Ajax demolishes Heracles Almelo 6-0 to move top, AZ held

BY foxsports • April 1, 2012

Christian Eriksen scored one and created the other for Siem de Jong as Ajax demolished Heracles Almelo 6-0 to move top of the Dutch league.

Previous leader AZ Alkmaar was held to a 2-2 draw at Vitesse Arnhem.

Lorenzo Ebecilio set up Theo Janssen for the opening goal in the 25th before doubling the lead with a goal three minutes after the break. Erikson made it 3-0 before De Jong played in Vurnon Anita for the fourth.

De Jong and then Kolbeinn Sigthorsson - returning as a second half substitute after five months on the sidelines with an injury -added goals in the last 18 minutes to complete the rout.

Ajax has 58 points, one more than AZ and three ahead of No. 3 FC Twente.

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