Ajax will travel to Spain for the second leg of their 1/8 final clash with Real Madrid on Tuesday. The Spaniards hold a 2:1 lead from the game three weeks ago and Ajax will need to score at least twice and win in order to progress through to the next round. Real Madrid will be their captain and leader on the pitch Sergio Ramos who is suspended. Ajax don’t have any key players missing and their young talents will be determined to perform under the spotlight of Champions League football.
Real Madrid vs Ajax Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last H2H game||Last H2H games||Last H2H games home/away|
|Real Madrid||Win||7 W/ 0 D/ 2 L||3 W/ 0 D/ 1 L|
|Ajax||Loss||2 W/ 0 D/ 7 L||1 W/ 0 D/ 3 L|
Last game between the teams: 13.02.2019 Ajax – Real Madrid 1:2; Hakim Ziyech 75′; Karim Benzema 60′, Marco Asensio 87′
Last game at this venue: 04.12.2012 Real Madrid – Ajax 4:1; Cristiano Ronaldo 13′, Jose Callejon 28′, 88′, Kaka 49′; Derk Boerrigter 59′
Worth mentioning: Three weeks ago Real won the first leg 2:1 in Amsterdam, in a game where Ajax saw a much controversial decision taken after the use of VAR go against them and looked in disbelief as the referee disallowed a goal in the first half. Real Madrid have won the last seven H2H meetings, with Ajax’ only two wins coming back in 1995. The last six games featured over 2,5 goals, while the fans saw goals at both ends in the last three.
Real Madrid vs Ajax Stats
|As of 03.03||Last game||Last 10 games||Last 5 games home/away|
|Real Madrid||Loss||6 W/ 1 D/ 3 L||2 W/ 0 D/ 3 L|
|Ajax||Win||6 W/ 1 D/ 3 L||3 W/ 0 D/ 2 L|
Last game Real Madrid: 02.03.2019 Real Madrid – Barcelona 0:1; Ivan Rakitic 26′
Last game Ajax: 27.02.2019 Feynoord – Ajax 0:3; Matthijs de Ligt 45′, Nicolas Tagliafico 49′, Donny van de Beek 65′
Top performers Real Madrid: Karim Benzema 11 goals 2 assists, Gareth Bale 7 goals 2 assists, Sergio Ramos 6 goals 1 assist.
Top performers Ajax: Dusan Tadic 16 goals 7 assists, Hakim Ziyech 14 goals 9 assists, Kasper Dolberg and Klaas-Jan Huntelaar are on 10 goals and 1 assist each.
|Last 10 games||GF : GA||Over 2,5 goals||Goal / Goal||Clean sheets|
Worth mentioning: Real Madrid suffered two losses, without scoring a single goal at Santiago Bernabeu stadium in three days, as they lost both Copa Del Rey and La Liga games to nemesis Barcelona. That makes it now three losses in the last three outings in front of their own supporters with a goal difference of 1:6 for Los Blancos.
Ajax responded in a brilliant fashion to the 1st leg defeat and recorded three victories in the next three games, where they scored thirteen and allowed just one goal. All of their last three away wins were achieved by at least one goal difference in the scoreline.
Real Madrid vs Ajax News
Missing players Real Madrid: Marcos Llorente is the only one out injured, while club captain Sergio Ramos is suspended.
Missing players Ajax: Carel Eiting will miss. Hassane Bande is under question.
Real Madrid vs Ajax Predictions
Both teams to score & over 2,5 goals – 1.66 @ bet365
Ajax to win & both teams to score – 7.00 @ bet365