The third round of the Eredivisie will continue on Saturday with the VVV-Venlo-Ajax matches (kick-off at 6.30 pm), ADO The Hague-Sparta Rotterdam (6.30 pm) and FC Emmen-sc Heerenveen (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 Eredivisie matches this Saturday.

  • LIVE:
  • VVV-Venlo-Ajax 0-2
  • ADO-Sparta 0-2
  • Program:
  • 8.45 p.m.
  • FC Emmen-Heerenveen

VVV-Venlo-Ajax · a few seconds ago

Ajax already received thirteen penalties in 2019
Ajax already received thirteen penalties in all competitions in 2019, of which the team from Amsterdam made eleven. The previous time that Ajax scored eleven times from penalties in a calendar year was 2009 (also eleven).

VVV-Venlo-Ajax · 4 minutes ago

Cheering Ajax players go one by one to scorer Hakim Ziyech after his 0-1 against VVV-Venlo.

FC Emmen-sc Heerenveen · 6 minutes ago

FC Emmen and SC Heerenveen cross the swords in Emmen tonight from 8.45 PM. The home club is still scoreless after two matches, while the visitors from Friesland are still unapproachable with four points.

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

Arrangement sc Heerenveen: Hahn; Floranus, Dresevic, Botman, Woudenberg; Bruijn, Faik, Kongolo; Ejuke, Odgaard, Van Bergen.

VVV-Venlo-Ajax · 7 minutes ago

49 'GOAL Ajax! 0-2

Dusan Tadic again makes no mistake from 11 meters. The Serbian hits the ball hard in the left corner of VVV goalkeeper Kirschbaum. Ajax on roses in Venlo.

VVV-Venlo-Ajax · 8 minutes ago

48 'Penalty for Ajax!

Razvan Marin shoots against the excellent arm of VVV-Venlo defender Roel Janssen. A justified penalty for the team from Amsterdam.

VVV-Venlo-Ajax · 10 minutes ago

Kickoff! The ball rolls again in Venlo for VVV-Venlo-Ajax. Cristian Kum joins Steffen Schafer at VVV.

ADO The Hague-Sparta Rotterdam · 12 minutes ago

Kickoff! The ball rolls again in The Hague. Can ADO The Hague complete a make-up race against Sparta?

ADO The Hague-Sparta Rotterdam · 12 minutes ago

Trainer Fons Groenendijk intervenes at ADO after the 0-2 deficit against Sparta. Ould-Chikh comes for Falkenburg, while Hay replaces Goppel.

VVV-Venlo-Ajax · 16 minutes ago

Hakim Ziyech was involved in a goal (three goals and two assists) in each of his last five duels for Ajax.

ADO The Hague-Sparta Rotterdam · 27 minutes ago

Peace! What a luxury for Sparta Rotterdam. The team from Rotterdam are leading 0-2 at ADO Den Haag thanks to two fabulous hits by Mohamed Rayhi. Sparta is currently a shared leader with Vitesse and Ajax.

VVV-Venlo-Ajax · 27 minutes ago

Peace! Ajax is struggling in Venlo, but is ahead against VVV thanks to a goal from Hakim Ziyech just before the tea. The only disappointment is the failure of Quincy Promes.

VVV-Venlo-Ajax · 30 minutes ago

44 'GOAL Ajax! 0-1

Hakim Ziyech puts Ajax on a liberating lead in Venlo. The right winger gets the ball from Daley Blind, goes on an adventure and beats VVV goalkeeper Kirschbaum in the short corner.

VVV-Venlo-Ajax · 31 minutes ago

43 'Ajax player Donny van de Beek pulls the emergency brake and gets yellow from referee Danny Makkelie.

ADO The Hague-Sparta Rotterdam · 32 minutes ago

43 'GOAL Sparta Rotterdam! 0-2

What a dream start for Sparta! Halil Dervisoglu puts Mohamed Rayhi in front of the keeper with a nice cross pass, who again finishes in a controlled manner.

VVV-Venlo-Ajax · 33 minutes ago

41 ' First substitution at Ajax: David Neres replaces the injured Quincy Promes.

VVV-Venlo-Ajax · 35 minutes ago

39 'Quincy Promes makes the switch gesture to the technical staff after a tap on his ankle. David Neres is being prepared for a raid.

VVV-Venlo-Ajax · 36 minutes ago

A typical image from VVV-Venlo-Ajax. Ajax plays the ball around and VVV-Venlo defends with all its might to prevent an Amsterdam hit. The team of trainer Erik ten Hag has difficulty on the artificial grass in Venlo.

VVV-Venlo-Ajax · 41 minutes ago

33 'Peter van Ooijen of VVV-Venlo receives a yellow card after a strong pass at Ajax player Razvan Marin.

ADO The Hague-Sparta Rotterdam · 44 minutes ago

30 'Sparta Rotterdam claims a penalty kick after an ADO handball in the penalty area in The Hague. Referee Dennis Higler dismissed the protests. Does the VAR put a stop to it?

VVV-Venlo-Ajax · one hour ago

28 'Quincy Promes should perhaps give Ajax the lead here. The left winger hits Hakim Ziyech's cross with the tip of his shoe just wide.

VVV-Venlo-Ajax · one hour ago

27 ' Yellow! Lisandro Martinez is holding VVV-Venlo striker Sinclair and is going to get the ticket from referee Danny Makkelie.

