Mohammed Kudus completes most dribbles, wins most duels in Ajax's win over Utrecht
Black Stars attacker Mohammed Kudus showcased his skills and prowess on the field as he led Ajax to a convincing 3-1 victory over Utrecht in the Dutch Eredivisie on Sunday.
The dynamic player completed the most dribbles (9), was fouled the most times (4), and emerged as the winner of the most duels 15), solidifying his impact throughout the match.
Mohammed Kudus for Ajax in 3-1 win over Utrecht:
- 90 minutes
- 15 duels won (most)
- 9/10 successful dribbles (most)
- 4x fouled (most)
- 3 final 3rd passes
- 3/4 shots on target
- 2/3 accurate long balls
- 2/2 tackles won
The encounter at the iconic Johan Cruyff Arena saw Netherlands-born Ghanaian talent Brian Brobbey finding the back of the net for Ajax, securing an important goal that contributed to their triumph over Utrecht.
The goal was set up flawlessly by his compatriot, Mohammed Kudus, reminiscent of a successful combination they executed in their previous win against Groningen earlier in the week.
This latest goal marked Brobbey’s impressive 13th strike in 31 Eredivisie games this season.
Ajax kicked off the game with a dominant display, taking an early lead in the 20th minute when Steven Bergwijn found the back of the net with an assist from Owen Wijndal.
However, Utrecht showed their resilience and managed to equalize just five minutes into the second half. Anastasios Douvikas capitalized on an opportunity after being skillfully set up by Taylor Booth, leveling the score.
Ajax quickly regrouped and responded strongly, with Brian Brobbey heading home a crucial goal in the 68th minute. The well-executed header, once again assisted by Mohammed Kudus, helped Ajax regain the lead and provided them with a renewed sense of confidence.
In the dying moments of the game, Ajax captain Dusan Tadic sealed the victory for coach John Heitinga’s side with a goal during stoppage time, securing the final scoreline of 3-1 in favor of the home team.