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Feyenoord for the first time in thirteen years, two Classics in a row to win

Feyenoord hopes Wednesday night in the semifinals of the TOTO KNVB-cup for the first time in thirteen years, two times in a row from Ajax to win. The last time the Rotterdammers two consecutive Classics won, was in the 2005/2006 season.

In that season, Ajax in competition, first in Amsterdam with 1-2 beaten by goals from Salomon Goal”. and Dirk Kuijt. In Rotterdam, it was 3-2 and then scored Nicky the Garden, Romeo make trips to and re-Kuijt.

A month ago, ended Feyenoord-Ajax in the Eredivisie surprisingly at 6-2. In the first half came and Ajax, still at 0-1 and 2-2, but after rest, cold rolled the home side over the Amsterdammers back in The Cockpit.

Feyenoord seems to be a good chance to make the first double victory at Ajax in thirteen years, because for the last twenty cup matches in their own stadium – including two finals – were all won. That is a record.

The last time the vijftienvoudig champion a bekerduel in The Cockpit lost was on september 22, 2010. Under then-coach Mario Leg the club was eliminated by Roda JC, that after a penalty won after the position after extension 1-1.

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Feyenoord won last bekerduel with Ajax

The last time Feyenoord and Ajax are opposite each other were in the cup tournament was on October 28, 2015, and then won the Rotterdam. The derderondeduel was decided by an own goal from Joël Veltman in the last minute of the injury time: 1-0.

Ajax’ last bekerzege in The Cockpit dates back to 6 may 2010, when the final two duels was finished. After the heenwedstrijd already in the 2-0 it was finished, it was in Rotterdam, 1-4. Luis Suárez and Siem de Jong scored both two times.

Erik ten Hag will like to have a victory like books with Ajax, because the coach lost all of his previous four races in The Cockpit. With FC Utrecht, he went there three times down (including once in the cup final), and last month he suffered so a painful defeat with Ajax.

Feyenoord-Ajax starts Wednesday at 20.45 hours and is led by referee Kevin Blom. The other semifinal is Thursday between Willem II and AZ.

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