Last time Ajax and Utrecht met on the field, it was October 7th, early in the Eredivisie 2012-2013 season, ending in a 1-1 draw. This time, Ajax arrive at the Nieuw Galgewaard with a chance to make it only one point behind them and league leaders PSV and Twente, and you can watch it all live right here.
Since losing at home on November 3 to Vitesse, Ajax have gone on to win six consecutive league matches, including a big 3-1 win over PSV. They’re third in the league, with a game in hand, and 36 points. Siem de Jong is leading the scoring with 7 goals in 17 matches, including two in over the last three victories.
Utrech, sixth with 29 points, are undefeated over the last three matches, including wins over AZ and Heerenveen. Leon de is in exceptional form, with the 21 year old striker scoring three goals in these wins. The team’s top scorer is Zambian striker Jacob Mulenga.