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2012–13 KNVB Cup

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Country  Netherlands
Runners-up  PSV Eindhoven
Dates  21 Aug 2012 – 9 May 2013
Teams  92
Matches played  91
Champions  AZ
Champion  AZ Alkmaar
Location  Netherlands
Goals scored  345
Top goal scorer(s)  Jozy Altidore (8 goals)
Similar  2012 UEFA Super Cup, 2004 UEFA Super Cup, 2013 UEFA Super Cup, 2013 UEFA Europa League F, 2012–13 Premier League

The 2012–13 KNVB Cup was the 95th season of the Dutch national football knockout tournament. The competition began on 21 August 2012 with the matches of Round 1 and ended with the final on 9 May 2013. PSV Eindhoven were the defending champions having won the cup the previous season. The winner qualifies for the play-off round of the 2013–14 UEFA Europa League.



92 teams participated in the 2012-13 cup. The 18 clubs of the Eredivisie and the 18 clubs of the Eerste divisie qualified automatically, entering in the second round. Other teams qualify by winning period titles in the previous year's competition or by winning a local KNVB Cup, called 'districtsbeker', for clubs from level 3 onwards, in the previous season.

Teams marked green are still active in the tournament.


The calendar for the 2012–13 KNVB Cup is as follows.

First round

56 amateur clubs competed in this stage of the competition for a place in the Second Round. These matches took place on 21 and 22 August 2012.

Second round

The 28 winners from the First Round entered in this stage of the competition along with the 18 Eerste Divisie clubs and the 18 Eredivisie clubs. These matches took place from 25 to 27 September 2012.

Third round

These matches took place from 30 October to 1 November 2012.

Fourth round

These matches took place from 18 to 20 December 2012.


These matches will take place from 29 to 31 January 2013.

Participants per round

The number of participants per league per round was as follows:


2012–13 KNVB Cup Wikipedia

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