The Dutch Eredivisie is among the Best European Leagues in the world. Clubs in the leagues have been notable for winning games with a high number of goals. Different Biggest win in the Dutch Eredivisie has been achieved since the inception of the league. According to UEFA, the Dutch Eredivisie has ranked the 9th best league in Europe. Recently one among the Big Three of the Dutch Eredivisie set a new biggest win. The subsequent clubs have achieved the Biggest win in the Dutch Eredivisie.
1. VVV-Venlo 0-13 Ajax Amsterdam (24/10/2020) –
On the 24th of October 2020, Ajax defeated VVV-Venlo away from home to become the record holder to the biggest wins in the Eredivisie. The win is the biggest in Eredivisie’s history surpassing a record they set themselves some years back. In the match, Ajax teenage player Lassina Traore became the first player to score five goals and make three assists in an Eredivisie match. Other players that scored for Ajax in the match are Jurgen Ekkelenkamp (2), Klaas-Jan Huntelaar (2), Dusan Tadic (1), Antony (1), Daley Blind (1), and Lisandro Martinez (1). This is the latest Biggest win in top European leagues.
2. Ajax Amsterdam 12-1 Vitesse (19/05/1972) –
Ajax is still the holder of the second biggest win in the Dutch Eredivisie’s history. They defeated Vitesse on their home ground the De Meer Stadion on the 19th of May 1972. Ajax was the strongest team in the world at the time of the record. They won the continental treble which consisted of the Eredivisie title, KNVB Cup, and the European Cup currently called the UEFA Champions League. Legendary striker Johan Cruyff scored four goals, Dick Van Dijk scored a hat trick alongside Johan Neeskens while Gerrie Muhren and Barry Hulshoff scored a goal each. Vitesse star at the time Veenendaal scored to pull a goal back to spoil the Giants’ clean sheet.
3. DOS Utrecht 10-0 SHS (14/12/1958) –
Dos Utrecht is also known as VV DOS, it merged with USV Elinkwijk and Velox to form a new football club called FC Utrecht in 1970. The club holds the record for the third biggest win in Eredivisie’s history but because of the dissolving of the club, it is rendered worthless. The record is still held in honour of the former Dutch club.
4. Feyenoord 10-0 NAC Breda (08/12/1963) –
Feyenoord is among the most successful clubs in the history of Dutch football. They defeated NAC Breda to register their name among the teams with the biggest win in Eredivisie’s history. Henk Groot opened the scoring for Feyenoord in the 27th minute before scoring his second and final goal in the 55th minute of the game. Other scorers were Coen Moulijn (1), Pummy Bergholtz (3), Guus Haak (3), and Frans Bouwmeester (1). Feyenoord competes in the Dutch Eredivisie till date.
5. PSV 10-0 Go Ahead Eagles (13/10/1973) –
PSV is among the big three clubs that have dominated the Dutch Eredivisie. The Red and Whites have established itself throughout the years as a stepping stone for world-class players like Ronaldo Delima, Arjen Robben, Ronald Koeman, Ruud Van Nistelrooy, and many others. They hold the record for the fifth Biggest wins in the history of Dutch football. On the day of the record-setting, PSV star Willy Van De Kuijlen scored six goals out of the ten goals while Harry Lubse (2) and Rene Van De Kerkhof (2) scored the remaining.
6. PSV 10-0 Volendam (18/04/1998) –
On the 18th of April 1998, PSV equaled their biggest win for the first time but failed to surpass it. In the 1997/98 season, PSV went trophyless but wrote their name for the second time in the list of Dutch teams who have made the biggest win. Boudewijn Zenden scored the highest number of goals of the match which was a hat trick then Claudio Taua (2 goals), Peter Moller (1 goal), Arnold Bruggink (1 goal), Luc Nilis (1 goal), Ernest Faber (1 goal), and Phillip Cocu (1 goal).
7. PSV 10-0 Feyenoord (24/10/2010) –
This is their third appearance on the list, and it is their most recent Biggest win in the Eredivisie. PSV met their former record with the help of stars like Jonathan Reis who scored a hat trick, Ibrahim Afellay (1), Balazs Dzsudzsak (2), Jeremain Lens (2), Orlando Engelaar (1), and Ola Toivonen (1). PSV were at the top of the Dutch Eredivisie at the time of the subduing.