Ajax crush hapless VVV-Venlo 13-0.
Ajax achieved the biggest Eredivisie win in history on Saturday as VVV Venlo was destroyed 13-0. at De Koel
The reigning Dutch champions went into the clash one point behind PSV and with the chance to regain
the summit after recording four wins and a draw in their opening five matches.
But while Ajax were favorites to prevail against VVV, who sat 10th in the standings, nobody could have predicted
the dominant manner of their victory as the hosts were simply swept away.
Ajax crush hapless VVV-Venlo,19-year-old Lassina Traoré, scored five times and assisted three more,
Ajax were already 4-0 up when Venlo
were reduced to 10 men after skipper Christian Kum was sent off on VAR review for a high boot.
What followed was an eight-goal burst in 24 second-half minutes as Ajax’s players controlled possession
and lined up to take shots on goal, with veteran 37-year-old forward Klaas Jan Huntelaar scoring twice
in two minutes at Venlo’s De Koel stadium.
The visitors finished the match with an eye-watering 23 shots on target and could have scored more had
Venlo goalkeeper Delano van Crooij not made 10 saves.