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PSV and Ajax continue dominance in Dutch Eredivisie

Modified 15 Dec 2014, 15:57 IST
Lasse Schone, Nick Viergever, Anwar El Ghazi and Jairo Riedewald celebrate during Ajax’s win against FC Utrecht.

The Hague, Dec 15 (IANS) PSV Eindhoven and AFC Ajax continued their dominance in the Dutch Eredivisie with Feyenoord losing ground after a 2-2 draw against AZ Alkmaar.

Dutch leaders PSV were too strong for FC Twente in Eindhoven. Luuk de Jong headed in a corner by Jetro Willems and Georginio Wijnaldum finished a fine attack on the stroke of half-time to make it 2-0 Sunday, reports Xinhua.

FC Utrecht caused some threats in the opening phase, but Ajax proved to be more effective. Thulani Serero scored with a deflected long-distance shot and Davy Klaassen finished a combination with Arkadiusz Milik. Rubio Rubin pulled one back ten minutes from half-time.

In the second half Christian Kum hit the post on behalf of Utrecht, but Anwar El Ghazi decided the match in favour of the home team. He secured the 3-1 victory in the 65th minute.

Feyenoord were in great form in recent weeks but dropped points against Alkmaar. Wesley Hoedt and Muamer Tankovic gave Alkmaar the lead, but Colin Kazim-Richards and Jordy Clasie saved a point for Feyenoord. The latter produced the equaliser in the injury time (2-2).

Also Sunday, FC Groningen and Vitesse drew 1-1, while PEC Zwolle defeated.

PSV now lead the standings with 37 points from 15 matches, followed by Ajax (36-16), the new number three PEC Zwolle (29-15), Feyenoord (28-15), AZ (28-16) and FC Twente (25-16).

Published 15 Dec 2014, 15:19 IST
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