Previous
Benfica
Manchester United
0
1
FT
Game Details
Barcelona
Olympiakos
3
1
FT
Game Details
Juventus
Sporting CP
2
1
FT
Game Details
Anderlecht
Paris Saint-Germain
0
4
FT
Game Details
Bayern Munich
Celtic
3
0
FT
Game Details
Chelsea
AS Roma
3
3
FT
Game Details
CSKA Moscow
FC Basel
0
2
FT
Game Details
FK Qarabag
Atletico Madrid
0
0
FT
Game Details
Ghana U17
Niger U17
2
0
FT
Game Details
Brazil U17
Honduras U17
3
0
FT
Game Details
Next
By ESPN Staff

Ajax see off Groningen

Ajax stepped up the pressure on the Eredivisie leaders with a 2-0 win over Groningen.

• European gallery Photo Gallery

Derk Boerrigter put Ajax ahead in the 42nd minute and the game was as good as wrapped up when they were awarded their second penalty of the game in the 53rd minute. With Siem de Jong having earlier missed from the spot, Lasse Schone this time stepped up to clinch a 2-0 win.

The result leaves Frank de Boer's side level on points with third-placed PSV Eindhoven, who play leaders FC Twente on Sunday. Twente are a point ahead, along with Vitesse Arnhem.

RKC Waalwijk were deserving 2-0 winners against NEC Nijmegen to move up to eighth.

Cuco Martina beat both keeper Gabor Babos and defender Rens van Eijden on the line to open the scoring just before half-time and Florian Jozefzoon took advantage of a stretched defence to exchange passes with Nordin Boukhari and score the second.

RKC went ahead of ADO Den Haag, who were held to a 1-1 draw by PEC Zwolle.

Rochdi Achenteh's free-kick, which flicked off the knee of Joey van den Berg, gave Zwolle the lead in the 24th minute, but Jens Toornstra equalised midway through the second half.

AZ Alkmaar and Willem II drew 0-0 in the day's other game.

All the games, like those across the remainder of the weekend, were preceded by a minute's silence in memory of Richard Nieuwenhuizen, the linesman affiliated to youth club Buitenboys who died after being attacked by players from opponents Niuew-Sloten last Sunday.

Information from the Press Association was used in this report.

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.