AZ beats Ajax in replayed match
AMSTERDAM -- With 22,000 schoolchildren in the stands, AZ Alkmaar beat Ajax 3-2 Thursday in a replayed Dutch Cup match.
Last month, the match between the two teams was halted when a hooligan ran onto the Amsterdam Arena field and tried to attack AZ goalkeeper Esteban Alvarado.
Alvarado turned into an online sensation by repelling the attack, then was sent off for kicking the hooligan twice. AZ coach Gertjan Verbeek subsequently led his players off the field with Ajax leading 1-0.
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