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1921 Oct 9

The first meet­ing be­tween the two sides was played in Rot­ter­dam and ini­tially won 3-2 by Ajax. How­ever, af­ter Feyeno­ord protested about one of the vis­i­tors’ goals, the score was of­fi­cially de­clared a 2-2 draw.

1966 Jan 9

A record at­ten­dance for the fix­ture of 65,562 watched a 1-1 draw in Rot­ter­dam.

1983 Sep 18

Feyeno­ord, with Jo­han Cruyff in their side, are thrashed 8-2 in Am­s­ter­dam but still end up win­ning the league and cup.

2018 Jan 21

Ajax win 2-0 in the Ere­di­visie to in­crease their record against their ri­vals in all com­pe­ti­tions to 85 wins, 48 draws and 58 de­feats prior to this sea­son.

Big draw...Feyeno­ord’s Coen Moulijn (left) and Wim Su­ur­bier of Ajax in 1966

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