Ghana prodigy Mohammed Kudus returned to the Ajax starting line-up with a goal as they handed Sparta Rotterdam a 4-2 defeat in the Dutch Eredivisie on Sunday.
The 20-year-old has been in the treatment room since sustaining a meniscus injury on his Champions League debut against Liverpool in October.
Earlier, Ivorian international striker Sebastien Haller beat Maduka Okoye from Nigeria twice in the 14th and 37th minute to put the hosts in a commanding position.
Ajax is expected to meet Lille on Thursday this week for the Europa League leg two in the round of 32.
They are also expected to the second positioned PSV on Sunday for their league match.