For Erik ten Hag, this was a well-deserved win. "We created two or three good chances in the first half. If one of those finally would have gone in, things would have been a lot easier for ourselves."
Praise be to Brobbey
In the end it was substitute Brian Brobbey who scored Ajax's second goal of the game after only being on the pitch for 55 seconds. 'It went by really quickly. He had the exact effect that we wanted.
Ajax – Willem II 3-1 (0-0)
51. Klaassen 1-0
62. Pavlidis 1-1
83. Brobbey 2-1
87. Tadic 3-1
Ajax: Onana, Mazraoui (82. Brobbey), J. Timber (71. Schuurs), Blind, Tagliafico (71. Martínez), Álvarez, Klaassen, Gravenberch, Antony (75. Neres), Haller, Promes (46. Tadic)