dutch eredivisie weekend preview

11:00    10 Aug 2018

PEC Zwolle players during a training session
The new 2018/19 Dutch Eredivisie season will officially kickoff on Friday, 10.

The opening game of match day one will see PEC Zwolle hosting Heerenveen at the Mac Park Stadion on Friday. Kick-off is at 20h00 CAT.

Four games are set to be played on Saturday with two matches scheduled to kick-off at 18h30 CAT.

Willem II will lock horns with VVV Venlo at the Koning Willem II Stadion, while record 33 Dutch league champions Ajax Amsterdam will host Heracles at the Johan Cruyff Arena.

Two encounters will then start at 20h45 CAT. Excelsior will square off with newly-promoted Fortuna Sittard at the Van Donge & De Roo Stadion.

Reigning league champions PSV Eindhoven are set to face off with Utrecht at the Philips Stadion.

Four games are expected to take place on Sunday with ADO Den Haag taking on newly-promoted Emmen at the Cars Jeans Stadion. Kick-off is at 12h15 CAT.

Two matches will then start at 14h30 CAT. De Graafschap will host the 2016/17 Dutch league champions, Feyenoord at the De Vijverberg.

Groningen are set to travel to the GelreDome where they are scheduled to take on Vitesse Arnhem.

The last game of match day one will be between AZ Alkmaar and NAC Breda at the AFAS Stadion.

The match between ADO Den Haag and Emmen will be televised live on Fox Sports from 12h10 CAT.

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