Ajax welcomes Heerenveen
Ajax welcomes Heerenveen in a last game from the 1/4-finals of the Dutch KNVB Beker. This game is going to be played in Amsterdam on Thursday night. Here are our winning soccer predictions for this clash.
Ajax reached the 1/4-finals of the competition after beating Roda JC in the previous round. The Amsterdam giants travelled to Kerkrade, but needed penalties in order to eliminate their opponent. In the regular time the game ended with a 1-1 draw. Ajax’s only goal in the match was scored by Dusan Tadic.
In the Eredivisie Ajax in a fierce battle with PSV for the title. Right now they are 2nd in the league standings with 47 points, being just 2 points behind the leader PSV. Ajax’s record in the league shows 15 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss. In their last game they lost two points, doing a thrilling 4-4 draw with Heerenveen at the Johan Cruijff Arena. Dusan Tadic scored a brace for Ajax, while Huntelaar added one more for the home side. Heerenveen’s Pelle van Amersfoort scored himself an own goal, but incredibly these four goals were not enough for the home side to clinch the win.
As for Heerenveen, the Hearts are having an average season in the Eredivisie so far, being 10th in the league with 21 points. Their record in the league shows 5 wins, 6 draws and 7 defeats. In their last five games Heerenveen won twice, lost twice and made one draw. Before the draw against Ajax in Amsterdam, the Hearts suffered two consecutive defeats against NAC Breda and Utrecht.
These are our winning soccer predictions for the KNVB Beker clash between Ajax and Heerenveen at the Johan Cruijff Arena. You can be sure that both teams would like to reach the final, but only one can do it.