Chelsea won a vital victory in his visit to Ajax in the Netherlands, which places him as leader of the group H of the Champions League. The English team chained their second consecutive victory in the tournament and is positioned as a strong candidate to qualify for the round of 16.
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It was a meeting that found Londoners with the need to win to prevent Ajax from shooting at the tip of the group. Both teams lacked clarity against the goal, so the first half ended 0-0.
The Champions League match between Ajax and Chelsea ends with a suffered 0-1. A very lively race since the first minutes, with the home side having to cancel a goal in the 35 ″ of the first half. In the second half, the Guests grow up, almost touching the advantage with Batshuayi. And it is the Belgian class 93 striker who finds the Goal del Vantaggio (Assist Pulisic) at 4 minutes from 90 ″. Thanks to this victory, Frank Lampard’s team is now at 6 points in the standings. Thus reaching Ajax at the top of the group.
The complement seemed to be an extension of what happened in the first half, until, with five minutes left, Batshuayi dressed as a hero to give an agonizing victory to those led by Frank Lampard.
The rematch between the two teams will take place next time when the Dutch visit Stamford Bridge. Those in London have the opportunity to emerge in the group because, to win, they would score nine points against six of their rivals.
Chelsea vs. Ajax LIVE: Confirmed lineups
Chelsea: Kepa; Azpilicueta, Tomori, Zouma, Alonso; Jorginho, Kovacic; Mount, William, Hudson-Odoi, and Abraham.
Ajax: Onana; Dest, Veltman, Blind, Tagliaphic; Álvarez, Martínez, Van de Beek, Ziyech, Promes and Tadic.
Chelsea vs. Preview Ajax
Chelsea vs. Ajax star in the most attractive game of the key H. After beating Lille and Valencia by two 3-0, the surprising semifinalists of the previous edition of the Champions League want to take a giant step to the qualifying phase at the expense of the Blues ‘.
Vibrant match between the two teams that was resolved by the one who did the most things to win. Chelsea conquered Amsterdam, a stadium that had not yet lost in this Champions League with a goal from Batshuayi. Many occasions, much back and forth, but a fair result.