Monday 15 August 2022

Ajax win Dutch cup for the 20th time with 2-1 victory over Vitesse

David Neres and Antony Matheus Dos Santos celebrate the winning goal. Photo: Maurice van Steen ANP

Amsterdam football club Ajax has won the KNVB Cup for the 20th time, with a 2-1 win over Vitesse of Arnhem.

Substitute David Neres scored the winning goal for the Amsterdammers in the first minute of extra time.

Match report

Ajax next play FC Utrecht on Thursday in a catch up game. If they win, and then go on to beat AZ on Sunday, Ajax will clinch the league title and the double.

That game will have 7,500 supporters present, as part of the ongoing experiments with organising safe mass events despite the pandemic.

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