PSV still doesn’t know what losing or drawing is in the Eredivisie. After eleven games, Peter Bosz’s team is still clear. AZ and Feyenoord are now seven points behind and next Sunday they will face each other in De Kuip. One of those two teams can therefore be ten points behind PSV if the Eindhoven team themselves beat PEC Zwolle. Check everything you need to know about Feyenoord – AZ here.
Feyenoord will first take on Lazio in the Champions League on Tuesday. There is also a cracker waiting for Lazio next Sunday: the Derby della Capitale against AS Roma is on the program. AZ will also play at European level: the Alkmaarders will play the match against Aston Villa on Thursday. AZ is therefore unlucky that it will soon have two fewer rest days in the run-up to the cracker.
Enough about Europe, time to look at the top of the Eredivisie. PSV is still clear after eleven games and therefore has 33 points. But AZ is also not doing badly: after ten games they have 26 points. The Alkmaarders still have to make up a few minutes against NEC – due to the collapse of Bas Dost – but they are facing a 2-1 deficit.
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Feyenoord has 26 points after eleven games, as does FC Twente. The Rotterdam team lost 2-1 at the end of August when they visited the Tukkers.
The match between Feyenoord and AZ can be seen on the ESPN 2 channel. The match starts at 4:45 PM, but the preview starts at 4:00 PM. PSV will be in action against PEC Zwolle at 12.15 pm.
The referee at Feyenoord – AZ is Danny Makkelie. Earlier this season he also refereed FC Twente – Ajax (3-1) and PSV – Ajax (5-2). By the way, Feyenoord and AZ did not score any points in the match that Makkelie refereed. Feyenoord drew 2-2 against Sparta, the match between AZ and Heracles ended in 1-1.