On Saturday evening, Feyenoord drew another home match in the TOTO KNVB Cup, namely with FC Groningen. Feyenoord drew at home for the fourth time this season. Fans often say that the ball of the Rotterdam team must be very warm. It seems to be extremely common for Feyenoord to draw at home in the cup. But how often exactly? Is that a lot? Overview.

In terms of numbers, we look at the last ten seasons in the KNVB Cup. That is, from 2013/2014 to 2023/2024. During this period, Feyenoord played 40 matches and it is indeed striking: many of these matches were played in their home Kuip. If this happens, Feyenoord will either be eliminated immediately or the team will continue playing with great difficulty. It was rarely easy outdoors in the cup.

KNVB Cup semi-final draw |  Feyenoord at home against FC Groningen, Cambuur – NECKNVB Cup semi-final draw |  Feyenoord at home against FC Groningen, Cambuur – NEC

The TOTO KNVB Cup semi-finals have been announced. Feyenoord plays at home against FC Groningen, while Cambuur will face NEC. The matches will be played on February 27, 28 or 29.

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Last away match

For starters: the last away match in the cup took place last season. On March 1, Feyenoord had to go to Heerenveen and won the quarterfinals 0-1. In the semi-final, Feyenoord drew at home with Ajax and were eliminated from the cup after a 1-2 defeat. Before the Heerenveen-Feyenoord match, the Rotterdam team had already drawn twice at home with PEC (3-1) and NEC (2-2, Feyenoord won on penalties).

How often does Feyenoord win the cup at home?

With 41 games which Feyenoord has drawn in the cup for the last ten seasons (the last match this season was Feyenoord – FC Groningen), Feyenoord played there 32 at home. This is a percentage 78 percent. This does not apply to the 2018 final. Feyenoord played against AZ at home (victory 3-0), but everything was “on paper”. Feyenoord officially drew away. For the same reason, we include the final against FC Utrecht in 2016, as Feyenoord was the host team in that match.

Feyenoord away matches in the cup

  • Heerenveen – Feyenoord 0:1 (March 1, 2023)
  • FC Twente – Feyenoord 1-1 (Feyenoord eliminated, December 15, 2021)
  • Heerenveen – Feyenoord 4:3 (February 17, 2021)
  • Heerenveen – Feyenoord 0:1 (February 13, 2020
  • Fortuna Sittard – Feyenoord 1:1 (Feyenoord until January 28, 2020)
  • Cambuur – Feyenoord 1:2 (December 19, 2019)
  • Gemert – Feyenoord 0-4 (September 27, 2018)
  • AZ – Feyenoord 0:3 (final in De Kuip, April 22, 2018)
  • Vitesse – Feyenoord 2-0 (January 26, 2017)
  • Roda JC – Feyenoord 0:0 (Feyenoord until February 3, 2016)
  • Go Ahead Eagles – Feyenoord 2-0 (September 24, 2014)
  • Ajax – Feyenoord 3:1 (January 22, 2014)
  • Heracles – Feyenoord 1:1 (Feyenoord until December 18, 2013)

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