Ajax Women did good business on Sunday in battle for the championship in the Women’s Eredivisie. The team from Amsterdam was 1-0 too strong for ADO Den Haag at home and settled next to leader PSV.
The only goal of the afternoon was scored by Samantha van Diemen. The only nineteen-year-old defender shot the ball hard in the 49th minute.
Because of the victory, Ajax now has 31 points after the fourteen regular competition matches. Leader PSV also has 31 points, but the team from Eindhoven will play the top match against number three FC Twente (29 points) on Tuesday. After this round of play, the top four (PSV, Ajax, FC Twente and ADO Den Haag) continue in a championship pool.
Spectacle piece at Alkmaar-Heerenveen
In addition to Ajax, VV Alkmaar also recorded a victory in the Women’s Eredivisie on Sunday. In a spectacle, sc Heerenveen was beaten 4-3.
The home team was 1-0 by a goal from Natasha Brough. Nikee Van Dijk signed for the equalizer after more than half an hour, but thanks to goals from Emmeke Henschen and Chimera Ripa, VV Alkmaar then took away.
Thanks to a second goal by Van Dijk and a goal by Willienne ter Beek in the last ten minutes, the Frisians were again on the same level. In injury time, Chantal Schouwstra scored the winning goal.
The result was also determined by a hit in injury time at PEC Zwolle-Exceslior (2-2). Danielle Noordermeer took care of the equalizer of the Rotterdam team in the third minute of the added time.
The home team had taken a 2-0 lead due to goals from Jassina Blom and Danique Noordman. Marthe van Erk then made the connection goal for Excelsior.
View the stand, the results and the program of the Women’s Eredivisie
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