Here is the TOTW from the Dutch Eredivisie’s 12th GameWeek.
MD12 Eredivisie Team of the Round: Bijlow (Feyenoord), Lewis (Willem II), Te Wierik (Groningen), Van der Heijden (Feyenoord), Cavlan (Emmen), Doan (Groningen), Van de Beek (Ajax), Odegaard (Vitesse), Ziyech (Ajax), De Jong (PSV), Mlapa (VVV Venlo)
Feyenoord, Ajax and Groningen have three representatives each, with Willem II, Emmen, PSV, Venlo and Vitesse contributing one each.
Feyenoord ended Heracles’ unbeaten run at home, coming away with an impressive 2-0 victory. Groningen dragged themselves out of the drop zone with a 2-0 win over Heerenveen. Ajax continued their excellent run with a 7-1 win over Excelsior.
PSV had suffered a blow to their CL aspirations after defeat in midweek to Spurs, but their machine continues to chug on domestically, keeping their 100% record with a 4-1 win at De Graafschap. Luuk de Jong, who netted a brace for PSV in this game, is their only representative in the XI.
Vitesse, Emmen and Venlo all won away at home, while Willem II beat Zwolle 3-2. Real Madrid loanee Martin Odegaard scored for Vitesse.
The best players according to the ratings were the trio of Ziyech, Van de Beek and De Jong, all of whom, got 7.5 each.
Results from Match Week 12 Netherlands Eredivisie 18/19
Zwolle 2-3 Willem II
Emmen 2-0 Breda
Vitesse 2-1 Utrecht
De Graafschap 1-4 PSV
VVV 3-2 Fortuna
Groningen 2-0 Heerenveen
Excelsior 1-7 Ajax
Den Haag 0-1 AZ
Heracles 0-2 Feyenoord