Good Old Huntelaar Bags Brace In Ajax's Dramatic Win Over FC Twente
Good old Huntelaar scored twice in the 90th and 91st minute to secure the win for his side
Ajax secured a 3-1 dramatic win against FC Twente in the 16th round fixture of the Dutch Eredivisie, thanks to a late fantastic brace from Klaas Jan Huntelaar.
Former West Ham striker Sebastian Haller opened the scoring for Ajax early in the 7th minute. The game was purely a ding-dong affair after Julio Pleguezuelo equalized for FC Twente in the 84th minute.
Ajax manager Erik Ten Hag introduced experienced striker Klaas Jan Huntelaar in the 89th minute with the hope of securing a victory. Huntelaar did not disappoint as he scored two quick goals upon his introduction to the game.
Good old Huntelaar scored twice in the 90th and 91st minute to secure the win for his side. Sebastian Haller and Zakaria Labyad provided the assists to Huntelaar's brace.
The win for Ajax keeps them on top of the Dutch Eredivisie table with 38 points while FC Twente occupies 7th with 27 points.
FC Twente will travel to the Hitachi Capital Mobility Stadion on Sunday to play FC Groningen at 13:30 GMT while Ajax will also welcome Feyenoord to the Joan Cruijff Arena the same day at 15:45 GMT.