1972–73 KNVB Cup

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1972–1973
Country Netherlands
Teams 46
Defending champions Ajax
Champions NAC
Runners-up NEC

The KNVB Cup 1972–73 (55th edition) started on October 29, 1972. The final was held on May 31, 1973, with NAC beating NEC 2–0 and winning the cup for the first time.

Teams[edit]

First round[edit]

October 29, 1972
Caesar Beek A 1–2 Helmond Sport 1
Ede A 1–4 (aet) Willem II 1
USV Elinkwijk A 3–0 FC Eindhoven 1
FC VVV 1 2–0 FC Wageningen 1
Fortuna Sittard 1 2–2 (p: 5-6) PEC Zwolle 1
HVC 1 0–2 De Volewijckers 1
IJsselmeervogels A 0–4 Roda JC 1
VV Leeuwarden A 0–3 Heracles 1
RKSV Sparta'25 A 0–0 (p: 6-5) FC Dordrecht 1
SVV 1 2–0 SC Cambuur 1
Veendam 1 2–0 Fortuna Vlaardingen 1
Vitesse Arnhem 1 2–1 (aet) De Graafschap 1
Xerxes Rotterdam A 0–1 sc Heerenveen 1
Zwart-Wit '28 A 0–3 FC Volendam 1

1 Eerste Divisie; A Amateur teams

Second round[edit]

The 18 Eredivisie teams entered this round.

December 10, 1972
AZ'67 E 2–0 FC Den Bosch E
USV Elinkwijk 2–0 FC VVV
Excelsior E 2–1 FC Utrecht E
FC Amsterdam E 3–1 (aet) Helmond Sport
FC Den Haag E 6–0 Sparta'25
HFC Haarlem E 0–3 Feyenoord E
Heracles 2–1 sc Heerenveen
NAC E 2–2 (p) Ajax E
NEC E 1–0 Go Ahead Eagles E
Sparta E 3–1 MVV E
SVV 0–0 (p) Roda JC
Telstar E 0–2 FC Twente E
Veendam 1–0 FC Groningen E
FC Volendam 0–1 PEC Zwolle
De Volewijckers 1–0 Vitesse Arnhem
Willem II 0–3 PSV E

E Eredivisie

Third round[edit]

January 28, 1973
USV Elinkwijk 0–4 NAC
Excelsior 1–3 PSV
FC Den Haag 2–1 De Volewijckers
FC Twente 4–0 Heracles
NEC 2–0 SVV
PEC Zwolle 1–3 Feyenoord
Sparta 1–0 FC Amsterdam
Veendam 2–3 (aet) AZ'67

From quarterfinals to final[edit]

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
14 March
 
 
PSV0
 
4 April
 
Sparta1
 
Sparta1
 
14 March
 
NAC2
 
FC Den Haag1
 
31 May
 
NAC2
 
NAC2
 
14 March
 
NEC0
 
NEC1
 
4 April
 
Feyenoord0
 
NEC1
 
14 March
 
AZ'670
 
AZ'671
 
 
FC Twente0
 

NAC would participate in the Cup Winners' Cup.

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