Fan goes after goalkeeper, forces suspension of AZ-Ajax Dutch Cup match

Fan goes after goalkeeper, forces suspension of AZ-Ajax Dutch Cup match

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Fan goes after goalkeeper, forces suspension of AZ-Ajax Dutch Cup match

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AZ Alkmaar's Dutch Cup match with Ajax pitted two of the Netherlands' top teams against each other and figured to produce some fireworks. Just not like this.

With Ajax leading 1-0 in the 36th minute, a fan raced from the stands at Amsterdam ArenA and went after AZ goalkeeper Esteban Alvarado, who defended himself by kicking the fan on the ground.

Esteban was given a red card for his actions, prompting an outrage from Jozy Altidore and his AZ teammates, and the match was suspended as both teams were pulled from the field following the fracas.

Video of the incident is after the jump:

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What do you think of what happened? Think it's ridiculous that the keeper gets sent off for defending himself from a pitch invader? Hope the game gets replayed?

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