Ajax beats AZ Alkmaar 4-0 in Dutch league

Published on NewsOK Modified: February 23, 2014 at 10:55 am •  Published: February 23, 2014
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AMSTERDAM (AP) — Two goals from midfielder Lerin Duarte helped Dutch league leader Ajax to a 4-0 home victory over AZ Alkmaar on Sunday.

Ajax captain Siem de Jong opened the scoring in the fourth minute, and Ajax went on to play confidently throughout.

Duarte beat a defender to score his first in the 54th minute and 19-year-old Ricardo Kishna made it 3-0 on his Eredivisie debut with an angled shot into the top corner. Duarte scored his second after a solo run in the 74th minute.

Later Sunday, second-place FC Twente plays Feyenoord.