Ajax welcome Liverpool to the Johan Cruyff Arena on Wednesday to kick start the Champions League 2020-21 Group D encounter.
Match Timings: Oct 22, 12:30 AM
The two finest European Clubs will take on each other in the Group D clash of UEFA Champions League 2020-21. These two clubs will meet for the first time since 1966-67. The Reds had won the European crown in 2018-19. After an early exit in Round of 16 in the last edition of Champions League, Liverpool completed their comeback at Premier League title after 30 years in 2020. The title defense started with a hard-fought 4-3 victory over newly-promoted Leeds who challenged Klopp’s defence. After beating Chelsea and Arsenal, they got the 7-2 humiliation from Aston Villa. In a previous encounter with Everton, Jurgen Klopp's side dropped points through the controversial VAR call. With 10 points, they are sitting behind to Everton and Aston Villa. The Reds conceded 16 goals in eight games in their 2020-21 football season.
Meanwhile, Ajax have won just one match of their last six meetings with English sides and their home-record is not os good, winning just game in their last seven home games in Champions League. 4-times European title holder’s last best performance came in the edition of 20181-9, where they made into the semifinals. Erik ten Hag's side started their domestic campaign with four wins out of five. They are coming off a 5-1 victory over Heerenveen at home on Sunday, courtesy of Dusan Tadic’s double strike. Liverpool has a better record against the Dutch outfit, remaining unbeaten in previous 13 meetings.
Team News & Possible Lineups
Lineup: Onana; Mazraoui, Schuurs, Blind, Tagliafico; Klaassen, Kudus, Promes; Neres, Tadic, Antony
All competitions form: W W W L W
Lineup: Adrian; Alexander-Arnold, Fabinho, Gomez, Robertson; Keita, Henderson, Wijnaldum; Salah, Firmino, Mane
All competitions form: W W W L L D
3 goals in Eredivisie 2020-21
1 goal and 3 assists in Eredivise 2020-21
6 goals in Premier League 2020-21
4 goals in Premier League 2020-21