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The 2017–18 KNVB Cup was the 100th season of the annual Dutch national football cup competition. It commenced on 19 September 2017 with the first of six rounds and concluded on 22 April 2018 with the final being played at De Kuip in Rotterdam.

2017–18 KNVB Cup
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KNVB trophy
Country Netherlands
Dates19 September 2017 - 22 April 2018
Championship venueDe Kuip, Rotterdam
Teams64
(103 including preliminaries)
ChampionsFeyenoord
Runners-upAZ
Top goal scorer(s)Wout Weghorst (9)

The defending champions were Vitesse from the Eredivisie, who beat AZ 2–0 in the final in the previous season on 30 April 2017.[1]

The winner will automatically qualify for the third preliminary round of the 2018–19 edition of the UEFA Europa League. The winner will also participate in the 2018 edition of the Johan Cruyff Shield, the Dutch Supercup match at the start of the following season between the Cup winner and the champions of the 2017–18 Eredivisie.

CalendarEdit

Round Date
First preliminary round 19 August 2017
Second preliminary round 23, 26–27 August 2017
First round 19–21 September 2017
Second round 24–26 October 2017
Round of 16 19–21 December 2017
Quarter-finals 30–31 January, 1 February 2018
Semi-finals 27–28 February, 1 March 2018
Final 22 April 2018

First preliminary roundEdit

Matches scheduled on 19 August 2017.

Tie no Home team Score Away team
1 RKVV EVV (3) 4–1 Olde Veste '54 (6)
2 BVV Den Bosch (7) 1–5 VV Staphorst (5)
3 RKSV Groene Ster (5) 1–2 SVV Scheveningen (3)
4 JVC Cuijk (3) 0–1 (a.e.t.) SDC Putten (6)
5 VV Chevremont (6) 1–3 AVV Swift (5)
6 ADO '20 (5) 1–1 (a.e.t.) (10–11 p) SV Spakenburg (3)
7 AFC Ajax (amateurs) (5) 3–1 OJC Rosmalen (4)
8 Sparta Nijkerk (5) 3–0 VPV Purmersteijn (5)
9 ACV Assen (4) 0–3 USV Hercules (4)
10 VV Dongen (4) 5–2 DOVO (4)
11 Vv Capelle (4) 6–0 RKSV Nuenen (5)
12 Ter Leede (5) 2–0 DHC Delft (5)
13 VV Buitenpost (4) 4–3 ZSV (4)
14 VVOG (4) 2–0 VV Gemert (5)

Second preliminary roundEdit

Tie no Home team Score Away team
1 DVS '33 (4) 1-2 Quick Boys (4)
2 ASWH (3) 1–3 HSV Hoek (5)
3 Achilles '29 (3) 3–2 OFC (4)
4 TEC VV (3) 1-3 Rijnsburgse Boys (3)
5 Koninklijke HFC (3) 4-0 RKVV Westlandia (4)
6 AFC Amsterdam (3) 0-2 ASV De Dijk (3)
7 SVV Scheveningen (4) 0-0 (a.e.t.) (3–2 p) VV Spijkenisse (4)
8 HSC '21 (4) 0-1 VV Zwaluwen (5)
9 BVV Barendrecht (3) 1-0 VVOG (4)
10 Harkemase Boys (4) 0-0 (a.e.t.) (2–3 p) Sparta Nijkerk (5)
11 Blauw Geel '38 (4) 3-2 SV Spakenburg (4)
12 SV DFS (5) 1-2 ONS Boso Sneek (4)
13 AVV Swift (5) 3-0 HBS Craeyenhout (4)
14 USV Hercules (4) 4-2 (a.e.t.) VV Dongen (4)
15 VV Capelle (4) 6-1 VV Altius (8)
16 VVSB (3) 4-3 (a.e.t.) RKVV EVV (4)
17 FC Lienden (3) 0-1 HHC Hardenberg (3)
18 VV UNA (4) 1-2 VV Staphorst (5)
19 H.V. & C.V. Quick (4) 2-3 Ter Leede (5)
20 Quick '20 (4) 0-1 CSV Apeldoorn (5)
21 VV Noordwijk (5) 3-2 IJsselmeervogels (3)
22 Excelsior Maassluis (3) 1-1 (a.e.t.) (6–7 p) FC Lisse (3)
23 AFC Ajax Amateurs (5) 2-1 (a.e.t.) Be Quick 1887 (4)
24 VV De Meern (4) 1-1 (a.e.t.) (4–3 p) VC Vlissingen (5)
25 GVVV (3) 7-0 Magreb '90 (4)
26 ODIN '59 (4) 1-3 SDC Putten (5)
27 VV Buitenpost (6) 0-2 SC Genemuiden (5)

First roundEdit

The draw of the first round was done on 26 August 2017.[2] 64 teams participated and played on 19, 20 or 21 September 2017.

