THE HAGUE, Jan. 22 (Xinhua) -- Ajax beat longtime rivals
Feyenoord 3-1 in Amsterdam on Wednesday to go through to the semi-
finals of the Dutch Cup, the KNVB Beker.
In front of 50,000 spectators in the Amsterdam Arena Rotterdam,
Feyenoord took the lead in the 7th minute. The visitors profited
from bad defending by Ajax. Tonny Vilhena beat Ajax goalkeeper
Kenneth Vermeer with a lob and Jean-Paul Boetius scored from close
However, Feyenoord also did not look well in defense. After a
mistake by defender Joris Mathijsen Danish Ajax forward Viktor
Fischer profited and scored.
In the second half Feyenoord goalkeeper Erwin Mulder saved a
header by Lasse Schone, but in the rebound Bojan scored. The
Spaniard headed in the 2-1 in the 68th minute. In injury time
substitute Thulani Serero added the third Ajax goal.
Also on Wednesday Marnick Vermijl earned NEC a 1-0 victory over
FC Utrecht, while PEC Zwolle beat the amateurs of JVC Cuijk
Cup holders AZ already became the first semi-finalist on Tuesday
after defeating Roda JC 2-0 in Kerkrade. Enditem