Ajax’s ‘Super Wednesday’

Labelled ‘Super Wednesday’ by the media, this season’s 29th round of play was first and foremost a super evening for Ajax. The league leader was the only one of the six championship contenders to win, and thus strengthened their lead. Fellow championship contender sc Heerenveen was defeated by Ajax 0-5, which marks Ajax’s biggest ever away victory at Heerenveen. Siem de Jong scored no fewer than three goals. Ajax is now 3 points ahead of AZ and enjoys a much better goal balance.