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Branco van den Boomen has started his second spell at Ajax. The 28-year-old midfielder from Veldhoven previously played in Ajax's youth academy, signing a three-year contract in Amsterdam at the age of sixteen in 2011. In 2014, he left for FC Eindhoven. After stints with SC Heerenveen, Willem II, De Graafschap, and French club Toulouse, he returned to Ajax this summer.
0% Goal attempts conversion
56% Defensive head-to-heads won
25% Offensive head-to-heads won
83% Arrived passings
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|Under contract since||7/1/2023|
On Friday, Maurice Steijn spoke to the Dutch press in the Johan Cruijff ArenA ahead of the Klassieker against Feyenoord. Days after the 3-3 draw against Olympique Marseille, the coach looked back at the European match and shone his light on Sunday’s match. "We have to play with bravado."
The first match of the UEFA Europa League group stage ended in a draw on Thursday night. The final score in the Johan Cruijff ArenA against Olympique Marseille was 3-3. After the match, the Ajax players were left disappointed, since they first led 2-0 and later on 3-2.
Maurice Steijn looked back on the 3-3 draw against Olympique Marseille with mixed feelings. The manager is really proud of the spirit his team is showing. Silvano Vos is similarly delighted with how well he played after coming on as a substitute, despite getting a red card.