Ajax has Sunday done what it had to do in the battle for the title. The Amsterdammers were in Zwolle with PEC and verkleinden the hole with the leader PSV, that a day earlier two points missed, up to five points.
As with Feyenoord was the matchwinner for Ajax a returning old hand. Where Robin van Persie the national champions to a victory helped was the number two of the Premier league Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, who in person for the full loot took: 0-1. Ajax, however, was sloppy, looked at the chances the team had of Erik ten Hag with a much wider difference should win.
The duel in Zwolle began to get restless. Diederik Boer was three minutes after the kick-off of shoes to exchange, and while This Is the field left after his lens was lost, was Bram from Poland down after an elbow from Huntelaar.
The striker was in the first half of the terminus of one of the many opportunities of the Locals, but just as David Neres said, he is a promising cross which inexplicably next. Justin Kluivert was several times dangerous with his feet, but one shot went narrowly next, while the other on the fists of Jack mercer.
Create and miss
Ajax went into the second half, continue with the create and miss opportunities. Donny van de Beek was the team of Erik ten Hag to the lead, but the midfielder placed the ball after a great through ball from the strong playing Carel Eiting, which are not entirely fit Lasse Schöne in the rest replaced, on the pole. The rebound was a prey for David Neres, but the Brazilian shot over.
Ultimately, it was Huntelaar who, ten minutes after the rest of the score opened. The aanvalsleider moved the ball from right through the legs of Farmer by: 0-1. PEC Zwolle took in the hunt for a quick equalizer, the goal of André Onana some times dangerous under fire, but the Kameroener spent each time – albeit hesitantly – to the rescue.
Farmer had after playing for an hour again, the answer to an Ajax-bet, this time a flaming shot from Kluivert, but the experienced goalie was lucky that the bar behind him brought salvation. Five minutes later the winger centimeters deficit to a header of the Stream to taps.
And it didn’t stop there. Huntelaar was in the final stage a life-size opportunity to the duel in the slot to throw, but the shot for a virtually open goal, could barely even blocked by Manchester City-purchase Philippe Sandler. PEC got yourself one great opportunity, but a commitment from the right of Terell Ondaan went along.