Ajax beats RKC 2-0 to go 2nd in Eredivisie
Feb. 17, 2013
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Ajax beat RKC Waalwijk 2-0 Sunday to take lone possession of second place in the Eredivise as Feyenoord stumbled to a 3-2 loss at PEC Zwolle.
Niklas Moisander and Christian Eriksen scored first-half goals and goalkeeper Kenneth Vermeer saved a penalty from Robert Braber as Ajax easily held off RKC.
Earlier, Graziano Pelle scored three times — including an own goal — with Feyenoord going 2-0 down inside the first 10 minutes. Pelle scored into his own net in just the second minute before bringing the scores level with a brace in the 33rd and 34th minute.
Feyenoord squandered several good chances before Swedish striker Denni Avdic scored Zwolle's winner in the 75th minute. The defeat left Feyenoord in third place.
PSV Eindhoven beat Utrecht 2-1 to stay top of the Eredivisie.