5-0 against Heerenveen: Ajax defends the championship

When referee Allard Lindhout blew into his pipe for the last time on Wednesday evening when Ajax Amsterdam made it, the substitute players of the old and new master ran into the field in red and white jerseys. Then: the number 36 and the lettering “Kampioen”, the Dutch word for “Champion”.

Ajax has already won the eredivisia 36 times, much more often than any other club in the Netherlands. This time, when the title went to Amsterdam again, it was an extremely scarce race for a long time, which the team of Erik Ten HAG fought with PSV Eindhoven – but in the end the championship went to Ajax again.

ajax is extremely effective

The decisive game on Wednesday evening was not a glamorous one, but the old and new title holder also captivated with his class against Heerenveen. In the first round, Ajax only developed three chances – but all used them. First Tagliafico (19th), then Berghuis (33.), met, before the former Frankfurter Haller was also successful from the penalty point (38th).

Heerenveen had defended well for a long time, but was still hopeless at half -time. After the change of sides, Berghuis could have made it clearer (49.), then Stekelenburg had to intervene for the first time (72nd) before substitute Kudus failed on the Heerenveener Latte (75.).

In the final phase it became even clearer: Brobbey marked the 4: 0 (85th), five minutes later, Alvarez put the end of the end when he held his foot in a brobbey shot and steered the ball under the crossbar – 5 : 0 (90.).

Ajax vs Heerenveen 5-0 All Goals & Highlights - 2022

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