Ajax 0-3 Real Madrid: Callejon double, Higuain score
Real Madrid's unbeaten record in the preliminary round Group D Champions League after a 3-0 win over hosts Ajax Amsterdam on Wednesday (07/12/2011).
These results solidify Madrid at the top with 18 points. While Ajax have to bite the fingers after only a third place standings with 8 points. Ajax were knocked out on goal difference from Olympique Lyon who was ranked second, after beating Dinamo Zagreb 7-1.
Could provide fierce resistance at the beginning of the first half, Ajax should recognize the benefits of Madrid in the 14th minute. Jose Callejon who is able to subdue the Ajax goalkeeper Kenneth Vermeer, with his left leg kick after receiving feedback from Ricardo Kaka.
Ajax try to retaliate. Several times they threaten Madrid goalkeeper who escorted the second goalkeeper, Antonio Adan. However, opportunities gained by Miralem Sulejmani and Gregory van der Wiel is still far from the target.
Madrid also had threatened in the 25th minute. Feedback from Gonzalo Higuain well received by Karim Benzema who then opened fire with his right foot. Luckily for Ajax, Vermeer is still able to maintain the net.
Two minutes later, turn Ajax are behind the threatened this time by Christian Eriksen. Opportunity wasted Ajax is back after an effort of Eriksen still able to be broken by Adan.
Ajax threatened again in the 32nd minute, again through the legs of Van der Wiel. But these opportunities come back after Adan Spry crude secure the net.
Preoccupation attack, Ajax have conceded it. This time, the Ajax goalkeeper is Higuain capable of utilizing feedback from Benzema. Higuain beat Vermeer with his right leg kick. Goal is to close the first half with a 2-0 advantage to Madrid.
In the second half, Ajax the direct initiator of the attack. In the 53rd minute, Ajax had a golden opportunity through Sulejmani. Unfortunately, the efforts of Sulejmani failed to bear fruit only goal after the ball hit the goalpost.
Madrid tried to respond in the 53rd minute. Just like Sulejmani, the efforts of Ricardo Kaka also failed to produce results because of the threat successfully broken by Vermeer.
Adan Madrid became a star in this action. Many times young goalkeeper "Los Blancos" it fails the chances of Ajax. For example in the 62nd minute and 66 saves from where he threats Ebicilio Lorenzo and Christian Eriksen.
Ebilicio second chance in the 73rd minute he is also capable of mentahkan. Similarly, the threat of Dmitri Bulykin on meni9t to -77.
Continue meneyrang, Ajax will not forget his defense. Madrid was able to exploit the situation to steal third goal on 92 minutes through the action of Callejon. Score 3-0 to Madrid was to survive until the end of the game.
Ajax: Kenneth Vermeer, Daley Blind, Jan Vertonghen, Vurnon Anita, Gregory Van Der Wiel, Eyong Enoh, Theo Janssen (Davy Klaassen 76), Christian Eriksen, Lorenzo Ebicilio, Nicolas Lodeiro (Dmitry Bulykin 74), Miralem Sulejmani
Madrid: Antonio Adan, Raul Albiol, Raphael Varane, Fabio Coentrao, Alvaro Arbeloa (Pedro Mendes 67), Nuri Sahin, Esteban Granero (Xabi Alonso 59), Karim Benzema (Hamit Altintop 55), Jose Maria Callejon, Gonzalo Higuain, Kaka