Ajax-trainer Erik ten Hag instructs his players.
“At this level, at this stage of the Champions League, you need ninety minutes of focus,” says Kieft, in his column ‘view on professional football’, in De Telegraaf/Telesport. The ex-striker was referring with these words on the lesser moments of, among others, Matthijs de ligt, Frenkie de Jong and Daley Blind.
’Cruyff’ gives Ajax wings
“The critical note should not dominate because this was too much, well at Ajax. From the first minute in the second half the team had complete control over the match, it was the positional good standing, was the veldbezetting in order and went up the pace.”
Bayern defender: “not Yet so busy as it was against Ajax
Telesport-columnist Wim Kieft
Monday is the draw for the place. Kieft: “Weak clubs to be there or it should be FC Porto. If you are at this level, this far, do you want to go further in the tournament and if Ajax the lessons of Bayern will take a place among the best eight of Europe is not unthinkable.”
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