Ajax boss Erik ten Hag stated: “Compliments to the staff. They had been hungry — 13-0, an excellent victory certainly, a brand new document. VVV has proven this season that they’re able to getting good outcomes, we have seen that this season already, however it’s our accomplishment. We’ve got compelled this ourselves.”
– Ajax win 13-0: Watch the replay (U.S. only)
Venlo had been diminished to 10 males on 52 minutes when Christian Kum was despatched off after the video assistant referee upgraded his yellow card for violent conduct to a purple.
Nonetheless, the harm had already been carried out at this stage, with Ajax 4-0 up thanks to 2 objectives from Traore and extra scores from Ekkelenkamp and Dusan Tadic.
Venlo additional collapsed after the sending off with 4 Ajax objectives in 5 minutes from Traore, Anthony, Ekkelenkamp and Daley Blind.
Traore added his fourth on 54 minutes, and two objectives from Klaas-Jan Huntelaar on 74 and 76 minutes took it to 11-0.
With 12 minutes left, Lisandro Martinez made it 12-0 earlier than Traore added his fifth of the sport on 87 minutes.
VVV Venlo boss Hans de Koning stated: “I actually haven’t got a lot to say. A complete off day. We had an excessive amount of respect for Ajax. We’ve got it made too straightforward. We’ve got failed. However nobody handed away immediately. It’s a match. We’ve got misplaced. And it’s a historic loss, however we have to take it as a person. Head up, chest out.”
The earlier document for largest scoreline within the Eredivisie was additionally held by Ajax, who beat Vitesse 12-1 in 1972.