Spotlight: Ziyech establishes personal record, first Moroccan international ever in final UEFA Europa League

After a sizzling home win placed the Amsterdammers themselves last night at the last minute for the final. History beckons for Ziyech!

It had seems and has also taken shape in the end last night, Ziyech with Ajax in the final of the UEFA Europa League in. After the gala performance at home by over a week ago (ed. 4-1 profit) the locals had a very good starting position for the return in the Parc Olympique Lyonnais. With the Moroccan-international in the basic Ajax came first to score, this did it through striker Kasper Dolberg.

The optimism soon came to an end when Olympique Lyon in just 2 minutes time, realized the lead just before halftime. These 2 hits came on behalf of the star of the club, Alexandre Lacazette. After an even more exciting phase signal rest waited for both teams. With over and over again enough chances Lyon got the possibility to the Algerian Rachid Ghezzal the 3-1 on the scoreboard. Buttocks squeezing for the Amsterdammers as the home team to still had one goal enough to make them the extension in. Despite the huge urge forward of the French remained the top team, stand 3-1 at the final whistle, flow for Ajax so to the final of this European tournament.

The Europa League which until the edition of 2007/2008 the name UEFA Cup bore, means for Hakim Ziyech right away a personal record. He is the first Moroccan-international in the history of this tournament, UEFA Europa League, which itself places for the final. In the previous version, then still the UEFA Cup, were former national team-players Abdelkrim Merry Krimau (SC Bastia, final 1978) and Moha El Yaagoubi (RCD Espanyol, finale 2007) for him.

If Ajax the final in Stockholm to winning at the expense of Manchester United, then Ziyech the books as the first ever Moroccan international who won the cup of this European tournament!

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