Feyenoord wants to use the home game against Ajax to narrow the difference with Vitesse in the rankings. The club from Rotterdam needs a win to reduce the gap with the losing cup finalist from Arnhem to 2 points.
The number 4 of the final ranking of the Eredivisie can participate in the preliminary rounds of the Conference League. The number 5, currently Feyenoord, will compete in the play-offs after the regular competition for a place in the preliminary rounds of the new UEFA league. Ajax captured the national title for the 35th time on Sunday and mainly plays for the honor.
Tensions between supporters of both clubs have increased in recent days. The police arrested a 21-year-old resident of Amsterdam on suspicion of involvement in explosions at two Rotterdam cafes and three homes last week. Heavy fireworks exploded at a cafe in Amsterdam on Friday evening. The pub is frequented by Ajax fans. Hundreds of Feyenoord supporters pelted the police with stones and heavy fireworks on Saturday around the last training of their team for the duel with Ajax,
Feyenoord – Ajax starts at 2.30 p.m. Supporters are not welcome in De Kuip, because of corona.