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Sport Ten Hag's Ajax equal Cruyff record in Eredivisie

04:25  01 november  2020
04:25  01 november  2020 Source:   goal.com

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Ten Hag played a key role in the development of players like Memphis Depay, at PSV, and Marko Arnautovic, at FC Twente. He transformed Depay from a central midfielder to a wide position, with the coach' s focus constantly on attacking and attractive football. Yet, Ten Hag is also able to identify what

Ajax achieved some success on the domestic level, earning the first Eredivisie -championship in Like Cruyff , Van Gaal rapidly made his mark by altering Ajax ' tactics, and also like Cruyff , his efforts The first of these two matches included a home match against manager Erik ten Hag ' s former Utrecht side.

Erik ten Hag's Ajax matched Johan Cruyff's record in Eredivisie following Saturday's 5-2 win over lowly Fortuna Sittard.

a group of baseball players standing on top of a field: Ajax celebrate in Eredivisie © Getty Images Ajax celebrate in Eredivisie

Ajax improved their tally to 250 goals in 82 matches under head coach Ten Hag after overturning an early deficit against bottom side Fortuna in Amsterdam.

It is only the second time an Eredivisie team have scored at least 250 goals in their first 82 games under a specific manager after Cruyff's Ajax in 1987, per Opta.


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Ten Hag took charge of Ajax in 2017 and the 50-year-old has guided the Dutch giants to Eredivisie, KNVB Cup and Johan Cruyff Shield glory, while he oversaw the club's memorable run to the 2018-19 Champions League semi-final.

Ajax midfielder Davy Klaassen scored a first-half brace to cancel out George Cox's seventh-minute opener on Saturday.

Brian Brobbey, Dusan Tadic and Quincy Promes were also on target for hosts Ajax, who are top of the table on goal difference through seven matches.

Brobbey (18 years and 173 days) became the youngest player to score a goal on his Eredivisie debut for Ajax since Jairo Riedewald (17 years and 104 days) in December 2013.

Ajax washed up since its European epic .
© Provided by Sports.fr Ajax Amsterdam moves to Denmark to hope for a qualification despite positive cases at Covid In the Champions League, Ajax Amsterdam moves to Midtjylland in order to stay alive in his group. The Dutch club are nevertheless unrecognizable since their glorious run in 2018. For this decisive trip to Denmark, the Ajax Amsterdam will have to cut many elements.

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