Ajax Amsterdam Demolished PSV Eindhoven

Last weekend, it’s not only Europe’s top leagues that present big games. In several domestic leagues, other European countries also present very interesting matches. One of them is the match in the Dutch Eredivisie League which presents the match between Ajax Amsterdam and PSV Eindhoven.

Not only because of the rivalry between the two teams in terms of achievements in the last few seasons, currently Ajax Amsterdam and PSV Eindhoven are both at the top of the Dutch Eredivisie standings. Before the match, Ajax Amsterdam was at the top of the Eredivisie standings with 22 points. While PSV Eindhoven was in 2nd place in the standings with only 1 point adrift from the top of the standings, with 21 points.

The match between Ajax Amsterdam against PSV Eindhoven this time is a match in the tenth week of the Dutch Eredivisie League. This match took place at the Ajax Amsterdam headquarters, namely at the Johan Cruijff Arena, Amsterdam City. This match was led by the referee Serdar Gozubuyuk.

From the course of the match, the host team, Ajax Amsterdam, dominated by controlling 58% of the ball. Meanwhile, the visiting team PSV Eindhoven had 42% possession. Then in terms of the number of shots on target, Ajax Amsterdam fired 7 shots on target. While PSV Eindhoven fired 5 shots on target.

As a result, Ajax Amsterdam won a landslide victory with a score of 5-0 over their visitors PSV Eindhoven. Ajax Amsterdam goals were scored by Steven Berghuis in the 19th minute, Sebastien Haller in the 56th minute, Antony in the 66th minute, Davy Klaassen in the 76th minute, and Dusan Tadic in the 90+2 minute.

The results of this match did not change the position of the two teams in the standings. However, Ajax Amsterdam is getting stronger at the top of the standings with 25 points. Meanwhile, PSV Eindhoven, which is in position 2 of the standings, is quite prone to being overtaken by FC Utrecht and Feyenoord below. Reported from the SofaScore.com page, there are several Ajax Amsterdam players who played well in this match, including:

Dusan Tadic. The 32-year-old player who plays as a winger and striker has again found his best form of play since being recruited by Ajax Amsterdam from Southampton at the start of the 2018/2019 season. The captain of this team, started as a left attacking midfielder in the match against PSV Eindhoven. Tadic performed well by recording 3 shots on goal, scoring 1 goal and 2 assisting. The rating for Dusan Tadic was 9.0 and became Man of the Match

Daley Blind. The 31-year-old has also made an extraordinary appearance with Ajax Amsterdam since he was re-signed from Manchester United in the 2018/2019 season. Blind seems to have risen again with this boyhood club. Daley Blind, who is quite versatile, played at left back against PSV Eindhoven. Blind performed well by registering 8 land duels, releasing 5 long passes, and 3 key passes. The rating for Daley Blind is 8.3.

Remko Pasveer. The 37-year-old senior goalkeeper was recruited by Ajax Amsterdam from Vitesse Arnhem at the start of this season. Pasveer was recruited to replace the notorious Andre Onana ban. Against his former club, Pasveer started in goal at Ajax. Pasveer managed to prevent the goal from conceding in this match and made 9 important saves. The rating for Remko Pasveer is 8.2.

Sebastien Haller. The 27-year-old player who plays as a striker is the same as several other Ajax players. Haller seems to have risen again after moving from West Ham United to Ajax Amsterdam. Haller doesn’t seem to stop to keep scoring goals. Haller played as a lone striker in the match against PSV Eindhoven. Haller performed outstandingly by recording 4 aerial duels, releasing 2 shots on goal, scoring 1 goal and 1 assist. The rating for Sebastien Haller is 8.1.

It would be interesting to see how the match goes during the second time they meet next year in 2022.


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