Ajax narrowly avoided an embarrasment the Dutch Cup by defeating amateurs Kozakken Boys only after overtime in Werkendam: 1-2. Dennis Rommedahl scored the winning goal after 104 minutes. See the match photos here.
Siem de Jong made his official debut for Ajax 1 in the Cup match.
Goalkeeper Erik Heijblok also made his first official appearance in the first team.
John Heitinga scored the first goal from a spot kick.
Ismael Urzaiz was in the starting lineup against the amateur side. The striker was brought down in the box, after which Heitinga converted the penalty.
Albert Luque played the full 120 minutes in Werkendam.
Luis Suarez worked hard against Kozakken Boys, but did not score this time.
Mitchell Donald exchanges encouraging high fives with Siem de Jong.