The first round of the Eredivisie continues on Saturday with the matches Vitesse-Ajax (kick-off 6.30 pm), FC Emmen-FC Groningen (6.30 pm), FC Twente-PSV (8.45 pm) and VVV-Venlo-RKC Waalwijk (8.45 pm) . Follow everything in this live blog.

Good evening and welcome to the Eredivisie liveblog! My name is Jeroen van Barneveld and I will keep you informed of all developments of the four Eredivisie matches this Saturday.

  • Eredivisie
  • LIVE
  • Vitesse-Ajax 1-0
  • FC Emmen-FC Groningen 0-0
  • 8.45 p.m.
  • FC Twente PSV
  • VVV-Venlo-RKC Waalwijk

Vitesse-Ajax · a few seconds ago

35 'Another chance for Donny van de Beek. The 22-year-old midfielder heads high from a promising position. He should have got more out of it.

Vitesse-Ajax · 3 minutes ago

32 '' Donny, another year! Another year! ', The Ajax supporters sing in the magazine. The fans try to convince the midfielder after his goal to stay with Ajax for another season.

Vitesse-Ajax · 6 minutes ago

30 ' GOAL Ajax! 1-1

The much discussed Donny van de Beek shoots Ajax on the same level as Vitesse. The midfielder hits Hakim Ziyech on close range. Van de Beek makes a primordial cry. He has been in the interest of Real Madrid for weeks.

Vitesse-Ajax · 6 minutes ago

30 'Ajax is getting closer to the equalizer against Vitesse. Do the people of Amsterdam balance the score before the break?

Vitesse-Ajax · 8 minutes ago

27 ' Lat! Ajax has a lot of bad luck here. Daley Blind produces a nice long shot from at least 30 meters, which bursts apart. In the rebound, Donny van de Beek cannot make the net fly.

Vitesse-Ajax · 9 minutes ago

27 'Donny van de Beek! The midfielder of Ajax has to put the equalizer on the board when he gets the ball in front of Razvan Marin. He, however, shoots high.

FC Emmen-FC Groningen · 10 minutes ago

26 'Ritsu Doan starts a rash tackle and takes the receipt.

Vitesse-Ajax · 12 minutes ago

23 'Matus Bero takes the sting out of a promising attack by Ajax and the player of Vitesse rightly receives yellow from referee Bas Nijhuis.

Vitesse-Ajax · 15 minutes ago

20 'Vitesse is not planning to extend the lead against Ajax for the time being. The people of Arnhem lean back and watch for a fleeting outbreak. A comfortable way of playing, now that the home club leads 1-0 against the reigning champion.

Vitesse-Ajax · 18 minutes ago

Party with the players of Vitesse after the opening goal of Matus Bero. Ajax has to chase the Arnhem team.

Vitesse-Ajax · 20 minutes ago

15 'Razvan Marin has to go hunting with Ajax for the equalizer in Arnhem. Vitesse leads 1-0 thanks to a goal from Matus Bero.

Vitesse-Ajax · 23 minutes ago

13 ' GOAL Vitesse! 1-0

A dramatic start to Ajax. Matus Bero shoots in and via Perr Schuurs leg the ball rolls over the line, out of reach of Ajax goalkeeper André Onana.

Vitesse-Ajax · 25 minutes ago

10 'Ajax has a slight preponderance in Arnhem. The Amsterdammers have not yet created any real opportunities.

Vitesse-Ajax · 33 minutes ago

2 'Donny van de Beek is close to 0-1 after just two minutes. The midfielder gets a falling ball for the feet and hits from a difficult angle. Vitesse goalkeeper Remko Pasveer saves with foot.

FC Emmen-FC Groningen · 35 minutes ago

Kickoff! The ball rolls on De Oude Meerdijk for FC Emmen-FC Groningen.

Vitesse-Ajax · 35 minutes ago

Kickoff! Hakim Ziyech has set Vitesse-Ajax in motion.

Vitesse-Ajax · 36 minutes ago

This is the arbitration at Vitesse-Ajax:

Referee: Bas Nijhuis
Assistant referee: Bas van Dongen
Assistant referee: Erwin Zeinstra
Fourth official: Christiaan Bax
VAR: Danny Makkelie

Vitesse-Ajax · 40 minutes ago

❓ | Had Edson Álvarez sat down at Ronald Koeman's place? #vitaja

Avatar AuthorFOX SportsMoment of places18: 24 - 3 August 2019

Vitesse-Ajax · 41 minutes ago

Will Donny van de Beek play his last match in the shirt of Ajax tonight against Vitesse? The 22-year-old midfielder confirmed the interest of Real Madrid yesterday. Allegedly 'De Koninklijke' only wants to make a bid, if Paul Pogba Real cancels.

