Ajax clean up in Dutch cup

Ajax eased into the fourth round of the KNVB Beker but fellow Eredivisie sides ADO Den Haag and NAC Breda were knocked out on Tuesday night.

Last Updated: 30/10/13 at 08:55 Post Comment

Siem De Jong: On the scoresheet for Ajax

Siem De Jong: On the scoresheet for Ajax

Ajax had no trouble in brushing aside Hoofdklasse side ASWH 4-1.

Michael Van Dommelen scored for the visitors in the 29th minute to cancel out Viktor Fischer's early opener, but Ajax responded with two quick goals from Danny Hoesen and Siem De Jong to take a two-goal lead in at half-time.

Substitute Kolbeinn Sigthorsson then added a fourth with 19 minutes to go.

ADO Den Haag took their leave from the competition as they suffered a 2-1 defeat away to Eerste Divisie side MVV.

Rick Geenen scored in the 38th and 43rd minutes to put the hosts in control and although Mike van Duinen got one back in the 65th minute, they could not find an equaliser.

NAC's exit came on penalties at the hands of fellow Eredivise side Cambuur Leeuwarden.

NAC came from two goals down to force extra time, Anouar Hadouir scoring the equaliser in the 84th minute to add to a Mats Seuntjens effort in response to first-half strikes from Marcel Ritzmaier and Alexander Christovao, but Cambuur won the shoot-out 5-4.

FC Utrecht needed extra-time to win 2-1 away to Kozakken Boys of the Topklasse.

They fell behind to a 28th-minute opener from Arif Irilmazbilek before Jacob Mulenga replied in the 63rd minute and Jens Toornstra struck what proved to be the winner three minutes into extra time.

Michael Higdon's eighth-minute goal was enough for NEC Nijmegen to win 1-0 away to Eindhoven.

The Topklasse's IJsselmeervogels twice came from behind to upset the Eerste Divisie's Emmen 3-2 in a match which saw both sides finish with 10 men.

Alexander Bannink put Emmen ahead after just six minutes only for Thomas Verheijdt to reply four minutes later.

Quenten Martinus restored their advantage in the 19th minute and that is how it stayed until the decisive passage began 10 minutes into the second half.

First Verheijdt levelled the game up for a second time and then, four minutes later, Martinus collected a second booking.

The visitors used the extra man to grab a 66th minute winner through Achmed Ahahaoui and, although they had substitute Nabil El Gourari sent off late on, they hung on for the win.

JVC Cuyk dispatched fellow Topklasse side EVV 3-0 with a first-half brace from Kevin van Veen and a third from Caifano Latupeirissa two minutes into the second half.

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

H

ilarious, thanks for that. But if I may, I do suspect the reason of your partners' ire is not Tottenham, but most probably all the compusilve gambling :)

DannySmith
Backing Costa To Keep Banging 'Em In

T

wo police horses in a paddock. Horse 1: What's with the long face? Horse 2: I'm working St James Park this weekend.

hump3.
Pardew - It's mass hysteria

T

wo things. First, I can't stop reading your name as 'Dane Bowers'. Second, you used the words 'philosophy' and 'Redknapp' in the same sentence.

ajsr1982
Can United's Defence Handle Ulloa?

Footer 365

Euro 2020: Wembley to host final and semi-finals

Wembley has been chosen to stage the final and semi-finals of Euro 2020, while Dublin and Glasgow will also host games.

Kick It Out urges UEFA to clamp down on anti-Semitism

Kick It Out has urged UEFA to clamp down after Partizan Belgrade fans unfurled an anti-Semitic banner.

Premier League: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger backs Mesut Ozil

Arsene Wenger insists Mesut Ozil must not be used as a 'scapegoat' for Arsenal's shortcomings.

Mail Box

No, Wenger IS To Blame For Failure...

The backlash to the backlash to the backlash sees Arsene Wenger getting a good kicking while we also have mails on Chelsea, Newcastle, Everton and lots more...

Why Doesn't Rodgers Play Borini?

One Liverpool supporter thinks this could be Fabio Borini's year, whilst we also have thoughts on the Red Bulls, Welbeck vs Gervinho and Paul Lambert's new deal...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property