Feyenoord extended their 6-point lead over Ajax in the Eredivisie before coming from behind in a pulsating match to claim their first win in Amsterdam in 18 years.
Arie Slot’s team took an early lead in the classic car When Quilindschy Hartman picked up Oussama Idrissi’s clever backheel and slid through a perfectly weighted pass to Santiago Gimenez beat home.
Ajax recovered quickly and equalized in the 17th minute when Steven Berghuis approached with a free-kick and Edson Alvarez headed into a corner in the 17th minute.
Eight minutes before half-time, the champions took the lead when Steven Bergwijn pared down a long pass from Berghuis and slid the ball into an oncoming Dusan Tadic pass.
“Enough games left”
Feyenoord camped in Ajax’s half at the start of the second half, and after 52 minutes Alireza Jahanbakhsh’s pass found Sebastian Szymanski lurking on the edge of the six-yard box and shoved the ball home. Their press paid off.
With neither team ready to settle for a draw, Mohammed Kuds missed a brilliant chance in front of goal with seven minutes remaining. And three minutes later, Feyenoord scored a point when David Hanko flicked a corner kick that Rutscharel Gertruida headed home.
Director Allie Slott said: “He played great football, especially in the second half.
His Ajax counterpart John Haitinga insisted his side was still in contention for the title despite having to close a six-point gap in eight games. We have enough points and we will fight until the end.”
PSV’s own goal
PSV Missed chance to close the points gap with Ajaxthe first teenager since Ronaldo to score more than 12 goals in a season for the Eindhoven side, despite taking an eighth-minute lead through Xavi Simmons’ solo effort. scored a free-kick into their own goal, resulting in a draw.
Sparta move up to 5th place 2-0 win over Emmen Pushed the Drenthe side back into the relegation zone behind Excelsior. 4 goals in the first half Winning for the first time in 9 games and playing against Cambur on the bottom side.
Volendam has moved further away from the danger zone. Fifth win in six home games against Fortuna Sittardbut Groningen are still in the quagmire after a poacher’s goal brace by Sidney van Hooydonk was secured Heerenveen won 2-0.
The match at the Euroborg stadium was interrupted for 10 minutes after a fan attacked Groningen defender Jetro Willems punched When a player goes to appease an angry crowd.
Oussame Tannane scored twice for the NEC. Won RKC A goal in the 4th minute of injury time by Willam Thor Willamsson meant the Eagles were away from Utrecht while moving into the European play-off positions on all 3 points.
Volendam 2-1 Fortuna Sittard
Emmen 0-2 Sparta Rotterdam.
NEC Nijmegen 1-3 RKC Waalwijk
Utrecht 1-2 go ahead Eagles.
Ajax 2-3 Feyenoord
Excelsior 4-1 Cambur Leeuwarden.
Groningen 0-2 Heerenveen
Twente Enschede LL AZ Alkmaar
Vitesse Arnhem 1-1 PSV Eindhoven.
https://www.dutchnews.nl/news/2023/03/feyenoord-open-up-six-point-gap-with-first-win-at-ajax-for-18-years/ Feyenoord widen their lead by six points with Ajax’s first victory in 18 years