Matchday 33 in the Eredivisie is in the sign of the fight against relegation. Five clubs are still at play to (direct) enforcement.
FC Twente on Sunday on a visit to Vitesse.
Hekkensluiter FC Twente should at Vitesse pull out all the stops to run for your life to save. Follow the game minute by minute via a liveblog of the reporter Jeroen Kapteijns.
The duels Feyenoord-Sparta Rotterdam, Ajax-AZ and ADO Den Haag-PSV are at the hand of comprehensive statistics via our livewidget:
Vitesse – FC Twente
Hekkensluiter FC Twente with four points behind seventeenth place really only stand to gain from a victory in Arnhem. If that happens, but also Sparta (at Feyenoord) and Roda JC (VVV-Venlo), their race win, FC Twente, also in a victory demoted. Play the team of Marino Pusic, ” surrender to Sparta and Roda JC to lose the hope of the Enschedeërs to keep alive. In a defeat demotes FC Twente in all scenarios. Vitesse has the points necessary to qualify for the play-offs for European football.
Feyenoord – Sparta Rotterdam
The Sparta of Dick Advocaat is second-to-last and one in a victory in The Cockpit of direct degradation. With a draw or a defeat, depending on results elsewhere. The Kasteelclub can still maintain, but in that case almost certainly play-offs. Feyenoord plays no longer and ends up as fourth in the Premier league.
VVV-Venlo – Roda JC
Where the last season-promoted VVV is already secure, Roda JC still strong to the bucket. Just as Sparta cannot avoid the formation of Robert Miller in a victory direct relegation, but it is a draw or a defeat, depending on results elsewhere. The People can still maintain, but in that case almost certainly play-offs.
Ajax – AZ
If Ajax the attack of pursuer AZ turning in the Johan Cruijff ArenA, not to lose, and ends with the formation of Erik ten Hag, the second in the Eredivisie. Win the Alkmaarders in Amsterdam, then the gap between both teams two points and the last match day announce a decision about who as the second ends.
NAC Breda – SC Heerenveen
The last home game in the Premier league of NAC is no more exciting night, but is likely to be a hot afternoon. The Bredanaars are fifteenth, with three points ahead of Roda JC and Sparta. With a win over SC Heerenveen is enforcement, as well as certainly, because NAC than at least three points lead on the pursuers, while the goal difference a lot better. With a draw or a defeat must NAC the other results and wait to see how comfortable the situation of the team. SC Heerenveen is the sixth, and a victory almost certainly the play-offs for European football.
PEC Zwolle – Willem II
Willem II is fourteen and still has one point from two matches need to be absolutely sure, of self-preservation. Opponent PEC Zwolle is eighth and needs to pull out all the stops to make after a successful first half of the season outside the play-offs for European football to fall.
ADO Den Haag – PSV
ADO stands ninth and has SC Heerenveen (three points more), Vitesse (two points more) and PEC Zwolle (one point more) in their sights in the battle for a play-offplaats. The team of Fons Groenendijk need a result against the champion drop to be allowed to continue to hope for the play-offs. When a defeat can by the results on the other fields just so that the season is ready for ADO.
FC Groningen – Excelsior
Also Excelsior may secretly still hope of a seizoenstoetje in the form of European play-offs. The Kralingers are tenth, four points behind in eighth place. FC Groningen is the twelfth and is in principle already uitgevoetbald. The play-offs for a European ticket can not be achieved, and the gap with the sixteenth place is also great.
Heracles Almelo – FC Utrecht
Heracles Almelo is the lowest graded club (11th), still may hope for a place in the first eight. The team of departing coach John Stegeman will two times to win, and is dependent on competitors, Excelsior, ADO Den Haag and PEC Zwolle. Opponent FC Utrecht, that fifth state, is only assured of the play-offs.