2000–01 KNVB Cup

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Country Netherlands
Teams 86
Champions FC Twente
Runners-up PSV

The 83rd edition of the KNVB Cup (at the time called Amstel Cup) started on August 8, 2000. The final was played on May 24, 2001: FC Twente beat PSV on penalties (4–3), after no goals were made during official and extra time. FC Twente won the cup for the second time. A total of 86 clubs participated.


  • All 18 participants of the Eredivisie 2000-01: six teams entered in the round of 16 of the knock-out stage; one team in the first round of the knock-out stage and the rest in the group stage
  • All 18 participants of the Eerste Divisie 2000-01
  • 48 teams from lower (amateur) leagues
  • Two youth teams

Group stage[edit]

The matches of the group stage were played between August 8 and September 13, 2000. 79 teams participated and 117 matches were played. 39 teams advanced to the next round.

E Eredivisie; 1 Eerste Divisie; A Amateur teams

Knock-out Stage[edit]

First round[edit]

The matches of the first round were played on September 20 and 21, 2000. RKC Waalwijk entered the tournament here, during the group stage they were still active in the Intertoto Cup.

Home team Result Away team
Achilles '94 2–1 Young FC Utrecht
FC Utrecht 10–0 BV Veendam
FC Emmen 3–3 (p: 2-3) TOP Oss
Go Ahead Eagles 1–5 Excelsior
Dordrecht '90 1–4 Young PSV
SV TOP 0–0 (p: 5-6) VVV-Venlo
RKC Waalwijk E 0–2 Heracles Almelo
Sparta 3–1 FC Volendam (on September 23)
De Graafschap 1–2 MVV (on October 4)
FC Den Bosch 3–2 RBC Roosendaal (on October 18)
Home team Result Away team
ADO '20 1–2 Cambuur Leeuwarden
Willem II 1–2 FC Eindhoven
AZ 3–2 Rijnsburgse Boys
VV Noordwijk 1–2 NEC
SV Huizen 1–4 FC Groningen
Ter Leede 1–2 (gg) Fortuna Sittard
VV Baronie 0–6 NAC Breda
SV Urk 2–3 (gg) Helmond Sport
ADO Den Haag 1–3 FC Zwolle
Elinkwijk 2–3 (gg) FC Twente

E one Eredivisie entrant

Second round[edit]

The matches of the second round were played between October 19, 2000 and January 23, 2001.

Home team Result Away team
Fortuna Sittard 4–0 FC Groningen
FC Zwolle 3–1 NAC Breda
Helmond Sport 1–3 AZ
MVV 0–3 FC Utrecht
Young PSV 0–1 SBV Excelsior
Heracles Almelo 3–2 Cambuur Leeuwarden
VVV-Venlo 3–2 TOP Oss
FC Eindhoven 0–4 FC Den Bosch
NEC 3–1 Sparta
Achilles '94 1–6 FC Twente

Round of 16[edit]

The matches were played between January 24 and 27, 2001. The six Eredivisie teams that had been playing in European competitions after qualification last season, entered the tournament this round.

Home team Result Away team
PSV E 4–1 FC Den Bosch
NEC 1–2 Feyenoord E
Roda JC E 2–0 FC Utrecht
Excelsior 1–3 AZ
Ajax E 1–2 (gg) Vitesse E
Heracles Almelo 1–5 FC Zwolle
VVV-Venlo 0–1 sc Heerenveen E
Fortuna Sittard 1–2 FC Twente

E six Eredivisie entrants

Quarter finals[edit]

The first three matches were played on February 7, 2001. The fourth was played on March 14 of the same year.

Home team Result Away team
FC Zwolle 3–4 FC Twente
Vitesse 2–1 AZ
Roda JC 0–2 PSV
sc Heerenveen 4–3 Feyenoord


The matches of the semi-finals were played on April 11 and 12, 2001.

Home team Result Away team
sc Heerenveen 1–3 PSV
Vitesse 0–0 (p: 3-4) FC Twente


The final was played on May 24, 2001 in Stadion Feijenoord, Rotterdam.

Home team Result Away team
PSV 0–0 (p: 3-4) FC Twente

FC Twente would participate in the UEFA Cup.

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