The arbitration committee of the KNVB, have PEC Zwolle on Monday to provide additional information about the journey of the league game against Ajax from 2 to 13 march asked.
The club from the province of Overijssel is the wedstrijdwijziging once and tensed therefore, Sunday an urgent arbitration case to the movement to undo.
PEC need that information by Tuesday at the end of the afternoon, deliver to the arbitration committee, reports a spokesman of the KNVB. Only then, it is clear whether the case would continue and, if so, when that should be.
The KNVB had the competition last week at the request of Ajax moved so that the Locals more peace in the run-up to the return against Real Madrid on 5 march, in the eighth finals of the Champions League.
According to the KNVB is in the interest of the Dutch football if Ajax can optimally prepare for that duel in the Spanish capital. The team of trainer Erik ten Hag should there a delay of 1-2 see.
Only if Ajax Real Madrid wins, the Dutch champion in 2020 may directly enter the group stage of the Champions League.
“The decision seems to be taken randomly’
PEC can’t see it sitting around after two weeks without a match, then three times in eight days time to have to play against AZ on march 10 (home), Ajax, on 13 march (from) and Excelsior on 17 march (from).
“The decision seems to be taken randomly and can have great consequences carry with them for the rest of the league. After the contest this coming weekend, we’ll be playing two weeks of no competitieduel then, and in contrast to our competitors, three games in eight days to play soccer”, wrote the president Adriaan Visser, in his column on the website of PEC.
“For PEC, which has a selection which is considerably smaller than that of Ajax, make the change for an unjustified aggravation of the competition compared to our competitors that don’t suffer from it. A clearer example of competitievervalsing I can’t think of.”
PEC was not the only club that her displeasure expressed about the relocation of the match. As a leader PSV, with Ajax, is embroiled in the battle for the title in the Premier league, deplored the state of affairs.
“It is a good initiative, but not in this way. If you have appointments, you need to fulfill,” said trainer Mark van Bommel, who is with PSV currently has a lead of two points cherishes on neighbour enemy Ajax.
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