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Ajax allows 34th national championship safe with victory at The County

Ajax has Wednesday night after five years again crowned the champion of the Netherlands. The team of trainer Erik ten Hag won with 1-4 in The County, making the 34th national championship from the clubhistorie a fact.

Mid led Ajax with 1-2 through goals by Lasse Schöne and Nicolás Tagliafico. In between lap Youssef El Jebli touch for The County. After peace took advantage of Dusan Tadic, a penalty kick, and the Serbian international also took the fourth Ajax goal, so he, along with PSV striker Luuk de Jong with 28 goals top scorer of the Eredivisie.

Competitor PSV won at the same time at home with 3-1 of Heracles Almelo, but that had no effect. In the Philips Stadium came to Heracles within a minute at 0-1, but thanks to Wout Droste (own goal), Nick Viergever and Donyell Times won PSV all the way.

The title is Ajax’ second prize of this season, after the beginning of this month, all at the expense of Willem II the TOTO KNVB Cup was won. It is for the first time since 2002 that the Amsterdam club, the double wins. European should Ajax also look back on a successful campaign, all was the elimination of Tottenham Hotspur in the semi-finals of the Champions League is painful.

At the end of July can Ajax a prize packs. The recordkampioen plays in the Johan Cruijff ArenA for the Johan Cruijff Scale and PSV is number two of the Premier league the opponent.

y with the Players after the presentation of the scale. (Photo: Pro Shots)

Schöne shoot beautiful touch off free kick

Because Ajax with three points more and a much better goal difference than number two PSV on the last round began, was there for the away team is no voltage on the match at De Vijverberg. For The County, there was also little in the way of the game. Advance knew the team of trainer Henk de Jong that play-offs should be played to avoid relegation.

Ajax wanted the scale of course, in style suits, but the pace was from the beginning insufficient for The County to continue. The home team could at times even danger found through shots of El Jebli and Daryl van Mieghem, but the best opportunities were as expected for Ajax.

Tadic shot hard on goalkeeper Nigel Bertrams. Also Frenkie de Jong, his last game for Ajax played, was the keeper of The County on his way. After a half an hour play had Donny van de Beek a low cross for knocking, but he hit the ball wrong.

Ajax had a dead point on the edge. In the 37th minute went Schöne on a free kick from a metre or 18 behind the ball, and the specialist shot nice touch (0-1).

The goal proved to be the prelude for more goals in the final of the first half. In the fortieth minute, The County at 1-1 through El Jebli, an eye-to-eye with Ajax goalkeeper Andre Onana cool remained. Four minutes later, Tagliafico 1-2 after excellent preparatory work of Hakim Ziyech.

In reference to Hakim Ziyech gave Nicolás Tagliafico for 1-2. (Photo: Pro Shots)

Tadic hunts with success on topscorerstitel

After resting there were some kansjes for The County. El Jebli lap next, and then halfway through the second half yet again Ajax was scored, though it was a penalty kick. The County-defender Azor Matusiwa, that is hired from Ajax, schoffelde Frenkie de Jong crashed and Tadic shot the ball from 11 meters, touch (1-3).

It was the 27th goal of the Serbian, which he is Premier league-leading scorer Luuk de Jong until a goal is approached. Tadic drove, of course, have a goal, and he succeeded in that mission through four minutes before time, touch to shoot from the left (1-4).

The thirty years ‘ attacker achieved a personal success in a particular year for Ajax, that ended with the bowl by an ex-player Sonny Silooy was awarded to captain Matthijs de ligt.

The ceremony of champion Ajax is Thursday from 16.00 hours on the Museumplein.

The fans of Ajax celebrated the championship during the match with paper scales. (Photo: Pro Shots)

View the final standings in the Eredivisie

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