Ajax beats Steaua in Europa League knock-out first leg

Ajax has built up a 2-0 advantage against Romania’s Steaua Bucharest after the first leg of their Europa League meeting.

The goals were scored by Toby Alderweireld in the 28th minute and Ricardo van Rhijn early in the second half.

Steaua, who kept fighting back, were down to 10 men at the Amsterdam Arena late in the game.

Police made several arrests in Amsterdam city centre prior to the match, as Steaua supporters set off smoke bombs.

Match report and edited highlights

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