Veltman found that the pressure in titelrace especially at Feyenoord is
Ajax defender Joel Veltman will find that the pressure in the battle for the title in the Eredivisie, especially at Feyenoord, because the People must ensure that they took the lead in hands.
On a visit to FC Utrecht caused Veltman there Sunday with his team thanks to a narrow win (0-1) for that gap with Feyenoord limited to five points.
The 25-year-old right back will take some getting used to that Ajax in contrast to previous seasons in the chase must be on the rival. “Usually it was PSV or Ajax at the top was,” admits he is in conversation with NUsport.
“We now have behind Feyenoord, but believe me: they feel the pressure. It is up to us to press in the coming time as wide as possible.”
Veltman finds that Feyenoord so far a solid impression. He saw Saturday, some images of the competition in which the citizens of Rotterdam against Willem II the fifteenth victory of the season booked (1-0).
“They have a lot of the ball and they dominate just,” said the veertienvoudig Orange-international. “Maybe it looks not so great, but they win and that’s the whole point.”
FC Utrecht-Ajax in the picture
Lasse Schöne made with a beautiful shot distance the only hit of the contest.
The Danish midfielder missed earlier in the match a penalty kick.
Schöne shot the ball from eleven meters over the goal keeper David Jensen.
Ajax-mercenary Richairo Zivkovic hit for the rest of the lat.
Kasper Dolberg played an unfortunate game.
Also, Hakim Ziyech struck in the first half of the bar.
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Veltman polite Sunday a first, because it was for him the first time that he was with Ajax in competitions and managed to win on a visit to FC Utrecht. To Sunday won the Amsterdammers for the last time in 2009 in the Galgenwaard and then it was the defender, who in 2012 made his debut, not there yet.
Ajax was there Sunday finally managed to hit a uitduel with FC Utrecht to win, according to Veltman, is a sign that the amsterdam is a rising line to the tackle and know how a duel to the line should be drawn.
“This victory was our merit. When we were 1-0 lifestyle, played FC Utrecht to only play long balls. We have less length, but won almost every duel. We have the fighting spirit won”, says he.
“It has also with cleverness. Matthijs de ligt is, for example, is not the greatest, but with his body and timing, he won almost all luchtduels.”
Ajax takes on Sunday in the twentieth round home against ADO Den Haag. Competitor Club meets on the same day, NEC in The Cockpit. Number three PSV is going to be a day earlier on a visit to Heracles Almelo.
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Schöne helps Ajax to first win at FC Utrecht in eight years