Vitesse-Ajax · 44 minutes ago

Ajax receives verbal support tonight from Edson Álvarez, the brand new addition to the Amsterdam team.

Vitesse-Ajax · one hour ago

Ten Hag: 'Do not embroider ahead of Schöne departure'
Erik ten Hag does not mean that he continues with Daley Blind in midfield on the departure of Lasse Schöne. "Not so much. What you look at is the balance. That's what you look for at the start of the season. We need organizational power there. Daley can do that like no other. Martinez can play very well in the back. two things together ", says Ten Hag at FOX Sports , who does not agree with Ajax's predicted supremacy. "I understand that it is, but it is brought very easily, as if the rest are no longer participating."

Vitesse-Ajax · one hour ago

As reigning Dutch champion, Ajax only lost its opening game of an Eredivisie season (W21-G3-V1) once, 2-1 at Go Ahead Eagles in 1968/1969. Ajax won with the scale in pocket 11 of its last 12 duels in round 1 of the Eredivisie. The only exception was a 2-2 draw at home against AZ in 2012/2013.

Vitesse-Ajax · one hour ago

The players of Ajax start the warm-up in the GelreDome.

Just 30 minutes to go! ⏳⬛️⬛️⬛️⬛️🔲🔲 #vitaja

Avatar AuthorAFC AjaxMoment of places18: 02 - 3 August 2019

Vitesse-Ajax · one hour ago

Ajax has not won two season openers in a row
Ajax started the last two Eredivisie seasons without a win, both times against Heracles Almelo: a 2-1 defeat in 2017/2018 and a 1-1 draw at home in 2018/2019. It was the first time that Ajax started consecutive Eredivisie seasons without winning.

Vitesse-Ajax · one hour ago

Time for some facts. Vitesse and Ajax face each other in the Eredivisie for the 69th time. Vitesse won 17 of the previous 68 meetings, Ajax recorded 43 victories and 8 times it became the same.

Vitesse-Ajax · one hour ago

FOX Sports: 'Ajax and Genoa agree on Schöne'
Lasse Schöne has informed FOX Sports that Ajax and Genoa have reached an agreement about his transfer to Italy. Tomorrow he is leaving for Genoa to put his signature under the contract and to undergo the medical examination. He can earn two million euros a year.

FC Emmen-FC Groningen · one hour ago

FC Emmen starts the second season in the Eredivisie after the fairytale enforcement. Can coach Dick Lukkien's team surprise again at the highest level? FC Groningen is the first opponent in a derby on De Oude Meerdijk.

FC Emmen set-up: Telgenkamp; Bijl, Veendorp, Bakker, Burnet; Ugrinic, Chacon, Laursen; The Lion, Arias, Kolar.

FC Groningen set-up: Padt; Sea fowl, Te Wierik, Itakura, Absalem; Hrustic, Matusiwa, Lundqvist, Gudmundsson; Doan, Sierhuis.

Vitesse-Ajax · 2 hours ago

Reigning Dutch champion Ajax opens the new season in the Eredivisie at 18.30 with an away match against Vitesse. How does Ajax stand without Matthijs de Ligt and Frenkie de Jong? And is this the last match of both Donny van de Beek and Lasse Schöne?

Setup Vitesse: Pasveer; Karavaev, Obispo, Clark, Doekhi; Serero, Bazoer, Bero; Tannane, Matavz, Linssen.

Ajax setup: Onana; Veltman, Schuurs, Martínez, Tagliafico; Marin, Blind, Van de Beek; Ziyech, Dolberg, Tadic.

Vitesse-Ajax · 2 hours ago

Lasse Schöne and Donny van de Beek are 'just' part of the Ajax match selection for the Vitesse match, despite transfer problems.

❓ | And what about Donny van de Beek? #vitaja

Avatar AuthorFOX SportsMoment of places17: 07 - 3 August 2019

Eredivisie · 3 hours ago

Two hours left until the start of the Saturday matches in the Eredivisie. These duels are on the menu tonight:

6.30 pm: Vitesse-Ajax
6.30 pm: FC Emmen-FC Groningen
8.45 pm: FC Twente-PSV
8.45 pm: VVV-Venlo-RKC Waalwijk

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