With six games to go in the Eredivisie, there is one more top prize to collect this season: the 35th national title in club history. Ajax will play FC Utrecht on Thursday. In preparation for the clash against FC Utrecht, the squad were put through their paces on Wednesday, in a training session at de Toekomst.
Sébastien Haller has only been in Amsterdam for four months, but he has already won his first trophy. He talks about the importance of winning the Dutch Cup and looks forward to the game against his former club FC Utrecht.
On Monday afternoon, UEFA announced that the UEFA Champions League will be played in a different format in the future. Ajax also learned that a number of clubs are setting up a Super League. Edwin van der Sar responds to these developments.
Goals from Ryan Gravenberch and David Neres saw us lift the Dutch Dup for the second time in three years and for a record-breaking 20th time in total.
After winning the 20th Dutch Cup in club history, the Ajax players celebrated the victory in the dressingroom. Enjoy the video footage.
Just before 8:00 p.m. David Neres threw Ajax into a party mode. His winning goal in the final minutes of the game gave Ajax the 20th Dutch Cup in the club's history.
Goals from Ryan Gravenberch and David Neres secured a second consecutive Dutch Cup final triumph for Ajax as we overcame Vitesse 2-1 in a pulsating contest. David Neres’ stoppage-time goal was the difference in Rotterdam as Ajax were rewarded for their patience.
One was a solidified starter in the Ajax first team, the other had just broke through. John O'Brien and Steven Pienaar, two former midfielders who were both part of the 2001/2002 season in Amsterdam. A year with high peaks and deep lows, two different coaches and eventually, a double. "We were one family."
Ajax was eliminated over two legs of the quarter finals of the UEFA Europa League against AS Roma. Immediately after the game in Italy, manager Erik ten Hag pointed out where it went wrong, “We were the dominant team over two games. But we were too inaccurate, too inefficient in the opponent's penalty area."
"Sour." That’s how Jurriën Timber described his side’s elimination in the quarter finals of the UEFA Europa League against AS Roma. "We know we went out unnecessarily. We gave them very little and our pressure was good. We should have finished our chances."
Ajax’ UEFA Europa League campaign came to an end at the quarter-final stage on Thursday night as AS Roma held out for a 1-1 draw at Stadio Olimpico.
Maarten Stekelenburg has been included in the squad that has traveled to Italy for the return leg of the quarterfinal of the UEFA Europa League against AS Roma. The goalkeeper missed the first leg through injury.