Ajax has Wednesday a practice duel with Bayer Leverkusen with a 2-1 loss. The Amsterdammers, who, with the Germans former coach Peter Bosz, if the opponent met, fell Zakaria Labyad injured.
Both teams played in Leverkusen because the interlandperiode not in the strongest possible preparation. Ajax coach Erik ten Hag could call on players like Joël Veltman, Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, Lissandro Magallán and Daley Sinkgraven. Also, the newly acquired goalkeeper Bruno Varela was at the kick-off.
The score was after a quarter of an hour, opened by the Brazilian Danilo, who usually are minutes away in Ajax. Karim Bellarabi did just before half-right, then Paulinho for the match in the second half in favor of the home team is decided.
Labyad had after playing for an hour injured. The attacker, who since his arrival from FC Utrecht, as yet, little played for Ajax, had to be off after a hard charge by Mitchell Weiser. It is still unknown what the Moroccan international was wrong.
Ajax resumes competition next Sunday with the winner against leader PSV. The difference between the two teams is five points.
At Ajax was, among others, Lisandro Magallán of the party. (Photo VI Images)
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