The Ajax Women have started the play-offs with a win. Coach Benno Nihom’s team defeated PEC Zwolle by 3-1 at home. After an outstanding first half, the Ajax Women were in the lead 3-0 at halftime thanks to goals by Marjolijn van den Bighelaar, Merel van Dongen en Desiree van Lunteren. After halftime, the Amsterdam team was less convincing, but the home team managed to fend off insistent PEC.
Ajax Women – PEC Zwolle Vrouwen 3-1 (3-0). 9. Van den Bighelaar 1-0, 31. Van Dongen 2-0, 36. Van Lunteren 3-0. 64. Holmes 3-1
Ajax Women: Sarasola; Van der Most, Van der Gragt, Van Dongen, Philtjens, Zeeman, Kaagman, Van Lunteren, Van den Bighelaar, Folkertsma (69. Reichardt), Bakker (90+1. Payne)