The battle for the Johan Cruijff Scale between Ajax and PSV is not on Sunday, July 28, but a day earlier, finished. The KNVB has the game moved to the Locals more rest for the European duel of the week.
PSV finished the season in second place behind champion Ajax and start therefore already in the second round of the Champions League. This means that the team of trainer Mark van Bommel at the end of July for the first time in action in the miljoenenbal.
The European season for PSV starts on Tuesday 23 or Wednesday 24 July. The return of the first diptych is on Tuesday 30 or Wednesday 31 July on the program.
By the battle for the Johan Cruijff Scale to Saturday 27 July to move, the KNVB PSV with the option to on Sunday morning to a European destination to fly, were the Locals that week in the aftermath of the diptych play.
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KNVB helped Ajax this season already
The football association gives, as a continuation of the policy initiated to clubs who compete in Europe to protect in the interest of Dutch football.
The KNVB helped Ajax last season by the calendar multiple times to change, so that the citizens of Amsterdam more days of rest enjoyed for their duels in the knockout stages of the Champions League. So were the 33rd and 34th matchday for that reason, even reversed.
The battle for the Johan Cruijff Scale normally goes between the champion and the winner of the TOTO KNVB Cup. Since Ajax the double won, playing the team of trainer Erik ten Hag at number two PSV.
The match for the Johan Cruijff Scale between Ajax and PSV begins on Saturday 27 July at 18: 00 in Amsterdam. The duel for the supercup since the season 2017/2018 played in the stadium of the champion.