Nor they could leave no point with Midtjylland Ajax if they wanted to stay very much alive in the fight for the round of 16. And so did the Ten Hag team. Very comfortable victory for the Dutch against the Cinderella of the group by 3-1 thanks to goals from Gravenberch, Mazraoui and Neres. In the final stretch of the game, Midtjylland cut differences with a penalty goal from Nabil.
Five minutes were enough for Ajax at the break to finish the game. On 47 ‘, Gravenberch received a ball in the front of the area, adjusted it to the right and put it in the squad to make the first. And after two minutes, in minute 49 ‘, Tadic filtered a ball into the area for Mazraoui’s ascent, and the winger defined to perfection in the hand-to-hand to put the second on the scoreboard. Minute 50, and Ajax had fixed the lack of goal in the first half. The first 45 minutes in which the Dutch had a lot of spaces against them. But nevertheless, Labyad and Traor, who crashed a ball off the crossbar, weren’t fine.
He continued to dominate Ajax, who ended up scoring the third through Neres. Left-handed from the Brazilian from the balcony of the area, which slipped through the strain of the left post, definitively sentencing the party. Even though Midtjylland cut differences with 10 minutes to go with a penalty from Nabil, that beat crossed Onana. Nothing else happened in the final stretch of the game, except the expulsion of Sviatchenko for a tackle on Neres when he was leaving for one on one.
Very comfortable victory for Ajax that places it tied at 7 points with Atalanta in the second position of the group, two points behind Liverpool, which is the leader with 9. For its part, Midtjylland, with 0 points, says goodbye to Europe.