Also against Sparta Ajax did last week again what it had to do: win. But the shot there with little use for the purpose of ranking on. Even Feyenoord keeps winning. In the 23th round of play must be the tricky hurdle Vitesse. They lost a week ago 0-2 Willem II, which also won in the Amsterdam Arena earlier this season. Ajax remain in the wake of the slain dyed title contenders Feyenoord?
Vitesse Arnhem and Ajax played in 31 times more likely to compete in the Eredivisie. Amsterdammers won there just a little more frequently (13x) than the home team (10x)
Vitesse have all lost the last three league matches for Ajax: 1-0, 1-0, 3-1
Vitesse and Ajax played a draw in the past eight times, all in Arnhem
Ajax won only 1 of the last 4 games visiting Vitesse
Ajax now has four matches in a row though no more goals cashed
Ajax held this season 12 times, ‘zero’ does just Feyenoord (13) more
Ajax came this season in 18 of the 22 matches in a 1-0 or 0-1 lead
There were less than 2.5 goals in five of the last seven matches between the two teams
The Gelredome is now not necessarily the stadium where Ajax love to visit. In recent years, the team had it pretty tough against Vitesse. But the current Ajax it seems a bit too big for Vitesse, which is actually still in the construction phase: 0-2 to Ajax.