Ajax will welcome PAOK to Johan Cruyff Arena on Tuesday for the second leg of their Champions League qualifier. The first game ended in a 2:2 draw, which gives the home team slight advantage. The history is also on Ajax’s side, as they have never lost to PAOK when playing in the Netherlands.
Ajax vs PAOK Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last Game||Last games||Last games home/away|
|Ajax||Draw||2 W/ 4 D/ 0 L||1 W/ 2 D/ 0 L|
|PAOK||Draw||0 W/ 4 D/ 2 L||0 W/ 2 D/ 1 L|
Last game between the teams: 06.08.2019 Champions League Qualifiers 1st leg: PAOK – Ajax 2:2; Chuba Akpom 32′, Leo Matos 39′; Hakim Ziyech 10′, Klaas-Jan Huntelaar 57′
Last game at this venue: 15.07.2017 Club Friendly: Ajax – PAOK 4:2; Noussair Mazraoui 5′, Klaas-Jan Huntelaar 26′, Mateo Cassierra 66′, Zian Flemming 89′; Fernando Varela 38′, Aleksandar Prijovic 51′
Worth mentioning: After six meetings between the two teams, Ajax are still to be defeated, as they earned two victories and four times the games ended in draws. The first leg one week ago saw the Greek side concede after just ten minutes, but managed to turn the score around until half-time. Their lead did not last long, as veteran striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar restored the parity 12 minutes into the second period. All six encounters between the sides witnessed goals at both ends, while four featured over 2,5 goals.
Ajax vs PAOK Stats
|As of 12.08||Last Game||Last 10 games||Last 5 games home/away|
|Ajax||Win||5 W/ 4 D/ 1 L||3 W/ 1 D/ 1 L|
|PAOK||Draw||6 W/ 3 D/ 1 L||4 W/ 1 D/ 0 L|
Last game Ajax: 10.08.2019 Dutch League: Ajax – FC Emmen 5:0; Donny van de Beek 27′, Hakim Ziyech 47′, Dusan Tadic 66′, Klaas-Jan Huntelaar 80′, 88′
Next game Ajax: 17.08.2019 Dutch League: Venlo – Ajax
Last game PAOK: 06.08.2019 Champions League Qualifiers 1st leg: PAOK – Ajax 2:2; Chuba Akpom 32′, Leo Matos 39′; Hakim Ziyech 10′, Klaas-Jan Huntelaar 57′
Next game PAOK: 24.08.2019 Greek League: PAOK – Panetolikos
|Last 10 games||GF:GA||Over 2,5||BTTS||Clean sheets|
Worth mentioning: Ajax warmed up for the second leg meeting, with a convincing 5:0 victory over Emmen on the weekend. That triumph marked the end of three back-to-back draws. Three of the team’s last five outings produced over 2,5 goals, and the same number of games saw both involved sides to hit the back of the nets. Ajax failed to win their previous two friendlies with non-Dutch teams at home, but recorded victories in both competitive matches held at Johan Cruyff Arena since the beginning of the season.
The Greek League has not started yet and PAOK’s last game remains the first leg encounter with Ajax. The team is unbeaten in eight consecutive matches. Four of PAOK’s last five meetings featured over 2,5 goals, and also four matches witnessed goals at both ends.
Ajax vs PAOK News
Missing players Ajax: Carel Eiting is out injured.
Missing players PAOK: No reports of injuries or suspensions.
Ajax vs PAOK Predictions
Ajax to win – 1.36 @ bet365