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1995–96 KNVB Cup

Football tournament season

1995–1996
CountryNetherlands
Teams60
Defending championsFeyenoord
ChampionsPSV
Runners-upSparta
Top goal scorer(s)Virgil Breetveld
(8 goals)

The 78th edition of the KNVB Cup (at the time called Amstel Cup) started on August 12, 1995. The final was played on May 16, 1996: PSV beat Sparta 5–2 and won the cup for the seventh time. A total of 60 clubs participated.

1995–96 KNVB Cup Intro articles: 3

Teams

Group stage

The matches of the group stage were played between August 12 and September 16, 1995. 56 clubs participated, 28 advanced to the next round.

Group 1
Team Pts
1. FC Groningen E 9
2. Cambuur Leeuw. 1 6
3. Veendam 1 3
4. VV Appingedam A 0
Group 2
Team Pts
1. SC Heracles 1 9
2. sc Heerenveen E 4
3. SV Urk A 2
4. FC Emmen 1 1
Group 3
Team Pts
1. FC Twente E 9
2. FC Zwolle 1 6
3. STEVO A 3
4. SC Enschede A 0
Group 4
Team Pts
1. Go Ahead Eagles E 9
2. TOP Oss 1 4
3. IJsselmeervogels A 4
4. GVVV A 0
Group 5
Team Pts
1. MVV 1 9
2. Fortuna Sittard E 6
3. SV Panningen A 3
4. Wilhelmina '08 A 0
Group 6
Team Pts
1. Willem II E 9
2. VVV-Venlo 1 4
3. FC Eindhoven 1 4
4. SV TOP A 0
Group 7
Team Pts
1. De Graafschap E 9
2. Helmond Sport 1 6
3. De Treffers A 3
4. RKVV Volharding A 0
Group 8
Team Pts
1. NAC Breda E 9
2. Young Sparta 6
3. VV Baronie A 3
4. Excelsior 1 0
Group 9
Team Pts
1. RKC Waalwijk E 7
2. RBC 1 5
3. HSV Hoek A 4
4. RKSV Halsteren A 0
Group 10
Team Pts
1. FC Utrecht E 9
2. ADO Den Haag 1 6
3. Kozakken Boys A 1
4. VIOS A 1
Group 11
Team Pts
1. Vitesse Arnhem E 7
2. Dordrecht'90 1 4
3. Young Ajax 3
4. HVV Hollandia A 1
Group 12
Team Pts
1. NEC E 7
2. FC Den Bosch 1 6
3. USV Holland A 3
4. SV Argon A 1
Group 13
Team Pts
1. Sparta E 9
2. Telstar 1 6
3. FC Lisse A 1
4. VV Katwijk A 1
Group 14
Team Pts
1. AZ 1 7
2. HFC Haarlem 1 4
3. FC Volendam E 3
4. AFC '34 A 1

E Eredivisie; 1 Eerste Divisie; A Amateur teams

1995–96 KNVB Cup Teams articles: 35

Knock-out Stage

First round

The matches of the first knock-out round were played on November 28, 29 and 30, 1995. The four highest ranked Eredivisie clubs from last season entered the tournament this round.

Home team Result Away team
Feyenoord E 3–0 RBC
Cambuur Leeuwarden 1–0 (aet) sc Heerenveen
Sparta 3–1 FC Den Bosch
Roda JC E 2–1 FC Groningen
TOP Oss 1–2 FC Zwolle
Go Ahead Eagles 1–1 Fortuna Sittard
SC Heracles 0–3 Ajax E (on January 24)
Young Sparta 0–2 De Graafschap
Home team Result Away team
Helmond Sport (p) 3-3 Dordrecht'90
FC Utrecht 0–2 PSV E
MVV (p) 0-0 Willem II
ADO Den Haag 1–0 (aet) Vitesse Arnhem
NAC Breda 4–1 Telstar
NEC 0–0 (p) AZ
FC Twente 2–0 HFC Haarlem
VVV-Venlo 2–0 RKC Waalwijk

E four Eredivisie entrants

Round of 16

The matches of the round of 16 were played on January 24, 1996.

Home team Result Away team
Feyenoord 1–0 NAC Breda
VVV-Venlo (p) 0-0 Fortuna Sittard
Roda JC (p) 1-1 FC Zwolle
ADO Den Haag 1–2 FC Twente
De Graafschap 1–3 PSV
Helmond Sport 1–2 MVV
AZ 0–1 Sparta
Cambuur Leeuwarden 2–0 Ajax (on January 30)

Quarter finals

The quarter finals were played on February 28, 1996.

Home team Result Away team
VVV-Venlo 0–2 Roda JC
Sparta 1–0 Cambuur Leeuwarden
MVV 1–2 Feyenoord
FC Twente 1–3 PSV

Semi-finals

The semi-finals were played on April 6, 1996.

Home team Result Away team
PSV 3–1 Roda JC
Sparta 1–0 (aet) Feyenoord

Final

PSV5–2Sparta
Cocu  7'
Vink  14'
Veldman  65' (o.g.)
Jonk  87'
Van der Doelen  90'
Van der Meer  45'
De Nooijer  79' (pen.)
Attendance: 35,000

PSV would participate in the Cup Winners' Cup

1995–96 KNVB Cup Knock-out Stage articles: 17

See also

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