The Amsterdam-based side had stretches of brilliant play during the first half of the match. Klaas Jan Huntelaar scored the first goal of the game. Quincy Promes made it 2-0 with a well-placed goal in the 11th minute. Ajax appeared to have sealed the deal after Antony scored just after the half-hour mark to make it 3-0.
The second half was less thrilling, but a last-minute goal from Gravenberch saw the match end 4-0. A stunning first half for Ajax helped to shake off the disappointment of three consecutive defeats in recent weeks.
Ajax - PEC Zwolle 4-0 (3-0)
7. Huntelaar 1-0
11. Promes 2-0
34. Antony 3-0
90+2. Gravenberch 4-0
Ajax: Onana, Klaiber, Schuurs (63. Taylor), Blind (75. Martínez), Tagliafico (88. Rensch), Klaassen (46. Álvarez), Promes, Gravenberch, Antony (75. Jensen), Huntelaar, Tadic.