Ajax with Tadić and full defence provides most players for Team of the Month
Ajax is the main provider to the Eredivisie Team of the Month, with five players. Go Ahead Eagles has overtaken sc Heerenveen in the Eredivisie Fair Play Ranking.
As the Amsterdam club did not receive a single goal against, all four defenders in coach Erik ten Hag's starting eleven have been included in the Team of the Month: Blind, Martínez, Timber and Mazraoui. Both backs were also in the August team of the month, as were Dušan Tadić (Ajax), Willem II goalkeeper Timon Wellenreuther and Fortuna Sittard forward Mats Seuntjens. The team is completed by Feyenoord players Guus Til and Jens Toornstra, Cody Gakpo (PSV) and Tom Boere (SC Cambuur).
Eredivisie Team of the Month: Timon Wellenreuther (Willem II), Daley Blind (Ajax), Lisandro Martínez (Ajax), Jurriën Timber (Ajax), Noussair Mazraoui (Ajax), Cody Gakpo (PSV), Guus Til (Feyenoord), Jens Toornstra (Feyenoord), Dušan Tadić (Ajax), Tom Boere (SC Cambuur) and Mats Seuntjens (Fortuna Sittard).
Fair Play Ranking
Go Ahead Eagles has overtaken sc Heerenveen in the Eredivisie Fair Play Ranking. This ranking is collated on the basis of match data, where defensive actions (slidings, tackles, obstructions, etc.) are related to the number of fouls recorded. The Eagles are currently on top, followed by Ajax and sc Heerenveen.
About the election
The Eredivisie Player of the Month and Johan Cruijff Talent of the Month awards are based on statistics and votes from fans, cast via the KPN Man of the Match vote on ESPN.
The Eredivisie Player of the Month vote is an initiative of the Eredivisie CV in collaboration with ESPN and KPN. The Johan Cruyff Talent of the Month is an initiative of the Eredivisie CV, ESPN, Johan Cruyff Foundation and VriendenLoterij.