Ajax will lose some players with Lyon, Grasshopper is too strong for young PSV

Ajax will lose some players with Lyon, Grasshopper is too strong for young PSV

Ajax has Tuesday in France a practice game against Olympique Lyon of old friends Kenny Tete and Bertrand Traoré lost (2-0). PSV went in Switzerland, partly through the agency of ex-following his departure to chelsea Lucas Andersen 3-1 down against Grasshopper.

Ajax had under the leadership of the new trainer Marcel Emperor in the Stade Pierre Rajon of Bourgoin-Jallieu, south-east of Lyon, 2-0 to bow to Lyon.

Both clubs met each other a few months ago in the semi-finals of the Europa League, when was Ajax about two duels just to strong (4-1 and 1-3).

For Ajax it was the duel with Lyon as a test for the diptych with OGC Nice, in the third qualifying round of the Champions League. Next week Wednesday is the first match in France, on August 2, is the return in the Johan Cruijff Arena.

Ajax and PSV lose friendly matches

Ajax has Tuesday a practice game against Olympique Lyon in France lost.

Trainer Marcel Emperor sent his possible strongest lineup to the field against the opponent from the semi-finals of the Europa League.

Nick Viergever, here in a duel with former team-mate Kenny Tete, opened the score by the ball being unhappy behind debutant Benjamin van Leer to work.

Amine Gouiri certain the final quarter of an hour for time at 2-0.

Klaas-Jan Huntelaar played previously on Tuesday with the reserves equal against the B team of Lyon (2-2).

PSV did not win. In Switzerland went to the team of coach Phillip Cocu, with 3-1 down against Grasshopper.

Gaston Pereiro was the only Brabant goal, ex-following his departure to chelsea Lucas Andersen scored twice for the club from Zurich. Rookie Derrick Luckassen and Marco van Ginkel also participated with PSV.

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Nick Viergever opened in the twelfth minute with an own goal to the score. Under pressure from Maxwell Cornet he worked a cross from Nabil Fekir behind goalkeeper Benjamin van Leer.

Amine Gouiri signed in the 77th minute for the 2-0, with a rapid outbreak of Lyon, where the Ajax-defence is not a strong impression. The French were also two times the Amsterdam bar.

The emperor sent against Lyon largely the plow the field in the next week also will start against Nice. The new Doctrine replaced the still-absent André Onana. The Roda JC came goalkeeper made a quarter of an hour for time for Stan van Leaves.

At Lyon were Memphis Depay and the recently of Ajax came Tete in the base. Traoré, who last year as the Chelsea-mercenary even before Ajax came out, did not participate.

Earlier in the day ended the encounter between the reserves of Ajax and Lyon in 2-2. Vaclav Cerny and Frenkie de Jong made the Amsterdam goals, Klaas-Jan Huntelaar wore the aanvoerdersband in ‘Jong Ajax’.

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In the fourth practice game in preparation for the new season managed PSV not to win Grashopper. Gaston Pereiro was after peace and quiet will be accurate for the team of coach Phillip Cocu, but that was not enough on the training complex of the club from Zurich.

Andersen, Ajax a year ago exchanged for Grasshopper, opened after about a half hour of play the score for the number eight of the past Swiss season: 1-0. That turned out to be the idle status in Switzerland.

PSV lap after the resumption, however, out of the starting blocks. Dante Rigo saw his free kick to hit promoted by Pereiro. The Uruguayan attacker tapped from close in and it seemed exciting to do in Niederhasli, under the smoke of Zurich.

Twenty minutes later, however, it was Andersen that Grasshopper again, on the edge of collapse. The Danish playmaker saw his teammate Ridge Munsy the end position just before time even at 3-1 to determine.

Van Ginkel

PSV came against Grasshopper not in the strongest lineup. Acquisitions of Marco van Ginkel, who is once again of Chelsea is hired, and his first speelminuten made, and Derrick Luckassen might be a good change of Cocu.

The Brabantse number three of the past Eredivisieseizoen had previously won from RKC Waalwijk (2-0) and FC Sion (1-0). Last Sunday there was a goalless gelijkgespeeld (0-0) against AS Monaco.

The next practice game of PSV on Sunday, August 6, against FC Augsburg, in Germany.

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