Ajax begins on Saturday night with Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, Quincy Promes and Sean Klaiber within the base on the residence sport towards PEC Zwolle. It’s the first time this season that the 37-year-old Huntelaar is allowed to begin from coach Erik ten Hag.
Ajax has been ready for a victory for 3 video games
Final Wednesday within the Champions League match towards Atalanta, Brian Brobbey began, nonetheless within the striker and Huntelaar got here in. Brobbey isn’t a part of the choice towards PEC and Noussair Mazraoui, David Neres, Lassina Traoré, Jurgen Ekkelenkamp and Zakaria Labyad are additionally lacking. Then again, Daley Blind returns. He was sick and needed to drop the duel with Atalanta.
Antony and Dusan Tadic are within the entrance along with Huntelaar, whereas Promes begins centrally in midfield. Davy Klaassen and Ryan Gravenberch full the center line.
Sean Klaiber is correct again. Moreover, Perr Schuurs, Blind and Nicolás Tagliafico are the standard names within the again line. It’s placing that there are solely 5 discipline gamers on the bench at Ajax, together with the kids Kenneth Taylor and Victor Jensen who’re nonetheless ready for his or her Eredivisie debut.
Ajax towards PEC begins on Saturday at 8 p.m. within the Johan Cruijff ArenA and is led by referee Pol van Boekel. The group from Amsterdam lastly need to win once more after defeats within the Champions League towards Liverpool (1-0), Atalanta (0-1) and within the Eredivisie towards FC Twente (1-2).
If chief Ajax wins, the lead on quantity two Vitesse is elevated to 5 factors, however the Arnhem participant continues to be at residence towards sc Heerenveen on Sunday at 12.15. Final week, Vitesse misplaced 2-1 to PEC.
Ajax setup: Onana; Klaiber, Schuurs, Blind, Tagliafico; Klaassen, Promes, Gravenberch; Antony, Huntelaar, Tadic.
PEC setup: Setterer; Van Wermeskerken, Kersten, Nakayama, Paal; Saymak, Strieder, Huiberts; Drost, Reijnders and Van Duinen.