ADO The Hague-Sparta Rotterdam · one hour ago

26 'GOAL Sparta Rotterdam! 0-1

What a nice goal from Mohamed Rayhi. The midfielder of Sparta has a devastating impact from a difficult angle and leaves ADO goalkeeper Zwinkels no chance.

ADO The Hague-Sparta Rotterdam · one hour ago

Fifteen minutes have also passed in The Hague. ADO Den Haag is against Sparta Rotterdam and it is waiting for the first hit in The Hague.

VVV-Venlo-Ajax · one hour ago

Quarter played in Venlo. Ajax is handing out the sheets and is lurking for a quick goal against VVV-Venlo, which focuses solely on defending and stopping.

VVV-Venlo-Ajax · one hour ago

14 'Is this not handball from VVV goalkeeper Kirschbaum? The keeper of the home club touches the ball with his hand outside his penalty area, but referee Makkelie has not seen it.

ADO The Hague-Sparta Rotterdam · one hour ago

12 'Great opportunity for ADO. Thijmen Goppel is keen on Tomas Necid, whose header is cleverly saved by Sparta goalkeeper Coremans.

VVV-Venlo-Ajax · one hour ago

10 'Ajax is seriously pushing in the initial phase in Venlo. The team of trainer Erik ten Hag wants to do business quickly with a view to the Champions League meeting with APOEL next Tuesday in Cyprus.

VVV-Venlo-Ajax · one hour ago

8 'First good action from Quincy Promes. After a double pair of scissors, the left winger gives a sharp lead to Donny van de Beek, who cannot put his foot behind the ball.

VVV-Venlo-Ajax · one hour ago

7 'The first pin prick from Ajax is in the name of Perr Schuurs. The center defender floats forward and gets some space to get out of it, whatever he does. The VVV-Venlo goalkeeper snatches the ball from the artificial grass field.

VVV-Venlo-Ajax · one hour ago

2 'The proportions are already apparent on the artificial turf in Venlo. Ajax dominates and VVV-Venlo crawls into the trenches, hoping to bombard the Amsterdam visitors through an outbreak.

VVV-Venlo-Ajax · one hour ago

Kickoff! The whistle sounds in Venlo. VVV-Venlo-Ajax has started!

ADO The Hague-Sparta Rotterdam · one hour ago

Kickoff! The ball rolls in The Hague. ADO The Hague-Sparta Rotterdam has started.

VVV-Venlo-Ajax · one hour ago

The VVV-Venlo and Ajax players descend from the famous kick in De Koel. The game will start in Venlo in a few moments.

VVV-Venlo-Ajax · one hour ago

Also a first for Sergiño Dest in Venlo. The eighteen-year-old defender is in the starting line-up for the first time in an Eredivisie match.

VVV-Venlo-Ajax · one hour ago

Quincy Promes is warming up in Venlo. It is for Ajax's attacker his first base place in the Eredivisie since May 3, 2014, when he started in the service of FC Twente against PEC Zwolle.

VVV-Venlo-Ajax · 2 hours ago

Ten Hag: 'Dolberg is talking to clubs'
Erik ten Hag discusses the absence of Kasper Dolberg in the selection of the races at FOX Sports . "There is no white smoke, we would have reported it. But he is talking to clubs. I cannot answer the names of the clubs. He is negotiating with a club. When it is finished, we report otherwise we would like to keep him. I can imagine that he wants to go elsewhere this season because he has to play at this age "

VVV-Venlo-Ajax · 2 hours ago

The layout of VVV-Venlo is also known. Coach Robert Maaskant sends these eleven players into the field.

Setup VVV-Venlo: Kirschbaum; Schaefer, Pachonik, Van Bruggen, Röseler, Janssen; Van Ooijen, Linthorst, Neudecker; Soriano, Sinclair.

VVV-Venlo-Ajax · 2 hours ago

Dolberg is again missing in match selection Ajax
Kasper Dolberg is again missing in the match selection of Ajax. Trainer Erik ten Hag did not take the Danish striker to Venlo for the Eredivisie match with the VVV. Ajax has not yet announced the reason for Dolberg's absence. He has been associated with a departure from Ajax for some time. The French OGC Nice is said to be expressing its services.

VVV-Venlo-Ajax · 2 hours ago

Ajax with many mutations in Venlo
Trainer Erik ten Hag makes a lot of changes in the basic line-up of Ajax for the VVV-Venlo match. Sergiño Dest, Perr Schuurs and Quincy Promes start from the kick-off. Ten Hag seems to take into account the duel with APOEL in the play-offs of the Champions League, coming next Tuesday in Cyprus.

Ajax setup: Onana; Dest, Schuurs, Martinez, Tagliafico; Marin, Blind, Van de Beek; Ziyech, Tadic, Promes.

ADO The Hague-Sparta Rotterdam · 3 hours ago

ADO Den Haag has to avert a crisis at home against Sparta Rotterdam tonight. The team of coach Alfons Groenendijk is still scoreless after two games in the Eredivisie. Sparta, on the other hand, is currently experiencing a good return at the highest level and already has four points in its pocket.

Setup ADO Den Haag: Zwinkels; Van Ewijk, Beugelsdijk, Cannon, Meijers; Bakker, Immers, Pinas; Goppel, Necid, Falkenburg.

Setup Sparta Rotterdam: Coremans; Abels, Vriends, Mattheij, Faye; Auassar, Harroui, Smeets, Rayhi; Ache, Dervisoglu.

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