Amsterdam: Ajax Amsterdam secured their first league win in three games and maintained their perfect home record against Go Ahead Eagles with a 3-1 victory at the Amsterdam Arena on Saturday.
Ajax had won all 29 previous encounters against Go Ahead in Amsterdam and Frank de Boer`s men looked in complete control when Anwar El Ghazi opened the scoring in the 10th minute, as the gifted winger tucked home the rebound after Arkadiusz Milik`s initial effort had struck the post.
The home side were looking to extend their lead but were caught on the break as Go Ahead striker Fernando Lewis equalised with a well-placed shot past Jasper Cillessen just moments before the half-hour mark.
Ajax, who had suffered a 3-1 Champions League defeat at Barcelona on Tuesday, recovered from Lewis`s equaliser and grabbed the win thanks to second-half goals by Milik and Lasse Schone.
PSV Eindhoven top the table with 21 points, one clear of Ajax, but can restore a four-point margin by beating Utrecht away on Sunday.
Vitesse Arnhem, who are seventh with 15 points from 10 games, were held to a 2-2 home draw by 16th-placed NAC Breda on Saturday, as Vitesse midfielder Marko Vejinovic and NAC striker Adnane Tighadouini both scored two goals.