Ajax wins on van ‘t Schip’s debut

The Dutch top club Ajax Amsterdam, which has fallen into serious crisis, celebrated a much-needed victory on the debut of new coach John van ‘t Schip.

The record champions, who had fallen to the bottom of the table, won the catch-up game against FC Volendam 2-0 (0-0) and gave up the Red Lantern for the time being with only their second win of the season.

In the basement duel against the 16th in the table. National player Steven Bergwijn (57th) was successful with an assist from ex-Leipzig player Brian Brobbey and Chuba Akpom (89th).

The German Ajax keeper Diant Ramaj kept his goal clean for the first time in his second starting eleven in the league. On Sunday, the 22-year-old, signed by Eintracht Frankfurt, had a bitter afternoon in the 2-5 defeat at PSV Eindhoven. At Volendam, Bremen loanee Mio Backhaus also had a German in goal.

Ajax slipped to last place in the Eredivisie for the first time. Van ‘t Schip, European champion with Oranje in Germany in 1988, is supposed to bring the six-time European Cup winners out of the danger zone after a chaotic start to the season.