ROTTERDAM – AZ and Feyenoord will compete Sunday night in The Cockpit to the hundredth KNVB-cup. Follow the game here on the foot. Also, with our reporter Nick Toll around the match for the latest updates from the stadium.
Alireza Jahanbakhsh, Wout Weghorst and Robin van Persie.
The ‘pine cone’, the trophy for the winner, is for the anniversary edition features a gold lacquer. The Amsterdam club RAP won in 1899 the first cup final, by HVV (The Hague) after extra time with 1-0 defeat.
Feyenoord hopes in their own stadium for the thirteenth time the cup win. The dethroned champion with earnings of the KNVB cup, a disappointing season was still a bit of shine. Feyenoord won at the beginning of this year, the Johan Cruijff Scale, but could in the league, not fight for the title.
AZ entertained the crowd this season with attractive football and in the premier league already has at least secured the third place. The Alkmaar team wants in Rotterdam finally got a good win and the season as awarded with a prize. AZ has four KNVB cups in the trophy case, the last dates of 2013.
The final battle in the sold-out Cockpit starts at 18.00 hrs and is led by referee Björn Kuipers. Follow the final battle here, with detailed statistics on foot.