Ajax had a furiuous start against FC Eindhoven and never looked back. The team from Amsterdam disposed of the first-division team by 1-6 and face sc Heerenveen in the next round.
After a fine start by the home side, Ajax shiftted into next gear and after 19 minutes, the score was 0-4. Angelos Charisteas scored from a Trabelsi cross and nine minutes later, Wesley Sneijder doubled the margin. Within four minutes, Ajax went up 0-3. Demouge scored an own goal. The fourth was only Ajax. Nourdin Boukhari dribbled and scored: 0-4.
The fifth could have been a 'lucky'or a 'beauty'. Whatever, Sneijder sent a long ball from the right flank and it went in beautifully: 0-5.
Between all the Ajax goals, something else was to be cheered: Jeffrey Sarpong, the 17-year old forward, made his debut for Ajax 1.
Sasa Stojanovic saved the honour for his side when he made it 1-5. Defender Thomas Vermaelen then made his first one for Ajax 1 when he made it 1-6. It was to be the final result.
In the draw for the next round, Ajax drew an away match against sc Heereneveen.