jax has placed a big win on Feyenoord on Wednesday for the final battle of the TOTO KNVB-cup. The Amsterdammers won 0-3 in De Kuip.
Halfway through the 187th edition of De Klassieker Ajax led 0-1 through a goal from Matthijs de Ligt and at the beginning of the second half Nicolás Tagliafico scored 0-2. Via Donny van de Beek it also became 0-3, so that Ajax secured a place in the cup final with convincing figures for the first time since 2014.
Opponent in the final, which will be played in De Kuip on Sunday, May 5, will be Willem II or AZ. The confrontation between Tilburg and Alkmaarders starts at 8.45 pm on Thursday at the Willem II Stadium.
It will be the 25th cup final of Ajax, but the last time the club from Amsterdam won the ‘Zilveren Dennenappel’ is nine years ago. For Feyenoord in this season only the competition, in which the team of coach Giovanni van Bronckhorst is third, is well behind Ajax and leader PSV.