Feyenoord 1-1 Ajax: Draw on Sunday

ROTTERDAM. Feyenoord and Ajax draw 1-1. I. Paixão scored the first goal (34') for Feyenoord. D. Klaassen settled the score 1-1 (71').

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ROTTERDAM. Feyenoord and Ajax draw 1-1. I. Paixão scored the first goal (34′) for Feyenoord. D. Klaassen settled the score 1-1 (71′). Ajax couldn’t win even though he was superior in terms of holding the ball possession (57%)

The match was played at the Stadion Feijenoord stadium in Rotterdam on Sunday and it started at 2:30 pm local time. The referee was Serdar Gözübüyük assisted by Joost van Zuilen and Johan Balder. The 4th official was Rob Dieperink. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold around 1.8 degrees Celsius or 35.24 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 87%.​

Match Statistics

Ajax was in firm control of the ball 57% while Feyenoord was struggling with a 43% ball possession.

Feyenoord was more aggressive with 54 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 4 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Feyenoord to win the match​.

Feyenoord shot 12 times, 4 on target, 8 off target. Regarding the opposition, Ajax shot 11 times, 3 on target, 8 off target.


Feyenoord received 4 yellow cards (Alireza Jahanbakhsh, Orkun Kökcü, Marcus Pedersen and Mats Wieffer). On the other side, Ajax received 4 yellow cards (Kenneth Taylor, Jurrien Timber, Edson Álvarez and Davy Klaassen).

After this match, Feyenoord will have 37 points to stay in the 1st place. Talking about the opposition, Ajax will have 32 points to stay in the 4th place.

Match Events

  • 9'

    Kenneth Taylor

  • 24'

    Jurrien Timber

  • 24'

    Alireza Jahanbakhsh

  • 34'

    Igor Paixão

  • 39'

    Edson Álvarez

  • 46'

    Steven Bergwijn 

    Francisco Conceição

  • 55'

    Orkun Kökcü

  • 60'

    Marcus Pedersen

  • 71'

    Davy Klaassen

    Steven Bergwijn 

  • 74'

    B. Brobbey

    Steven Berghuis 

  • 74'

    Javairô Dilrosun

    Igor Paixão

  • 74'

    Santiago Giménez


  • 79'

    Mats Wieffer

  • 80'

    Davy Klaassen

  • 81'

    Oussama Idrissi

    Alireza Jahanbakhsh

  • 81'

    Q. Timber

    Sebastian Szymanski

  • 90'

    Owen Wijndal

    Jurrien Timber

Next match

In the upcoming Eredivisie match, Feyenoord will host NEC on the 25th of January with a 13-7 head to head in favor of Feyenoord (5 draws).

Ajax will host FC Volendam on the 26th of January with a 3-0 head to head statistic in favor of Ajax (0 draws).

Feyenoord: Formation and Lineups

Feyenoord started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Arne Slot chose to play with the following team: Justin Bijlow (6.8), Marcus Pedersen (6.3), Lutsharel Geertruida (6.2), Dávid Hancko (6.6), Quilindschy Hartman (7.4), Mats Wieffer (6.5), Orkun Kökçü (6.8), Alireza Jahanbakhsh (6.2), Sebastian Szymański (7.2), Igor Paixão (7.3) and Danilo (6.8).


Feyenoord made 4 changes: Igor Paixão for Javairô Dilrosun (74′), Danilo for Santiago Giménez (74′), Sebastian Szymanski for Q. Timber (81′) and Alireza Jahanbakhsh for Oussama Idrissi (81′).

Top player: Quilindschy Hartman

Probably the most impressive player in Feyenoord was Quilindschy Hartman.

His rating is (7.4) with 28 passes (67% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 8. He performed 3 crosses.

Ajax: Formation and Lineups

Ajax started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

Talking about the opposition, Alfred Schreuder played with: Gerónimo Rulli (7.2), Jorge Sánchez (6.2), Edson Álvarez (7.1), Jurriën Timber (7.0), Calvin Bassey (7.0), Kenneth Taylor (6.2), Davy Klaassen (7.3), Steven Berghuis (6.2), Francisco Conceição (6.4), Mohammed Kudus (7.0) and Dušan Tadić (7.2).


Ajax made 3 changes: Francisco Conceição for Steven Bergwijn  (46′), Steven Berghuis  for B. Brobbey (74′) and Jurrien Timber for Owen Wijndal (90′).

Top player: Davy Klaassen

The player who no doubt impressed Ajax the most was Davy Klaassen.

His rating is (7.3) with 1 goal, 20 passes (80% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 4 duels out of 11. He performed 1 cross.

Results of the day

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