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Ajax 2-1 Auxerre: Dutch giants see off French outfit

Ajax Amsterdam have managed a positive 2-1 win over France's Auxerre at home in the Champions League.

The Dutch giants netted first through Demy De Zeeuw after just seven minutes before the prolific Luis Suarez added a second four minutes before the breal.

Auxerre hit back through Valetr Birsa in the 56th minute but it was not enough to deny Ajax their first win in the group stage this season despite it being a spiteful encounter which saw oni=e Ajax player and two Auxerre men sent off.

UEFA Champions League Group GAjax Amsterdam (HOL): 2 (Demy De Zeeuw 7', Luis Suarez 41') AJ Auxerre (FRA): 1 (Valter Birsa 56')

Venue: Amsterdam Arena Referee: Olegario Benquerenca Yellow cards:AJA - Luis Suarez 63' AUX - Cedric Hengbart 20', Stephane Grichting 30', Kamel Chafni 62', Dennis Oliech 82, Jean-Pascal Mignot 90'

Red cards:AJA - Andre Ooijer 55' AUX - Dennis Oliech 85', Jean-Pascal Mignot 90'

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