THE BALL – Ajax is crowned triple champion against Roger Schmidt (Netherlands)

Ajax was crowned, this Wednesday, triple champion of the Netherlands, winning the 36th title in its history and the third in the last four years: in 2019/2020, the championship was interrupted due to the Covid-19 pandemic. 19 and was not awarded. the title of champion of the Eredivisie, the classification only being used to qualify for European competitions.

One day before the end of the Eredivisie, the Amsterdam team secures a four-point lead over PSV, led by Roger Schmidt, future Benfica coach, and celebrated after the expressive victory, by 5-0, over Herenveen.

In the 19th minute, Argentinian left-back Nicolás Tagliafico opened the scoring, Steven Berghuis made it 2-0 at 33′ and, from the penalty spot, Sébastien Haller scored the third at 38′. Towards the end, Brobbey (85 ‘) and Edson Álvarez (90 ‘) reached the handful of goals scored by Erik ten Hag, who reached 96 league goals.

Faced with this result, PSV did nothing (Bruma came on at half-time) to win 3-2 at home against NEC Nijmegen. Doan (26′), Erick Gutierrez (36′) and Eren Zahavi (60′) scored the goals for the Eindhoven side, Duelund (66′) and Okita (72′, from the penalty spot) reduced for the team visitor.

This season, Roger Schmidt has managed to lead PSV to the Super Cup and the Dutch Cup

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