Ajax close in on PSV after beating De Graafschap

Ajax 2 – De Graafschap 0 (Eredivisie, February 4, 2011) Mounir El Hamdaoui put in his claim for a pay rise when he gave the hosts a 1-0 lead just before halftime. Dutch international midfielder Siem de Jong doubled their advantage after 79 minutes, when he pounced on a deflected cross at the near post to slot a shot past De Graafschap goalkeeper Boy Waterman from an acute angle.

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