AFC Ajax versus Feyenoord Rotterdam is an Eredivisie match that sees two of the three biggest sides in Dutch football square up against each other at the Johan Cruyff Arena. This particular fixture has created a number of mouth-watering classics over the years and the rivalry created between the two clubs will ensure that it continues to be as intense and fierce as it always has been.
De Godenzonen have been one of the most successful clubs to have ever played football, whether it be domestically or on a continental scale. AFC Ajax have lifted no fewer than 34 top-flight titles, as well as 19 KNVB winners medals, as well as numerous prizes within continental competition, such as the Champions League and UEFA Cup (Europa League).
Feyenoord, who are also known as De Stadionclub, have also been one of the most successful teams to have come from The Netherlands, with the Rotterdam outfit having secured no fewer than 15 Eredivisie titles and 13 KNVB trophies in their long and illustrious history.
With the Johan Cruyff Arena holding just under 55,000 people (54,990), the atmosphere generated when these two sides meet make it an unforgettable experience for those in the stands. Both sets of supporters are amongst the most passionate in the country, whilst the iconic stadium provides the perfect venue for a game of this magnitude.
Meetings between the two sides have proven to be one-sided affairs when played in Amsterdam, with AFC Ajax certainly making the most of familiar surroundings when Feyenoord come to the capital. Results in the past have included 2-0, 3-0 and 4-0 which gives the home fans the sense that goals can be expected.
Of course, both sides have had a number of superstars of the game play in fixtures between the Eredivisie duo, with the likes of Edwin van der Sar, Marc Overmars, Patrick Kluivert, Ronald Koeman, Pierre van Hooijdonk and Johan Cryuff just a small sample of the men to have featured.
With AFC Ajax vs Feyenoord always proving to be an extremely intense and fiery affair between these two huge Dutch clubs, fans need to experience the contents at the Johan Cruyff Arena and take in the atmosphere that this football match creates.