Ajax - Roda JC Kerkrade 3-0 (2-0)

Reigning national champion Ajax has begun the new season true to form as favourite for the title. With a respectable 3-0 win over Roda JC, who didn’t stand a chance in the Amsterdam ArenA. Afterwards manager Frank de Boer happily noted that Ajax now has two more points than they did after last season’s opening match.