Calvin Bassey bagged an assist and clean sheet in a huge win against his former employers, Glasgow Rangers at the Johan Cryuff stadium in Amsterdam.
Edson Álvarez scored the first goal of the match, heading home Steven Berghuis’ corner.
Berghuis also got himself on the scoresheet, doubling Ajax’s lead with a helping hand from a big deflection.
Calvin Bassey played a nice pass to Mohammed Kudus, who displayed excellent individual brilliance to score a third goal within thirty three minutes.
Rangers thought they’d found a consolation goal but Borna Barisic’s wonderful strike was ruled out for offside before Bergwijn latched onto a loose back pass to settle matters, rounding McLaughlin and tapping into an empty net.