1987–88 Eredivisie

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Eredivisie
Season1987–88
ChampionsPSV Eindhoven (10th title)
Promoted
Relegated
European CupPSV
Cup Winners' CupRoda JC
UEFA Cup
Goals scored963
Average goals/game3.14
Top goalscorerNetherlands Wim Kieft
PSV Eindhoven 29 goals [1]

The Dutch Eredivisie in the 1987–88 season was contested by 18 teams. PSV Eindhoven won the championship.

League standings[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 PSV Eindhoven 34 27 5 2 117 28 +89 59 Entered 1988–89 European Cup[a]
2 AFC Ajax 34 23 4 7 78 40 +38 50 Qualified for 1988–89 UEFA Cup
3 FC Twente 34 16 9 9 63 40 +23 41 Qualified for Play-offs for 1988–89 UEFA Cup
4 Willem II 34 14 10 10 60 46 +14 38
5 VVV-Venlo 34 13 12 9 43 35 +8 38
6 Feyenoord 34 14 8 12 63 57 +6 36
7 FC Den Bosch 34 15 6 13 46 46 0 36
8 Fortuna Sittard 34 11 13 10 51 48 +3 35
9 HFC Haarlem 34 14 6 14 42 46 −4 34
10 FC Utrecht 34 11 11 12 41 55 −14 33
11 FC Groningen 34 13 6 15 54 52 +2 32 Qualified for Play-offs for 1988–89 UEFA Cup
12 Sparta Rotterdam 34 12 8 14 44 50 −6 32
13 PEC Zwolle 34 10 9 15 40 64 −24 29
14 FC Volendam 34 10 9 15 40 66 −26 29
15 Roda JC 34 10 8 16 46 54 −8 28 Qualified for 1988–89 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup[b]
16 AZ 34 9 10 15 44 64 −20 28 Relegated to Eerste Divisie
17 FC Den Haag 34 7 8 19 50 72 −22 22
18 DS '79 34 2 8 24 41 100 −59 12
Source: rsssf.com
Notes:
  1. ^ PSV Eindhoven competed in the 1988–89 European Cup as defending champions.
  2. ^ PSV also won the KNVB Cup, thereby taking the double. Therefore, beaten finalists Roda JC would play in the Cup Winners' Cup.

Play-offs[edit]

This year, play-offs were held for one UEFA-Cup spot.[2]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 FC Groningen 6 2 3 1 7 5 +2 7 Qualified for 1988–89 UEFA Cup.
2 Willem II 6 2 2 2 9 8 +1 6
3 FC Twente 6 2 2 2 8 9 −1 6
4 VVV-Venlo 6 2 1 3 7 9 −2 5

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