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FC Twente holds Ajax 2-2 in Dutch league, extends record unbeaten run to nine

FC Twente holds Ajax 2-2 in Dutch league, extends record unbeaten run to nine

Blaise N'Kufo scored an equalizer in the 90th minute, rallying FC Twente to a 2-2 draw at Ajax and extending its record unbeaten streak.
N'Kufo's 12th goal of the season kept Twente unbeaten in nine straight, unmatched in the Dutch league's 51-year history.
Klaas-Jan Hunterlaar put Ajax ahead with a left-foot shot from the top of the penalty area in the 30th after latching onto a ball from Siem de Jong.
Substitute Stein Huysegems equalized for Twente in the 60th before Twente's Edson Braafheid scored into his own net off Hunterlaar's 76th minute free kick.
Ajax remained in third place with 32 points, one behind PSV Eindhoven, which lost 2-1 at FC Groningen on Wednesday for its third defeat of the season.
Feyenoord beat Sparta 2-0 Wednesday in the Rotterdam derby to climb atop the league table with 35 points. Twente, which like Ajax has only lost twice this season, is sixth with 29.
Also Thursday, Cheik Tiote scored in the second minute to help Roda JC beat SC Heerenveen 1-0.
AZ Alkmaar's match at De Graafschap was postponed Wednesday because of an unplayable field.
In other games, it was: FC Utrecht 4, Excelsior Rotterdam 1; NAC Breda 1, Vitesse Arnhem 2 and Heracles Almelo 1, Willem II 0.


Updated : 2021-04-21 14:37 GMT+08:00