Ajax win away game after wealth of opportunities

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Ajax has again added three points to its total in the Eredivisie, after a narrow away win for Ajax at Fortuna Sittard. Erik ten Hag's side won 2-1, with Ajax's two goals coming courtesy of Sebastian Polter (own goal) and Sébastien Haller. Shortly after the break Fortuna had managed to match Ajax's performance.

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The win puts Ajax back at the top of the Eredivisie as sole leaders.  Saturday afternoon saw Vitesse equalise in terms of points, but with their fourteenth competition win of the season, Ajax are now three points clear at the top of the league. PSV trail Ajax by four points.

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Haller delivered the decisive goal in the 64th minute. After the end of the match however he was far from content. "We need to improve in terms of creating chances and being more ruthless."

"The only thing we can be happy with today are the three points, the rest we have a lot to learn from."

Fortuna Sittard – Ajax 1-2 (0-1)
19. Polter 0-1 (own goal)
48. Tirpan 1-1
64. Haller 1-2

Ajax: Onana, Mazraoui (58. Rensch), Schuurs, Blind (73. Martínez), Tagliafico, Klaassen, Gravenberch, Labyad (73. Álvarez), Antony (58. Neres), Haller, Tadic (87. Promes)

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