Ajax faces Heracles Almelo this afternoon (16:45 CEST) but they’ll have to do so without Hakim Ziyech. The Moroccan playmaker won’t play due to a lack of match fitness, Ajax communicates.
Ziyech only just returned from a hamstring injury. He played a half versus RKC Waalwijk (3-0) and played the entire match versus Getafe (2-0).
Apparently he still isn’t totally fit, however. Ajax didn’t even take him on the bus to Almelo. The game versus Heracles is always difficult, as we discussed in our preview, but without Hakim it’ll only be more of a challenge.