February 7, 2023
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Persianfootball.com – AMSTERDAM, Alireza Jahanbakhsh, the 20-year-old Iranian international came on in the second half to score twice for NEC Nijmegen in the 2-2 draw against Ajax Amsterdam to to prevent NEC from relegation.

An early owngoal by Leiwakabessy in minute 9 made it 1-0 for Ajax and it seemed like NEC would have to accept direct relegation.

But Jahanbakhsh was subbed in early in the second half and it only took him until minute 74 to score a beautyful goal just from outside the box to make 1-1, after he had intercepted a pass himself.

Already crowned Dutch champions Ajax came back in minute 83, when Krkic scored on a counter attack from iside the box to give Ajax a 2-1 lead.

But NEC answered back quickly when Jahanbakhsh scored another beauty in minute 88 due to a nice escape which resulted in the goal inside the box to make 2-2.

Due to Jahanbakhsh’s two goals NEC received one point from this game which was enough to qualify them for the playoffs where they will have to go through two two-legged matchups in order to remain in Dutch Eredivisie.