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The 53rd edition of the KNVB Cup started on August 15, 1970. The final was played on May 20, 1971: Ajax beat Sparta 2–1 and won the cup for the sixth time.

1970–71
CountryNetherlands
Teams51
Defending championsAjax
ChampionsAjax
Runners-upSparta
← 1969–70

Contents

TeamsEdit

First roundEdit

The matches of the first round were played on August 15 and 16 1970. Cupholders Ajax E received a bye for this round.

Home team Result Away team
Holland Sport E 4–0 RBC 2
HVC 1 0–3 PSV E
MVV E (p) 2-2 Limburgia 2
RCH 2 (p) 0-0 Blauw Wit 1
Roda JC 2 0–1 NEC E
Cambuur Leeuwarden 1 3–1 EDO 2
Sparta E 2–1 VVV 2
SVV 1 2–1 FC Wageningen 1
Telstar E 0–2 SC Drenthe 2
Vitesse Arnhem 1 (p) 1-1 ZFC 2
FC Volendam E 1–2 Heracles 1
Willem II 1 1–0 PEC Zwolle 2
Home team Result Away team
AGOVV 2 0–5 Feijenoord E
AZ'67 E 2–0 Helmond Sport 1
De Graafschap 1 2–3 (aet) NOAD 2
De Volewijckers 2 1–3 ADO E
DFC 1 0–1 HFC Haarlem E
DWS E 2–1 VV Baronie 2
Excelsior E 1–0 (aet) Fortuna Vlaardingen 2
FC Den Bosch 1 2–0 sc Heerenveen 1
GVAV 1 2–1 SC Gooiland 2
FC Twente E 7–0 Hermes DVS 2
FC Utrecht E 3–1 FC Eindhoven 2
Fortuna Sittard 1 1–0 NAC E
Go Ahead Eagles E 9–2 Veendam 1

E Eredivisie; 1 Eerste Divisie; 2 Tweede Divisie

Second roundEdit

The matches of the second round were played on November 8, 1970. The following clubs received a bye: Fortuna Sittard, FC Twente, Holland Sport, HFC Haarlem, Sparta Rotterdam and SC Drenthe.

Home team Result Away team
NEC 2–0 Vitesse Arnhem
NOAD 1–1 (p) FC Den Bosch
PSV 0–0 (p) Feijenoord
RCH 2–0 MVV
Cambuur Leeuwarden 4–2 Willem II
Home team Result Away team
AZ'67 2–2 (p) SVV
DWS 2–0 FC Utrecht
Excelsior 1–2 (aet) FC Groningen
Go Ahead Eagles 1–2 ADO
Heracles 0–3 Ajax

Round of 16Edit

The matches of the round of 16 were played on March 14, 1971.

Home team Result Away team
Ajax 4–0 FC Den Bosch
FC Groningen 2–1 Holland Sport
Fortuna Sittard 2–1 SVV
HFC Haarlem 0–1 ADO
NEC 1–0 DWS
Cambuur Leeuwarden 0–3 Feijenoord
SC Drenthe 0–1 (aet) RCH
Sparta 3–2 (aet) FC Twente

Quarter finalsEdit

The quarter finals were played on April 7 and 8 1971.

Home team Result Away team
Feijenoord 1–2 Ajax
Fortuna Sittard 2–1 (aet) FC Groningen
NEC 1–0 ADO
RCH 1–4 Sparta

Semi-finalsEdit

The semi-finals were played on April 21 and 22 1971.

Home team Result Away team
Ajax 2–0 NEC
Fortuna Sittard 1–4 Sparta

FinalEdit

The final was played on May 5, 1971. The replay was played on May 20, 1971.

Home team Result Away team
Ajax 2–2 Sparta
Ajax 2–1 Sparta

Sparta would participate in the Cup Winners' Cup, since Ajax finished second in the Eredivisie, already qualifying for the European Cup.

See alsoEdit

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