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Preview – AFC Ajax vs PSV Eindhoven

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Time for the biggest game in Dutch football, as fierce rivals Ajax and PSV square off at the Johan Cruyff Arena on Sunday evening.

AFC Ajax

Dutch champions Ajax welcome their arch rivals PSV Eindhoven in the 21st round of the 2019-20 Eredivisie campaign.

The Jews will be looking to bounce back from the 2-1 defeat at Groningen last weekend and also restore their three-point lead on the top of the table ahead of, joint-leaders at this moment – AZ Alkmaar.

They will miss club captain Daley Blind, who has a heart condition, as well as injured stars Hakim Ziyech and David Neres.

PSV Eindhoven

Out-of-form PSV Eindhoven travel to Amsterdam looking for their first win in 2020.

The Farmers drew 1-1 with both, Venlo and Twente in the two league games they’ve played in the new year and faced an early exit from the KNVB Cup losing 2-0 to Eerste Divisie side NAC Breda.

Their leading goalscorer and former Ajax youngster Donyell Malen will miss the game through injury, along with Ibrahim Afellay, who is serving a suspension.

Keep an eye on

Quincy Promes and Dusan Tadic are the players who could decide the big game at the Johan Cruyff Stadium this evening.

Promes has registered 10 goals and four assists in top-flight Dutch football, while the Serbian forward had his hand in 22 goals, netting eight strikes and providing 14 assists.