The 2019/20 Eredivise season in the Netherlands have been Voided by the Government due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
League leaders Ajax where level on points with second place AZ Alkmaar but ahead on goal difference — while Feyenoord were six points further back with nine matches remaining.
There will be no relegation from the Eredivisie and no promotion from the second tier.
A Dutch Football Association statement read:
“Unfortunately, with the cabinet’s most recent coronavirus measures, it has
become impossible to play out the 2019-2020 season of professional football leagues in time.
“It will be crystal clear to everyone involved, from supporters and players to directors and referees, that public health always comes first; the decisions made today about the settlement of the running competitions are only a football problem in the
perspective of what the coronavirus causes in society.
“Nevertheless, the professional football board is aware that today’sdecisions will cause great disappointment in football for some.”
Ajax will compete in the Champions League next season,taking up one of the two places for the Dutch in the
competition while AZ Alkmaar will start in the preliminary rounds.