Ajax surprisingly down at Heracles in the first round Eredivisie
Ajax is the Eredivisieseizoen Saturday began with a surprising defeat. On a visit to Heracles Almelo went to the team of coach Marcel Keizer 2-1 down.
The Amsterdammers came after peace was still on ahead through Hakim Ziyech, but have gone under by goals from Paul Gladon and Brandley Kuwas.
The loss in Almelo, the netherlands is another setback for Ajax, that in the preparation all of a blow received by the drama around Abdelhak Nouri and in the third qualifying round of the Champions League was eliminated by OGC Nice.
Ajax had it in the Polman Stadium without sterkhouder Davinson Sanchez. The defender was trainer to the Emperor because of transferperikelen left out of the selection.
Earlier Saturday started competitor PSV, with victory to the new season. The Locals had in-house effort with AZ, but won with 3-2.
Heracles surprised Ajax
Ajax lost to Heracles Almelo.
It was 2-1.
Hakim Ziyech put Ajax still lead.
Paul Gladon made equal.
Brandley Kuwas immersed the visitors in mourning.
Mitchell Dijks was the starting.
In the 34th minute there was applause for Abdelhak Nouri.
Among others, Kasper Dolberg had the visor in the first half not sharp.
Ajax had a preponderance.
Nick Viergever was in the heart of the defence.
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Ajax, in the absence of Sanchez with Mitchell Dijks in the team, had against Heracles in the first half of a predominance with 77 percent possession of the ball. It was in the final stage, however, too often the accuracy of.
On behalf of the formation of coach Emperor had, among others, Amin Younes, Donny van de Beek, Kasper Dolberg and Ziyech the visor is not as sharp. On the other hand, had the Locals to stay alert.
Goalkeeper Andre Onana had a couple of times occur with shots from distance, and Heracles claimed a penalty kick after an alleged hands of Nick Viergever into his own penalty area, but referee Kevin Blom left to play.
Sanchez is missing because of transferperikelen in Ajax selection
In the second half was the first big chance for Ajax when Dijks with a tight shot of the pole saw. Directly afterwards, it was on the other side almost touch. Defender Tim Breukers worked the ball after a quickly taken free-kick just beside.
Still, it was Ajax that scored. Younes put the ball after a good action on Ziyech, who brutally uithaalde and goalkeeper Bram Castro thus no chance left. That seemed to be Ajax on the road to profit, but nothing was less true.
After more than an hour, it was again the same. Striker Gladon lap speed after a low cross and surprised both his direct opponent Matthijs de ligt as the goalkeeper Onana: 1-1.
After the equalizer, decided the Emperor to invaders Frenkie de Jong and Klaas Jan Huntelaar full on attack play, but that backfired. Ajax gave back a lot of space away and there benefited Kuwas, with a beautiful shoot to score. That blow came from the 33-times national champions more than.
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