Calvin Bassey is back for Dutch champions Ajax Amsterdam following his two-game suspension.
Bassey picked up a straight red card and suspension on his official debut during the defeat to PSV Eindhoven in the Super Cup.
But he made his long-awaited return for the club in the narrow 1-0 win over Sparta Rotterdam in the Eredivisie on Sunday afternoon.
The 22-year-old featured from start to finish in the away game and played at centre-back for the Champions.
Bassey completed 97% of his passes, had 110 touches, and made seven (7) recoveries and two (2) aerial duels.
Bergwijn continues impressive start, inspires Ajax again – Match in Brief
Former Tottenham star Steve Bergwijn was the hero once again for Ajax as they overcame a spirited Rotterdam side.
Bergwijn’s first-half strike from outside the box proved to be the only goal as Ajax maintained a 100% start to the season with a hard-fought victory.
Ajax dominated the encounter from start to finish but couldn’t break down Rotterdam more than once despite having the chance to do so.
— AFC Ajax (@AFCAjax) August 21, 2022
The defending champions will have Bergwijn to thank after his fourth goal of the season earned the club a third win in as many matches.
Up next for Bassey and Ajax is another away trip, they take on FC Utrecht next Sunday in the Eredivisie.