Second roundEdit

The draw of the second round was done on 21 September 2017.[4] 32 teams participated and played on 24, 25 or 26 October 2017.

The lowest ranked teams left were Swift and Hoek from the fifth tier of Dutch football.

Round of 16Edit

The draw of the round of 16 was done on 26 October 2017. 16 teams are participating and will play on 19, 20 or 21 December 2017.

The lowest ranked teams left are GVVV and VVSB from the third tier of Dutch football.

Quarter-finalsEdit

The quarter-final draw was held on 21 December 2017. 8 teams participated and the matches will be played on 30 and 31 January 2018 and 1 February 2018.

The lowest ranked team left is Cambuur from the second tier of Dutch football.

Semi-finalsEdit

The matches for the semi-finals took place on 28 February 2018.

FinalEdit

Final KNVB Cup *
AZ0-3Feyenoord
Report   28' Nicolai Jørgensen
  57' Robin van Persie
  90+3' Jens Toornstra
Attendance: 46.084
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AZ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Feyenoord
GK 1   Marco Bizot
RB 2   Jonas Svensson
CB 23   Ricardo van Rhijn   58'
CB 4   Ron Vlaar (c)
CB 30   Stijn Wuytens   78'
LB 5   Thomas Ouwejan
CM 6   Fredrik Midtsjø   37'   66'
CM 15   Guus Til
CM 14   Teun Koopmeiners   46'
CF 7   Alireza Jahanbakhsh   43'
CF 9   Wout Weghorst   43'
Substitutes:
GK 16   Gino Coutinho
GK 25   Nick Olij
DF 3   Rens van Eijden
DF 12   Pantelis Hatzidiakos
DF 26   Owen Wijndal
MF 8   Joris van Overeem
MF 18   Iliass Bel Hassani   78'
MF 20   Mats Seuntjens   58'
MF 24   Tijjani Reijnders
FW 22   Oussama Idrissi   66'
FW 49   Mees Hoedemakers
Coach:
  John van den Brom
GK 25   Brad Jones
RB 17   Kevin Diks   69'
CB 3   Sven van Beek
CB 6   Jan-Arie van der Heijden
LB 5   Ridgeciano Haps
CDM 8   Karim El Ahmadi (c)   50'
CAM 32   Robin van Persie   67'
CDM 10   Tonny Vilhena
RW 19   Steven Berghuis   90+2'
CF 9   Nicolai Jørgensen
LW 28   Jens Toornstra
Substitutes:
GK 22   Justin Bijlow
GK 30   Ramon ten Hove
DF 2   Bart Nieuwkoop
DF 33  Eric Botteghin   90+2'
DF 35  Tyrell Malacia
MF 20   Renato Tapia
MF 21   Sofyan Amrabat
MF 36  Emil Hansson
FW 7   Jean-Paul Boëtius   67'   77'
FW 14   Bilal Başaçıkoğlu
FW 34   Dylan Vente
Coach:
  Giovanni van Bronckhorst

Note: * In this match Goal Line Technology, a video referee (VAR) and an assistant video referee (AVAR) were used.

KNVB Cup 2017/18
 
Feyenoord
13th title

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Vitesse voor de eerste keer winnaar KNVB-beker". NRC Handelsblad (in Dutch).
  2. ^ "LOTING 1E RONDE KNVB BEKER ZATERDAG LIVE OP KNVB.NL". www.knvb.nl (in Dutch). Retrieved 2017-09-19.
  3. ^ "Strafschoppenserie Lisse - Hoek moet over". Fox Sports (in Dutch). 6 October 2017.
  4. ^ "Loting tweede ronde KNVB Beker". Fox Sports (in Dutch). 21 September 2017. Retrieved 2017-10-24.