Eredivisie leaders Ajax hold a two point advantage going into their Sunday contest at the Johan Cruyff ArenA against Feyenoord, who sit in third heading into the match. Ajax earned a 2-3 victory at Cambuur in their most recent league match. Sebastien Haller has been their standout man this season having bagged 19 goals this season. He has found the net more than any other player in the competition in 2021/22. Erik ten Hag’s side have 10 wins, one draw, and two losses at home this season in league matches and they come into this weekend’s clash on the back of five wins and one defeat in their last six league outings.
Feyenoord sit in third place on 55 points, having scored 59 goals and conceded 24. With eight matches left, the Rotterdammers trail Ajax by eight points. Last time out, Feyenoord ran out 1-2 winners at PEC Zwolle. Guus Til has been nothing short of influential for Feyenoord this season. He is the side’s top scorer with 13 goals, which is the joint-second highest in the competition. Away from home this season, Feyenoord have eight wins, two draws, and three losses across 13 Eredivisie games. In their last six league matches, Feyenoord have won four, drawn one and lost once.
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Ajax vs Feyenoord: Match Stats
This will be the 131st meeting between Ajax and Feyenoord in Dutch football’s top division. Ajax currently lead the Klassieker head-to-head: winning 62 of those previous contests while Feyenoord have claimed 30 successes. In the Netherlands capital it’s the Amsterdammers who are top dogs having picked up 38 wins from 65 previous matches. Feyenoord meanwhile have returned home with 11 wins but the most recent came in August 2005 when they ran out 1-2 winners. Last time out in the Johan Cruyff Arena a 22nd minute Ryan Gravenberch decided the contest. Feyenoord last kept a clean sheet away to Ajax in January 2015 when both sides played out a goalless draw.
19 December 2021 – Feyenoord 0-2 Ajax – Eredivisie
9 May 2021 – Feyenoord 0-3 Ajax – Eredivisie
17 January 2021 – Ajax 1-0 Feyenoord – Eredivisie
27 October 2019 – Ajax 4-0 Feyenoord – Eredivisie
27 February 2019 – Feyenoord 0-3 Ajax – KNVB Beker
Ajax are unbeaten across their last five meetings with Feyenoord in all competitions. Erik ten Hag’s men last time out secured a 0-2 win at De Kuip. Marcos Senesi put the ball into his own net before half-time and nine minutes from the end Dusan Tadic converted a spotkick.