Goalkeeper Scherpen makes debut for Ajax in cup match with FC Utrecht

Kjell Scherpen will make his debut for Ajax on Wednesday night. The twenty-year-old goalkeeper is underneath the bar with the crew from Amsterdam for the cup match with FC Utrecht.

FC Utrecht nonetheless with no win underneath Hake

Scherpen has not performed a match in Ajax’s fundamental drive since his arrival in Amsterdam in the summertime of 2019. The twenty-year-old goalkeeper, who was taken over from FC Emmen for 1.5 million euros on the time, is second alternative behind André Onana and solely performed for the guarantees within the Kitchen Champion Division.

At Ajax, Quincy Promes is lacking from the match choice. The 28-year-old attacker was arrested on Sunday on suspicion of involvement in a stabbing and spent two days in jail. He was launched on Tuesday, though he’s nonetheless a suspect within the case.

Promes, who performed within the gained sport towards PEC Zwolle (4-0) on Saturday, is changed within the beginning eleven by Edson Álvarez. Moreover, coach Erik ten Hag, who was coach at FC Utrecht from 2015 to 2018, chooses seventeen-year-old Devyne Rensch as proper again and Zakaria Labyad within the level of the assault. Labyad, former FC Utrecht participant, was barely injured on Saturday.

Quincy Promes is lacking from Ajax’s match choice after being detained for 2 days for doable involvement in a stabbing. (Picture: ANP)

FC Utrecht in flip may use a lift. The final victory of the Domstedelingen dates from October 27, when FC Dordrecht was overwhelmed within the first spherical of the KNVB Cup (2-4). Below interim coach René Hake, who was pushed on from the guarantees initially of November after the departure of John van den Brom to the Belgian KRC Genk, FC Utrecht didn’t win a duel but.

Hake can not have defender Emil Bergström and playmaker Simon Gustafson towards Ajax, who’ve bodily complaints about final Sunday’s misplaced match towards PSV (2-1). The sport additionally comes too early for Adam Maher, who has been struck down by an harm for 3 weeks.

Ajax-FC Utrecht begins on Wednesday at 9 p.m. within the Johan Cruijff ArenA and is led by referee Dennis Higler. The winner qualifies for the eighth finals of the cup match, for which the draw is subsequent Saturday.

Ajax setup: Sharpening; Rensch, Schuurs, Blind, Tagliafico; Álvarez, Klaassen, Gravenberch; Antony, Labyad, Tadic.

Line-up FC Utrecht: Paes; Van der Maarel, St. Jago, Hoogma, Warmerdam; Van de Streek, Van Overeem, Ramselaar; Church, Mahi, Elijah.

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