Who will be the second direct relegator? Which team will still have an escape route through the promotion/relegation play-offs? And who will be the fourth participant in the playoffs for a starting ticket for the second qualifying round of the Conference League? In this post we highlight some competitions.
- Willem II – FC Utrecht
- Heracles – Sparta
- NEC – Fortuna Sittard
- Heerenveen – Go Ahead Eagles
- FC Groningen – Cambuur
- AZ – RKC
- Feyenoord – FC Twente
- Vitesse – Ajax
- PEC Zwolle – PSV
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Willem II player Derrick Köhn.
Willem II – FC Utrecht
As number seventeen, Willem II still has a chance to avoid direct relegation. FC Utrecht must then be won and Sparta or Fortuna Sittard must lose. During the week, Derrick Köhn prevented Willem II from losing on a visit to SC Cambuur. For the wing defender it was his first Eredivisie goal this season.
Sparta trainer Maurice Steijn.
Heracles Almelo – Sparta Rotterdam
Due to the weekday victory over PEC Zwolle, Sparta suddenly has enforcement in its own hands. With a win over Heracles, Maurice Steijn’s team is safe, but with any other result, relegation is still possible. Heracles Almelo can no longer be relegated directly, but the number fourteen of the Eredivisie must still take post-competition football into account in a defeat against Sparta.
Go Ahead Eagles trainer Kees van Wonderen.
SC Heerenveen – Go Ahead Eagles
It is a special duel for Go Ahead trainer Kees van Wonderen. Not only is it his last game on the bench with his team, but he also plays against his new employer SC Heerenveen. SC Heerenveen and Go Ahead Eagles are still hoping for eighth place, which entitles them to the play-offs for European football. Both teams have to win and hope that NEC loses points against Fortuna.
Ajax coach Erik ten Hag.
Vitesse – Ajax
Ajax and Vitesse are no longer playing for anything in Arnhem on Sunday. The Amsterdammers are already champions of the Netherlands, while the Arnhemmers are sure of a place in the play-offs for European football.
For Ajax coach Erik ten Hag it is his last duel on the bench with his team. The trainer leaves for Manchester United and Alfred Schreuder succeeds him.
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Feyenoord coach Arne Slot.
Feyenoord – FC Twente
Feyenoord coach Arne Slot will play against FC Twente again in his normal formation, after he fielded a B-team against Go Ahead Eagles during the week. The coach wants to get his team sharp for the Conference League final.
As number four, FC Twente is assured of a place in the preliminary round of the Conference League. The tukkers have had a strong season and are returning to Europe for the first time in years.
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