af7a5ae - Feyenoord beat AZ and conquers thirteenth KNVB cup in clubhistorie

Feyenoord Sunday for the thirteenth time in the history of the KNVB-beker won. In the private Tub was AZ in the hundredth edition of the cup final with 3-0.

The victory of the champion of last year it was earned. Thanks to Nicolai Jörgensen (goal near) was the at rest 1-0, after which Robin van Persie the match in the second half with a clever stiftje decided. In the extra time made Jens Toornstra still Feyenoords hit.

In the first minutes had referee Björn Kuipers and the final moment stillegen, because supporters of AZ fireworks on the field threw. After a brief interruption, the game could be resumed.

It is after 2008 and 2016, the third time this century that Feyenoord the cup wins. AZ lost the final battle for the second time in a row, because last year it took Vitesse at the expense of the Alkmaarders (2-0) the first prize in the clubhistorie.

The Feyenoord trainer Giovanni van Bronckhorst has a mediocre season, but picked up two prizes. In August of last year, in fact, have already seized the Johan Cruijff Scale as national champions cup winner Vitesse to beat.

In the league, the Rotterdammers this season on the fourth place finish. Thus, they were already sure of a place in the second qualifying round of the Europa League, but by the bekerwinst flows Feyenoord in the third qualifying round.

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