Ajax has set Wednesday with a big win on Wigan for the final battle of the TOTO KNVB-cup. The Locals won in The Cockpit with 0-3.
Mid-187e edition of The Classic led Ajax with 0-1 by a goal of Matthijs de ligt and at the beginning of the second half drew Nicolás Tagliafico for the 0-2. By Donny van de Beek was also 0-3, so Ajax itself with convincing figures for the first time since 2014 insured of a place in the cup final.
Opponent in the final, on Sunday, may 5, played in The Cockpit, Willem II or AZ. The confrontation between the people of tilburg and the Alkmaarders begins Thursday at 20.45 hours in the Willem II Stadium.
It is the 25th cup final of Ajax, but the last time the Amsterdam club the ‘Silver Pine cone’ won is already nine years ago. For Feyenoord rest in this season, merely the league in which the team of trainer Giovanni van Bronckhorst third state, on a large backlog of Ajax and leader PSV.
Ajax celebrates the opening goal of The Is. (Photo: ProShots)
Feyenoord misses opportunities in early stages
As in January, when Ajax with a 6-2 and was defeated in The Cockpit, started the Club with Robin van Persie in the striker (Nicolai Jörgensen were sitting on the couch) and in the initial stage, grabbed that good. In the first quarter got the home team has a tremendous opportunity, and both times there was a role for the 35-year-old hand.
First launched robin Van Persie with a beautiful passje Sam Larsson, who Noussair Mazraoui of afschudde and eye-to-eye with André Onana to the pole hit. A few minutes later found the opstomende Jeremiah St. Juste Van Persie. With Onana from its position, had the captain of the Rotterdam, the ball for the wire, but The Is blocking the bet.
After the strong quarter was Ajax more of a grip on the match, with the first Amsterdam opportunities as a result. Shots of Hakim Ziyech and the Stream went next and also one in favour of the Mazraoui missed goal. On the other hand, it was a shot of Vilhena an easy prey for Onana.
The first half seemed to end in a 0-0, were it not for Ajax on the stroke of half just turned it on. Feyenoord mazzelde when a shot distance of Ziyech by Cuco Martina on the pole ended, but shortly after that it was touch. From a wrongly given corner – after a sliding tackle from Rajiv van la parra went the ball through the legs of Dusan Tadic over the dead ball line – was The Is the 0-1 on the scoreboard.
Of the Brook makes the 0-3 for Ajax. (Photo: ProShots)
Ajax makes just after rest for the next blow
The 0-1 gap at rest was a tap for Feyenoord and at the beginning of the second half came the next blow. Again there was a corner for Ajax, and this time the ball to the feet of Tagliafico, who governed the 0-2 binnenschoot.
The Amsterdam margin of two made sure that the lot at Feyenoord faded out, already got Toornstra after playing for an hour, a dot of a chance to have the tension to bring back. The midfielder had right of free passage in the direction of Onana, after which he hard next shot in the short corner.
Five minutes later, it was on the other side or touch, and that was the race decided. Ziyech was the combination with David Neres and got the ball at the Brook, which is low in the far corner shot.
With 0-3 on the scoreboard could Ajax the match quietly playing with in mind the confrontation with Real Madrid on six days. The team of trainer Erik ten Hag will be a small miracle in Estadio Santiago Bernabéu on three fronts to remain active, while the Team is fully focused on the Premier league.
The players of Feyenoord bales firmly after the defeat against Ajax. (Photo: ProShots)
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