Eredivisie
FIFA Region
UEFA
Season
2021-2022
Location
Netherlands
Abbreviation
NED1

Summary

The Eredivisie (NED1) is the top league in Dutch football. At the end of the 2021-2022 NED1 season, the NED1 teams listed below qualify for the following non-league play:

  • 2022-2023 UEFA Champions League - Playoff Round:
    • 1st place 2021-2022 NED1 team
  • 2022-2023 UEFA Champions League - 2nd Qualifying Round:
    • 2nd place 2021-2022 NED1 team
  • 2022-2023 UEFA Europa Conference League - 3rd Qualifying Round:
    • 3rd place 2021-2022 NED1 team
  • 2022-2023 UEFA Europa Conference League - 2nd Qualifying Round:
    • 4th place 2021-2022 NED1 team

The winner of the 2021-2022 KNVB Beker (Dutch Cup), typically a NED1 team, also receives a berth in the Playoff Stage of the 2022-2023 UEFA Europa League.

Leagues Pyramid - Netherlands

Abbrev League # of Teams
NED1 Eredivisie 18
NED2 Eerste Divisie
(Kueken Kampioen Divisie)
20
NED3 Tweede Divisie 18
NED4 Derde Divisie 36
NED5 Hoofdklasse 64
NED6 Eerste Klasse 154
NED7 Tweede Klasse 308

Competition Structure

Season

# of Teams

Regular
13 Aug 2021 - 15 May 2022
  18: NED1 (15 minimum), NED2 (3 maximum)

Season Format

Each NED1 team plays Home-Away matches against the other NED1 teams for a total of 34 league matches. Table ranking ties are broken by (1) goal difference, (2) goals scored, (3) head-to-head points, (4) head-to-head goal difference, (5) head-to-head away goals scored, (6) playoff (only if deciding champion and relegation), otherwise a draw, then (7) a penalty shoot out.

Playoffs

Not applicable.

Relegation

At the end of the 2021-2022 NED1 season, the 17th and 18th place teams are automatically relegated to the NED2. The 16th place team participates in a Home-Away highest aggregate goals wins Relegation/Promotion Playoffs with 3rd through 8th place NED2 teams. Youth teams cannot be promoted and cannot participate this playoff. The Promotion/Relegation Playoff winner plays in the 2022-2023 NED1, while the rest of the teams play in the 2022-2023 NED2.


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 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1PSV Eindhoven 1915 -1-346-47242398 -0-124271215107 -1-22220128
2Ajax Amsterdam 1914 -3-245-59455107 -1-2223833597 -2-02321120
3Feyenoord 1912 -3-439-421824107 -1-22224101495 -2-21718810
4Vitesse Arnhem 1911 -3-536-2625194 -2-3141013-3107 -1-22216124
5AZ Alkmaar 1911 -2-635-37241397 -1-122241014104 -1-5131314-1
6Twente Enschede 1910 -5-435-3022895 -3-1181266105 -2-31718162
7FC Utrecht 198 -5-629-33267106 -3-12123101392 -2-581016-6
8SC Cambuur 199 -2-829-3340-7104 -1-5131821-395 -1-3161519-4
9NEC Nijmegen 197 -5-726-2426-292 -3-49910-1105 -2-3171516-1
10Heerenveen 197 -4-825-2027-7103 -2-5111117-694 -2-314910-1
11Go Ahead Eagles 196 -3-1021-1931-12104 -0-6121315-292 -3-49616-10
12SC Heracles Almelo 195 -4-1019-2126-5105 -2-3171512390 -2-72614-8
13FC Groningen 194 -7-819-2028-891 -6-29770103 -1-6101321-8
14RKC Waalwijk 194 -7-819-2130-993 -1-510816-8101 -6-391314-1
15Willem II Tilburg 195 -3-1118-1838-2093 -1-510715-8102 -2-681123-12
16Sparta Rotterdam 192 -8-914-1628-12101 -5-48914-591 -3-56714-7
17Fortuna Sittard 193 -4-1213-2048-2892 -2-581123-12101 -2-75925-16
18PEC Zwolle 192 -3-149-1132-21102 -2-68611-590 -1-81521-16
2022-2023 UEFACL
2022-2023 UEFAECL
Relegation Playoffs
Relegation to NED2

Fixtures

Sat - 22 Jan 2022
 AZ Alkmaar   SC CambuurAFAS Stadion
 Heerenveen   PEC ZwolleAbe Lenstra Stadion
 Willem II Tilburg   Twente EnschedeWillem II Stadion
Sun - 23 Jan 2022
 NEC Nijmegen   FeyenoordStadion de Goffert
 SC Heracles Almelo   Go Ahead EaglesStadion Erve Asito
 PSV Eindhoven   Ajax AmsterdamPhilips Stadion
 Sparta Rotterdam   FC UtrechtSparta Stadion Het Kasteel
 RKC Waalwijk   Fortuna SittardMandemakers Stadion
Sat - 5 Feb 2022
 FC Utrecht   SC CambuurStadion Galgenwaard
 Fortuna Sittard   HeerenveenFortuna Sittard Stadion
 PEC Zwolle   NEC NijmegenMAC³PARK Stadion
 PSV Eindhoven   AZ AlkmaarPhilips Stadion
 Twente Enschede   Vitesse ArnhemDe Grolsch Veste
Sun - 6 Feb 2022
 Feyenoord   Sparta RotterdamStadion Feijenoord
 Willem II Tilburg   RKC WaalwijkWillem II Stadion
 Ajax Amsterdam   SC Heracles AlmeloJohan Cruijff ArenA
Sat - 12 Feb 2022
 Ajax Amsterdam   Twente EnschedeJohan Cruijff ArenA

Results

Sun - 16 Jan 2022
Sat - 15 Jan 2022
 Go Ahead Eagles 02 RKC WaalwijkDe Adelaarshorst
 Twente Enschede 20 HeerenveenDe Grolsch Veste
 Feyenoord 01 Vitesse ArnhemStadion Feijenoord
 NEC Nijmegen 00 SC Heracles AlmeloStadion de Goffert
Fri - 14 Jan 2022
 PEC Zwolle 20 Willem II TilburgMAC³PARK Stadion
Thu - 23 Dec 2021
 Sparta Rotterdam 11 RKC WaalwijkSparta Stadion Het Kasteel
 PSV Eindhoven 20 Go Ahead EaglesPhilips Stadion
Wed - 22 Dec 2021
 Ajax Amsterdam 50 Fortuna SittardJohan Cruijff ArenA
 FC Utrecht 11 Twente EnschedeStadion Galgenwaard
 SC Heracles Almelo 11 SC CambuurStadion Erve Asito
 Willem II Tilburg 01 NEC NijmegenWillem II Stadion
 Heerenveen 03 FeyenoordAbe Lenstra Stadion
Tue - 21 Dec 2021
 AZ Alkmaar 10 FC GroningenAFAS Stadion
Sun - 19 Dec 2021
 RKC Waalwijk 14 PSV EindhovenMandemakers Stadion
 Go Ahead Eagles 02 NEC NijmegenDe Adelaarshorst