Vitesse leads Eredivisie for first time in 13 years

Arnhem football club Vitesse are top of the premier league, 13 years after they last headed the Eredivisie.

A 3-1 victory against FC Utrecht and AZ’s 2-2 draw against Feyenoord allowed Vitesse to move into the top spot.

Vitesse has one point more than AZ of Alkmaar, which is on 23 points. Amsterdam’s Ajax and FC Groningen are joint third with 22 points. Twente and Feyenoord are one point behind on 21.

Ajax’ 3-0 win over NEC was the club’s first away win of the season.

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