Ajax’s Eredivisie conflict with Feyenoord was sensationally suspended with the away aspect profitable 3-0 on the Johan Cruyff Enviornment. The referee determined to halt the match after offended followers threw flares onto the pitch.
Feyenoord raced right into a three-goal lead inside 37 minutes, with Ajax in dissaray. Followers tried to halt proceedings and there have been reportedly three situations of objects being thrown onto the pitch, together with flares. The sport was initially stopped on the finish of the first-half however then resumed resulting in 9 minutes of stoppage time.
Nevertheless, bother resumed within the second half and the sport continued till the fifty fifth minute on Sunday earlier than it was determined that the match could be completely suspended after extra flares have been then thrown on. It’s unclear what subsequent actions will likely be taken as of but.
And movies have since emerged of livid Ajax followers storming and making an attempt to destroy a turnstile as issues boiled over off the pitch following their disastrous begin to the season. Defeat for Maurice Steijn’s Ajax aspect would have left them within the backside of the desk following a horrid begin to the 2023-24 Eredivisie marketing campaign.
Ajax at the moment sit 10 factors behind league leaders PSV after simply 5 video games into the brand new season already, having picked up a measly 5 factors themselves.
However regardless of a nightmare begin to the league, many will nonetheless have been left very stunned by the begin to Ajax’s residence conflict in opposition to Feyenoord – who ran out snug winners in opposition to Celtic of their opening Champions League contest.
Ajax received off to the worst begin potential after conceding within the ninth minute to Santiago Gimenez earlier than he then doubled his aspect’s lead within the 18th minute.
And Feyenoord compounded Ajax’s distress within the thirty seventh minute by Igor Paixao. Strain is immensely rising on Steijn after their begin to the season continued in nightmare vogue.