Ajax-trainer Erik ten Hag has fully enjoyed the game of his team in the away game against FC Utrecht. The Amsterdammers recorded Sunday afternoon in Stadium Galgenwaard a 1-3 win at the Domstedelingen.
“We had the traditionally difficult, but we have excellent played,” said Ten Hag after the end of the match on FOX Sports. “We played a good positional game and found the spaces.”
Kasper Dolberg brought Ajax after a small quarter on gap and Dusan Tadic doubled after an hour the margin from a penalty. Nick Venema brought Utrecht back in the game, and then Frenkie de Jong in injury time the final score.
“We had the game from the first minute under control”, he continued At the Hag. “We have largely dominated. We had faster to push through, that we have failed.”
Shortly after the 0-2 of Tadic explained to referee Dennis Higler the match silent as supporters of Utrecht fireworks in the direction of Ajax goalkeeper Andre Onana threw. According to Ten Hag has the Kameroener there are no complaints afterwards.
“It goes well with him,” said the coach. “It’s a wonderful rivalry, but this, of course, can not. But it was the entourage beautiful.”
“We will need to better play to win prizes’
By the victory over Utrecht reserves Ajax the connection with the leader PSV. The lead of the Locals, who Saturday with 3-1 too strong for AZ, is two points.
In the European context, wintered Ajax for the first time in thirteen years, once again in the Champions League and in the TOTO KNVB cup has reached the team earlier this week, the quarter-finals, after Roda JC via penalty shoot-out was defeated.
“It was a good year”, concluded At the Hag. “We will start with a lot of perspective to the new year. We have a beautiful football seen, also Sunday. I have enjoyed it.”
“We have the last half year, huge strides are made”, he stressed. “Also against defensive opponents we always get chances. We have not only achieved good results, we also play attractive football. But we will still need to improve their play if we want prices to win.”
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FC Utrecht Trainer Dick Advocaat could live with the defeat of his team. “They were the dominant and parent party”, recognized Hagenaar.
“Ajax has just too much quality. We wanted duels to go, but that is difficult with The Lies, Blind, Schöne and De Jong. They take the balls so good that we always have to leave came.”
The experienced coach was hoping after the 2-1 of Venema time at one point. “That was against all of the ratios had been, but that doesn’t matter, of course.”
“If we do not better the whole match opportunistischer could play? Yes, that would be able to. But I’m not going for a single match overturn. We need the points not normally against Ajax deal with it.”
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