Ajax were eliminated from the UEFA Cup by Olympique Marseille. Goals by Enoh and Sulejmani gave Ajax hope, but the 109-year-old club surrendered in overtime when Mears scored. See the match photos here.
Micky Sulejmani heads the ball in after a great move and cross by Luis Suarez.
Ajax's birthday party began with a great show by internationally renowned artist André Rieu.
The team that began the match on Ajax's 109th birthday.
Ismaïl Aissati played an excellent match as Ajax's central midfielder.
Bruno Silva did a great job as Gregory van der Wiel's replacement.
Eyong Enoh strikes for his first Ajax goal.
Enoh celebrates his important goal.
Unfortunately, Ajax allowed a goal too soon after their first strike.
Oleguer was very solid as a central defender.
Urby Emanuelson injected some much-needed energy into his team.
The final instructions before the overtime period begins.
Substitute Leonardo could not change the tide this time, although he came close on one occasion.
Luis Suarez, the man of the match, kept fighting until the last second.