Ajax vs PSV The Dutch Super Cup trophy is up for grabs when Eredivisie giants Ajax and PSV Eindhoven face off at the Johan Cruyff Arena on Saturday.
The two teams face each other in the competition for the second year after a 4-0 win for PSV in the most recent edition. Ajax showed great resilience in a comprehensive 3-1 win over Ukrainian side Shakhtar Donetsk in Amsterdam on Tuesday evening. After going behind to Mykhailo Mudry’s opener, Alfred Schrader’s side hit back with goals from Dusan Tadic, Steven Bourguis, and Mohamed Kudos.
De Godenzonen completed his preparations for the upcoming campaign in style, winning four and drawing one of his six pre-season friendlies.
Ajax vs PSV Kick-Off Time
Competition: Ajax vs PSV
Date: July 30, 2022
Kick-off: 19:00 (UK)
Stadium: Johan Cruijff Arena
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Ajax vs PSV De Gödenzonen has finished their preparations for the upcoming campaign, winning four and drawing one of their six pre-season friendlies.
The challenge of an opposition organization coming up, having lost to both sides in both league meetings last season but claimed victory in both home final clashes.
After two wins from 13 matches at home since the start of the year, Saturday’s hosts will be confident of another positive result in front of their fans.
Ajax vs PSV Playing XI
Ajax starting lineup: Pasveer; Wijndal, Blind, Timber, Rensch; Klaassen, Alvarez, Berghuis; Bergwijn, Tadic, Antony
PSV Eindhoven starting lineup: Benitez; Hoever, Teze, Obispo, Max; Sangare, Til, Veerman; Madueke, De Jong, GakpoAjax vs
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Ajax vs PSV Thirty-one-year-old Luc de Jong is set to make his second PSV debut after returning to the club as a free agent from Barcelona earlier this month. Philipp Mowen bounced back from a long injury spell with a goal last time out and the Austrian will push for a start this weekend.
Since reporting for pre-season duty a fortnight ago, Mohamed Qudus has returned to the net for three consecutive matches, with the midfielder eyed. Newly signed Steven Bergwijn will make his Ajax bow against his former employers, with whom he spent six years before moving to Tottenham Hotspur. Maarten Stekelenburg is sidelined with a foot injury, meaning Remko Pasvir is once again between the sticks.
Ajax vs PSV Last Match Result
Ajax form (all competitions): W L W D W W
PSV Eindhoven form (all competitions): W D L L W W
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Ajax vs PSV PSV Eindhoven is in danger of winning 2-1 against La Liga side Real Betis at the Philips Stadium on Sunday evening.
Cody Gackpo’s seventh-minute opener saw Ruud van Nistelrooy’s men go into the break with a narrow advantage, but Juanmi pegged them back early in the second half before Philip Maven decided to play on 20 minutes from time.
Roode-Witten, who finished as Eredivisie runners-up during the just-concluded campaign, is now set to take the silverware available ahead of the new season, where they look to wrestle with Ajax for domestic supremacy.
Ahead of Tuesday’s Champions League play-off first leg against Monaco, Saturday’s visitors will be looking for a morale-boosting win to help set the tone for their continental commitments.