Eredivisie

Karim El Ahmadi’s Feyenoord begin 2018/19 Eredivisie at De Graafschap

Moroccan star Karim El Ahmadi and his Feyenoord side will open their 2018/19 Eredivisie campaign with a match away to De Graafschap on Sunday, August 12.

13/06/2018 - 11:00 -

Karim El Ahmadi

Moroccan star Karim El Ahmadi and his Feyenoord side will open their 2018/19 Eredivisie campaign with a match away to De Graafschap on Sunday, August 12.

The KNVB (the Netherlands’ FA) has released a concept fixture list for the upcoming top flight season, which opens on Friday, August 10, with Youness Mokhtar’s PEC Zwolle hosting Heerenveen at the MAC³PARK Stadium.

The opening weekend also features defending champions PSV Eindhoven welcoming Yassine Ayoub’s FC Utrecht to the Phillips Stadium on Saturday, August 11.

Hakim Ziyech’s Ajax Amsterdam will host Heracles earlier the same day, though their match could be moved depending on their UEFA Europa League commitments earlier the same week.

In terms of notable matches on the fixture list, PSV v Ajax is on September 23, while Ajax v Feyenoord will be played on 28 October at the Johan Cruyff Arena. The full concept fixture list can be found on the KNVB’s official website.

The proposed 2018/19 Eredivisie opening weekend fixtures:

Friday, August 10
PEC Zwolle v Heerenveen 

Saturday, August 11
Willem II v VVV Venlo 
Ajax v Heracles (may move to Sunday if Ajax are in Europa League action)
PSV v FC Utrecht 
Excelsior v Fortuna Sittard 

Sunday, August 12
ADO Den Haag v FC Emmen 
De Graafschap v Feyenoord 
Vitesse v FC Groningen 
AZ v NAC Breda


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