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Klaassen, he realizes that he will be no penalty may take at Ajax

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Klaassen, he realizes that he will be no penalty may take at Ajax

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Davy Klaassen was happy and relieved after the 0-1 victory of Ajax against Vitesse. The captain was again important with the opening goal, but missed a later penalty kick.

“It was just a moderate penalty, be ready”, said Klaassen in Arnhem against FOX Sports. The midfielder was not far enough in the left corner, so that Eloy Room could save.

Ajax missed four of his last eight penalties. “The following there will be again,” said Klaassen, who realizes that he’s probably the next time out of turn as the ball on eleven metres. “Carlo l’ami (coach, ed.) may determine that, but I think I won just on the side stand.”

The missed penalty came Ajax is not expensive, because the 0-1 of Klaassen in the 26th minute proved enough for three points in Arnhem. The captain took a beautiful volley pass is a dangerous Ajax counter. Through Nick Viergever and Amin Younes could Klaassen itself to complete.

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Opening goal

It was already the ninth time this season that Klaassen for the opening goal, in the league. “Incredible, again”, said Klaassen about that, that the striking statistic could not explain. “I just walk where I think I need to run. Amin gives him good and I hit him good.”

Klaassen was also defensive of value in the Gelredome. In the beginning of the second half he received a ball from the goal line. “I was afraid I had the ball on my hand would get, but fortunately he hit my side.”

The victory means Ajax the pressure high on Feyenoord later on Sunday afternoon ADO Den Haag must win in order for the margin to five points. “Vitesse-out is never an easy match. Fortunately, we have the duel well passed.”

“After our European match in Warsaw on Thursday we had our reserves appeal,” said Klaasen. “Coach Peter Bosz said that he is proud of us, it is not a stolen victory.”

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