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The 70th edition of the KNVB Cup started on October 7, 1987. The final was played on May 12, 1988: PSV beat Roda JC 3–2 and won the cup for the fourth time.

1987–1988
CountryNetherlands
Teams64
Defending championsAjax
ChampionsPSV
Runners-upRoda JC

Contents

TeamsEdit

First roundEdit

The matches of the first round were played between October 7 and 13, 1987.

Home team Result Away team
VV Rheden A 0–3 Roda JC E
ROHDA Raalte A 1–2 SC Cambuur 1
Rijnsburgse Boys A 1–7 Fortuna Sittard E
SC Genemuiden A 0–1 RBC 1
SC Heracles 1 2–0 sc Heerenveen 1
VV Serooskerke A 2–3 NEC 1
SV Spakenburg A 0–1 (aet) MVV 1
Telstar 1 0–2 FC Volendam E
TOP Oss A 3–0 FC Utrecht E
De Treffers A 0–6 PSV E
SV De Valleivogels A 1–5 FC Den Haag E (at FC Den Haag)
SV Venray A 3–0 Vitesse Arnhem 1
VVOG A 1–2 FC Eindhoven 1
FC Wageningen 1 3–1 NAC Breda 1
Wilhelmina '08 A 1–5 FC Den Bosch E
IJsselmeervogels A 0–5 Willem II E
Home team Result Away team
VV DWV A 1–0 AZ E (on September 20)
VV Germania A 1–2 HFC Haarlem E (on September 20)
Achilles'29 A 1–4 PEC Zwolle E
ACV A 1–3 De Graafschap 1
Young Ajax 2–1 Sparta E
DOS Kampen A 2–1 Go Ahead Eagles 1
VV DOVO A 0–7 FC Twente E
VV Drachtster Boys A 0–7 DS '79 E
HFC EDO A 1–4 VVV E
FC Emmen 1 1–3 Feyenoord E
VV Geldrop/AEK A 0–1 SC Veendam 1
VV HeerjansdamA 0–2 FC Groningen E
Helmond Sport 1 0–1 Excelsior 1
NSVV A 1–2 RKC Waalwijk 1
Quick Boys A 0–7 Ajax E
RCH A 2–4 SVV 1

E Eredivisie; 1 Eerste Divisie; A Amateur teams

Second roundEdit

The matches of the second round were played on November 14 and 15, 1987.

Home team Result Away team
RKC Waalwijk 2–1 SC Veendam
Roda JC 2–0 FC Eindhoven
SVV 4–3 De Graafschap
SV Venray 0–1 (aet) DS '79
VVV 2–2 (p: 4-3) HFC Haarlem
FC Wageningen 3–3 (p: 2-3) FC Volendam
Willem II 4–2 (aet) FC Twente
TOP Oss 0–2 Feyenoord (on November 29)
Home team Result Away team
Young Ajax 3–1 FC Groningen
DOS Kampen 1–3 NEC
VV DWV 0–3 Fortuna Sittard
Excelsior 5–0 SC Heracles
FC Den Bosch 1–0 Ajax
FC Den Haag 2–0 PEC Zwolle
MVV 1–3 PSV
RBC 2–1 (aet) SC Cambuur

Round of 16Edit

The matches of the round of 16 were played on February 10, 12, 14 and March 30, 1988.

Home team Result Away team
Roda JC 2–0 Fortuna Sittard
Excelsior 0–6 RKC Waalwijk
SVV 1–2 (aet) RBC
FC Den Haag 0–4 Feyenoord
FC Volendam 2–3 Young Ajax
FC Den Bosch 0–1 (aet) PSV
NEC 0–2 Willem II
VVV 2–0 DS '79

Quarter finalsEdit

The quarter finals were played on April 13, 1988.

Home team Result Away team
PSV 2–0 RBC
RKC Waalwijk 2–1 Young Ajax
VVV 2–1 Feyenoord
Willem II 1–3 (aet) Roda JC

Semi-finalsEdit

The semi-finals were played on April 26, 1988.

Home team Result Away team
RKC Waalwijk 2–3 PSV
Roda JC 3–1 (aet) VVV

FinalEdit

PSV 3–2 (aet) Roda JC
Gerets 52'
Gerets 85'
Lerby 92'
May 12, 1988
Willem II Stadion
Referee: Cor Verhoef
Attendance: 8.500
22' H. Smeets
64' R. Smeets

PSV also won the Dutch Eredivisie championship, thereby taking the double. They would participate in the European Cup, so Roda JC could play in the Cup Winners' Cup.

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